A Victorian Welcome to Christmas

Your Christmas in Stoke-on Trent officially starts on Thursday 17 November with a host of lively street theatre in the City Centre (Hanley) from 4pm-8pm, brought to you by Stoke-on-Trent City Centre BID in partnership with Appetite.


  • Stoke-on-Trent City Centre BID Christmas Tree
  • Free Victorian themed attractions, interactive theatre and roaming performers


  • The popular continental market on Market Square
  • Artisan market on Fountain Square
  • Fairground rides

The Potteries Centre will be joining the fun with some Christmas Selfie rooms themed for festive photo opportunities, a shining reindeer and late shopping.

All performances will be family friendly and accessible for wheelchair users, and there will be additional access features on some performances including audio description and BSL interpreter. Check the Appetite website at www.appetite.org.uk and our social media channels for more details as they are released.