2015 is Beeston’s Creative Year

The Beestonian & Creative Beeston are working together in running a weekly article each Thursday featuring a Beeston-based creative: illustrators, artists, musicians, actors, writers and much much more.

Every month, we’ll collate all the posts and put them on a dedicated website to showcase out local talent.

If you are, or if you know a local creative genius that deserves some exposure, then please get in touch. We have quite a few already, but love hearing about more. Send them through to thebeestonian@gmail.com.


A huge thank-you to all of the hard work The Beestonian are putting in with The Creative Year. Not heard of them before? They are an independent magazine; free and not-for-profit and in love with Beeston.

This week we have been speaking with...

George Newton – Carpenter & Historian

Entering George Newton’s workshop is a hazardous experience: the sloping shed roof full of suspended tools, and for a tallish, clumsy bloke like myself, getting clocked by a bafflingly intricate bit of carpentry is a cert.  Yet once in it’s fasc...


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