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Nottingham’s Blue Barrel Cider Company teams up with prominent Local Artists

12 June 19 words: Adam Ridgley

The Nottingham cider company collaborating with local artists to release a range of bottles...

Nottingham Blue Barrel Cider are collaborating with local artists to release a limited-edition range of bottles for Sherwood art week on Friday 21 June.

The bottles will feature the artwork of four Nottingham artists, Kid30, Anna Wheelhouse, Hood and Paul Atchison.

According to Blue Barrel Cider, the artists were handpicked to reflect a variety of different styles from typography to illustration, have all produced a unique label design which will be launched at Sherwood Art week.

The Limited edition bottles will be for sale at The Secret Craft Fair in Sherwood on Saturday 22 June

Emma from Blue Barrel said, “We’ve been running pop up bars at local art exhibitions over the past year, collaborating with street artist Kid30. There is so much creativity in Nottingham we decided to celebrate the diversity and quality of local artists by showcasing their work on our bottles. We have worked with four local artists so far and are hoping to make this a regular thing.”

Blue Barrel Cider is a social enterprise of Summerwood Community garden and was set up to raise funds to support the garden. The multi award-winning enterprise and now sells cider across the county.

Summerwood Community Garden, was previously 100% reliant on grant funding, but now receives 40% of its revenue from cider sales. The money raised supports mental health and social isolation groups, youth and family sessions as well as workshops and events for the community.

The Blue Barrel Art series will feature will be displayed at Sherwood Art week in The Pudding Pantry window in Sherwood from Friday June 21st.

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