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No. 6254 City of Stoke-on-Trent: 75th Anniversary

20/09/202116:0122/09/2021 08:37Leave a Comment

75 years ago, the locomotive City of Stoke-on-Trent was officially named at a ceremony at Stoke-on-Trent Station. It was a Princess Coronation Class built by the London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) at Crewe. This class of steam locomotive was one of the most powerful ever used on the railway network. Following the naming ceremony […]

Stoke-on-Trent School of Art and Apprentice Ceramics: Talking Treasures

06/06/202111:5825/06/2021 12:02Leave a Comment

Did you know that once upon a time each of Stoke-on-Trent’s six towns boasted its own school of art? Assistant Curator of Ceramics Ben Miller introduces us to those schools with a selection of student and apprentice pieces.

Talking Treasures: Stoke-on-Trent Hospitality Wares

26/04/202108:50Leave a Comment

Join Assistant Curator of Ceramics Ben Miller for an insight into hospitality wares made in Stoke-on-Trent.


29/07/202010:1910/12/2020 09:23

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

17/12/201914:5117/12/2019 14:57

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

14/12/201716:2321/02/2018 11:28

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 […]

Drawing from the Past: Art, Creation and Ephemera – New acquisitions by Tim Chitty for the fine art collection.

18/10/202113:3618/10/2021 14:22Leave a Comment

We are delighted to announce the acquisition of eight works by Tim Chitty (1956-2021) for the museum’s art collection. Tim was an art worker who lived and worked in Longton for most of his life. He undertook a commission of work for the museum with local artist Tony Wild in 1979, when they painted the […]

Alchemy and Metamorphosis – Neil Brownsword

18/10/202111:5618/10/2021 15:33

Exhibition programme An introduction to the exhibition by creator Neil Brownsword. Neil talks about the earliest pieces in the exhibition and why he chose to use them. Neil talks us through the second of the cases, contextualising the pieces against the wider ideas of the exhibition. Neil discusses the third case in his exhibition and […]

What We Do

06/10/202115:24Leave a Comment

Dead Interesting: Using deceased specimens to save the living. We care for over 150,000 natural science specimens in our collections. They are valuable for research, education and display. Listen to the What We Do Panel Text: Star Objects