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Stoke-on-Trent Events for the next 7 days and beyond starting 7th June



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Event Name

Description

Location

Date

Time

Jubilee Half Term

Join us for Jubilee themed pottery painting including ceramic flags and commemorative tiles. 

Gladstone Pottery Museum 

04/06/2012 to 08/06/2012

10:00 to 16:30

Jubilee Crowns

Create a royal crown to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee. 

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery 

05/06/2012 to 08/06/2012

10:30 to 16:00

Dads are GREAT!

Dads are great... even the grumpy ones! Listen to Grizzly Dads story and make a Father's Day card. 

Meir Library 

09/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Moons and Stars

Come star gazing and planet hopping with us today. Listen to stories and make fun crafts. 

Tunstall Library 

09/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Spot the Species Walk

Join us to take a closer look at the local wildlife with a walk around the park led by Paul Shires, Countryside Team Leader at the city council. 

Hartshill Park 

09/06/2012

10:00 to 12:00

Monkey Puzzle

We'll be monkeying around in the library today! We've got monkey-themed stories and mischievous crafts to keep everyone busy. 

Longton Library 

09/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Brindley Ford Diamond Games

Join Brindley Ford Community Residents’ Association to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Jubilee, the Olympic Games and our new playground. 

Brindley Ford Playground 

09/06/2012

12:00 to 16:00

The Tiger who Came to Tea

Listen to tiger stories and enjoy teatime crafts. 

City Central Library 

09/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Lidice 70th Anniversary Memorial Service

Commemorate the history of Lidice – a mining village northwest of Prague - which was razed to the ground by the Nazi’s in 1942 with the surviving women and children being sent to concentration camps and its link with the city. 

Stoke Minster (St Peter ad Vincula) 

10/06/2012

17:00

Stoke-on-Trent Lions' Jubilee Fun Day

Join Stoke-on-Trent Lions for a day of fabulous family fun in newly-restored Burslem Park. 

Burslem Park 

10/06/2012

12:00 to 16:00

W.M.A.G.A

Regional Floor and Vault Gymnastics Competition. 

Fenton Manor Sports Complex 

10/06/2012

08:30 to 18:00

Potters 'Arf

Are ready for the challenge of the Potters 'Arf, one of the best half marathons in the country?  

Stoke-on-Trent City Centre 

10/06/2012

10:00

Diamond Jubilee Fun Day

Due to the terrible weather on Sunday 3 June, the Queens Park Partnership Jubilee event has now been re-arranged. Come and celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with us. 

Longton Park (Queens Park) 

10/06/2012

12:00 to 16:00

5k Race For Life

Join the girls in Stoke-on-Trent and walk, jog or run 5k to raise money for Cancer Research UK. 

Trentham Gardens 

12/06/2012

19:00

Ceramic Gallery Talks

Two short talks by members of the Northern Ceramic Society in the Ceramic Gallery, this month highlighting British Ceramics in the 1950’s and 1960’s. 

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery 

12/06/2012

12:30 to 14:30

On the Farm

We're having fun with farmyard theme in our activities today. Come along and listen to some great stories and make some farm-themed crafts. 

Meir Library 

13/06/2012

16:30 to 17:30

Keele Recital

Enjoy classical music from post graduate students from Keele University including works by Schumann, Prokofiev and Shostakovich. 

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery 

13/06/2012

13:00 to 15:00

Parent Engagement Group (PEG) Meeting

Join the Stoke-on-Trent Parent Partnership Service and other parents/carers to ask questions about Special Educational Needs over a cup of tea or coffee. 

Mount Education Support Centre 

13/06/2012

10:00 to 12:00

Halford’s Tour Series 

See some of the UK’s best cyclists as they take to the streets of Stoke-on-Trent when the Halford’s Tour Series returns to the city centre for the fourth year running. 

Stoke-on-Trent City Centre 

14/06/2012

13:00 to 21:00

Ballroom and Sequence Dance

Join the Trent River Band and celebrate the start of the 2012 Olympic Games. 

Kings Hall 

14/06/2012

20:00 to 23:30

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Clubs have a successful track record of bringing the very best comedy acts on the current club scene and the breaking new talent on the cusp of stardom. 

The Regent Theatre 

16/06/2012

20:00

Euro 2012

Get ready for England's first game of Euro 2012. Listen to stories and join in with football crafts. 

Bentilee Library 

16/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Eat Your Peas!

It's dinner time again and Daisy knows what her mum's going to say... Eat your peas. Join us as we share this wonderful book and other fun stories and crafts. 

Longton Library 

16/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Father's Day

Celebrate Father's Day listen to stories, and make a special Father's Day gift. 

Bentilee Library 

16/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

History Walk Around Hartshill Cemetery

Join us for a themed walk around Hartshill Cemetery, led by local historian Reg Edwards. 

Hartshill Park 

16/06/2012

14:00 to 16:00

Leap Frog

Hop, wriggle or swim to the library today as we share frog-themed stories and crafts.  

Tunstall Library 

16/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Butterfly and Insects Walk

Join expert Dr David Skingsley on a guided walk around the country park to find out more about our beautiful, and often unseen, insects. 

Park Hall Country Park 

16/06/2012

10:00

Aliens Love Underpants

Come along to the library today and listen to some wonderful alien stories including Claire Freedman's fantastic 'Aliens Love Underpants'. 

City Central Library 

16/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Stoke 2012 Live 

The UK’s biggest chart acts will entertain the crowds this summer, as Stoke-on-Trent’s premier live music event is set to return… and this time it’s bigger and better than ever before. 

Hanley Park 

16/06/2012 to 17/06/2012

12:00 to 20:00

Leisurely Cycle Ride 

Ford Green to Biddulph Grange - 14 miles + picnic stop. 

Ford Green Hall 

17/06/2012

10:00

Open Air Memorial Service

A special memorial service in remembrance of your loved ones. 

Carmountside Cemetery and Crematorium 

17/06/2012

14:00 to 15:00

Father's Day Lunch

Show dad he's 'Number One' by treating him to a hearty three course carvery lunch for Father's Day. 

Best Western Stoke-on-Trent Moat House 

17/06/2012

12:00

 

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Ongoing and regular events, activities and exhibitions:

 

Event Name

Description

Location

Date

Time

Staffordshire Hoard

Come and see the magnificent Staffordshire Hoard. 

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery 

08/07/2010 to 10/06/2012

10:00 to 17:00

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Artist Sue Hurrell explores domestic gardens, allotments and ecological networks. 

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery 

05/05/2012 to 01/07/2012

10:00 to 13:00

Shot Firing

A display of equipment used in shot firing - where coal seams were blasted to break up the rock for easier mining. 

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery 

24/04/2012 to 02/09/2012

10:00 to 17:00

The Staffordshire Saxon

A display organised with the Sentinel newspaper showing the development and making of a Saxon warrior. 

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery 

17/05/2012 to 09/09/2012

10:00 to 17:00

Gods, Greeks and Gorgons

Discover terrifying monsters, valiant heroes and vengeful Gods and see how different societies interpret Greek culture. 

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery 

26/05/2012 to 09/09/2012

10:00 to 17:00

Titanic Trail

Follow the Titanic Trail around the museum and in a series of small displays discover the city’s links with the doomed ocean liner. 

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery 

11/02/2012 to 31/12/2012

10:00 to 17:00

The Regent Academy

Act it! Sing it! Dance it! Tech it! Join Stoke's brand new academy of the performing arts. 

Victoria Hall 

19/03/2012 to 12/07/2012

18:00 to 20:00

Queens Park Partnership Public Open Meetings 

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

Longton Elim Church 

05/01/2012 to 06/12/2012

19:30 to 20:30

Burslem Park Health Walk

Meet park staff and volunteer walk leaders at the Park Lodge (off Moorland Road) for a friendly 45-minute walk around Burslem Park and the surrounding streets and greenways. 

Burslem Park 

13/01/2012 to 14/12/2012

14:00 to 15:30

Get Hands On with the Burslem Park Volunteers

Join our friendly team of Friday volunteers, get your hands dirty, make a difference to the park, and have great fun doing it! 

Burslem Park 

13/01/2012 to 14/12/2012

10:00 to 12:30

Burslem Park Restoration Walk

Join Mike Watson of the Burslem Park Partnership for an hour-long tour of historic Burslem Park. 

Burslem Park 

09/01/2012 to 17/12/2012

13:00 to 14:00

Burslem Park Restoration Walk

Join Mike Watson of the Burslem Park Partnership for an hour-long tour of historic Burslem Park. 

Burslem Park 

06/02/2012 to 17/12/2012

13:00 to 14:00

Zumba in the Park

For nine weeks your favourite high energy fitness party has a new summer venue. Come and experience Zumba like never before. 

Longton Park (Queens Park) 

30/04/2012 to 25/06/2012

18:00 to 19:00

Zumba in the Park

For nine weeks your favourite high energy fitness party has a new summer venue. Come and experience Zumba like never before. 

Hanley Park 

05/05/2012 to 30/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Us Girls Female Dance Session

Free of charge female only dance session delivered in a fun, friendly and safe environment  

Slimfit CIC Community Gym 

26/04/2012 to 28/06/2012

18:00 to 19:00

Ballroom Dancing

Strictly Ballroom Dancing every Monday afternoon open to the public.  

Longton Town Hall 

31/10/2011 to 30/10/2012

13:30 to 15:30

Weekly Ballroom and Sequence Dancing 

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

Kings Hall 

12/01/2012 to 13/12/2012

20:00 to 23:00

Healthy directions cookery course

Come along to our free healthy cooking classes. 

Saladmaster / Healthier By Farr 

13/06/2012 to 18/07/2012

18:00 to 20:30

Dads Saturday

Dads and their children can come along and spend quality time together. 

The Crescent Children’s Centre 

03/03/2012 to 01/12/2012

10:00 to 12:00

Monthly Car Boot Sale

Come and sell your wares at our monthly car boot sale. 

Whitfield Valley and Centre 

14/01/2012 to 08/12/2012

09:00 to 12:00

All Weather Car Boot Sale

We will be holding a car boot sale on the first Sunday of every month. 

Sandon Business, Enterprise and Arts College 

06/05/2012 to 02/12/2012

08:00 to 12:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Nash Peake Street 

30/04/2012 to 24/09/2012

18:30 to 20:30

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Drive Park 

25/04/2012 to 26/09/2012

16:30 to 18:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Sneyd Green Park 

25/04/2012 to 26/09/2012

18:30 to 20:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Anchor Road Sports Court 

26/04/2012 to 27/09/2012

18:30 to 20:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Mount Pleasant Park 

26/04/2012 to 27/09/2012

16:30 to 18:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Nash Peake Street 

27/04/2012 to 28/09/2012

18:30 to 20:30

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Tunstall Park 

27/04/2012 to 28/09/2012

19:00 to 20:30

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Joiners Square Park 

27/04/2012 to 28/09/2012

18:30 to 20:00

Diamond Jubilee Trail

Follow the trail of Royal Commemoratives, from Charles II to Victoria, through the Ceramics Gallery, finishing with a display of Diamond Jubilee pieces from 1897 and 2012. 

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery 

24/04/2012 to 30/09/2012

10:00 to 17:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Lodge Road Park and Sports Courts 

30/04/2012 to 01/10/2012

18:30 to 20:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Northwood Park 

30/04/2012 to 01/10/2012

16:30 to 18:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Hanford Park 

30/04/2012 to 01/10/2012

16:30 to 18:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Milton Park 

30/04/2012 to 01/10/2012

18:30 to 20:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Newford Primary Playing Fields 

30/04/2012 to 01/10/2012

17:30 to 19:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Newford Primary Playing Fields 

30/04/2012 to 01/10/2012

17:30 to 19:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Greenfield Road Playing Fields 

24/04/2012 to 02/10/2012

18:00 to 19:30

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Arbourfield Drive Sports Court 

01/05/2012 to 02/10/2012

18:30 to 20:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Summer Street Play Area 

25/04/2012 to 03/10/2012

16:30 to 18:00

StreetGames Football Session

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Norton Cricket Club 

27/03/2012 to 18/12/2012

16:00 to 18:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Etruria Park 

27/03/2012 to 18/12/2012

18:30 to 20:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

St. Joseph's Primary School 

27/03/2012 to 18/12/2012

18:00 to 19:30

StreetGames - Multi-sports

A fun and inclusive free of charge multi-sports session for young people aged 8-18. 

Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy 

28/03/2012 to 19/12/2012

18:30 to 20:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Norton Sports Court 

28/03/2012 to 26/12/2012

18:00 to 20:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

The Cog Training and Conference Centre 

28/03/2012 to 26/12/2012

18:30 to 20:00

StreetGames Multi-sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Dimensions Leisure Centre 

29/03/2012 to 27/12/2012

18:30 to 19:30

Fortnightly Knitting and Crochet Group

Come along and join our free knitting and crochet group, have a chat and make new friends. 

City Central Library 

27/01/2012 to 28/12/2012

14:00 to 16:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Packmoor Primary School 

29/03/2012 to 28/12/2012

16:00 to 17:30

StreetGames Football Session

Free of charge football session delivered in a fun, friendly and safe environment. 

James Brindley Sports Centre 

30/03/2012 to 28/12/2012

16:30 to 18:00

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches. 

Salem Methodist Church 

30/03/2012 to 28/12/2012

18:30 to 20:30

StreetGames Multi-Sports Sessions

StreetGames delivers free sports coaching to young people aged 8-18 in Stoke-on-Trent. Football, basketball, dodgeball, cricket and other activities - all delivered by professional sports coaches.  

Port Vale Football Club 

30/03/2012 to 28/12/2012

18:30 to 20:00

 

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Plus…

Sign up now for the Race for Life and join the fight against cancer

Tuesday 12 June

Trentham Gardens

Stoke-on-Trent women and girls are being urged to join the fight against all cancers by entering Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. Race for Life is an amazing women-only series of events which raises millions of pounds every year for life-saving research into 200 types of cancer – helping men, women and children across Staffordshire survive. It is non-competitive and women can choose whether to walk, jog or run the 5k route.  Take part for you, for a loved one, for everyone affected by cancer and enter 5K Race for Life now at www.raceforlife.org or call on 0871 641 111.

 

Halfords Tour Series

Thursday 14 June, 1- 9pm

The streets of Stoke-on-Trent City Centre will once again host the action packed national cycle race, which will see elite riders go head to head against each other to become the overall champions of The Halfords Tour Series. This year, we are also proud to host the Tour Series Final, the Women’s Race, and the Tommy Godwin Team Time Trial, named after the Stoke-on-Trent cyclist who is still the World Cycling Endurance record holder. Click here for more information or visit www.tourseries.co.uk.

 

Tickets now on sale… Ballroom and Sequence Dance

Thursday 14 June, 8pm – 11.30pm

King’s Hall, Stoke

Join the Trent River Band and celebrate the start of the 2012 Olympic Games. Tickets cost £4 and a bar will be open for refreshments. The dance is being organized as part of the World of Dance programme. World of Dance is a Dancing for the Games programme funded by Legacy Trust UK, Arts Council England West Midlands and Advantage West Midlands. For more information, contact Rachel James on 01782 235104 or email rachel.james@stoke.gov.uk.

 

Stoke 2012 Live returns this summer

Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 June

Hanley Park

The UK’s biggest chart acts will entertain the crowds this summer, as Stoke-on-Trent’s premier live music event is set to return… and this time it’s bigger and better than ever before. Already confirmed to appear are Alexandra Burke, Rizzle Kicks Skepta and The Saturdays. Tickets cost £10 and are on sale now from www.stoke2012live.co.uk, at the Signal Radio reception or at the Tourist Information Centre.

 

Open Air Memorial Service

Carmountside Cemetery and Crematorium

Sunday 17 June, 2pm

Join us for a special hour of thanksgiving and remembrance. Contact us if in advance if you would like to have the name of your loved one mentioned during the service and bring along a small photograph of your loved one to put on our memory board (minimum donation £2). Call the Bereavement Care Service on 01782 235050 for more information.

 

Burslem Park Grand Reopening

Saturday 23 June, 11am - 8pm

An event for all the family, celebrating the successful restoration of Burslem Park, which has been supported by a £2m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund. Attractions will include live music and dance on stage and bandstand; BMX and skate demonstrations; fairground attractions and rides; sports and craft activities for all the family including climbing wall, circus skills, capoeira, outdoor arts; food and drink, health and history walks, and many community stalls and performances.

 

Gladstonebury - Longton Beer and Rock Festival

Thursday 5 to Saturday 7 July, 7 - 11pm

Gladstone Pottery Museum

Longton Events Board invites you to the second annual Longton Beer Festival. Enjoy food and live entertainment from local bands ‘Grace’, ‘Dr Beaker’ and ’Overdogs’ as well as an exciting selection of beers and ciders, amongst the atmospheric cobbled yards and bottle kilns of the Gladstone Pottery Museum. Strictly 18’s only (ID may be required). £5 entry, including a souvenir glass. For more information call 01782 313488.

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