Olympic torch lights up Staffordshire

There will be an action packed evening celebration here in Stoke-on-Trent as part of the official London 2012 Torch Relay on Weds 30 May 2012. The following morning on Thurs 31 May the Torch leaves the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery at 7am to go onto its next destination.

Olympic Torch Relay

This once in a lifetime event will see the Olympic flame carried through the streets of Stoke-on-Trent, one of 66 official evening celebration sites at locations across the UK.

Click here for more information about how to get tickets for the evening event show.

Did you know that Stoke-on-Trent is only an hour and a half on the train from London, Euston so why not try and make time to come and visit here during the London Olympics. Come and see gold in Stoke-on-Trent – the unique Staffordshire Hoard, the most valuable Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found. www.visitstoke.co.uk

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The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Diamond JubileeThe Queen’s Diamond Jubilee is just around the corner in June 2012. Did you know that the manufacturers chosen to produce the fine china for the Royal College are based in Stoke-on-Trent? We’ve already put together a great Royal itinerary that you can download so you can see some of the commemorative ware actually being made. The tour takes in Moorcroft, Emma Bridgewater, Wedgwood Visitor Centre and Museum, and the Trentham Estate. Download your copy of the intinerary.

Don’t forget we are still running our ‘Does your gran look like the Queen’ competition. All you have to do to enter is to send in a picture of anyone you know who looks like the Queen. Click here for more details on how to enter and some of the great prizes.

Happy Easter

Easter in Stoke-on-TrentIf you’re out and about in Stoke-on-Trent over the Easter weekend enjoy some of the great 2 for 1 special offers available at some of our fantastic attractions including Trentham Monkey Forest and the Wedgwood Visitor Centre and Museum.. One day is just not enough to see everything that the area has to offer. Click here to see the special offers.

Stuck for ideas about where to visit or want to know what’s on over the bank holiday weekend? Simply search our event listings.