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Newcastle-under-Lyme is a vibrant market town in Staffordshire. The town is home to restaurants, bars and independent stores, sports and leisure facilities, a theatre and more. Various outdoor events take place in Newcastle-under-Lyme throughout the year from musical festivals to craft and food fairs. The New Vic Theatre is a short walk from the town centre where visitors can enjoy a range of acclaimed plays and productions in the round.

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Iconic Potters Arf is back and open for registration

Online entries for the Hanley Economic Building Society Potters ’Arf Marathon have opened following a launch which saw more than 400 people sign up in one day. Participants recently flocked to the Victoria Hall, in...

New Vic debut for Talke Pits born Director

Two, Jim Cartwright’s dark comedy, will be set in a Potteries-inspired pub complete with on-stage working bar when it is performed at the New Vic Theatre in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Behind the taps of their typically working-class...

Staffordshire’s leading college shortlisted for prestigious awards

Outstanding institutions and individuals from across the Further Education (FE) sector have been shortlisted for the prestigious Tes FE Awards 2020. Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) are finalists for the much-coveted title of ‘FE...

Art Friends link up for Newcastle-under-Lyme Exhibition

A friendship forged in the classroom over a shared love of art 40 years ago is one of the main inspirations for a new exhibition in Newcastle. 50 FORTY is a stunning selection of paintings,...

New Travel Agents in Town

Barrhead Travel, one of the UK’s leading travel agencies, is investing in the relaunch of a new travel agency in Newcastle-Under-Lyme, bringing five local ex-Thomas Cook staff back to work. The brand-new store located in...

Life Changes with Train Learn Go Stoke

TRAIN LEARN GO STOKE YOU may have thought about joining a gym, you may have even thought about changing your diet or even already tried several options in a personal mission to feel fitter and healthier. But...

Prince and the Pauper Tail Trail at the New Vic

The New Vic Theatre is hosting an enchanting interactive "Tail Trail" for families. The 45-minute adventure into the magical world of The Prince and The Pauper will take place in the theatre’s Studio until Saturday...

Poem – “Our Story” unveiled at award winning park

Young writers, who penned a poignant poem about women’s suffrage, have unveiled  their work at an award winning park in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The eleven learners from Newcastle College unveiled a plaque inscribed with their collaborative piece at...

Best Selling Author Dedicates Latest Book to Circus Legend

A New York Times best selling author has dedicated his latest book to the Father of the Modern Day Circus - Philip Astley. Astley, who was born in Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1742, has been celebrated worldwide as...

Spectacular New Vic Spring Season

A rare staging of an iconic fantasy horror, an uplifting new play about the life of a local hero, a dark comedy classic and a revival of one of their most popular productions make...

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