Middleport Pottery’s visitor centre hosts regular family-friendly events and activities all year round, including fun days, craft workshops, exhibitions and artisan markets.

Below are our current events programme. For further enquiries please telephone 01782 499766 or email us –


Walking Tours with Tony - Industrial Middleport

From Longport to Newport Lane (Middleport) Tony's tour will look at how Middleport's industry has evolved along this stretch of the Trent & Mersey canal inc. Price & Kensington, Middleport Pottery & Shelton Bar.
£5pp - book 01782 499766

Jazz Nights at Middleport Pottery

Jazz Nights at Middleport Pottery

Tuesday 6th June - 19:00pm

Come see 'Fine and Dandy' a quartet featuring trumpet, clarinet, alto sax, banjo, guitar, ukulele and double bass!
7pm - 9pm. £3 entry - Pay on the door.

Porcelain Decorations and Tealight Workshop - With Perry Ceramics

Participants will be introduced to a variety of ceramic techniques; hand rolling, surface pattern, cutting and building. When thinly rolled porcelain has a beautiful semi-translucent quality that is perfect for light installations. Each participant will make a tealight, or two, then create a set of unique ceramic decorations to hang and admire at home!

Arnold & Marguerite

Arnold & Marguerite

Play Reading about Arnold Bennett's Marriage.
Friday 14th July - 7pm

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Arnold Bennett's birth, the Arnold Bennet Society present Bill Ridgways', 'Arnold & Marguerite'.
Tickets £6 including refreshments.

The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes

‘The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes’ The greatest fictional sleuth of all time springs back to life in these stirring adaptations of the Conan Doyle classics. A high-energy one-man show, featuring a plethora of dashing heroes, villainous rogues and vintage thrills!