Category: Heritage

Rural scenes of Eccleshall

Rural scenes of Eccleshall by Senior Museums Officer, Chris Copp at Staffordshire Past Track Here’s a selection...

A modest man of courage

This year is not only the centenary of the end of the First World War but also...

A Father’s Vantage Point

This year marks a shift in the life of Ken Durham, former owner of Stone-based Abbey Picture...

Alleyne’s Grammar School Reunion

Front row:- Barbara (née Boulton) Oakley; Mary (Woodman) Chicken; Ethne (Rochelle) Jeffs; Sylvia (Thompson) Hughes; Geoff Oakley....

Sandon Hall to host exclusive first showing of WWI documentary

History fans can be among the first to see a fascinating new World War One documentary in...

WIN A SHORT BREAK FOR FOUR – CANAL CRUISING COMPETITION

Canal Cruising Company Celebrates 70 Years In Business One of Stone’s longest established businesses celebrates a milestone...

Heritage footwear brand, Lotus, returns to Stone for Autumn Winter 2017!

Lotus, the UK’s oldest footwear heritage brand is proud to announce the launch of their latest highly...

COUNTDOWN TO UK’S BIGGEST FESTIVAL OF HISTORY AND CULTURE HERITAGE OPEN DAYS CELEBRATES ALL OUR STORIES ACROSS THE WEST MIDLANDS

7-10 September2017    www.heritageopendays.org.uk     #allourstories From the Cider Museum in Hereford to narrow boats in...

50 Years Wed – AN  OULTON CELEBRATION

Oulton village residents, Denise & Malcolm Phillips will have reached 50 years of married life, on 23rd...

Rebellion at the Castle – Sunday 20 August 2017

Rebellion at the Castle – Sunday 20 August 2017 11am to 5pm at Stafford Castle, Newport Road, Stafford,...

Mystery of Alleynes Flag

Pupils arriving at Alleynes on the last day of term, July 1952, were startled to see a...

Slice of local history for sale with auction of Trentham Estate’s 1871 account book

A Trentham Estates accounts book dating from 1871 is set to come under the hammer at Staffordshire...

SEVEN DECADES OF STONE’S TOWNSWOMEN’S GUILD

There has been a Townswomen’s Guild in Stone since 1947. Two Guilds existed in Stone originally, the...

The Splendour of Ancient Egypt – 27 June to 9 September

An exploration of the art and culture of Ancient Egypt. The past brought to life through rare...

‘Food through the Ages event at High House’ 24th June

Meet our costumed characters and learn about food and dining in the Tudor, Stuart, Georgian and Victorian...

Do you have memories of Swynnerton?

Swynnerton & Yarnfield WI are proposing to develop a local history information board for Swynnerton featuring Frobisher...

History Exhibition entitled Tudor Times: Life in Stafford Under the Tudors

A history exhibition entitled ‘Tudor Times: Life in Stafford Under the Tudors’ takes place between 25 April...

Hammer falls on rare lithograph of ‘lost’ masterpiece at £6,500

A rare lithograph of Royal Academy artist David Roberts’ (1796-1864) ‘The Siege and destruction of Jerusalem’ was...