Windows of Crewe

Changing Empty Spaces

This was such a lovely project to be involved in. Working with Cheshire East Council and local community groups on some new window displays to cheer up the town centre. Installing and displaying the participants work within the hub of their community.

Working alongside Crewe Heritage Centre, pupils from Oaks Academy School and adults from the Crewe's  Memory Café. We researched the places and people of Crewe - historical and contemporary. Using this information and a bit of artistic licence we designed and then made bespoke bunting to celebrate Crewe's heritage. Crewe has a wealth of stories that we used as our inspiration - here are a few examples

music by Achilles Richard - Station X

The bunting has been framed inside hand drawn representations of the beautiful municipal building windows and Crewe's railway arches and installed in empty shops inside the town centre.

music by Achilles Richard - Hereafter
The Bunting Designs and Inspiration
Created with Oaks Academy School and the Memory Café
Ada Nield Chew

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Ada Nield ChewSuffragette

Blaster Bates

ExplosivesExplosives and demolition expert

Francis Webb

VictorianBritish engineer

Edward Kemp

Garden designerLandscape designer

William Cooper

Writer

WriterNovelist

Jimmy Macdonald

Mickey MouseVoice of Mickey Mouse

John Morris

CricketEnglish cricketer

Carey Willets

SingerMusician, songwriter and producer

Mat Bailey

FootballersFootballer

Crewe Alexandra LFCLadies football team
Soliders and loved ones
Soliders and loved ones
Tour of Britain
Cyclists
Crewe Railway Works
Crewe Rail
Queens Park

Park

In the Park

Parklife
Park statues

Lion Statues

Rolls Royce
Rolls Royce
Bentley

Rolls Royce

Crewe Alexandra Football club
Crewe Alexandra FC

Crewe Alexandra FC

Crewe's Four Eagles
Crewe Eagle

Crewe Eagle

The work is currently installed in 1-11  Tower Way and 36 Victoria St - do check it out and see the fantastic work members of the community produced.

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