Hanley is the city centre of Stoke-on-Trent and is home to the Regent Theatre, Victoria Hall and the Mitchell Arts Centre as well as the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery. A large shopping and entertainment centre includes hundreds of shops as well as a cinema and various restaurants.

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New five-year lease being finalised for homeless shelter

A new lease for a major accommodation shelter is being finalised in Stoke-on-Trent. The Macari Centre, situated on Regent Road in Hanley, opened in February 2016 after former Stoke City manager Lou Macari made it...

Aladdin Review

Aladdin at the Mitchell Arts Centre is very much a Panto with Stoke-on-Trent at its heart. There are references to the Pottery industry throughout, as well as buoyant songs about the local towns and businesses. And...

Sleeping Beauty Review

Sleeping Beauty at The Regent has glitz, glamour, humour and an all-round fabulous cast. The regular Stokey Christmas panto duo - Jonny Wilkes and Christian Patterson - along with the the delightful and convincing Kai...

Narnia Characters at the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

Children will be transported to a magical land of fauns and talking animals as the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery conjures up a Narnia-inspired event. Families can join familiar characters from The Lion, The Witch...

Festive fun at Stoke-on-Trent Markets

Shoppers visiting their local markets this Christmas could be in with chance of winning £100. Indoor markets in Stoke, Hanley, Longton and Tunstall are getting into the Christmas spirit with some magical events and visits from...

Late night festive extravaganza at Hanley Market

A snow lion, Santa visiting from the North Pole and Christmassy artisan traders are just a few of the festivities happening at Hanley Market’s late night extravaganza. The indoor market will be holding a late...

Unwanted beds needed for charity Emmaus North Staffs

Charity Emmaus North Staffs are appealing for unwanted beds and mattresses to be donated to their Emmaus Furniture Mine store in Hanley. The charity - which helps to support the most vulnerable in society, in...

60s Legends Unite at Victoria Hall

Re-live the magic of the 1960s this November as five chart-topping acts from that memorable decade bring their biggest hits to the Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent! Join Herman’s Hermits, The Merseybeats, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders, The Marmalade and Love Affair’s...

The Exorcist Review

The Exorcist at The Regent - will have you jumping out of your seat in the first thirty seconds - Review by Mel Osbourne. The reputation of the 1973 Exorcist film has always gone before...

New Generation of escape rooms in Hanley

Horror fans can now experience a new generation of escape rooms in Hanley.  The Paralysis Escape Rooms are set to test fear levels during the one-hour horror themed games which are only suitable for adults. The...

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