Letting in the Light

Letting in the Light is a not for profit participatory arts company based in North Staffordshire. Established in 1997, the group has engaged with many different communities in various forms. From creative consultation to hands on workshops, they specialise in creative thinking and are ambitious in their projects. Over the...

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The Sugarmill

The Sugarmill is Stoke-on-Trent’s nationally acclaimed live music venue and nightclub, which has been open since 1994. They are situated in the city centre and we are proud to be a small independent venue, bringing bigger touring acts to the people of the city. They have been shortlisted (and have...

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Gallery One One Six

Showcasing many local, national and international artists helping them to further their career in the industry, the gallery is set within Stoke Town underneath the famous Spode gates and is a true focal point within the town. Attracting many visitors at every event, One One Six promotes local artists and...

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New Vic Theatre

Opening in 1986 as Europe’s first purpose-built theatre-in-the-round, the New Vic has a special role to play in the architectural heritage of theatre development. Recognising their responsibility to provide tangible returns for the public investment they receive, The New Vic therefore seeks to help make Stoke a better, safer and...

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Portmeirion

Portmeirion Pottery was founded in 1960 when pottery designer Susan Williams-Ellis (daughter of Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, who created the Italian style Portmeirion Village in North Wales, which was used as the setting for the cult British television show "The Prisoner") and her husband, Euan Cooper-Willis took over a small pottery...

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Regent Theatre

The Regent Theatre is a theatre in Stoke-on-Trent, England. Constructed in 1929 as a cinema, it is one of several theatres in the city centre and one of two owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group. The building was converted for full-time use a theatre in 1999, and since then has...

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Emma Bridgewater

At Emma Bridgewater, we like to make things that make everyday life a little bit nicer – things that are beautiful to look at but also a pleasure to use, like a lovely mug that cheers you up when you have your first cup of tea in the morning, or...

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Bethesda

The present building, which dates largely from 1819, was constructed on the initiative of members of the Methodist New Connexion, the first division in Methodism after John Wesley's death. The Connexion was brought into being in 1797, reflecting the desire of the laity to be as involved in the denomination's...

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Gladstone Pottery Museum

Stoke-on-Trent is world famous for its pottery and no visit to the city would be complete without experiencing this unique museum. Discover how bone china tableware was made in the original workshops and giant bottle kilns of the former Gladstone China Works, now preserved as the last complete Victorian pottery...

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Middleport Pottery

Nestled in the heart of Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, the world-renowned centre of ceramics, Middleport Pottery’s historic site was built in 1888 for well-known local ceramics company, Burgess & Leigh Limited. The Grade II* listed site is a red-brick maze, containing historic machinery, archives and collections in every corner. In June 2011...

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Airspace Gallery

AirSpace Gallery began in 2006, and since then the gallery has worked with a number of nationally and internationally acclaimed artists. As an artist-led space, the Gallery's current research interests mirror those of its directors and is particularly concerned with issues surrounding collaboration and partnership-working and a relational relevance with...

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Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Travel back in time and discover the history of The Potteries including the world’s greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics, a World War II Spitfire, decorative arts and natural history. See items from the Staffordshire Hoard on display and visit the museum café and shop. A warm and friendly welcome awaits...

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Upstairs Gallery

The focus for Upstairs Gallery is to showcase urban art from all over the world—from the graffiti, design, typography and photography sectors, including (and open to) many more. The space is also a place for lectures, talks, screenings and events, and is open for hire. Get in touch to find...

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Appetite

Our Vision Appetite’s mission is to get more people in Stoke-on-Trent to experience and be inspired by the arts. Appetite will work with a range of local and national artists and communities to deliver an expanding menu of artistic projects to develop the appetite for the arts in Stoke-on-Trent.From large...

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B Arts

A local arts company which has championed creativity in Stoke-on-Trent for 30 years is backing the City of Culture bid. City-based B Arts can trace its history back to street theatre at the Stoke-on-Trent Garden Festival in 1986 and has now opened a bakery and café in Stoke to use...

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Wavemaker

Wavemaker is the delivery and implementation of a three year programme funded by Comic Relief and Nominet Trust. Our focus is on creating a space where designers, makers, learners and experts in North Staffordshire can come together in a cohesive way. Utilising learning materials and creative projects, we aim to...

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