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.

For further enquiries please telephone 01782 499766 or email us – info@middleportpottery.org

Craftsmanship Festival

Craftsmanship Festival

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June

Celebrate Father's Day at our inaugural Middleport Pottery Craftsmanship Festival!
Blacksmithing, woodturning, throwing, making!
Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June 2018 - 11am - 3pm

£1 entry per person - includes access to heritage areas.

Craftsmanship Festival - Raku Firing Experience

Muddy Fingers are back again! We can't get enough of them! Have a go at Raku. A selection of tiles (£6.50) and pots (£12.50) will be available on the day. A drop in event. No booking required!

Only available on Sunday 17th June - 11am - 3pm. The Craftmanship festival will take place over the weekend. £1pp entry. Free parking.

Blacksmith Boat at Middleport

Blacksmith Boat at Middleport

June 15th, 16th & 17th - 10-4pm.

The Blacksmith Boat returns to Middleport!
Free entry Friday - £1 Entry Saturday & Sunday as part of our first Craftsmanship Festival!

Craftsmanship Festival - Bottle Kiln Badges and Ceramic Planters

Craftsmanship Festival - Bottle Kiln Badges and Ceramic Planters

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June, 11am - 3pm

A showcase of the finest artists, craftsmen and craftswomen at Middleport Pottery's Craftsmanship Festival. 

Contemporary crafts inspired by the heritage of our wonderful city! Create beautiful Bottle Kiln badges with Libby Ward and stunning Ceramic Planters with Alex Allday. Drop in sessions - no booking required. Charges apply.

Craftsmanship Festival - Soap Carving

Craftsmanship Festival - Soap Carving

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June, 11am - 3pm

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June, 11am - 3pm

A showcase of the finest artists, craftsmen and craftswomen at Middleport Pottery's Craftsmanship Festival. 

Have a go at carving - soap carving to be exact! Suitable for all ages, Peter James will guide you to make your own carved creations! (Charges apply)

Craftsmanship Festival - Screenprinting

Craftsmanship Festival - Screenprinting

Saturday 16th June - 11am - 3pm

Create your own Father's Day T-Shirts with the Entrepreneurs Network (charges apply).

A showcase of the finest artists, craftsmen and craftswomen at Middleport Pottery's Craftsmanship Festival.
A great day out for all the family - perfect for Father's Day. £1 pp entry. Pay on the door. Free parking. Charges for activities may apply.

Creative Clay at the Craftsmanship Festival!

Creative Clay at the Craftsmanship Festival!

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June

More clay, more glitter, more craft materials and more decorative items! Only £3 per participant. The clay is air-drying and can be taken home on the day. Aprons and tools provided. Drop in. No booking required.

This creative clay session is part of Middleport Pottery's first Craftsmanship Festival! A great day out for all the family - perfect for Father's Day. £1 pp entry. Pay on the door. Free parking. Charges for activities may apply.

Craftsmanship Festival - Throw a Pot!

Craftsmanship Festival - Throw a Pot!

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June 10am-4pm

A showcase of the finest artists, craftsmen and craftswomen at Middleport Pottery's Craftsmanship Festival. 

Throw-a-pot with Master Potter Jon French. £8pp - drop in sessions available all weekend.

A great day out for all the family - perfect for Father's Day. £1 pp entry. Pay on the door. Free parking. Charges for activities may apply.

Craftsmanship Festival - Ceramic Painting

Craftsmanship Festival - Ceramic Painting

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June - 10am- 4pm

A showcase of the finest artists, craftsmen and craftswomen at Middleport Pottery's Craftsmanship Festival. 

See the delicate art of Ceramic Painting wit Emma Bailey and Burslem Pottery.

A great day out for all the family - perfect for Father's Day. £1 pp entry. Pay on the door. Free parking. Charges for activities may apply.

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