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Whats On, Events listings for Stoke-on-Trent for the next 7 days - 29th June 2012



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A round up of virtuall all of the main events going on in and around Stoke-on-Trent at our local Libraries, Museums, Halls, Theatres ,local groups and beyond.

 

Event Name

Description

Location

Date

Time

An Idiot Walks Preview

Preview evening of 'An Idiot Walks' by artist Russell Gregory. 

ArtWaves C.I.C 

29/06/2012

18:00 to 21:30

Dear Mother Goose

It's a nursery rhyme story time at City Central Library today, with stories and crafts featuring your favourite nursery rhyme characters. 

City Central Library 

30/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Open Day at Richmond Street Allotments, Penkhull

We're having an Open Day - come and take a look around our allotments and enjoy the afternoon with us. 

Richmond Street Allotments 

30/06/2012

12:00

Mirror, Mirror

“Mirror, mirror on the wall…what’s the coolest place of all?” Your local library of course! Join us today as we share some fabulous stories and crafts.  

Longton Library 

30/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

The Tortoise and the Hare

“There once was a very fast hare… and a very slow tortoise.” In a race, who will win?  

Bentilee Library 

30/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Classical Greeks

Meet Classical Greek Warriors from the Hoplite Association and discover what life was like in Ancient Greece. 

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery 

30/06/2012

10:30 to 16:00

Charity Fun Day

Join us in Stoke Indoor Market for a fun filled day to raise money for the Dot Griffiths Cancer Appeal and Animal Rescue. Part of Love Your Local Market Fortnight. 

Stoke Indoor Market 

30/06/2012

09:00 to 17:00

Hansel and Gretel

Follow the pebble trail at Tunstall Library for today's activity. Listen to this traditional tale and join in with our fun craft activity.  

Tunstall Library 

30/06/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Canine Capers

Community games for dogs and their owners. 

Hartshill Park 

01/07/2012

14:00 to 16:00

Armed Forces Day

Pay tribute to all of our Armed Forces, past and present. 

Longton Park (Queens Park) 

01/07/2012

13:30

Ford Green Hall Garden Party

Enjoy the summer with us. Craft, charity and book stalls, accordion band, children’s activities, cakes, strawberries and cream and ice creams. 

Ford Green Hall 

01/07/2012

13:00 to 16:30

Tea at Two

Join us for an afternoon of games and activities both physical and mental.  

Minton Community Centre 

03/07/2012

14:00 to 16:00

EngAGE Stoke-on-Trent 50+ Forum

The July 2012 Forum will be an opportunity to discuss to discuss Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s Equipment Service. 

Swan Bank Methodist Church  

04/07/2012

10:00 to 14:30

Fostering Information Evening

Come along to Burslem Community Fire Station and meet members of the fostering recruitment team along with experienced foster carers to find out more about fostering with an Ofsted Outstanding rated service. 

Burslem Community Fire Station 

05/07/2012

18:30 to 20:30

Creative Minds Festival

The Creative Minds festival 2012 will showcase a diverse range of creative and performing arts projects from schools, colleges and community groups from across the region. 

The Regent Theatre 

02/07/2012 to 06/07/2012

19:30

Last Night of the Proms

The Queens Theatre in Burslem is proud to present music from the St. John Fisher school orchestra, wind band and award winning choir. 

Queens Theatre 

06/07/2012

19:00

Creative Minds Festival

Get free tickets for the inaugural Creative Minds Festival and join us for five days of creative magic. 

The Regent Theatre 

03/07/2012 to 07/07/2012

12:00

Gladstonebury - Longton Beer and Rock Festival

Longton Events Board invites you to the second annual Longton Beer Festival. The yard at Gladstone Pottery Museum will be open for a festival with beer, music and hot food. 

Gladstone Pottery Museum 

05/07/2012 to 07/07/2012

19:00 to 23:00

My ABC

Learn your ABC with stories and make your own alphabet drawing pad. 

Tunstall Library 

07/07/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Perfect time for a flutter

“One day Lucy found a beautiful butterfly…” Come along to the library today and share some butterfly stories and make some lovely, fluttery crafts. 

Meir Library 

07/07/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Ribbit!

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

Longton Library 

07/07/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Fenton Puppet Pentathlon 

We are looking for community groups to make their own Giant Street Puppet and join in a fun day.  

Smith's Pool Local Nature Reserve  

07/07/2012

10:00

Satur'dads'

Calling all Dads, Grandads and Stepdads of children under 5 years. Introducing a new group where you are can spend some time with your children to explore, play and gain new early years experiences.  

Stoke North Children's Centre 

07/07/2012

10:30 to 12:00

Rhino Reads

“Rhino? What rhino? That cannot be true. There’s only one rhino And he’s in the zoo.” Charge down to the library and join us as we share rhino-themed stories and crafts.  

Bentilee Library 

07/07/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Charity Fun Day

Join us in Stoke Indoor Market for a fun filled day to raise money for the Dot Griffiths Cancer Appeal and Animal Rescue. Part of Love Your Local Market Fortnight. 

Stoke Indoor Market 

07/07/2012

09:00 to 17:00

Victorian Pastimes

See a grand scale Victorian toy theatre brought to life. 

Gladstone Pottery Museum 

07/07/2012

11:00 to 16:00

Piccadilly Circus

The fourth annual FREE outdoor party in the street - with a stage featuring live music and dance acts from around the county - returns to Stoke-on-Trent. 

Stoke-on-Trent City Centre 

07/07/2012

10:00 to 22:30

Pirates Ahoy!

It's pirate time at City Central Library. So shiver your timbers and prepare for some treasure-filled stories and pirate crafts.  

City Central Library 

07/07/2012

11:00 to 12:00

Milton Carnival

Come and watch the carnival procession through Milton and Baddeley Green with this year's Carnival Queen. 

Hardman Football Development Centre 

08/07/2012

11:00 to 16:00

 

 

 

Event Name

Description

Location

Date

Time

Exhibition Islam

Come and explore a fantastic opportunity to gain a real insight into the Islamic faith. 

Equality House 

28/06/2012 to 01/07/2012

10:00 to 18:00 

An Idiot Walks exhibition

Exhibition of 'An Idiot Walks' by artist Russell Gregory. 

ArtWaves C.I.C 

29/06/2012 to 14/07/2012

11:00 to 16:00 

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

 

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.

 

Tickets now available… Last Night of the Proms

Friday 6 July, 7pm

Queens Theatre, Burslem

Join us for music from the St. John Fisher school orchestra, wind band, and award winning choir. They will be accompanied by children from St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Mary’s and St. Wulstan’s Catholic Primary School. Tickets cost £6 and £5 for concessions. Call 01782 615636 to book.

 

Date for the diary… Victorian Pastimes

Saturday 7 July, 11.30am and 2pm

Gladstone Pottery Museum

See a grand scale Victorian toy theatre brought to life. Meet Jack, a paper puppet, as he experiences Victorian life through his encounters. The play explores the themes of colour, light and music and dance using acting, paper-card costumes, masks and various items from the theatre. Standard admission applies. For more information go to stoke.gov.uk/museum or call 01782 237777.

 

Piccadilly Summer

From 7 July, throughout the month

Come and celebrate the month of July in Piccadilly, in Stoke-on-Trent’s Cultural Quarter, with four Saturday’s of free and family friendly entertainment. Activities will include arts and crafts, food and drink and live music. For more information visit piccadillysummer.co.uk.

 

Staffordshire Hoard: Dark Age Discovery

Opens Saturday 21 July

Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

This dazzling, interactive exhibition, featuring over 200 specially chosen artefacts from the Staffordshire Hoard, is a unique opportunity to find out more about this world famous discovery. Learn about the Hoard and the world of the Anglo-Saxons. Follow the story of the Hoard from the day it was unearthed and see some of the fascinating techniques experts have used to uncover its secrets. Explore the meaning of the Hoard and the symbols that decorate it. For more information, go to www.stokemuseums.org.uk/pmag/hoard.

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Alison's picture

This looks good the Ford

This looks good the Ford Green Hall Garden Party Enjoy the summer with us. Craft, charity and book stalls, accordion band, children’s activities, cakes, strawberries and cream and ice creams.  has anyone been before?

Amanda Bromley's picture

Hi Matt and all your lovely

Hi Matt and all your lovely vistors to My Tunstall

Barewall is an art gallery selling locally produced original art, limited edition prints and art ceramics. We have regular events and exhibitions which are planned for the next year. Please see our website for details.

http://www.barewall.co.uk/art-collector-events.asp

Also we would love to be listed in your weekly event rundown if you can let us know how we might be able to do so.

Thanks lots

Amanda and Paula

Barewall

View . Exhibit . Buy 

2-4 Market Place, Burslem, Stoke on Trent, Staffs, ST6 4AT

01782 258 843

info@barewall.co.uk

www.barewall.co.uk

 

Web Monkey's picture

We had a look in the shop and

We had a look in the shop and gallery a few weeks ago and Amanda nd Paula were  lovely. Had a fantastic range of art from low priced, to collectors (invements) peices. They even sell locally themed mugs and cards.

 

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