expense. The Stoke-on-Trent Repertory Theatre is based in Stoke and puts on amateur productions. The previously city council-run Mitchell Memorial Theatre, based in Hanley, completed its £4.3m refurbishment in 2011 and is now known as the Mitchell Arts Centre. It is named in honour of one of the city's most famous sons, Reginald Mitchell, designer of the legendary World War II fighter plane, the Spitfire. Cinema There is an Odeon (Odeon Cinemas) multiplex cinema on Festival Park
, Liverpool, Lancashire). Their first recording was a flexi disc produced in 1964 for Rag Week at Hull University. This consisted of 3 tracks — one side featured "John Henry" and "All My Sorrows" with "Blood Red River" on the other side. They were most at home performing folk-style cover versions of songs, especially Bob Dylan compositions. Following graduation that year, they spent the summer working at the Devon Coast Country Club in Paignton, Devon, where they also performed most evenings on stage in the ballroom. Coincidentally, another musician also working there at that time was Liverpudlian Rod Pont (1942–2000), whose last band (Steve Day and the Drifters) had already played at The Cavern alongside The Beatles and had just split up following a stint at the Top Ten Club in Hamburg during the previous autumn. The railway station was a very quiet station not even advertised in timetables and was described by the NSR as a halt. Christiansen & Miller (#Christiansen1971) p. 307. The Churnet Valley platform was mainly used as an interchange platform with the St Edwards Hospital tramway using the other side of the platform. Passengers to and from Stoke-on-Trent used the platforms on the Stoke–Leek line and walked over to the Churnet Valley platform to catch a tram to the hospital. Passengers wishing to head south on the Churnet Valley line towards Uttoxeter would have to catch a northbound train to Leek and then return through Leek Brook on a south bound train. Early life Peter Coates was born in Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent, the youngest of 14 children. by morgan Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent
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is taken from the sponsors of the Stadium the Britannia Co-operative Bank (Britannia (former building society)). Along with hosting football matches, the stadium has played host to performers such as Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams and Elton John. The ground also holds conference and banqueting suites, the ''Delilah's Bar'', and a club shop selling Stoke City merchandise. *Lane End, Isle of Wight *Lane End, Staffordshire, a district of Stoke-on-Trent incorporated with Longton, Staffordshire in 1865. *Lane End, Surrey birth_date by morgan Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent
article-339261-detail article.html title Robbie doing it for the kids with awards date 19 September 2008 publisher ''The Sentinel (The Sentinel (Staffordshire))'' accessdate 8 August 2010 and also attended dance school UKDDF in Tunstall. He participated in several school plays, and his biggest role was that of the Artful Dodger in a production of ''Oliver!'' (Oliver (musical)). Williams is a lifelong supporter of Port Vale F.C
work Stoke-on-line publisher Stoke-on-Trent City Council accessdate 13 November 2006 Rail thumb left Stoke-on-Trent railway station, built 1848. (Image:Stoke-PB160864.JPG) Stoke-on-Trent railway station is a mainline station on the Stafford-Manchester Line (part of the West Coast Main Line between Manchester and London) and the Crewe-Derby Line. Virgin (Virgin Trains) Pendolino train 390029 is named after Stoke-on-Trent. The other railway stations
in the city are Longport (Longport railway station) and Longton (Longton railway station) both on the Crewe-Derby Line. Etruria station (Etruria railway station) was closed in September 2005. Bus Local public transport is provided almost exclusively by bus. Bus services are mainly operated by Potteries Motor Traction (First Potteries), now owned by FirstGroup under the name First Potteries. There are also several smaller companies operating bus services in the city
of the M6, Crewe, Northwich and Sandbach are served by the A54 (A54 road), A51 (A51 road), A49 (A49 road), A533 and A530 roads, these all eventually link up connecting the towns to the larger cities, including Stoke-on-Trent to the south. To the east of the M6 in Cheshire lies the Peak District, and towns such as Macclesfield and Congleton which are served by the A6 (A6 road (Great Britain)), A537, A536, A34 (A34 road (Great Britain)), A523 and A566 roads
to the 1980s. He was born in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England, where he started his artistic career as a china painter. He attended Burslem School of Art and progressed to the Royal College of Art. He worked as a vase painter at Royal Doulton in 1922 as he established his career as a society painter. He also became known for his etchings of pre-war Britain (UK), Italy and Spain. '''Edward "Ted" Hankey''' (born 20 February 1968 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire) is an English (England) darts player who is a two-time BDO World Professional Darts (BDO World Darts Championship) Champion. His nickname is '''The Count''' and his walk on music is ''Be On Your Way'' by DJ Zany. Darts Database Profile. by morgan Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent
. The three other component towns are Tunstall (Tunstall, Staffordshire), Longton (Longton, Staffordshire) and Fenton (Fenton, Staffordshire). Stoke-on-Trent is considered to be the home of the pottery industry in England and is commonly known as the Potteries (Staffordshire Potteries). Formerly a primarily industrial conurbation, it is now a centre for service industries (Tertiary sector of the economy) and distribution centres (Distribution (business)). History
-on-Trent initially applied for city status in 1925, citing its importance as the centre of the pottery industry, it was refused by the Home Office as it had fewer than 300,000 inhabitants. The decision was overturned, however, when a direct approach was made to King George V, who agreed that the borough ought to be a city. The public announcement of the elevation to city status was made by the King during a visit to Stoke on 4 June 1925.
Kingdom NUTS 3 region (code UKG23). Industry Pottery Since the 17th century, the area has been almost exclusively known for its industrial-scale pottery manufacturing. thepotteries.org Companies such as Royal Doulton, Dudson Ltd, Spode (founded by Josiah Spode), Wedgwood (founded by Josiah Wedgwood), Minton (Mintons Ltd) (founded by Thomas Minton) and Baker & Co. (founded
congenial work, and taught himself the rudiments of music. For a time he was organist
developed their characteristic drum beat, for which the D-beat subgenre is named. Roberts commented in 2004 that "I just wanna be remembered for coming up with that f-ckin' D-beat in the first place! And inspiring all those f-ckin' great Discore bands around the world!" Glasper, Ian (2004). ''Burning Britain: The History of UK Punk 1980-1984'', p. 175. Cherry Red Books. Discharge's inspiration for the style has led it to be referred to as "discore"
'''Stoke-on-Trent''' ( . Together with Newcastle-under-Lyme and Kidsgrove, Stoke forms the Stoke-on-Trent Built-up Area. With the neighbouring boroughs of Newcastle-under-Lyme (Newcastle-under-Lyme (borough)) and Staffordshire Moorlands, the three form North Staffordshire, which in 2011 had a population of 469,000.
The conurbation continues to be polycentric (Polycentrism), having been formed by a federation of six separate towns and numerous villages in the early 20th century. The settlement from which the federated town (it was not a city until 1925) took its name was Stoke-upon-Trent, where the administration and chief mainline railway station (Stoke-on-Trent railway station) were located. After the union, Hanley (Hanley, Staffordshire) emerged as the primary commercial centre in the city, despite the efforts of its rival, Burslem. The three other component towns are Tunstall (Tunstall, Staffordshire), Longton (Longton, Staffordshire) and Fenton (Fenton, Staffordshire).
Stoke-on-Trent is considered to be the home of the pottery industry in England and is commonly known as the Potteries (Staffordshire Potteries). Formerly a primarily industrial conurbation, it is now a centre for service industries (Tertiary sector of the economy) and distribution centres (Distribution (business)).