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Exhibition, Sat 26 Nov 2016 - Sun 26 Mar 2017


The History of Etruria;Factories and Festivals

The History of Etruria;Factories and Festivals


Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

01782 232323


Bethesda Street,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 18 Feb - Sun 2 Jul Arnold Bennett: In Life and Art
Fri 6 Jan - Tue 28 Feb Chinese Zodiac Trail
Sat 26 Nov - Sun 26 Mar The History of Etruria; Factories and Festivals
Sat 4 Mar The Magic Peach
Tue 7 Mar SYLVIA
Fri 17 Mar Holmes and Watson: The Farewell Tour


2016 marks the 30th anniversary of National Garden Festival held at Etruria in 1986. Using objects from across the museum's collections this display charts the history of Etruria through its inception by Josiah Wedgwood in the 18th century through its history as an industrial heartland, transformation by the National Garden Festival, to today's business, retail and leisure developments.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs available

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 26 Nov 2016 - Sun 26 Mar 2017



See location of The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SJ 881473  Lat: 53.02335 Long: -2.17742

From the M6, exit at junction 15 or 16 and take the A500 to Stoke-on-Trent. Follow the signs for the City Centre, Cultural Quarter, and The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery.

Bus services:
23, 23A every 10 minutes.
24 & 24A every 30 minutes.
25 every 10 minutes.

Nearest car parks are Lichfield Street and John Street Multi Storey. More car parking is available on Meigh Street Multi Storey.

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 km from Stoke-on-Trent station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
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