Category Archive: Events

May 08 2016

EVENT: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery – Portrait of a Lady

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery Portrait of a Lady Sunday 15 May 2016 1.30pm   To complement the National Portrait Gallery exhibition this special event looks at a time before cameras captured the human image. This costumed presentation by History Wardrobe offers an enchanting view of the creation of beauty in portraits of the …

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May 07 2016

EVENT: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery – Friday Twilight – Reggae Night

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery Friday Twilight – Reggae Night Friday 13 May Look forward to summer and enjoy an evening of Reggae music as Majik Flank and his band Flank Dub Department perform at the museum with live vocalist Charmaine Baines. Flank DUB Department are a seasoned Dub collective. Each member of Flank …

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May 06 2016

Two major cycling races heading to Stoke-on-Trent this June

Two major cycling races are coming to Stoke-on-Trent – celebrating the city’s year in the spotlight as the UK’s European City of Sport. Thousands of people living in the Potteries and surrounding areas are expected to pack the streets and watch a raft of top names compete in the Pearl Izumi Tour Series on Thursday, …

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May 06 2016

Pensioners’ Convention to join campaign to protect community pharmacies

At the Grey Power public meeting on Monday the North Staffs Pensioners’ Convention will be announcing plans to hold stalls in Hanley and Newcastle under Lyme to collect signatures from the public for the national petition in support of community pharmacies. The petition is a response to Department of Health plans that threaten to damage …

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Mar 30 2016

EVENT: Slavery and Status in 7th century Mercia at Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery Slavery and Status in 7th century Mercia Tuesday 5 April Free 11am – 4pm Find out what life was like for the poorest members of Anglo-Saxon society in our Staffordshire Hoard Gallery with re-enactment group Angelcynn. Warfare had a very tangible bonus for the victors, not only in items …

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Feb 29 2016

The Force set to awaken as Stars Wars X-Wing fighter flies into Stoke-on Trent

The award-winning comic convention Stoke Con Trent will be bringing a series of special guests to the city including a bonus for Star Wars fans. An X-wing fighter plane will be landing at Staffordshire University on April 17th at 10 am and guests associated with Star Wars will also be present. Stormtrooper Phoenix James who …

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Feb 24 2016

Stoke-on-Trent Hot Air Literary Festival 2016 attracts top writers

A true celebration of outstanding writing and brilliant books; the UK’s only “festival in a factory” the Hot Air Literary Festival 2016 returns to the creative surroundings of the Emma Bridgewater Factory in Stoke-on-Trent from 9-11 June

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Feb 23 2016

Ping Pong fever set to take over Stoke-on-Trent this summer

Table tennis fever is set to take over Stoke-on-Trent this summer after the city was chosen to take part in an annual festival. Ping!, now in its seventh year nationally, is coming to the Potteries for the first time from Friday, June 10. A total of 29 “stop and play” tables will be set up …

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Feb 22 2016

EVENT: National Portrait Exhibition at the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015 Saturday 27 February – Sunday 5 June On loan from the National Portrait Gallery London this exhibition features award winning entries from their prestigious annual photographic competition sponsored by the international law firm Taylor Wessing. The annual Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize is one of …

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Feb 22 2016

Dr Who and his Tardis set to land in Stoke-on-Trent this April

Look Who’s Coming To Stoke CON Trent #4 The award-winning comic convention Stoke Con Trent will be bringing a series of special guests to the city including a treat for Whovians ( Fans of Doctor Who). The Tardis is set to re materialise at Staffordshire University on April 17th at 10 am and stepping out …

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