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What's On - events and festivals in Staffordshire

Need to know what’s on in Staffordshire? Look no further than our 2015 events calendar. Find the dates for key Staffordshire events such as V Festival, the Midlands Grand National, Alton Towers’ Fireworks or the quirky Abbots Bromley Horn Dance.

Staffordshire hosts a year round calendar of events and festivals from walking festivals to music festivals, country shows to the arts, fabulous food festivals, stunning well dressings and marvellous fairs and market days.

What's On now in Staffordshire >>>

 

A Tribute to Michael Jackson

A Tribute to Michael Jackson - SOLD OUT

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 29 Aug 2015

Make a Hot Summer Saturday Date with live music from A Tribute to Michael Jackson at Trentham this year It's going to be a 'Thriller, Thriller Night', so 'Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough'.

August Bank Holiday Weekend Activities

August Bank Holiday Weekend Activities

Stoke-on-Trent

Fri 28 - Mon 31 Aug 2015

Join us for a weekend all about birds ......We will be celebrating the use of birds in the designs and patterns created by Spode throughout their long history.

Big Weekend

Macclesfield

Sat 29 - Mon 31 Aug 2015

The Big Weekend starts on Saturday with the Wincle Beer Festival, on Sunday is the Big Tent Event and the country show is on Bank Holiday Monday.

Carousel by Southpaw Dance Company

Carousel

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 29 Aug 2015

Music, dance, drama combine for a stunning performance in which the performers use the carousel's revolving platform to flip, roll, dive and spin to an outstanding musical score

Decorating Club

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 29 Aug 2015

From January we’re running a very special Decorating Club, designed for 6-11 year olds and held every Saturday in our Decorating Studio.

Ipstones Agricultural Show

Leek

Sat 29 Aug 2015

Ipstones Agricultural Show celebrates its 65th annual show, with traditional agricultural judging classes, trade stands, classic cars, tractors, craft tent, tug of war and crowning of the Ipstones Agricultural Queen.

Lichfield Food Festival

Lichfield Food Festival

Lichfield

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Aug 2015

Sample some of Staffordshire's finest produce at Lichfield's free, two-day food festival. See demonstrations from top chefs and bakers, take part in our answer to Bake Off, try out the Real Ale Trail and browse more than 100 food stalls.

Make Do and Mend

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 29 Aug 2015

Find out about Victorian recycling and crafts, from rag rugging to using unusual cleaners like tea leaves and brick dust around the home.

Saturday Potters Club

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 29 Aug 2015

Come and join our Saturday Club! From 9.30am - 11.00am every Saturday morning, every child under 16 can decorate a piece of pottery and enjoy a soft drink to help those creative juices flow, all for just £7.00.

Stoke City v West Brom - Barclays Premier League

Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 29 Aug 2015

Stoke City host West Bromwich Albion at the Britannia Stadium in the Barclays Premier League.

World War 2 Weekends

Burton Upon Trent

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Aug 2015

To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War we will be hosting a range of special activities on Saturdays and Sundays between 25th July and Sunday 6th September.

Midsummer Moth Mornings

Leek

Sun 30 Aug 2015

If you've ever thought that moths are all just dull and brown then we have a surprise for you.

Miniature Railway Gala

Stoke-on-Trent

Sun 30 - Mon 31 Aug 2015

Our miniature railway is taking centre stage during this bank holiday weekend with a variety of miniature locomotives in operation, including steam and electric engines.

Popular Plant Hunters' Fair

Plant Hunter's Fair

Market Drayton

Sun 30 - Mon 31 Aug 2015

This very popular plant fair boasts top class nurseries including RHS Medal Winners and National Collection Holders offering a tremendous variety of plants.

'Pumping Station in Steam' Open Day

Burton Upon Trent

Sun 30 - Mon 31 Aug 2015

Join everyone at Claymills Victorian Pumping Station for one of their numerous steaming events. Particular highlights include: Engines in steam on site, two 80 tonne beam engines 5 store’s high, steam powered engineering workshop.

Samuel Pepys

Stoke-on-Trent

Sun 30 Aug 2015

Come and meet Samuel Pepys and listen to him telling you about life during The Great Fire of London

'Upstairs, Downstairs' Behind the Scenes Tour

Shifnal

Sun 30 Aug 2015

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a stately home? All will be revealed as one of our knowledgeable guides gives you a glimpse of the working life of the 17th century stately home in the 21st century.

Discovery Day - The Battle of Loos.

Lichfield

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Discovery day is focusing on the Battle of Loos. Uniform and weapon handling, lots of interactive activities and tours of the amazing WW1 trench system A great event for all of the family.

Free Monday Walks

Manifold Valley

Mon 31 Aug 2015

New for 2015 - join our friendly volunteer walk leaders for a 2 hour walk in the local area. No need to book, just meet us by the visitor centre at Ilam Park. Dogs on short leads welcome.

Mini Outdoor Festival

Mini Outdoor Festival

Stone

Mon 31 Aug 2015

We invite you to lounge on the lawn, munch on tasty BBQ food & sip cider with us this summer bank holiday.

Wedgwood Family Day

Wedgwood Family Day

Stoke-on-Trent

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Join our celebration of the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With free entry, activities and fun for all the family. Come and experience the new World of Wedgwood for yourself.

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