Welcome to the Burslem History Club

The Burslem History Club meets every second Wednesday in the month in the Arnold Bennett Suite at the Leopard Hotel, Market Place, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs.

The doors open at 7pm, the talks start at 8pm.

Admission is £1.50 for members & £2.50 for non-members.

Children from the age of 10 are welcome when accompanied by an adult.

Burslem History Club’s activities for 2017-18 are partly funded by the Community Foundation for Staffordshire.

Upcoming Talks
  • November, 14th 2018

    James Brindley: The Father of British Canal Engineering
    -Speaker: Shaun Farrelly

  • December, 12th 2018

    Walking Back to Happiness: Music of the 50's and 60's
    -Speaker: Holly Reynolds

Leopard Hotel
On the 8th March 1765, Josiah Wedgwood & James Brindley met at the Leopard Hotel to discuss the construction of the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Recent Updates:
Readers of Arnold Bennett, H. G. Wells, Charles Shaw and other contributors to local literature will be interested in a new wide-ranging, thought-provoking local literature course presented by Dr. Catherine Burgass. 
This is highly recommended by Burslem History Club.  There are only a few places left, but for more information, all interested parties should click on the link, STOKE-IN-PRINT

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