News

  • Take the Art Trail

    Take the Art Trail around town. If you are a part of an organised group our Arts Advocate can organise a guided walk for you. Check out the Arts Advocate Page
  • Pop along to Art Stop!

    There's a whole load of great art workshops, activities, performances led by of artists and creative people, at Art Stop on Church Street and they're all free! Full programme now available on the web page.
  • Art Street

    Did you know that as part of Festival Stoke we are going to be putting up amazing artworks in the centre of Stoke, during July? Up the walls, around the corners, even popping up behind you!
  • Creative Cafe Saturdays

    On Saturdays leading up to the festival we've a fantastic community celebration showcasing food, arts, music, crafts, from across a range of cultures including all things traditionally Stoke. From Bangladeshi snack-making to Canal-boat art, and much more. Check out the page for full details.
  • Art Stop Programme

    We've now finalised the programme of events in Art Stop and you can download a copy from the webpage. We're based on Church Street, Stoke, so call in to enjoy getting creative! Open to all and free!
  • Head on over to Facebook!

    Keep up to date on loads of stuff going on for Festival Stoke, including the fab workshops in Art Stop, by visiting our Facebook page @festivalstoke
  • Main Stage Line-up

    We're excited to announce the line up for the main stage on Big Weekend Sunday 16th July! We've some fantastic bands for you to enjoy!
  • Big Weekend Map

    Here's a bright diagram to show you where the Big Weekend is! Or use the postcode ST4 4BU to find us.
  • Big Weekend Dates 2017

    Festival Stoke's Big Weekend 2017 will be on Saturday 15th July 11am - 4pm and Sunday 16th July 12noon - 6pm - we can't wait to see you there!
  • Chill out at Acoustic Cafe!

    We’ve booked a variety of hosts and musicians this year to bring a relaxed atmosphere to the festival cafe on the Big Weekend Sunday afternoon. There’s plenty of opportunity for you to join in too, so bring your voices and instruments, or simply sit and listen.
  • Opening Event Invitation

    You're invited to join us on Monday 3 July 3.30pm - 6.30pm at Art Stop (Church Street) Stoke. Celebrations and vintage bus rides! All free!
  • Say hello to this years Festival Artists!

    Find out about Festival Stoke's 2017 commissioned artists and their projects in the 'Festival Artist' section of this website.
  • Meet the Team!

    Want to know what we look like and what we do? head on over to our newly updated 'Meet the Team' section of the the website!