Events

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 – info@middleportpottery.org

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Northern Potters SW Exhibtion

Northern Potters SW Exhibtion

4th March - 23rd April

A wonderful exhibition of contemporary ceramics by the Norther Potters SW association.
Work available to buy.
Runs 4th March - 23rd April.
10am - 4pm

Jazz Nights - March

Jazz Nights - March

Tuesday 28th March - 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.

Beer Festival

Beer Festival

31st March (6pm-10pm) - 1st April (2pm-10pm)

Join us for our 3rd Middleport Pottery Beer Festival!

12 Ales & 5 Ciders
Entertainment
B'Oatcake Boat
Hot food and snacks available (Sponsored by Wrights Pies)
Well behaved dogs welcome
Sorry, no children
£5 entry (includes glass)

Back in Time Tuesdays with Kath Reynolds

Back in Time Tuesdays with Kath Reynolds

Tuesday 4th April, Toys and Games - 15:00pm

Kath Reynolds presents a series of talks which reflect a personal interest in people and in social history. A collector and sharer of stories her interactive talks recall positive memories of the past and provide opportunities to connect with shared experiences.

Raku Firing Experience

Raku Firing Experience

Sunday 9th April - 11am - 3pm

Raku is suitable for ages 3 - 93!

Experience the magic of Raku Pottery with Muddy Fingers Pottery. Raku Pottery is created with specific ceramic firing process that uses both fire and smoke to create unique patterns and designs.

Each participant will create a unique tile/pot to take away with them on the day. £5 per person.

Easter Cow Family Fun Day

Easter Cow Family Fun Day

Sunday 9th April - 11am - 3pm

A feast of family activities including:

Pottery Throwing with Hazel Higham
Hand building with our activity leaders - £3
Play-with-Clay - £3
Raku Firing Demonstration with Muddy Fingers Pottery - £5
Face Painting - 50p
Guest appearance from The Easter Cow
Colouring-in competition

Jazz Nights at Middleport Pottery

Jazz Nights at Middleport Pottery

Tuesday 25th April - 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!

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!