June 12, 2013

Staffordshire University Fringe Festival

Staffordshire University Fringe Festival The Potteries Tile Trail has been taking part in Staffordshire University Fringe Festival 2013 thanks to a generous invite to get involved from Senior Lecturer Penny Vincent (Creative Communities Unit). Now in its second year - this extensive programme aims to celebrate creativity and ...

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May 26, 2013

Middleport Pottery

Middleport Pottery The Prince's Regeneration Trust generously invited The Potteries Tile Trail to view and photograph restoration work currently nearing completion at the historic Middleport Pottery, Burslem, Stoke-on-Tent and home of Burleigh - one of the City's most significant and exciting renewal initiatives. Matthew ...

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May 09, 2013

Film Night on the Tiles

Film Night on the Tiles More than 70 people attended 'Film Night on the Tiles' at Stoke Film Theatre last night including many of the volunteer community researchers involved in the project during the last two months. Thanks to Ray Johnson and the Staffordshire Film Archive ...

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May 03, 2013

Staffordshire Film Archive

Staffordshire Film Archive 7.45pm TONIGHT - Come and join us for a film night on the tiles! Staffordshire Film Archive and The Potteries Tile Trail project have joined forces to present a night of films about Stoke-on-Trent's internationally important tile and architectural ceramics industry. The national Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society is leading ...

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May 01, 2013

Creative Stoke

Creative Stoke Editor David Haden has established Creative Stoke as arguably the single most important and influential arts + creative industries resource in The Potteries (+ wider North Staffordshire area). He has sustained a vibrant and constantly updated news blog, opportunities listings and information website that has served the creative sector well for ...

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April 25, 2013

Enson Works

Enson Works CoRE (Centre of Refurbishment Excellence) is based at the restored and regenerated Enson Works, Longton (Stoke-on-Trent). It is an independent national centre for learning and skills development for the construction industry working in support of a low carbon UK. Heritage Lottery Fund has supported some of the building renovation ...

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April 22, 2013


Historypin The Potteries Tile Trail is using Historypin to record the community research team experiences, crowd sourced contributions and project stories. It will provide the basis for a portfolio of initial trails that will form The Potteries Tile Trail. Historypin is an amazing open culture resource that provides the basis for ...

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April 21, 2013


Twyfords Thank you Martin! Wonderful spot + photograph courtesy of Martin Ridge (Click on the image links below for more of Martin's work). This is where it was made in Stoke-on-Trent, England courtesy of  Click the link to view it on ...

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April 12, 2013


London The community research team visit to London was a wonderful finale to the end of phase 1 of The Potteries Tile Trail. A committed team of volunteers have been exploring the story of Stoke-on-Trent's tile and architectural ceramics history during the last three months. Four intense 'study visit' days have ...

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