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Wildplay Summer 2010

Summer 2010!

Join us at the following locations to take part
in a variety of fun-packed environmental
activities, crafts and games!
Where and when?
Westport Lake – Thurs 29th July 10am-12pm
Fri 27th Aug 10am-12pm
Turnhurst Park – Tues 17th Aug 10am-12pm
Thurs 2nd Sept 2-4pm
Burslem Park – Thurs 12th Aug 10am-12pm
Weds 1st Sept 10am-12pm
All sessions run an open access policy so you can drop in at any time.
Children under 8 must be accommpanied by an adult.
Families welcome! Please wear suitable
outdoor clothing.
For more information contact Jenna on 01782 454192 or 07805

Click here to view a PDF which you can print out for your noticeboards.

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Burslem’s heritage trail

by John Webbe

Have you seen the information boards around Burslem town centre? Maybe you have seen the bright-green leaflets which proudly shout “Welcome to Burslem, Mother Town of the Potteries”? They form Burslem’s heritage trail.

I decided to follow this route with my retired parents and my then nearly-two-year old daughter as we enjoyed the sun shining bright overhead. There are nine heritage trail boards in total – seven around Burslem town centre and one each at Moorcroft & Middleport Pottery. I am not going to repeat any of the information on the heritage trail boards or in the leaflet, I’ll leave that to you to find out, but believe me, it’s worth it – there’s some fascinating information for even the most hardened Boslemite to learn!
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