What's on inBurslem

Welcome to Burslem

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Burslem - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Burslem to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Burslem

05
MAR
Collabro
Victoria Hall

Collabro at Victoria Hall in Stoke on Trent on Thursday 05 March 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Collabro live in the knowledge…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Gandey's Thrill Circus
Britannia Stadium

A fabulous family treat for Stoke‐On‐Trent this March Gandeys the countrys largest Big Top entertainment organisation is returning to Stoke after more than 15 years with a super‐charged action‐packed all human circus of THRILLS Featuring a special gust appearance from…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08432 080500
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08
MAR
The Masonic Hall Wedding Fair
Oakleigh House

Free admission to a great wedding fayre a range of local suppliers will be exhibiting so you can make your wedding day special A fun filled day of food drink and freebies. Free parking either at venue or in free local car…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07975 623316
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12
MAR
Paul Weller
Victoria Hall

Famed for his success with the band The Jam from 1976‐82 Paul Weller is considered to be a successful national rather than international musician. His lyrics are rooted in British culture and he is often…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
Alan Carr
Lyceum Theatre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
MAR
Australian Pink Floyd
Victoria Hall - Stoke-On-Trent

Australian Pink Floyd is the band to see when it comes to Pink Floyd tributes. More than just an average cover band Aussie Pink Floyd meticulously strives to recreate the ground‐breaking work of the iconic…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
MAR
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Victoria Hall

Emerging back in 1988 the original and credible Floyd act TAPFS has been getting bigger and better ever since. The band were described by Floyd drummer Nick Mason on BBC 5 Live as Very…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
MAR
Joan Armatrading
Victoria Hall

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAR
Sandbach Concert Series March Concert
St Mary's Hall

CALIENTE TRIO Clare Southworth ‐ Flute Andy Scott ‐ Saxophone Lauren Scott ‐ Harp.Includes 30 minute spotlight concert featuring talented young musicians from Sandbach. Art Exhibition during interval and raffle in aid of good causes. Pre‐concert menu available at La Casa Vecchia.…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01270 111111
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30
MAR
Simple Minds
Victoria Hall

Scottish rock band Simple Minds were at the peak of their popularity in the early 1990s. The band are thought to have sold more than 40 million albums world wide and are famed for 80s…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
APR
Young Guns
The Sugarmill

English alternative rock group 'Young Guns' hail from High Wycombe Buckinghamshire. Their debut album was released in 2010 and titled 'All Our Kings are Dead'. The success of this album lead to sell‐out tours across…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
APR
U2 2
The Box Crewe

U2 2 will be back at The Box in April. The worlds top tribute to U2 recognised by U2 and name‐checked by Bono. Past clients include BBC1 ITV1 RTE SKY 2012 Olympics Blackberry Pernod‐Ricard Chivas Group.The band will play numbers from all…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01270 257398
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04
APR
Lee Nelson
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur tele im coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b bigga betta …

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

10
APR
The Magic of Motown
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre

The Magic of Motown at Stafford Gatehouse Theatre in Stafford on Friday 10 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
APR
Keele Soul All Nighter
Keele University

The Keele Northern & Modern Soul All NighterSaturday 18th April 2015Venue address : The Keele University S.U. Keele Staffs St5 5BGfind us between junctions 15 & 16 off the M6 Advance tickets : £15 eachWebsite for booking and enquiries : www.keeleallnighters.co.ukContact the…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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25
APR
The 35th Carole Nash International Motorcycle Show
Staffordshire County Showground

The flagship event of the classic motorcycling calendar the Carole Nash International Classic MotorCycle Show is well into its fourth decade and is still going strong.Welcoming the very best that classic British motorcycling has to offer Staffordshire County Showground plays host to…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01507 529529
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29
APR
Sandbach Concert Series April Concert
St Mary's Hall

SOLEM QUARTET String quartet who won the 2014 Royal OverSeas Ensemble competitionIncludes 30 minute spotlight concert featuring talented young musicians from Sandbach. Art Exhibition during interval and raffle in aid of good causes. Pre‐concert menu available at La Casa Vecchia. Plenty of…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01270 111111
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04
MAY
Derren Brown
Regent Theatre

Derren Brown is a British illusionist and magician born in London England. While at university a show performed by hypnotist Martin Taylor inspired him to learn the art of illusion hypnosis and sleight of…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
MAY
Dylan Moran
Regent Theatre

Dylan Moran star of Black Books Shaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011. Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
MAY
Kings Hall Stoke-All Dayer
Kings Hall

A spectacular Northern Soul All Dayer featuring some the UKs Best Loved Soul Venue. DJs in 2 rooms. 5pm‐2amTickets £10. 12.50 on the door No refunds or exchanges Please Note: You can pre‐order tickets up to Tuesday May 11th to receive by…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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23
MAY
Charity Evening
Cranage Hall

Charity Evening on Saturday 23rd May 2015 7pm until late at Cranage Hall Hotel Holmes Chapel Cheshire raising money for St Lukes Hospice Cheshire.Arrival Drink3 Course DinnerEntertainmentCasino TableOn site photographerRaffleAuction…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 058656
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27
MAY
Sandbach Concert Series May Concert
St Mary's Hall

AQUARELLE GUITAR QUARTET A welcome return to Sandbach by this amazing guitar quartetIncludes 30 minute spotlight concert featuring talented young musicians from Sandbach. Art Exhibition during interval and raffle in aid of good causes. Pre‐concert menu available at La Casa Vecchia. Plenty…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01270 111111
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02
JUN
UB40
Victoria Hall

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
JUN
Sandbach Concert Series June Concert
St Mary's Hall

LINDA RICHARDSON & FRIENDS An evening of song by the UKs top opera singersIncludes 30 minute spotlight concert featuring talented young musicians from Sandbach. Art Exhibition during interval and raffle in aid of good causes. Pre‐concert menu available at La Casa Vecchia.…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01270 111111
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14
JUL
Kevin Bridges
Lyceum Theatre

At 24 years of age Kevin Bridges is one of the most popular up and coming comedians in the country. His big break came at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he won the So you…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
AUG
Firework Champions
Capesthorne Hall

Now in its 3rd year right here at Capesthorne Hall ‐ 4 great firework displays Three of the UKs best firework companies compete against each other with a 10 minute firework display choreographed to music followed by a finale display from organisers…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01327 876037
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26
OCT
Whistle Down The Wind
Daneside Theatre

After Congleton Musical Theatres recent terrific success with Anything Goes we are proud to announce our next production Whistle Down the Wind with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Jim Steinman. This promises to be a very special show and…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07795 552642
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06
NOV
Diversity
Regent Theatre

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous. They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Aerial Extreme

Ever fancied swinging about, high up in the trees Now's your chance with our tree‐mendous course at the Trentham Estate. All ages are guaranteed a bucket load of fun. How much can you handle Swing by and find outJoin us for a unique, exciting and fun packed experience…

Churnet Valley Railway

'The Railway in the Valley'. Cheddleton Station is located towards the northern end of the current Churnet Valley line and is the headquarters of the railway. It is one of only three original Churnet Valley Stations that have survived demolition in the 1960s and 1970s the other…

Foxfield Light Railway

The Foxfield Light Railway is one of the UKs earliest heritage railways. The line was built in the 1890s and unlike many lines which follow valleys, the Foxfield Railway maintains a 5 mile round journey which boldly crosses open moorland, hills and woodland. This results in spectacular…

Wedgwood Visitor Centre

The Wedgwood Visitor Centre is a fascinating and revealing insight into a pottery renowned throughout the world. A great social and environmental reformer, he built for his potters a complete village, Etruria, with good housing and a modern factory.The tour follows the entire production process from raw…

Biddulph Grange Garden

Designed in the mid‐19th century by James Bateman to display specimens from his extensive and wide‐ranging plant collection, the garden is set out in a series of connected 'compartments'. Visitors are taken on a journey of discovery through tunnels and pathways to individual gardens inspired by countries around…

Borough Museum and Art Gallery

Hidden in Brampton Park less than half a mile from the town centre lies Newcastle‐Under‐Lymes local history museum featuring over 2000 years of Borough history.Set in beautiful parkland the Museum and Art Gallery has something for everyone. Alongside our temporary exhibitions programme we have galleries depicting the rich…

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