About Cheadle Arts

Cheadle Arts is the group of volunteers that run the Cheadle Arts Festival and other similar events designed to encourage participation in the arts. 

Art is for everyone.

Funding arrangements:

We have received UKSPF funding:

We are very grateful to have received UKSPF grant funding from SMDC.

There are a lot of costs involved in putting on a festival, so we are also running fundraising events and are hugely grateful for sponsorship and donations.

A huge thank you to MJS Transport, Hales Hall and Cllr Paul Keeling for supporting the 2023 event financially.

Voluntary Organisers:

Our organising team has freely given up loads of time:

  • Pat Beesley
  • Catherine Doel
  • Alan Fernihough
  • Stephen Haines
  • Rick Hermolle
  • Paul Keeling
  • Ian Plant
  • Mike Plant
  • Roy Scott
  • Kirsty Spittles
  • Sue Wardle
  • James Walker

If you would like to get involved in running the arts festival please come along to one of our meetings.

We are also grateful to all of the many community organisations for their support in creating and managing the new look Cheadle Arts Festival.  We would particularly like to mention Support Staffordshire, Cheadle Library, Creative Cheadle, our ‘ticket office’ at Kenral, and Gelato & Cakes for organising the art competition again.

Supporting Retailers and Premises

One of the aims of the Cheadle Arts Festival is to showcase Cheadle as a creative town, and an enjoyable town to shop and visit. We are grateful to local businesses for their support and hope that the arts festival benefits them. ​