Arts information

We think you will find the following links useful, but please note that Cheshire East Council accepts no responsibility for external sites or their contents.

Arts in Cheshire

Fine arts

  • Artcyclopedia Encyclopedia covering famous painters, sculptors and photographers
  • Art UK Art for enjoyment, learning and research
  • BBC Arts Lists principal UK museums and galleries and provides links to useful arts websites
  • British Arts Comprehensive listing of Arts in the UK, including British artists, UK galleries, art holidays/courses, events, art services
  • British Art Festivals Association Covers the widest span of arts festivals in the UK including music, dance, the visual arts, theatre, film, comedy and street arts
  • National Art Library Situated in the Victoria & Albert Museum
  • National Gallery
  • Olga’s Gallery Over 10,000 works of art. Provides artists, country and art movement indexes

Performing arts


Music and spoken word


Visual arts


  • Royal Institute of British Architects
  • Arcspace Covers prominent architects, exhibitions, architectural images and design hotels
  • English Heritage Promotes England's historic environment, conducting research, conservation and offering learning and resources
  • Images of England English Heritage National Monuments Record
  • The National Trust Conservation of historic houses, gardens, parks, open spaces and wildlife

Film and cinema


Page last reviewed: 13 October 2023