Staffordshire University - Stoke's inspiring seat of learning
The main campus of Staffordshire University is in Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent; a new Science and Technology facility was also opened in 2012 adjacent to the city’s railway station. The Shelton campus has its own nightclub, called LRV, and there’s a small film theatre, open to the public, situated on College Road, which hosts large lectures between showings of mainstream and independent movies.
Explore Stoke's pottery heritage
No visit to Stoke would be complete without exploring its pottery industry heritage. The perfect place to do so is the Gladstone Pottery Museum on Uttoxeter Road, where visitors can learn about the manufacture of bone china tableware and visit the last complete Victorian pottery factory in the country. You can also view demonstrations and try your hand at throwing a pot, plus there’s a pleasant café for refreshments.
Apetastic events at Trentham Monkey Forest
Also close to Staffordshire University is Trentham Monkey Forest, where 140 primates roam free in 60 acres of land, giving visitors a unique opportunity to observe these fascinating creatures up close, living as they would in their natural habitats. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Staffordshire University? Check out Travelodge Newcastle-Under-Lyme Central Hotel, Travelodge Stoke-on-Trent Trentham Hotel or Travelodge Stoke Talke Hotel.