Middleport Pottery

Middleport Pottery
Port Street Middleport
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST6 3PE
United Kingdom
Stoke on Trent



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Middleport Pottery
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Middleport Pottery, home to Burleigh ware is the last working Victorian Pottery in the UK. It was acquired by The Prince's Regeneration Trust in June 2011 and is now a wonderful visitor attraction. With a beautiful cafe along the canal side and plenty for people to see and do. With various events and activities on the go there's something for everyone. Whether it be the love of pottery and history or getting creative with clay and other materials, we have something for everyone.

Venue Type:

Heritage site, Industrial heritage site, Gallery, Museum

Opening hours

Visitor Centre opening times:
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 4pm

cafe Opening times:
Monday - saturday - 9am - 4pm
Sunday 10am-4pm

Admission charges

The Vistor Centre is now open and free of charge. There is a small fee of £6 per Adult and £5 for Concessions for factory tours.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Beary special Bears

Bespoke Bear Workshop

  • 29 — 30 November 2014

Beary Special Bears is running a 2 day course on 29 & 30 November at Middleport Pottery, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, where you can make your own very special bear! £150 for the two days including tuition, all materials, refreshments and lunch. See our website to book

Suitable for

  • 18+


£150 for the two days including tuition, all materials, refreshments and lunch.



Magic Lanterns

The Full Circle Magic Lantern Show

  • 9 December 2014 7-9pm

Take a break from the Christmas rush. Relax Victorian style and let The Full Circle Magic Lantern Show entertain you. Ever wondered what Victorian Potters did for entertainment? Magic Lantern shows were a very popular evening out - a big screen extravaganza which was a precursor to the movies. Why not try it for yourself?

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly


7pm to 9pm with an interval. Suitable for all ages. £5 per person - includes a drink and mince pie.

Booking advised, limited places available on the evening.