9:00am Friday 6th April 2012
MORE than 200 people attended the grand opening of new art facility Local Creation in Altrincham town centre on Friday night.
Local Creation is the brainchild of father-of-one John Wonnacott who gave up his white collar job to pursue his dream of running a centre which brings craftspeople together to work, show and sell their work.
The building – on Central Way behind the former Bricklayers pub – is now open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
John hopes it will draw people back to the town centre and breathe new life into the area.
It was for these reasons that John won last year’s Drive 2 Thrive competition launched by Myers Lister Price, Nikal, Trafford Council, RMS PR and Messenger.
John said: “After months of hard work getting the building ready, Friday’s opening was fantastic.
“The response was wonderful and the whole thing was quite overwhelming actually!”
If you would like to rent space in the building you can contact John on 07971 928188.
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