Longton is one of the six towns of Stoke-on-Trent. In the 1970s cabaret stars from around the world used to perform at nightclub Jollees whilst in the 1990s visitors used to flock to Shelley’s Laserdome. Queens Park can be found in Longton and Pheonix Works, situated in front of Longton Railway Station, is a refurbished Pottery Works which is home to several businesses.

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Season’s Greetings Review

An extended family combined with Christmas chaos, creates comedy gold in Season's Greetings at the New Vic theatre thanks to genius Alan Ayckbourn. As Christmas Eve gets underway finishing touches to the decorations at Neville (Matt Addis)…
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ADS Truck Parking Leading the Way with Top Class Facilities

ADS Truck Parking in Longton has been praised for the brand new driver welfare facilities which have been installed.
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Heritage buildings restored in Longton

Three precious heritage buildings in Longton are being restored for generations to come – with another in the pipeline.
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New arts opportunities to Cascade across Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke Creates has launched ‘CASCADE’, an initiative to support cultural development and participation across the city.
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Festive Makers’ Market at Gladstone Pottery Museum

The Makers Market returns to Gladstone Pottery Museum on Saturday 18 November 2023.
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Renovation of iconic historic site in Longton is good to go

Work to transform a derelict factory site in Longton, key to the story of ceramics since the late eighteenth century, has received approval from Stoke-on-Trent City Council. Developer OVI Homes will redevelop The Crown Pottery Works, later…
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Makers Market to return to Gladstone Pottery Museum

GLADSTONE Pottery Museum is to host a second Ceramics Makers Market following an initial popular event which took place earlier this year. The Makers Market was the first of its kind in over 10 years at the Museum and saw more than 2000 people…
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New cafe plans for Gladstone Pottery Museum

Plans have been lodged to launch a new café at Gladstone Pottery Museum – based inside a former shipping container. The container would have dual openings allowing it to serve both visitors to the Longton attraction and passers-by outside,…
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Funding boost for Gladstone Pottery Museum

Repairs and improvements will be carried out at an award-winning museum after it was chosen to receive emergency government arts funding. Gladstone Pottery Museum, in Longton, will benefit from a £25,000 cash injection after Stoke-on-Trent…