Newcastle-under-Lyme is a thriving university market town in the heart of Staffordshire.

 The birthplace of the founder of the modern circus, you’ll find a wealth of culture, fantastic food and drink and shop-till-you-drop opportunities here. 

We’re home to the award-winning New Vic Theatre, Europe’s first purpose-built theatre-in-the-round. We have a fantastic range of town centre shops, bars and restaurants. And there’s an exciting calendar of events, including music festivals, circus celebrations, professional cycle races and lots more