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
  • December, 13th 2017

    Christmas Customs
    - Speaker: Bill Durose


  • January, 10th 2018

    The Story of Stoke-on-Trent and Lidice.
    - Speakers: Alan & Cheryl Gerrard.


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:
  • Nov 2107 - Added pictures to presentation page
  • Nov 2017 - 2018 Talks page added
  • Nov  2017 - Added articles on George Hotel & The Swan




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