POSTERS covering the summer and winter Olympic Games through the ages are on display in libraries in Ellesmere Port and Neston this summer.

The posters trace the grandeur of the first examples at the turn of the 20th century to the Art Deco of the 1920s and 30s, the pop culture of the 1960s, right up to examples from modern times.

Cllr Stuart Parker, executive member for culture and recreation, said: “Forty six posters from the Olympic Foundation in Lausanne have been split up so that they can be displayed at the 14 libraries.

“Many of the artists commissioned to design them were world-renowned and each portrays the ever-changing world of sport and politics through the ages.”

Posters can be seen at the following libraries: Ellesmere Port, Hope Farm, Little Sutton and Neston as well as Barnton, Chester, Frodsham, Great Boughton, Helsby, Lache, Northwich, Sandiway, Upton and Winsford.

Council arts development officer Adrian Sumner is also giving a free talk about the posters on Tuesday, September 18, at 7.30pm at Little Sutton Library and on Wednesday, September 19, at Chester Library at 7pm.

Contact the two libraries for tickets.