Culture

ALAN AYCKBOURN’S LATEST PLAY CONSTANT COMPANIONS SCRUTINIZES IMPACT OF AI ON HUMANITY

One of the UK’s most successful playwrights, Alan Ayckbourn, scrutinizes the consequences of artificial intelligence in his 89th play, Constant Companions.   Performed at the New Vic from Tuesday 24 October to 4 November, this topical production from the prolific playwright is also directed by the man himself.   Starring Georgia Burnell (Family Album), Andy …

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Staffordshire’s born Artist Charmaine Chaudry meets Staffordshire Living

On Friday Staffordshire Living’s Chrissie Woodward went along to meet up and coming artist Charmaine Chaudry. Charmaine is an emerging freelance portrait, landscape, and abstract artist, selling original canvas art and prints.  If the surname rings a bell it is probably because she is the youngest daughter of Mo Chaudry, famous for being the Staffordshire …

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The Friends of Staffordshire & West Midlands (North Sector) Army Cadet Force Trust Annual Regimental Dinner 25th March

The ‘Friends’ Regimental Dinner was a great success, raising £7,790 that will be used to remove barriers to engagement and progression within our local Army Cadet Force (ACF). The evening started with a Pre-Dinner Drinks reception sponsored by Ansons solicitors. This provided an opportunity for guests to network and chat with friends over a glass …

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THE WORLD’S FINEST HERITAGE ART POTTERY, MOORCROFT & CHANNEL 4’s THE GREAT POTTERY THROWDOWN

The Great Pottery Throw Down. Pictured: Rich, Keith & Siobhan with Moorcroft designer, Emma Bossons FRSA and Moorcroft tubeline artist, Gill Johnson. The Great Pottery Throw Down 2023 on Channel 4 will host the country’s famous art pottery, Moorcroft, on Sunday 5th March, Episode 9. Series 6 commenced with 12 new home potters with Siobhán …

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RHS Trentham Gardens as you’ve never seen it before in miniaturised 3D silver detail, showcased at Trentham for Craft in Focus™ fair

Trentham Gardens and other well-known geographic locations, miniaturised in precious metal as cuff-links, tie pins and pendants created by Sarah Evans Jewellery using SolidMaps™ 3D mapping technology will be showcased for the first time at Craft in Focus’s Trentham Gardens event from September 22 – 25 from 9.30am – 5pm daily on stand A34.Sarah Evans …

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Staffordshire Day a big success

Thousands of people from across Staffordshire turned out for the county’s seventh Staffordshire Day celebrations. It may have rained all day on Sunday, May 1 but the wet weather failed to put people off from enjoying the best of the region. A film festival, artisan markets and Instameets were among the events and activities on …

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Mortgage payment holiday

What is a mortgage ‘payment holiday’ and can I get one in light of Covid-19?

Things are so unstable in the economy at the moment but what does that mean for those of us with mortgages to pay? In these uncertain times the economy has gone into wartime measures, today we’re asking: what is a mortgage ‘payment holiday’? A mortgage payment holiday is where the mortgage repayment is deferred for …

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Rachel Shenton

5 reasons why we love actress Rachel Shenton

Here’s why we’re loving Staffordshire-born Hollywood starlet Rachel Shenton Move over Robbie Williams and Johnny Wilkes because Rachel Shenton is the new ‘Stokie’ making her mark in the great world of show biz. But this girl’s winning Oscars… The 31-year-old from Caverswall has catapulted into the media spotlight, but still finds the time to keep …

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