Heritage Open Days – St. Martin’s Church, Low Marple, Cheshire

The wonderful St Martin’s Church, Low Marple, Cheshire is opening for two days for Heritage Open Days. It provides another chance for members to visit this jewel of a building. Opens Friday 18 September 2020, 14.00-18.00 and Saturday 19 September 2020, 10.00-15.00 St.Martin’s Church, Brabyns Brow, Marple Bridge, Marple, Stockport SK6 5DT Next to Marple …

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Helping out at Greystoke, Hale

The Edgar Wood Society has been working with the architectural team of Greystoke’s new owner and Trafford Council’s planning and conservation officers on how best to conserve this wonderful Edgar Wood designed house in Hale. Greystoke is named after the picturesque Cumbrian village. It has an impressive blend of art nouveau sensibility, the character of …

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Volunteer gardeners wanted in Middleton

The Edgar Wood Rooms in Middleton seek volunteer gardeners to help with the care and maintenance of the garden. The aim is to develop the garden to enhance the setting of these important Arts and Crafts buildings and make it attractive for wedding photos. No experience needed but keen gardeners welcome. Anyone interested in joining the …

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Edgar Wood in Italy – 17th January 2020

The Edgar Wood Society hosted an Italian themed evening celebrating Edgar Wood’s time in Italy, which he visted regularly before finally settling there and building the last of his three homes in Porto Maurizio, Liguria. In England, Wood is remembered primarily as an exceptional architect but in Italy, he is reknown for his paintings.  Lots …

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Edgar Wood Society – AGM and Annual lecture – 26th October 2019

On Saturday 26th October, we had our annual general meeting, which like all others before it, was a quick race through the business section to the main item, the Society’s Annual Lecture. This year was the first to be held in the newly restored Edgar Wood Rooms at the Arts & Crafts Church, Long Street …

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