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

08
AUG
Jimmy Carr
Gawsworth Hall

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
AUG
Astle Park Traction Engine Rally
Astle Park

Anticipated Attractions Include: 50 x Steam Engines 400 x Classic Cars 200 x Vintage Commercials 60 x Land Rovers 250 x Classic Motorcycles 150 x Tractors Stationary Engines Miniature Steam Engines Military Section Model Boat Display with Pool Birds of Prey Saturday…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01751 200839
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09
AUG
Foxes Total Access Live
Betley Court Farm

Foxes Total Access Live at Betley Court Farm in Crewe on Saturday 09 August 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
AUG
Katherine Jenkins
Betley Court Farm

Katherine Jenkins first rose to stardom in 1998. She is a hugely popular Welsh Mezzo soprano and classical musician. Jenkins graduated with honours from the Royal Academy of Music then worked as a freelance singing…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
AUG
Firework Champions
Capesthorne Hall

Firework Champions: Firework Champions is an outdoor firework spectacular for all the family ‐ sucessfully run at other venues around the UK. Capesthorne Hall is the latest addition to the line up of venues. The event ‐ 4 great firework displays 3…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01327 876037
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31
AUG
Mind Body & Soul Fayre
The Lion & Swan Hotel

Join us for this energizing dayAngelic Reiki Unicorn Healing Astrology Feng Shui Flower Essences Violet Flame Reiki Atlantean Healing Usui Reiki Crystals Meditation Angels Spell Cast Jewellery Mediumship …

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07715 968878
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07
SEP
Lee Mack
Regent Theatre

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
SEP
Tracks to the Trenches
Apedale Valley Light Railway

First World War Centenary event commemorating the role of narrow gauge light railways and logistics in the First World War.It is planned to provide a large display of model railways period cinema living history displays trade stands and train rides.Presented to you…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 08450 941953
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13
SEP
John Bishop
Regent Theatre

Scouse comedian John Bishop was named best newcomer by BBC Radio Merseyside winning the North West Comedy award for best stand‐up in 2004. Since then he has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award.…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
SEP
Crewe Hall Wedding Fayre
Crewe Hall

Come and see a variety of the Northwest's premier wedding suppliers at one of our wedding fayres They are all on hand to offer advice and help make your wedding day a day to remember. We have two stunning catwalk shows showing…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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26
SEP
DragonForce
The Sugarmill

Dragons might be extinct but DragonForce has refused to go the same way. As other members leave for other endeavours others have remained to keep the backbone of the group strong.Formed in 1999 DragonForce has…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
SEP
Born Survivor in aid of Cystic Fibrosis
Capesthorne Hall

Born Survivor in aid of Cystic FibrosisBorn Survivor is a hardcore test of character teamwork and valour and we are the official charity partnerLocation: Greater Manchester Capesthorne HallSiddington MacclesfieldCheshire SK11 9JYDate: Saturday September 27 2014 Make no mistake Born Survivors not your…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03003 731100
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03
OCT
Eliza And The Bear
The Sugarmill

Eliza And The Bear at The Sugarmill in Stoke on Trent on Friday 03 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Eliza And The Bear tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
Bog Commander Mud Run and Obstacle Course Race
Heathylee House Farm

6km or 12km mud run and obstacle course race across this working hill farm in the glorious Peak District. Real bogs awesome terrain man made and natural obstacles and of course MUD MUD MUD. After party and camping. Walk…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0129 883659
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04
OCT
Kings Hall Stoke All Nighter
Kings Hall

The Kings Hall Stoke is now in its 17th year as the Worlds Best Attended Northern Soul All Nighter. Used extensively in the motion picture SOULBOY.Promoted by Goldsoul the All Nighter features 4 events per year and boasts an unrivalled DJ line…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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04
OCT
The Noise Next Door UK Tour 2014
Gatehouse Theatre

After six sell out Edinburgh Festival runs to huge critical acclaim the UK's premiere improv comedy troupe The Noise Next Door will be touring the UK starting on 8th May 2014 and culminating on 21st December 2014. The Noise Next Door are…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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08
OCT
Chris Ramsey
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre

Fresh from a complete sell‐out twice extended 2012 tour multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn Chris embarks on a brand new tour…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
OCT
The Sunshine Underground
The Sugarmill

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
OCT
21st Carole Nash Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show
Staffordshire County Showground

Guest of Honour: TBCWith the emphasis firmly on motorcycles from the 60s 70s and 80s; the Carole Nash Classic Motorcycle Mechanics show is getting bigger and better each year. With more than 30000 enthusiasts demonstrating the growing popularity in motorcycles from this…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01507 529430
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24
OCT
CLASSIC CLAPTON
Gatehouse Theatre

CLASSIC CLAPTON are the Worlds No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band. In 2014 they are touring throughout the UK.The band comprises 4 excellent musicians.The band was formed in 1985 in Newcastle upon Tyne long before the term tribute band was invented and…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01785 254653
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29
OCT
Little Comets
The Sugarmill

You know those cool guys from Little Comets right From their first single released in 2009 the british indie rock band Little Comets have come a long way. If you dont remember One Night in…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Dave Gorman
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
NOV
Jools Holland
Regent Theatre

Julian Miles Holland OBE DL was founder member of the band Squeeze but began his solo career as a pianist singer composer and band leader in the late 70s. In 1978 he co‐hosted The Tube…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
NOV
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Stafford Gatehouse Theatre live on Thursday 13 November 2014 in Stafford Staffordshire. To compare ticket prices for the Al Murray One Man One Guvnor event at Stafford Gatehouse Theatre see the list of…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
NOV
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Regent Theatre

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
DEC
An Evening with Noel Fielding
Lyceum Theatre

An Evening with Noel Fielding at Lyceum Theatre in Crewe on Thursday 04 December 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
DEC
Catfish and the Bottlemen
The Sugarmill

Catfish and the Bottlemen at The Sugarmill in Stoke on Trent on Friday 05 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Catfish and the Bottlemen live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
DEC
The Bootleg Beatles
Victoria Hall

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits. Using film footage of…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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

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

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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