Step back in time and witness a powerful portrayal of resilience and remembrance with "YIZKOR" at the New Vic Theatre, presented by New Vic Borderlines as part of the United Nations Holocaust Memorial Day 2024. Written and directed by Sue Moffat, this poignant play follows the journey of two teenagers, Ariella and Moshe, from May 1939 to May 1944. The narrative is crafted from letters, diaries, and testimonies of teenagers during the Holocaust, including the voices of Auschwitz and Dachau survivors Val and Ibi Ginsburg.

To enhance the immersive experience, every attendee will receive an empty Yizkor Passport, reminiscent of the era. This passport provides information about individuals and communities affected by the Holocaust, allowing audience members to acknowledge, respect, and remember. Running from the 22nd – 27th of January.

Get ready for a soulful night at the New Vic Theatre as chart-topping sensation Ruby Turner takes the stage on January 24th! Renowned for her hits including "If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)," "I'd Rather Go Blind," and the No. 1 hit single in the US R'n'B chart, "It's Gonna Be Alright," Ruby Turner is a musical powerhouse with an impressive career.

With a voice that's nothing short of extraordinary, Ruby Turner effortlessly captivates audiences across genres, from jazz to soul and R'n'B. Don't miss the chance to witness a performance that will leave you breathless. Secure your tickets now for a night of musical magic and timeless hits!

Discover the fascinating world of Raku ceramics at Gladstone Pottery Museum's upcoming workshop on January 27th! Ever dreamt of creating your own one-of-a-kind Raku-fired pot? Here's your chance! Join the Gladstone team for an enriching experience guided by an experienced ceramics tutor who will provide easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. All the necessary materials will be at your fingertips, making the creative process seamless and enjoyable. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned artist, this workshop promises a hands-on journey into the art of Raku firing. Unleash your creativity and craft a unique masterpiece to cherish. Don't miss this opportunity to dive into the world of Raku.

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the captivating exhibit, "Fresh Air for the Potteries: 150 Years of William Blake," at the Potteries Museum. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of photographer William Blake, this exhibition transports you to the heart of North Staffordshire's history and landscapes. With nearly 50 of Blake's iconic photographs and postcards on display, the showcase delves into Blake's career, his beliefs, and the social history of the early 20th century. Explore the Edwardian 'Postcard Craze' that swept the nation before World War I, featuring some of Blake's renowned 'smokies' capturing The Potteries landscape. The exhibition, curated from collections at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Keele University Library's Warrillow Collection, and Jon Heal's postcard collection, offers a rare glimpse into the past. Don't miss this unique opportunity to witness the legacy of William Blake's lens and the stories it unveils.

Embark on a virtual journey to the heart of enchanting performances with the live stream of Rusalka from the Royal Opera at the Mitchell Arts Centre. This exclusive live stream brings the magic of the Royal Opera directly to you, allowing you to experience the artistry and grandeur of world-class performances without leaving home. Don't miss the opportunity to witness the grace and talent of the Royal Opera, seamlessly brought to your screen by the Mitchell Arts Centre.




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