Posts Tagged ‘ Stoke-on-Trent ’

The next capital of culture

Jul 17th, 2017 | By

Looking at the remaining five, Stoke-on-Trent might be considered the strongest runner as its cultural heritage can be seen in museums and galleries around the world.

Getting kids into museums

Jun 20th, 2016 | By

Interesting kids in museums and our heritage can be tough so why not start with some that just about every child should enjoy?

What’s hot: December 2013

Dec 1st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Barbados and British Airways are in the headlines for all the right reasons but it’s bad news for residents of Stoke on Trent and Red Sea hoteliers

The collecting bug

Sep 21st, 2013 | By

Stoke-on-Trent is also home to the British Ceramics Biennial which – this year – starts in a week’s time. But this celebration isn’t just some dusty museum exhibition. You can look, you can marvel, you can buy but you can also make.

Explore, discover and save in the second English Tourism Week

Mar 18th, 2013 | By

The second English Tourism Week is in full swing and, according to organisers, promises to be bigger and better than 2012. Running until 24 March 2013, the week will see events and activities take place across the country from free guided walks to music and theatre events, 2 for 1 offers and free entry to attractions

The Great Wall of China: Potteries style

Oct 6th, 2011 | By

Just started in Stoke-on-Trent is a six week celebration of ceramics. Well what else would it celebrate apart from its premier division football team of course!

Eight great reasons to visit the 2011 British Ceramics Biennial

Oct 5th, 2011 | By

The 2011 British Ceramics Biennial kicked off on September 30. Here are eight (great) reasons to visit the event, which runs until November 13, and celebrates the rich history and heritage of the British ceramics industry, as well as its vibrant present and future.

Stoke-on-Trent: Ceramics Capital of the World

Feb 13th, 2011 | By

When Visit Stoke, the tourism body for the city sent us a press release calling Stoke the ceramics capital wonder of the world, the first thought was how they had one this award. Had ceramicists across the world nominated the town? Had collectors of fine china voted in huge numbers so that other centres around the world were defeated? No, it was none of these. They had decided to christen themselves with the title. The first thought was this was a tad arrogant. The second was more thoughtful. Stoke has an extraordinary good case to the title.