Stoke on Trent
As night falls the cultural quarter comes alive with activity in its restaurants, bars, clubs and theatres, including the magnificent Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall with their star-studded programmes of West End musicals, opera, drama, ballet and concerts.
Multi-screen cinemas can be found at Festival Park and Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Given its close proximity to Alton Towers and its excellent shopping and leisure facilities, Stoke-on-Trent is sure to fire your imagination.
Things to see and do:
Royal Stafford Factory Shop & Ceramic Cafe
Royal Doulton Visitor Centre
Wedgwood Visitors Centre
Alton Towers Theme Park