Discover new art exhibitions in Cheshire this autumn

Look out for brand new art exhibitions at some of the places you love in Cheshire this autumn. These diverse projects are part of Trust New Art, an exciting programme of contemporary arts across the north, inspired by our places and supported by Arts Council England.

A still from documentary film made by Amanda Loomes

Meet the 'Keepers' at Lyme  

For centuries there have been 'keepers' working to take care of Lyme: gamekeepers, housekeepers, head keepers, timekeepers. Artist Amanda Loomes’ specially commissioned documentary film reflects on the historical and contemporary custodians of Lyme and explores their stories and personalities. 'Keepers' will be shown daily 16 September - 6 November 2016.

Autumn lights mini in Gallery Chamber

See Little Moreton Hall in a new light 

The ancient hand-blown glass in the windows of Tudor Little Moreton Hall is the inspiration behind a brand new contemporary art exhibition running from 9 September - 27 November 2016. 'Autumn Lights' by artist Liz West is a playful light trail through Little Moreton Hall that will change as the sun’s natural light shifts over the autumn season.

Alice May Williams' 'Pipe Dreams' artwork

Uncover a different side of Speke Hall  

Artist Alice May Williams has spent the summer at Speke Hall finding inspiration among the arts and crafts wallpapers and delving into the archives of this building's fascinating history and inhabitants to create a new artwork highlighting Speke Hall’s relationship with the Arts and Crafts movement. Experience this brand new work, 'Speke of the Future', from 23 September – 27 November 2016.