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Christmas Events In and Around Staffordshire 2015

Whether you have children or not, it’s nice to get out and about around the Christmas period and see all things seasonal to get you in the Christmas mood! Here are a few festive events that you can attend over the coming weeks in around Staffordshire: Christmas at World of Wedgwood Come here for relaxing meal or fun Christmas activities, and maybe do a spot of Christmas shopping! All of their weekend Christmas Activities will be available on 5th & 6th, 12th & 13th and 19th & 20th December 2015.... Read More

Homebuilding show in London 21/09/2015
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Home Building and Renovating Show at ExCel London, 25th-27th Sept

Whether you’re remodelling the internal layout of your Victorian terrace, planning an extension to your country cottage or just wanting some inspiration for your period property renovation, then it might be a good idea to attend the Home Building and Renovating Show at ExCel London on the 25th-27th September. The Home Building and Renovation Show at Excel is the UK’s biggest self-build and renovating event and is a great place to get expert advice, new products, innovative ideas and a range of seminars all relating to home building and renovating.... Read More

BBC program in stoke 16/09/2015

New BBC Show The Great Pottery Throw Down Filmed In Stoke

BBC Two and the production company behind the Great British Bake Off have created a pottery version of the hugely popular baking program titled The Great Pottery Throw Down. The series is filmed in Middleport factory which is just down the road from our very own Phoenix Works Potbank in Longton. The home to Burleigh pottery, in Staffordshire is where contestants will compete to be the best prized potter over the 6 part series. Hosted by popular presenter Sara Cox, the budding potters will be judged by British ceramic designer Keith Brymer Jones... Read More

Collectors Fair in Newark 14/07/2015
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Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair

For those of you who like to furnish your home and garden with the odd authentic period item or for those just want to have a mooch about, the Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair is a fantastic day out for both parties. It is Europe’s biggest antique fair with up to 2500 inside and outside stalls. From chandeliers and rugs, to sports memorabilia and paintings, not to mention the finest of antique furniture – the possibilities are endless! Even if you do not buy anything, it can give you... Read More