City of Culture

Stoke-on-Trent named as UK City of Culture 2021 finalist

Businesses, community groups and civic leaders are celebrating Stoke-on-Trent being named as a finalist for the UK City of Culture 2021 title. The news today sees the city edge one step closer to scooping the coveted accolade, after an announcement by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. There are just five cities left in […]

The Big Feast Returns With a Banquet of Brilliant Activity This August Bank Holiday!

Prepare for another amazing August Bank Holiday weekend as Appetite’s ‘The Big Feast’ returns to the streets of the city centre. Make sure you save the dates of Friday 25 and Saturday 26 August, as Appetite shares another smash-hit weekend of world-class music, theatre, dance and more. Two days that promise to be fun for […]

Sir Nicholas Serota Talks To 6 Towns Radio

Sir Nicholas Serota Talks To 6 Towns Radio New Arts Council England Chair Sir Nicholas Serota spoke to 6 Towns Radio’s Rob Ledgar following his recent visit to Stoke – on – Trent. Rob asked Nick about:- the visit to Stoke, the benefits of Appetite’s work in Stoke – on – Trent, the SOT2021 City […]

Stoke-on-Trent City of Culture 2021 | Paul Williams Interview

Stoke-on-Trent City of Culture 2021 | Paul Williams Interview On Saturday 26th November 2016 at 9:15am Paul Williams from the Stoke-on-Trent City of Culture team sat down with Dan and Chris from Saturday Breakfast to talk to them about the proposed bid to make Stoke-on-Trent City of Culture in 2021. Listen to the interview in […]

Stoke-on-Trent chosen to host critically-acclaimed artwork

Stoke-on-Trent chosen to host critically-acclaimed artwork A thought-provoking piece of art that was on display at Banksy’s Dismaland is coming to Stoke-on-Trent as part of a UK-wide tour. Acclaimed artist Jimmy Cauty’s The Aftermath Dislocation Principle (ADP) will be on show in the city centre between October 10 and 17. It will be located outside […]