The Philip Astley Project is a collaboration between arts, heritage, statutory and education organisations working in and around Newcastle-under-Lyme. If you would like to get involved in the project, watch this space for specific opportunities and follow us on social media.
Children of Newcastle-under-Lyme! Roll up to let your creativity free and celebrate 250 years of circus!
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council invites children from Newcastle-under-Lyme schools to take part in the Philip Astley Poetry Competition. The winning poem will be engraved on a stone or plaque located at an appropriate area local to your school.
Please request an information pack from:
Beverley Sutton, Community Project Co-ordinator, Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, Civic Offices, Merrial St, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 2AG. Any questions? Contact Beverley on 01782 742500.
Charles Dickens and Jane Austen wrote about Philip Astley.
Why don’t you?
Could you create a Philip Astley Town Trail for Newcastle-under-Lyme?
Newcastle-under-Lyme Business Improvement District (the BID), is looking for an artist or graphic designer to work with young people on the development of a Town Trail to support The Philip Astley Project and tenders are invited from artists or designers interested in supplying this service.