The (Even!) Darker Side of Styal Part II: The Execution of John Henshaw

Were you gripped by the first instalment of The (Even!) Darker Side of Styal? Grant Collier now completes the tale… On Saturday, October 3rd, 1829, John Henshaw awoke in his cell to face his execution. He had been convicted of assisting a violent attack on Lord Stamford’s gamekeepers during a chance expedition with some poachers,…

Meet Lucy Harvey, Quarry Bank’s visual artist in residence 2017

We’re delighted to announce Lucy Harvey as our artist in residence during June and July 2017. Lucy’s artwork will be on display in the gardens at Quarry Bank from 23 September – 19 November 2017. Over the summer, Lucy will be blogging about her research and the creation of her artwork. Hello, I’m Lucy Harvey…

A Day in the Life of… A Quarry Bank Gardener

Has this spurt of sunny weather inspired you to get outside and start gardening? For our gardeners at Quarry Bank, everyday – come rain or shine – is spent tending to the beautiful and varied gardens across the site. We spoke to Jonathan Price about what he gets up to on an average day in the Quarry…