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Welcome to the May issue of Staffordshire Life!

The May issue of Staffordshire Life is a bumper issue packed full of the things we know you love! From a 20-page gardening special and an extensive property section featuring the beautiful Caverswall ...

  1. Man with a cow

    Family fun at Staffordshire County Show

    More than 70,000 people are expected to flock to this year's Staffordshire County Show for an amazing few days where town meets country for an extravaganza of events which promises to have something f...

  2. Smiling woman with straight long hair

    Simple and stylish rain proof hairstyles

    Although we seem to have avoided the infamous April Showers so far, we all know that we can't rely on the British weather being lovely and sunny all summer. So with rain forecast, we've spoken to the ...

Staffordshire Bride

  1. Rizwan and Aliyah

    A Traditional Muslim wedding

    Staffordshire's Deputy Lieutenant Hifsa Haroon Iqbal MBE DL married 25 years ago. Here she describes her son's wedding in 2013 — and the importance of the celebrations.

  2. Carrie Taylor and Richard Hinton at their wedding

    Real Wedding: Roses are red

    When Carrie Taylor and Richard Hinton met whilst on a night out, they knew instantly they were a match made in Hednesford.

    1. Wedding Planner Blog: Engagement party tips
    2. Get organised guys - Planning your wedding is now a joint venture
    3. Real Wedding: Love on the golf course
    4. Wedding Planner Blog: Wedding day timings
    5. Creative cakes by Debbie Marland, The Iced Maiden of Stoke-on-Trent

Your Pictures

  1. Staffordshire pictures

    The Roaches

    Here in Staffordshire we are lucky enough to live and work in a county which has beautiful and stunning scenery – from the Moorlands and the Peak District to our towns and villages

Food and Drink

  1. RECIPE: Rose petal jam

    A jar of jam

    Rose petal jam is a lovely and delicate treat with warm crusty bread or dolloped onto a fresh scone.

  2. RECIPE: Strawberry Pavlova

    Strawberry Pavlova

    Impress the whole family with this show stopping dessert. Indulgent, light and topped with gorgeous strawberries, this delicious recipe is a great reminder that summer is right around the corner

 

Lifestyle

  1. Caverswall Castle

    FOR SALE: £3million Caverswall Castle

    USUALLY when I visit someone in their home I ring the doorbell or knock on the door and the person inside answers. But at Robin Macdonald's home things are, let's say, slightly different.

    1. Farmyard tales from Denstone
    2. Review of Beatle's show Let it Be at Stoke's Regent Theatre
    3. Summer beauty trends and how to get them at home
    4. Marks & Spencer's new Leading Ladies campaign features Emma Thompson and Annie Lennox
    5. WIN Welligogs designer boots worth £179
  1. Rising success of Stoke-on-Trent cake maker

    cake makers

    Peeking through the window at The Little Vintage Tea Room in Bucknall, several tables can be seen with pretty floral table cloths and napkins and a variety of tea cups and teapots all carefully arrang...

Wedding Fayres

A list of wedding fayres

A list of wedding fayres

Here you'll find details of Wedding Fayres takign place all year round... think of all the fun and samples to be had!

What's On

  1. Features

    1. Dinosaurs in Stoke-on-Trent
    2. Review:’ Entertaining Mr Sloane’ at the New Victoria Theatre, Newcastle under Lyme
    3. WIN pottery queen Emma Bridgewater's debut book
    4. Review: The Memory of Water at The New Victoria Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent
    5. Review: The Spa at Alton Towers
    6. Happy 25th Birthday to the Internet!
    7. Staffordshire country singer Fiona Culley heads to Nashville
  2. Events

    1. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
      Times: From  Fri, April 18 2014  to  Thu, April 24 2014
    2. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
      Times: From  Fri, April 18 2014  to  Thu, April 24 2014
    3. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
      Times: From  Fri, April 18 2014  to  Thu, April 24 2014
    4. Escape From Planet Earth
      Times: From  Fri, April 18 2014  to  Thu, April 24 2014
    5. The Love Punch
      Times: From  Fri, April 18 2014  to  Thu, April 24 2014