The father of the modern circus – Philip Astley’s life and legacy is celebrated at the Brampton Museum, Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Celebrations across the county took place today in honour of Staffordshire Day!
Every year on the 1st of May, Staffordshire comes alive with a variety of events to celebrate everything that is great about the county – and this year was no different.
Across the nation people may be experiencing ‘Paraskevidekatriaphobia’, the fear of Friday the 13th. It’s a day in which people will be trying their very best to avoid black cats and walking under ladders. But, where does the famous unlucky ‘Friday the 13th’ originate from?
There are many aspects that form a great circus; clowns, music, dancers, but arguably one of the most important is the costumes.
Not only do the costumes add to each circus theme, they also need to be made to withstand ropes, acrobatics and quick changes.
One of the last people alive to have worked with legendary English rock band, The Beatles, has lifted the lid on his time spent with the group.
This week has been all about celebrating women and the progress that has been made for gender equality. However, most people have been celebrating celebrities, but what about looking a bit closer to home?
You may have seen #Vote100 floating about on social media over the past few weeks, but what is it all about?
2018 marks 100 years since Parliament passed a law allowing the first women, and all men to vote for the first time. #Vote100 is the hashtag being used to celebrate this milestone.
The people of Stoke-on-Trent have today bidden a fond, temporary farewell to the iconic Spitfire plane, a feature of the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery since 1986.
Theresa May has named March 29th, 2019 as the date that the UK is going to depart from the European Union.