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Events in Stoke on Trent for the week commencing 6th March 2011

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Check out all of the latest events in and around Stoke on Trent. There are even some in Tunstall too!

Event Name





Antique Valuation Day 

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

Gladstone Pottery Museum 


14:00 to 16:00

Rebecca by Daphne de Maurier 

A special performance of Rebecca by Daphne de Maurier. 

Stoke Repertory Theatre 

02/05/2011 to 07/05/2011


Derren Brown: Svengali 

Dubbed a 'psychological illusionist' by the press, Derren Brown is a performer who combines magic, suggestion, psychology, misdirection and showmanship in order to seemingly predict and control human behaviour. 

The Regent Theatre 

05/05/2011 to 07/05/2011


Calling all artisans... network brunch event 

Artists and associates are invited to come along to meet others, do a bit of networking and share ideas.  

The Exchange 


11:00 to 15:00

Hooray for Horrid Henry! 

Join us for a Horrid Henry story and make a pop-up puppet. 

Tunstall Library 


10:00 to 12:00

Once upon a time... 

Join us in the magical land of fairy tale stories and make a Cinderella Slipper card or a Puss in Boots bookmark. 

City Central Library 


11:00 to 12:00

Down in the Jungle 

Join us for a special jungle storytime and make your own animal mask to take home. 

Bentilee Library 


11:00 to 12:00

Wild West 

Join us for a special Wild West storytime and make a cactus themed photo frame and a cowboy or cowgirl model. 

Longton Library 


11:00 to 12:00

World Fair Trade Day Celebrations 

Come along and join Queens Park Partnership celebrating World Fair Trade Day 

Longton Park (Queens Park) 


12:00 to 16:00

Ecton Copper Mine 

This preserved copper mine features in our Minerals Make Mountains exhibition.  

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery 


10:00 to 15:00

Joe Longthorne 

Joe Longthorne's career has gone from strength to strength since his big break as a finalist on 'Search for a Star' in 1981. 

The Regent Theatre 



Staffordshire Festival of Performing Arts 

The Staffordshire Festival of Performing Arts will cover the main areas of the performing arts music, drama and dance.  

Staffordshire University 



The Gruffalo 

Do you dare to take a stroll through the deep dark wood in search of the Gruffalo?  

Longton Library 


11:00 to 12:00

Tarot Card Reading 

Have a relaxing dinner whilst enjoying a tarot card reading by one of our professional readers. 

Wedgwood College and Conference Centre 



Film Festival - Staffordshire Performing Arts 

The festival is dedicated to celebrating the talents of film-makers both locally and from across the globe. 

Stoke Film Theatre 


15:00 to 23:00

Hartshill Park Work Party 

Volunteers needed for footpath restoration in the park. 

Hartshill Park 


10:00 to 13:00

BBC Philharmonic - Gala Finale 

Stoke-on-Trent Festival Orchestral Concert and Piano Recital series - Gala Finale. 

Victoria Hall 



Valuation Day by Halls of Shrewsbury 

The award winning Wedgwood Museum is giving visitors the chance to discover the worth of their most precious treasures and antiques at a valuation day being held in conjunction with Halls of Shrewsbury. 

Wedgwood Museum 


11:00 to 14:00

ABBA Express 

Come and sing along to Abba Express, our tribute act playing all your favourite Abba songs. 

Best Western Stoke-on-Trent Moat House 



Stoke-on-Trent Lions Club Concert 

Stoke-on-Trent Lions Club presents a free concert featuring The Lions Youth Brass and North Staffs Accordion Band at Burslem Methodist Mission, Swan Bank, Burslem on Friday 13th May 2011 at 8:00pm. 

Swan Bank Methodist Church  



Capoeira Course 

No matter what your fitness level or experience, if you are interested in finding out what capoeira is all about then this course is for you. 

Tunstall Park 

16/04/2011 to 14/05/2011

10:30 to 12:00

Swan Lake on Ice 

The Imperial Ice Stars are back with a dynamic new interpretation of their award-winning masterpiece Swan Lake on Ice. 

The Regent Theatre 

10/05/2011 to 14/05/2011


Walking the Waymarked Routes 

Join us for a guided walk around some of the less well known parts of Park Hall. 

Park Hall Country Park 



Phase Two Restoration Opening 

Come and join us as at the formal re-opening of the chapel and celebrate the completion of the second phase of restoration. 

Bethesda Chapel 


15:00 to 16:00

Migraine Action Education Day 

This is an excellent opportunity for people with migraine and their family and friends to hear from expert speakers, share experiences with others affected and ask questions. 

The Dudson Centre  


09:30 to 15:00

Open Auditions for Fame the Musical 

Calling all performers! Don't miss your chance to be a part of an all-singing, all-dancing musical extravaganza on The Regent Theatre stage. 

Victoria Hall 

08/05/2011 to 15/05/2011

09:30 to 17:00

Mow Cop Players Youth Group present: Alice 

The Mow Cop Players Youth Group present: Alice - an adaptation of Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. 

Forum Theatre 

14/05/2011 to 15/05/2011


Bikeability Cycle Training - Learning to Ride 

Beginner’s cycle training - moving from stabilisers to two wheels. 

Fenton Manor Sports Complex 


10:00 to 12:00

Nana's Vintage Fair 

Come and see over 25 stalls selling vintage clothing, handmade art, crafts, china, bridal wear and jewellery. 

Fat Cat Cafe Bar 


12:00 to 17:00

Cycling Confidence Camps for Women - Learning to Ride 

Beginners cycle training - moving from stabilisers to two wheels - for ladies only. 

Fenton Manor Sports Complex 


10:00 to 12:00

Write Stuff 

Transport yourself back in time and learn about Tudor education. 

Ford Green Hall 


13:00 to 16:00

Bikeability Level 1 Cycle Training 

Free cyclist training for beginners aged 7 years and over. 

Fenton Manor Sports Complex 


13:00 to 15:00

Leisurely Cycle Ride  

Longton to Berryhill - 11 miles 

Park Hall Country Park 



Commuter Confidence Camp - Level 3 Cycle Training 

Advanced on-road training suitable for learners for adults. 

Britannia Stadium 


17:00 to 18:30

My Fair Lady 

A special performance of My Fair Lady 

Stoke Repertory Theatre 

16/05/2011 to 21/05/2011