Gallery Exhibitions

Weekdays 10am – 5pm & one hour before a Performance.

In the Name of Art

MONDAY 27 MAY – FRIDAY 26 JULY

An eclectic mixture of art forms, styles and genres that allows students at The Grange Academy to express themselves. Individuality is key in any creative subject and students from across the primary and secondary phase at The Grange are showing us all their individuality, all ‘In the Name of Art’

Roy Gough, Local Amateur Photographer

FRIDAY 30 AUGUST – FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER

Roy acquired his first camera in 1947, aged eleven. As his passion for photography grew, he set up his own dark room to develop films and print pictures.

Since then he has taken thousands of photographs, capturing images of Runcorn and beyond. This exhibition reflects his particular interest in Railways, Buses, Canals and Street Photography. Roy has always enjoyed photographing people, at work and going about their everyday lives. Over the last Seventy years, his photographs have reflected the changes in our town and society as a whole. His photographs feature in many books on local history and he is a social historian, as well as a keen amateur photographer.

Pantomime Exhibition

THURSDAY 12 DECEMBER – SUNDAY 12 JANUARY

The partnership provider of the Brindley Theatres Pantomime ‘New Pantomime Productions’ will be displaying memorabilia and historical items from Pantomimes past and present.

Seven Months in 79

MONDAY 20 JANUARY – FRIDAY 27 MARCH

Seven Months in 79 - a collection of photographs taken at concerts in Manchester and Liverpool in 1979. The negatives were stored for almost 40 years and have never been published. There are unseen images of the Jam, The Specials, Buzzcocks, Joy Division and more. Venues include the Factory, Manchester, Mountford Hall and Oscars in Liverpool.

The photographer David Hunter went as a music fan with the intention of keeping a private record of bands he saw. Now rediscovered he has found a way to bring back to life a series of old photographs that capture those times.

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