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Weekly City Spotlight: Stoke on Trent

Stoke on Trent

Trentham Gardens and Estate

The City of Stoke on Trent is located in the English county of Staffordshire, and is commonly known as the Potteries having earned the title of the World Capital of Ceramics. Home to many attractions from the beautiful Trentham Gardens and Monkey Forest to an array of museums including the Gladstone Pottery Museum and Wedgwood Visitors Centre and Museum, the City’s Cultural Quarter provides a great selection of restaurants and cafes and is also where both The Regent and Victoria Hall Theatres are located.
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Weekly City Spotlight: Lichfield


Aerial View of Lichfield

The historic city of Lichfield can be found in the County of Staffordshire, situated to the North of Birmingham, and dates back to 669 following the arrival of Chad of Mercia.  With many places of interest to visit, this charming city offers a wealth of fine architectural delights, with areas such as the Market Square and Cathedral Close the location of many. With attractions including the stunning Cathedral, Erasmus Darwin’s House and Samuel Johnson’s Birthplace Museum, Lichfield also offers plenty of open spaces to explore, with Beacon Park hosting a range of events throughout the year.   With excellent shopping facilities set in beautiful surroundings, Lichfield makes an enjoyable and relaxing city break for all.

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