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Events around Stoke-on-Trent from the 28th December




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Event Name

Location

Description

Date

Ghost Tour

Wedgwood College and Conference Centre

Join us on a guided ghost tour of Wedgwood College and Conference Centre... if you dare.

28/01/2011

European Union Chamber Orchestra

Victoria Hall

Soloists Nicola Benedetti and Daniella Koch play Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. With Conductor Hans-Peter Hofmann.

28/01/2011

Soccer Skills School - 5 - 11 Years

Richmond Street Park

Football coaching for all abilities - Learn new football skill and techniques, with professional training.

20/11/2010 to 29/01/2011

011 Dance Festival

The Regent Theatre

Annual youth dance festival each January involving 1500 young people.

20/01/2011 to 29/01/2011

Once a Catholic

Stoke Repertory Theatre

Special performance of Once a Catholic, Mary O'Malley's 1950s Comedy.

24/01/2011 to 29/01/2011

Arty Party

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

Saturday morning art club every fortnight for 8-14 year olds.

29/01/2011

Big Bird Watch

Burslem Park

Drop into Burslem Park and help us to create a snapshot of our fabulous bird life.

29/01/2011

Wildplay Training Workshop

Westport Lake

This workshop will show you how to use the natural environment in fun and challenging ways to carry out art and craft activities, exploration and games with children.

29/01/2011

Where's Wally?

City Central Library

Join us for a 'books without words' storytime, Where's Wally? collage and activities.

29/01/2011

Where's Wally?

Tunstall Library

Join us for a 'books without words' storytime, Where's Wally? collage and activities.

29/01/2011

'Canals and Ceramics' Walk

Etruria Industrial Museum

Guided walk around historic Etruria. Find out how it grew with canals and ceramics.

29/01/2011

Chinese New Year

Bentilee Library

There will be dragons galore at this activity with dragon stories and crafts.

29/01/2011

Wedding Fayre and Open Day

Hanley Town Hall

Meet local wedding suppliers who can help you plan your special day.

29/01/2011

Rhod Gilbert Live

Victoria Hall

Following last year's sell-out tour and sensational performances, the Welsh Wonder is back on the road with a brand new show.

30/01/2011

Free Guided Tours of Ford Green Hall

Ford Green Hall

Find out about the history of Ford Green Hall from 1624 to the present day.

30/01/2011

Superdads - Hoard Hunters

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

Parents and children work together using metal detectors to find buried treasure.

30/01/2011

Decorating Studio - January Offer

Emma Bridgewater Ltd

Create your own piece of Emma Bridgewater ceramics in our lovely decorating studio and take advantage of our fabulous 25% discount January offer.

13/01/2011 to 31/01/2011

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Tunstall Library

Bring your teddy bear to Tunstall Library and join us for a bear-illiant story and rhyme session.

31/01/2011

Haunted Tour of Gladstone

Gladstone Pottery Museum

Gladstone Pottery Museum is holding guided tours of the haunted museum with a difference.

02/02/2011

What Is It?

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

Free expert advice on the identification and care of objects.

02/02/2011

Queens Park Partnership Public Open Meetings

Longton Elim Church

Public Open Meetings are open to all people interested in the development and improvement of Queens Park, Longton.

03/02/2011

Toddler Thursdays

Gladstone Pottery Museum

Have fun discovering our wonderful collections and discover different parts of the museum each month. Under 5s and their carers/parents can make a 'crafty' creation and enjoy story time provided by Stoke-on-Trent Libraries.

03/02/2011

Piano Recital - Artur Pizarro

Forum Theatre

Piano recital by Artur Pizarro.

03/02/2011

Closer to Home Circular Walk - Blurton

Blurton Community Centre

Join us for a steady walk around Longton Park and local greenways, with a great playground for kids.

04/02/2011

Antique Valuation Day

Gladstone Pottery Museum

Bring your treasures in for a free valuation by experts from Bamford Auctioneers.

04/02/2011

Bargain Book Sale

City Central Library

City Central Library is having a sale of books, CD's and DVD's. There will be adult and children's books, fiction and non-fiction, to suit all tastes.

24/01/2011 to 05/02/2011

Chinese New Year

Longton Library

Stories and crafts.

05/02/2011

Fruity Fun

Tunstall Library

Come and enjoy storytime, crafts and fruit tasting.

05/02/2011

Horrible Histories - Romans and Egyptians

City Central Library

Find out about the Ruthless Romans and Awful Egyptians with stories and crafts. Plus the chance to win some horrible goodies.

05/02/2011

Regency Dandy

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

This light-hearted costume presentation will introduce you to some of the issues surrounding the Regency period and Sir Joseph's station in life, including his worries and hopes for the future.

05/02/2011

Arty Party

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

Saturday morning art club every fortnight for 8-14 year olds.

05/02/2011

Shropshire Cat Club Show

Fenton Manor Sports Complex

This is an all breed Championship Cat Show and includes classes for household pets.

05/02/2011

Closer to Home Photography Walk

Westport Lake

Celebrate Stoke-on-Trent's amazing architecture and beautiful green spaces, with a special photography walk this February.

05/02/2011

Learn The Art of Coppicing at Park Hall

Park Hall Country Park

Learn more about coppicing the art of cutting trees and shrubs to ground level to encourage vigorous regrowth and a sustainable supply of timber.

06/02/2011

 

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Ongoing and regular events, activities and exhibitions:

 

 

Event Name

Location

Description

Date

Conjunction 10

Airspace

You are cordially invited to the preview of Conjunction 2010.

16/10/2010 to 30/01/2011

Mountains and Landscape Photography Competition

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery is looking for budding David Baileys to in take inspiration from their local surroundings with a new 'Mountains and Landscape' photography competition.

11/10/2010 to 31/01/2011

R.T. Dashes Youth Theatre - Performing Arts Workshop

Victoria Hall

Performing arts workshop every Monday evening for children aged 8 - 11 years.

25/10/2010 to 31/01/2011

Godiva Awakes

Victoria Hall

Free performing arts workshops every Tuesday evening for children aged 12 and over.

26/10/2010 to 01/02/2011

Closer to Home Circular Walk - Norton

Bradeley Village

Join us for a refreshing evening walk around the streets of Norton.

04/01/2011 to 15/02/2011

Closer to Home Circular Walk - Berry Hill Walk

Treehouse Children's Centre

Join us for a steady walk around Berry Hill Fields nature reserve, taking in the landscaped amphitheatre.

05/01/2011 to 16/02/2011

Food for Life Nutrition and Cooking Classes

Saladmaster / Healthier By Farr

Designed by physicians and registered dieticians, this course includes information about how foods work to promote or discourage cancer growth and provides cooking demonstrations of healthy and easy to cook recipes.

27/01/2011 to 16/02/2011

Closer to Home Circular Walk - Longton Park

Longton Park (Queens Park)

Join us for a steady walk around the park. Great for kids - with an outdoor gym, playground, lake and abundant wildlife.

06/01/2011 to 17/02/2011

Closer to Home Lunchtime Walk - Central Forest Park

Central Forest Park

Join us for a brisk lunchtime walk around the lake.

06/01/2011 to 17/02/2011

Closer to Home Circular Walk - Meir Park

St. Clare's Church, Meir Park

Join us for a steady stroll around Meir Park, taking in the recreational ground and surrounding area.

06/01/2011 to 17/02/2011

Beneath the Surface

Burslem School of Art

An exhibition of artwork and installations created by students and staff from high schools in North Staffordshire working with Urban Vision (The Architecture and Urban Design Centre).

31/01/2011 to 18/02/2011

Closer to Home Circular Walk - Westport Lake

Westport Lake

Join us for a sociable canal and lakeside walk at a local beauty spot.

15/01/2011 to 19/02/2011

Closer to Home Circular Walk - Ford Green Hall

Ford Green Hall

Join us for a steady walk taking in an historic house and local beauty spot.

09/01/2011 to 20/02/2011

Closer to Home Wellness Walk - Ford Green Hall

Ford Green Hall

Join us for a brisk walk taking in the historic house and local beauty spot.

17/01/2011 to 21/02/2011

Closer to Home Circular Walk - Westport Lake

Westport Lake

Join us for a sociable, steady walk along the canal and around the lake at a local beauty spot.

04/01/2011 to 22/02/2011

Closer to Home Circular Walk - Park Hall

Park Hall Country Park

Join us for a fast paced walk around the local nature reserve, which is a Site of Scientific Special Interest.

11/01/2011 to 22/02/2011

Closer to Home First Step to Computers

Burslem Park

Join us for a 30 minute walk, followed by a beginners IT class at Port Vale Football Club.

11/01/2011 to 22/02/2011

Closer to Home Circular Walk - Tunstall Park

Tunstall Park

Join us for a sociable walk around this heritage park, taking in many secret greenway treasures along the way.

05/01/2011 to 23/02/2011

Closer to Home Walk and Talk - Meir Park

Meir Park Community Centre

Join us for a walk and talk with local residents in Meir Park.

05/01/2011 to 23/02/2011

Closer to Home Circular Walk - Weston Sprink

Weston Sprink

Join us for a steady stroll around the tranquil local nature reserve.

06/01/2011 to 24/02/2011

Closer to Home Long Walk - Trentham Canal

Trentham Village Toby Carvery

Join us for a scenic canal-side walk.

13/01/2011 to 24/02/2011

Closer to Home Indoor Walking Group

Potteries Shopping Centre

Don't like the cold? Come and walk in the warm with our indoor walking group at the Potteries Shopping Centre.

07/01/2011 to 25/02/2011

Closer to Home Circular Walk - Hanley Park

Hanley Park

Join us for a brisk walk along the canal-side, taking in Hanley Park.

10/01/2011 to 28/02/2011

Mother and Baby Buggy Push

Burslem Park

Enjoy a 25 - 40 minute healthy buggy-push walk in Burslem Park, get fit and meet other people.

02/11/2010 to 01/03/2011

Stoke Your Fires Animation Course

BIGred Studios

This six week course will cover aspects of making a short animated film including generating ideas, storyboarding, character design, model making, filming, sound and editing.

25/01/2011 to 01/03/2011

Weekly Ballroom and Sequence Dancing

Kings Hall

Social ballroom and sequence dancing every week. Features a different artist each week.

06/01/2011 to 24/03/2011

GymTots Course

Stoke-on-Trent Gymnastics Centre

Gymtots is the ideal introduction to gymnastics for children aged 18 months to 5 years. It can help improve agility, make life safer and a lot more fun - try it for free.

03/02/2011 to 14/04/2011

Hands On 4 U Stay and Play

Stoke North Children's Centre

Stay and play session for children with additional needs, disabilities and their carers.

28/01/2011 to 29/04/2011

Stoke Your Fires - Erasure

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

New media exhibition featuring work from the Arts Council collection and local artists.

29/01/2011 to 02/05/2011

Closer to Home Parent and Toddler Walk - Smith's Pool Park

Smith's Pool Local Nature Reserve

Join us for a short, steady walk around the park and pool, especially for parents and toddlers.

04/01/2011 to 15/05/2011

New display of Battle of Britain medals

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

A unique collection of medals is now on display at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery.

10/07/2010 to 10/06/2011

MAGICS Contemporary Glass

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

A new display of work by MAGiCS (Midland Artists in Glass, Ceramics and Sculpture) will be shown at the museum for the first time.

15/01/2011 to 01/07/2011

Over the Bridge

Stoke Town Centre

Free live music in venues across Stoke Town Centre, every first Tuesday of the month.

04/01/2011 to 02/08/2011

Scrapbooking

Expressions

Come and join one of our sessions and to learn how to create a scrapbook. Every Wednesday afternoon.

27/10/2010 to 10/08/2011

Cardmaking

Expressions

Learn how to make beautiful greetings cards. Every Thursday afternoon.

21/10/2010 to 11/08/2011

Dance Classes

St Peter's C of E High School

Hip hop, Street, R n B, Jazz and ballet - weekly dance classes.

21/10/2010 to 29/09/2011

Closer to Home History Walk - Burslem Park

Burslem Park

History Walk around Burslem Park and the surrounding areas.

17/01/2011 to 02/12/2011

Messy Church

Swan Bank Methodist Church

Come and join in this lively and interactive church group.

05/02/2011 to 03/12/2011

Ripping Yarns

Etruria Industrial Museum

Free, friendly and informal knitting and textiles group. Come and learn the art of knitting and crocheting or pass your skills on and show someone else how to.

06/01/2011 to 09/12/2011

Photodads

Etruria Industrial Museum

Weekly photography group with help for beginners.

06/01/2011 to 09/12/2011

Closer to Home Health Walks in Burslem Park

Burslem Park

Meet at the Park Pavilion every Friday by the bowling greens for a comfortably brisk 45-minute walk.

14/01/2011 to 09/12/2011

Weekly Rhyme Time at Tunstall Library

Tunstall Library

Come along every Wednesday and join in the fun as we share rhymes and songs together.

15/12/2010 to 15/12/2011

Ripping Yarns

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

Free, friendly and informal knitting and textiles group. Come and learn the art of knitting and crocheting or pass your skills on and show someone else how to.

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