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Get inspired by summer time and the Great British holiday. Below you can find links to themed craft activities and discover some holiday souvenirs of years-gone-by.

CSI: Stoke

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Stoke-on-Trent Young Archaeologists’ Club

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PLEASE NOTE – our membership is fully subscribed, but get in touch if your child would like to be put on our waiting list. We are looking for Volunteer Assistants to join us in running Stoke-on-Trent YAC. Find out more. Stoke-on-Trent YAC is open to everyone aged 8–16 years. YAC clubs get involved in all […]

Stoke Museums launches new Website

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Noticed a few changes around here? Stoke-on-Trent Museums has just launched its new and improved website. The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery and Gladstone Pottery Museum each has a new dedicated site in which you can find information about all of our upcoming events, exhibitions and blog stories from behind-the-scenes. Please take the time to […]

A Partridge in a Pear Tree

02/12/202002:3001/12/2020 15:28Leave a Comment

The tree is up, the lights are on and carols are in the air at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery. Many of the exhibits in the Natural History Gallery lend themselves to a Christmas theme and one of them is the star of one of our most well-known and mysterious Christmas carols – The […]

The Twelve Days of Christmas

01/12/202015:2401/12/2020 15:29Leave a Comment

On the first day of Christmas, the museum showed to me… …a Partridge. You are very unlikely to see a partridge in any sort of tree, let alone a pear tree, as they are definitely short grass ground loving birds. On the 2nd day of Christmas, the museum showed to me… …Turtle Doves Sadly Turtle […]

Advent Calendar 2020 – 1st

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Spanish Dancers This figure is playing a friction drum  – or zambomba – a traditional  instrument comprising an earthenware pot with a membrane stretched over it. This is then vibrated to produce a sound using the stick which pierces the membrane. The zambomba is a traditional Spanish instrument which was often used at Christmas time […]

PMAG Advent Calendar

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Winter Wonderland


Through the Wardrobe


16/11/2019 – 22/12/2019 Step through the wardrobe and enter the enchanted forest of Narnia frozen in perpetual winter. Stand beneath the lamp-post and see the White Witches sleigh surrounded by some magical objects from the museum’s collections.