What's on in Staffordshire

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Stafford Flower Club

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Our first meeting for 18 months will be held on Wednesday 22nd September at 2.15pm, when Janet Hughes will be our demonstrator of floral art presenting “Nature’s Bounty.
Rising Brook Methodist Church, Rising Brook, Stafford. ST17 9LT
Wed 22 Sep 21

After Love

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AFTER LOVE Aleem Khan / UK 2021 / 89 min / Cert 12A Set in the port of Dover, Mary Hussain (Joanna Scanlan), finds herself a widow following the unexpected death of her husband Ahmed (Nassar
The Gatehouse Theatre, Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LT
Tue 21 Sep 21

Ford Green Hall - Stand and Deliver!

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Heritage Open Day: Meet a 17th Century Highwayman. Meet Royalist soldier turned highwayman, William Spragg as he recounts his exploits and shows you the 'tools of his trade'.
Ford Green Hall Museum Ltd, Ford Green Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 1NG
Sun 19 Sep 21

Stafford Victoria Park

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Heritage Open Day: A chance to learn about the history and heritage of an Edwardian Park, whilst enjoying the atmosphere of a food festival. A Pleasure Ground fit for a King.
Stafford Borough Council, Victoria Park, Tenterbanks, Stafford ST16 2QP
Sun 19 Sep 21

The People's Port of Burslem

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Heritage Open Day: The Burslem Port Trust, whose aim is to restore and regenerate Burslem Branch Canal to facilitate sustainable leisure, tourism, and employment, has commissioned local artists to
Adjacent to Luke Street, Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 3LY
Sun 19 Sep 21

Samuel Johnson's 312th Birthday Celebrations

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Heritage Open Day: Join us on Saturday 18th September as we commemorate Samuel Johnson’s 312th Birthday.
Samuel Johnsons Birthplace Museum, Breadmarket Street, Lichfield WS13 6LG
Sat 18 Sep 21

St Mark's Parish Church, Shelton

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Heritage Open Day: Look at the heritage of the ‘Potteries Cathedral’ from the Minton Tiles produced just one mile away to the reredos by Tinworth.
St. Marks Parish Church, Snow Hill, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4LT
Sat 18 Sep 21

Mill Meece Pumping Station General Interest Rallies

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Mill Meece Pumping Station is opening for another weekend when the mighty gentle giants will be in steam. It is an opportunity to see these wonderful engines actually working.
Mill Meece Pumping Station, Cotes Heath, Near Eccleshall. ST21 6QU
Sat 18 Sep 21

Old Guildhall Prison Cells

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Heritage Open Day: Lichfield’s Old Guildhall Prison Cells will be open to the public on Saturday 18th September.
Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield WS13 6LU
Sat 18 Sep 21

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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Heritage Open Day: Join us as we celebrate Heritage Open Day’s theme of Edible England and the opening of our new Spitfire Gallery.
The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3DW
Sat 18 Sep 21

Uttoxeter Canal walk

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Heritage Open Day: Learn about the Uttoxeter Canal on this self-guided walk. Members of our group will be waiting at strategic points along the canal between Alton and Denstone to talk about some of...
Crumpwood, Denstone ST1
Sat 18 Sep 21

Moseley Old Hall

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Heritage Open Day: Join us for a celebration of the summers harvest, as we mark the traditional Michaelmas Festival.
Moseley Old Hall, Moseley Old Hall Lane, Featherstone, Wolverhampton WV10 7HY
Sat 18 Sep 21

St John The Baptist Parish Church

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Heritage Open Day: St John the Baptist Keele is a Grade 11* listed building on the site of earlier medieval churches with a Knights Templar connection.
St John The Baptist Parish Church, Church Bank, Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST55AT
Sat 18 Sep 21

Meet the Author - Jules Wake & Donna Ashcroft - Cancelled

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Our popular meet the author events return. The first one has two authors of women's popular fiction - Jules Wake/Julie Caplin (The Secrets of Latimer House and The Spark) and Donna Ashcroft (If...
Museum of Cannock Chase Valley Road Hednesford WS12 1TD
Fri 17 Sep 21

Salt, Pepper and Vinegar bottle ovens

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Heritage Open Day: See the three calcining ovens known locally as 'salt, pepper and vinegar' at close quarters and learn about how the products were used in the local pottery industry
James Kent (Ceramic Materials) Ltd, Fountain Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2HB
Fri 17 Sep 21

Shugborough Estate

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Heritage Open Day: A Staffordshire paradise: a rich blend of landscape, monuments, gardens and architecture, shaped by exploration and global encounters.
Shugborough Estate, Shugborough, Stafford ST17 0XB
Fri 17 Sep 21

RW388 - A Spitfire Comes Home

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Heritage Open Day: A special screening by Operation Spitfire to mark the return of the City's Spitfire RW388 to its new custom-built Spitfire Gallery adjoining the Potteries Museum and Art
The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3DW
Wed 15 Sep 21

Nomadland

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NOMADLAND Given the events of the last year, we have consciously aimed to provide a season with several uplifting films, including this excellent opening movie.
The Gatehouse Theatre, Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LT
Tue 14 Sep 21

Phoenix Works

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Heritage Open Day: Explore the bottle ovens at the Phoenix Works, recently discovered to be of an unusual 'downdraught skeleton' type, unique survivors within the city.
Phoenix Works, 500 King Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 1EZ
Mon 13 Sep 21

Ford Green Hall - Food and Drink in the 17th Century

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Heritage Open Day: Explore food, tableware and manners in the 17th century. Find out what food and drink was consumed in Tudor and Stuart times.
Ford Green Hall Museum Ltd, Ford Green Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 1NG
Sun 12 Sep 21

Brindley's Mill

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Heritage Open Day: Brindley's Mill is a working water-powered corn mill, built by James Brindley in 1752. There is also a small museum about the life and times of James Brindley.
Brindley’s Mill, Mill Street, Leek ST13 8FA
Sun 12 Sep 21

Tamworth Heritage Open Day

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Heritage Open Day: Tamworth's Heritage Open Day on Sunday 12 September features on-line & physical contributions.
St. Edithas Church, St. Edithas Close, Tamworth B79 7DA
Sun 12 Sep 21

Bethesda Chapel

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Heritage Open Day: Visit a 200 year old Methodist Chapel founded by important potters. Its restoration is a work in progress.
Bethesda Chapel, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 1QF
Sat 11 Sep 21

Hanley Park Open Day

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Heritage Open Day: Hanley Park will be hosting a Victorian themed open day to celebrate the of the HLF renovation works.
Hanley Park Boathouse, Avenue Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2DU
Sat 11 Sep 21

Edingale Summer Show

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Come along and join us for a family fun filled day out. Situated just 2 miles from the National memorial Arboretum, Edingale is a pretty rural village benefitting from a great village hall and...
EDINGALE VILLAGE HALL, Moores Croft B79 9JL
Sat 11 Sep 21

Tamworth Food Gusto Festival 2021

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The Tamworth Food Gusto Festival is back for 2021! Taste the quality of local and regional products at the Tamworth Food Gusto Festival.
Tamworth Castle Pleasure Grounds B79 7ND
Sat 11 Sep 21

Stoke Minster

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Heritage Open Day: Guided tours around the Minster and also the surrounding churchyard. Visit the belfry for demonstrations. Light Refreshments available at small cost.
Stoke Minster, Glebe Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1LP
Sat 11 Sep 21

Sandon Limekiln

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Heritage Open Day: Staffordshire's lost pyramid? Beside the canal, an impressive 1790s limekiln, used also for calcifying flint.
Sandon Lock, Sandon, Stafford ST18 0DH
Sat 11 Sep 21

Here Bee dragons at St Chad's Stafford

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Heritage Open Day: Tours, video presentation, quizzes, craft activities and sample of produce to taste. ' Here be Dragons' appears on medieval and older maps.
St. Chad’s Church, Greengate Street, Stafford ST16 2HP
Sat 11 Sep 21

Shirley's 1857 Bone and Flint Mill in Steam

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Heritage Open Day: Steam powered canal side Potter's Mill operating as in Victorian days with stationary engine rally on Saturday and Classic Vehicle rally on Sunday.
Etruria Industrial Museum, Etruria Vale Road, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4RB
Sat 11 Sep 21

Biddulph Grange Garden - Bateman Walk

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Heritage Open Day: This year we are opening the gates at the end of the historic Lime Avenue into St Lawrence churchyard so you can recreate the walk garden creator James Bateman took from his home
Biddulph Grange National Trust, Grange Road, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent ST8 7SD
Fri 10 Sep 21

Bottle Oven Facts

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Heritage Open Day: Potteries Heritage Society is opening up a wealth of information about bottle ovens.
Moorland Pottery Ltd, Chelsea Works, 72A Moorland Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 1DY
Fri 10 Sep 21

Sherry 4 - Frankie Valli Tribute - Including 3 course dinner and disco

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Sherry 4 - Frankie Valli Tribute - Including 3 course dinner and disco Sherry 4 are back with their amazing tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons which includes a 3 course dinner and disco on Friday 10th September 2021 Covering all the greatest hits which will
The Pavilion at Branston Golf & Country Club, Burton Road, Burton-on-Trent DE14 3DP
Fri 10 Sep 21

All Saints' Church Sandon

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Heritage Open Day: A family friendly ‘Walk Through History’ - a unique behind the scenes tour of our Grade 1 listed church building and ancient graveyard (self-guided or with a volunteer guide),
All Saints Church, Church Lane, Sandon, Stafford ST18 0DB
Fri 10 Sep 21

Secret Museum | Window Display

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Heritage Open Day: A unique showcase of community-sourced tiles & ceramics displayed in the 'shop window' of a traditional tile works.
Winkhill Mill, Swan Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 7RH
Fri 10 Sep 21

Trentham Heritage - Something Old and Something New

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Heritage Open Day: Heritage Open Days will see the launch of a brand new website about Trentham's history and heritage.
Trentham Parish Church, Park Drive, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8AB
Fri 10 Sep 21

Wild Food

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Heritage Open Day: Learn about history of foraging for wild food and have a look at some examples. The knowledge of how and where to forage for wild food was once widely known by most people.
Cauldon Grounds, Stoke College, College Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4DX
Fri 10 Sep 21

Heritage Open Days Speakers' Corner

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Heritage Open Day: Join members of The Heritage Network to launch the Heritage Open Days festival in Stoke-on-Trent.
The Bandstand, Hanley Park, Cleveland Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4DX
Fri 10 Sep 21

Self Guided Longton Walk

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Heritage Open Day: Follow our self guided walk to find out more about the history of Longton. Download the walk notes from our website and complete the route at your leisure.
Gladstone Pottery Museum, 26 Uttoxeter Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 1PQ
Fri 10 Sep 21

Corn Dolly Workshop

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Learn the tradition of making corn dollies in this two hour workshop. We will make a countryman's favour and a glory braid. All materials and tuition included.
Museum of Cannock Chase Valley Road Hednesford WS12 1TD
Tue 7 Sep 21

Afternoon Tea Dance

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Come along and enjoy some light music, optional dancing and afternoon tea. Edingale Village hall is situated in a small country village and benefits from a field and play parks.
EDINGALE VILLAGE HALL, Moores Croft B79 9JL
Sun 5 Sep 21

The Beeches - Open Garden for NGS

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A stunning plant lovers large garden with countryside views, box garden, shrubs, rhododendrons and azaleas, vibrant colour-themed herbaceous borders, scented roses, clematis and vegetable garden,
The Beeches, Rocester ST14 5JX
Sun 5 Sep 21

Burton Civic Society Autumn Walks

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Our Town Centre Walks are back! We have two guided walks in September, these are free for BCS members, friends etc The first one will be meeting at The Market Place, High Street, Burton on...
Market Place, High Street, Burton on Trent DE14 1HA
Sun 5 Sep 21

Corn Dolly Workshop

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Learn the tradition of making corn dollies in this two hour workshop. We will make a countryman's favour and a glory braid. All materials and tuition included.
Museum of Cannock Chase Valley Road Hednesford WS12 1TD
Sun 5 Sep 21

Hills and Heritage - an Open Air Art Challenge - Cancelled

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Hills and Heritage – an Open Air Art Challenge Create a piece of artwork in one day inspired by the beauty of Hednesford Hills and the Museum grounds.
Museum of Cannock Chase Valley Road Hednesford Cannock WS12 1TD
Sat 4 Sep 21

Plant Fair at The Dorothy Clive Garden on Sun 29 & Mon 30 August 2021

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Offering better than HALF PRICE ENTRY to the gardens and the Plant Hunters' Fair this is one of the best loved garden events in the area with a winning line up of the best nurseries around, a
The Dorothy Clive Garden Willoughbridge nr Newcastle Under Lyme TF9 4EU
Sun 29 Aug 21

Newcastle under Lyme Funtopia

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Funtopia is a fantastic fun-packed event which is perfect for tots to tweens. Filled with bouncy castles, activity inflatables, under 5's area, Nerf Wars and much more!
Brampton Park, Newcastle under Lyme ST5 0QP
Sat 28 Aug 21

A tribute to Freddie Mercury - Including 3 course dinner and disco

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A tribute to Freddie Mercury - Including 3 course dinner and disco Gary Goodmaze returns with his tribute to Freddie Mercury which includes a 3 course dinner and disco A truly stunning and exhilarating experience.
The Pavilion at Branston Golf & Country Club, Burton Road, Burton-on-Trent DE14 3DP
Fri 27 Aug 21

Craft & Gift Marquee at Staffordshire County Show - Sold Out

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Craft & Gift Marquee at Staffordshire County Show We are delighted to be organising the Craft & Gift Marquee at this year's Staffordshire County Show - it's a great day out for all the family!
Staffordshire Showground ST18 0BD
Wed 25 Aug 21

Mr Ford's Farm at Ford Green Hall

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Come and meet a selection of animal with the 'Farm on Wheels'.Find out what life was like on a 17th century farm.Look around the Hall and do our Childrens trail
Ford Green Road ,Smallthorne ST6 1NG
Sun 22 Aug 21

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