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Availability: Most of our events have limited availability and tickets are allocated on a first come, first served basis.  If you contact us by email or telephone at the office organising the event, we will confirm availability of tickets and send you an email about secure online payment.

Alternatively, please post the booking form to the office named on the form, with a cheque in payment.  We recommend that you contact us in advance of sending your form to confirm availability of places.  You may then make payment online using the specific event code given in the event information below .

Most tickets are sent out by email as printable e-tickets as standard. If you do not have an email address, tickets can be collected on the day of the event at the venue. If your booking form arrives after all available tickets have been allocated your cheque will be returned to you.

Refunds: refunds cannot be made unless a cancellation is received 8 working days in advance of the event.

Events Mailing List: To keep up to date with our latest events and to avoid disappointment through late booking, join our mailing list.

  • Email: email staffordshire.record.office@staffordshire.gov.uk with your name, address and telephone number and we will inform you of forthcoming events by email

  • Post: if you don't have an email address, please send your contact details to Events Mailing List, Staffordshire Record Office, Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LZ 

Free One-to-One Family History Help Sessions

Help with the online resource Find My Past. A short training session on finding and using Staffordshire records, with opportunity to ask questions.

  • Venue: Staffordshire Record Office
  • Date: Fridays at 1.30 p.m. 
  • Admission: Sessions are free by advance booking only.  Please telephone Staffordshire Record Office on 01785-278373 to reserve your ticket.


 "Fury" and "Criminal Quilts"

Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service and Unseen Cinema present an evening focusing on crime.

PDF Document Programme (PDF, 1.7MB)

Criminal Quilts

Find out about the work of Artist in Residence, Ruth Singer, who has been developing new work around the inspiring stories and images of women in the criminal justice system in the 19th century.

Ruth’s textile pieces, sketchbooks and new work in progress will be on display, along with research and original documents from the Archives relating to women in Stafford gaol.

  • Venue: Staffordshire Record Office
  • Date: Thursday 15 March 2018
  • Time: 6.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. 
  • Admission: Free, no requirement to book in advance
  • Parking: there is no onsite parking.

Fury (12)

Director Fritz Lang’s first ever American film. When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to fake his death and frame the mob for his supposed murder.


Staffordshire History Day: New Developments in Staffordshire History

A collaboration between Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Archive Service, Keele University and the Centre for West Midlands History at the University of Birmingham

A full programme and booking form are available below.

  • Venue: Entrust HQ, Riverway Centre, Riverway, Stafford ST16 3TH
  • Date: Saturday 28 April 2018
  • Time: 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. 
  • Admission: Tickets £25 per person, including lunch and refreshments.  Must be booked in advance through Staffordshire Record Office to avoid disappointment.  If making payment online subsequently, please quote code SHD18.
  • Parking: free onsite parking.

PDF Document Programme and booking form (PDF, 2.2MB)

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