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The online catalogue does not include details of all our collections. Contact us for further information on collections not yet featured online.

Personal Stories of the Second World War – Part 1

06/06/202009:0002/08/2021 13:08Leave a Comment

In the Spitfire Gallery we collect and share personal stories and memories of life and service during the Second World War.. If you have a story to share, contact us at stoke.gov.uk. Les Roberts, one of our Visitor Services Team, tells his family story: My dad, Leslie Roberts, and his brother, Kenneth, both fought in […]

Phillip Connard, The Lilac Dress

23/02/201811:1521/02/2018 17:41Leave a Comment

This rather enigmatic portrait of a lady, known as The Lilac Dress, is one of the earliest paintings purchased for the museum’s fine art collection in 1926. The Lancashire-born artist Phillip Connard RA (1875-1958), first worked as a house painter and studied art part-time until he won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art. […]

Planning your Visit

29/09/201709:5802/12/2020 12:22

Following the government’s latest announcement on local coronavirus restrictions, the museum will be temporarily closed until further notice and school visits will not be running. If you wish to enquire about making a school booking in 2021 please contact stoke.gov.uk Educational Visit Information Covid-19 Risk Assessment (PDF) Covid-19 Method Statement (PDF) Workshops Risk Assessment (PDF) […]

PMAG Advent Calendar

01/12/202010:0620/12/2020 19:20

Potted Histories – The Thomas Edward Vase

18/09/201709:0627/11/2017 14:17Leave a Comment

In 2016  the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery acquired this fine lustre vase painted with the coat of arms of Burslem town Council and a procession of winged pottery workers beneath bottle ovens. It is inscribed on one side ‘Thomas Edwards, Mayor 1908-09’, and under the base ‘To Thomas Edwards from William Burton 1908’. Thomas Edwards […]

Potters Lane

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10/2019 – Present

Potty Gardening Club – Fantastic Fungus

14/10/202006:3113/10/2020 14:33Leave a Comment

Summer has come to an end and autumn is now with us as plants die back and trees slowly go to sleep ready for the winter. This is the time of year when another lifeform is popping up in gardens and woods and lots of other places. They are neither Plant nor Animal. They are […]

Potty Gardening Club: Ant Farmers and Aphid Cattle

19/08/202006:3317/08/2020 12:42Leave a Comment

Some of the smallest creatures in your garden are the insects and they are truly wonderful and fascinating little beasties. A garden may contain hundreds of unseen insects all trying to multiply and survive in whatever way they can and some insects have ingenious ways to help them survive. One of the most abundant insects […]

Potty Gardening Club: Bees

20/05/202006:4118/05/2020 10:02Leave a Comment

Hello Potty Gardeners, We hope you have been having a go at the club’s activities and keeping busy. Thinking of keeping busy, this week we are looking at one of the busiest visitors to your garden and one of the most important. The Bee! You may be suprised to know there are over 270 species […]

Potty Gardening Club: Clever Berries

30/09/202006:4529/09/2020 13:55Leave a Comment

At this time of year you will notice that on some plants in your garden berries have replaced the flowers. The hedgerows are full with different berries providing a feast for people and wildlife. Berries are a very clever way to entice birds and other animals to distribute a plant’s seeds. Packed with vitamins and […]