Archive for May, 2012
Comedy fans in Stafford will get the chance to hear new material from Kevin Bridges when he tries out gags ahead of his 2012 tour.
The Gatehouse Theatre will welcome the Scottish funnyman on June 29 as he finalises his act ahead of a full UK and Ireland tour.
Local performers will take centre stage as the Jubilee celebrations come to Victoria Park in Stafford.
Jemma Johnson will take to the stage from 2pm to 3pm before Sophie Bohanan takes over the microphone from 3pm to 4pm.
Stoke-on-Trent College is celebrating after its performing arts department was given top marks by assessors.
Representatives from the Arts Council said the teaching team “demonstrated an excellent commitment to providing high quality arts provision”.
The golden era of Motown will be revisited at the Stafford Gatehouse.
Music from the likes of the Supremes, Temptations, Four Tops, Jackson 5, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye will be performed as the Magic of Motown show comes to the theatre.
Potential candidates for the police and crime commissioner elections have taken part in a hustings event in Burton.
Michael Poulter MBE, a former chair of the Police Authority, and Stoke-on-Trent City Councillor Joy Garner spoke to members of the Burton and Uttoxeter Labour Party.
Young choir singers from Stoke-on-Trent’s German twin city will be performing as the Potteries welcomes the Olympic flame.
The 52-strong group from Erlangen will sing in the Hanley Park bandstand as the 1,000-strong community parade arrives in Hanley Park on May 30.
Two ambulance workers have scooped a national golf prize.
Murray MacGregor and John Hawker were the winning duo in the Intergraph National Pairs competition in Harlow.
Tickets to Stoke-on-Trent’s Olympic flame celebration have sold out.
The final 1,000 places were snapped up this morning (May 23) and a capacity 12,000 crowd will now welcome the London 2012 torch relay to Hanley Park on May 30.