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Stoke-on-Sea

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 […]

The Science Behind the Spitfire – Part 1: Wonderful Wings

05/03/202102:0003/03/2021 17:07Leave a Comment

Today marks the start of British Science Week AND is the 85th anniversary of the first Spitfire flight in 1936. This is the first of a series of blogs on the Science Behind the Spitfire.  The aeroplane is renowned for its performance and the important role it played during the Second World War. We will […]

Chinese New Year Competitions

03/03/202114:5403/03/2021 15:30

To celebrate Chinese New Year this year The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery designed a special competition for children of all ages to take part in. We asked people to design their own Willow Pattern plate or create a poem based on the Chinese New Year story. Well done to everyone who took part! These […]

“Conjugal Felicity”, a mother’s love, and Mr Fletcher

02/03/202110:02Leave a Comment

The phrase ‘Conjugal Felicity’ is not one that is widely used today but its meaning – A Happy Marriage – is still relevant. The engraving on this creamware jug of c.1798 shows an idealised happy marriage with a fashionably-dressed husband and wife surrounded by their three children: a young boy holding his hoop while his […]

Talking Treasures: Hulton Abbey

01/03/202114:36Leave a Comment

Settle down with a cuppa and join Curator of Local History Joe Perry for a look at one of Stoke-on-Trent’s major historic sites – Hulton Abbey.

Once Upon a Time

01/03/202113:2601/03/2021 13:40

23/07/2011 – 20/11/2011 Download our Exhibition Story books:CinderellaGoldilocks and the Three BearsLittle Red Riding HoodJack and the BeanstalkSleeping Beauty

Animals in Literature

01/03/202112:48