Cheshire Life magazine November 2016 – out in the shops or available to buy online now

Cheshire Life November 2016

Cheshire Life November 2016 - Credit: Archant

A look at some of the highlights of the November 2016 issue of Cheshire Life


Poynton - Credit: Archant


Louise Minchin - The television presenter shares some thoughts on her favourite subject – cake

Framing a new career - Artist Phil Ashley has taken his studio into the gallery in Bramhall

Readers’ photos - Our judges are busy deliberating over who should take the prizes

Neston High School pupils dressed as Victorian travellers: Jess Hough, Oliver Radford, Holly Nelson,

Neston High School pupils dressed as Victorian travellers: Jess Hough, Oliver Radford, Holly Nelson, Cerys Pryce, Alayna Hughes, Alfie Ross, Paisley Morrison and Katie Bryan - Credit: Archant

Justin Moorhouse, Stockport - The comic reveals how he has lost four and a half stone

Seasoned success - Middlewich and Northwich have both got the winning formula

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The Empire strikes back - One of the region’s top theatres celebrates a landmark anniversary

An expert in his field - Ian MacGillivray painted the same scene near Little Budworth every week for a year

Northwich Town Bridge over the River Weaver

Northwich Town Bridge over the River Weaver - Credit: Archant

Keeping history alive - Nantwich has a fascinating past and rosy looking future

A wonderful walk - Enjoy an autumn stroll on the Sandstone Trail near Tarporley

Quite a feat - Two mums have launched their own shoe business

Poynton the way - There’s plenty of community spirit on show as the town prepares for Christmas

Fire breather at the Creme da la Creme ball

Fire breather at the Creme da la Creme ball - Credit: Archant

A modern approach - Edgy American artist Pegasus exhibits his work in Congleton

Hoole remember this - A look back at how the town has developed

Forty years on - It’s four decades since we last visited North Rode and some things haven’t changed

Feedback - Your letters, tweets and emails

The salad bar at Fazenda Manchester

The salad bar at Fazenda Manchester - Credit: Archant

Diane Cooke - Hair today, gone tomorrow? Our columnist considers the Movember trends

Homes and interiors

Property - 86 pages of homes and inspiration

An English country home - We visit a beautiful home at Tattenhall

Antiques - Our monthly round-up of the action in the salesrooms

Get the most out of autumn - The Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s guide to where to go and what to see this month

Food & Drink

Gourmet food trails - Meet the woman leading tours of some of the county’s finest food producers

Cheshire Life lunch - Our latest lunch was a mighty meaty affair at Fazenda in Manchester

Magnifique - We review French bistro La Popote at Marton

Six of the best - Half a dozen of the leading game suppliers in Cheshire


Party perfect - All you need to make sure you turn heads at Christmas parties

Wrap up warm - The businessman from Macclesfield bringing luxury South African scarves to Cheshire

Off the rails - Janet Reeder’s monthly round-up of the latest from the county’s shopping scene

Armand’s beauty - Trade secrets from our man in the know


Gallery guide - What’s happening in the region’s galleries this month

What’s on - The ultimate guide to entertainment in Cheshire

Me and my motor - Behind the wheel of a Lagonda with a fascinating history

Motor review - We test drive a VW Amarok Atacama