Burslem

Burslem is one of six towns in Stoke-on-Trent and is home to Port Vale Football Club as well as various bars and restaurants. Various art exhibitions and festivals take place at the Burslem School of Art in the town which is also known as the Mother Town.

Local News

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Stoke-on-Trent parks receive prestigious award

Three Stoke-on-Trent parks have been recognised for their beauty in a national competition. Burslem Park, Longton Park and Park Hall Country Park are among 1,970 UK parks and green spaces – and 131 in 13...
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Tourism Honour for Iconic Poppies Sculpture at Middleport Pottery

Civic leaders have been presented with one of the county’s highest tourism awards in recognition of the stunning success of an iconic ceramic poppies sculpture. More than 122,000 people visited Poppies: Weeping Window at Middleport Pottery in...
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Burslem’s Wes Leavy and his Boxing Journey

Wes Leavy repeatedly asked himself the questions - “Am I good enough? Can I do it?” At the time  Wes, of Burslem weighed around 20 stone and did little exercise. But after himself, family...
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Boxing For Brilliance

Exercise and discipline often come hand in hand and can help towards changing a persons life in more ways than one. At T6 Fight Club, in Burslem that is exactly what staff aim to...
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A Leopard With No Spots To Change

The Leopard Inn - once a public house and hotel - reported to not only be haunted but to have also been the meeting place of some influential historical figures. Stories within the walls...
Ghost tour of The Leopard Inn, in Burslem

A Friday Night Feast of Fear

It’s not every day you get the opportunity to explore the hidden rooms of a public house, to nosey into the back rooms of a world often kept secret from the wandering eye. A...

Westport Lake – A Wildlife Wonder

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Looking to blow away those morning cobwebs or blow away the winter blues? Looking to stretch the legs of your canine companion or have...

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