The study and appreciation of the life, works and times of Arnold Bennett

Category Archive: Bursley

Heritage Open Days – Bennett’s Burslem

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Although lockdown is easing, organisations are still having to be creative in thinking of alternatives to planned events.  Heritage Open Days are going ahead this year in virtual form and the Society is involved in Stoke-on-Trent’s offering.  Ray Johnson of Staffordshire Film Archive and Society Vice President, also chairs the local HOD group and is […]

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Beautiful Bursley

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There are two current projects highlighting the cultural heritage of Burslem – Arnold Bennett’s ‘Bursley’.  Burslem is known as the ‘Mother Town’ in Stoke-on-Trent because of its primacy in the history of the pottery industry.  It is home to some of the city’s architectural gems, such as the Wedgwood Institute.   The first is a […]

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