The Potteries, World Capital of Ceramics
As The World Capital of Ceramics, Stoke-on-Trent has award-winning visitor centres and museums dedicated to the most famous names in china, and over 25 factory outlet shops with stacks of irresistible bargains from illustrious companies like Wedgwood, Moorcroft, Royal Doulton, Portmeirion and Emma Bridgewater.
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Visitor Centres & Museums
The World of Wedgwood
Discover 250 years of history, craftmanship and creativity at the World of Wedgwood.
Join a factory tour and see the highly skilled crafts people at work, then have a go at creating your own masterpiece. Afterwards, taste special teas at the tea emporium, treat yourself to lunch or afternoon tea and buy something from the flagship Wedgwood store.
Home of Burleigh Pottery and supported by the Prince's Regeneration Trust, don't miss the new visitor centre and cafe at this historic site.
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What's on in and around Stoke
|Sat 3 Dec||Bert Flitcroft - Staffordshire Poet Laureate at World of Wedgwood|
|Sat 3 - Sun 4 Dec||Christmas at a Victorian Potters Mill at Etruria Industrial Museum|
|Sat 3 Dec||Christmas Wreath Making Workshops at Emma Bridgewater Factory|
|Sat 3 Dec||Home for Christmas at Longton Methodist Central Hall|
|Sat 3 Dec||Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club at The Regent Theatre|
|Sat 3 Dec||Rode Hall Farmers' Market at Rode Hall and Gardens|
|Sat 3 Dec||Stoke City v Burnley at Stoke City Football Club|
|Tue 6 Dec||Sonita at Stoke Film Theatre|
|Wed 7 Dec||Late Night Shopping at The Trentham Estate|
|Thu 8 - Sat 10 Dec||Christmas Shopping Discount at Gladstone Pottery Museum|
|Thu 8 - Sat 10 Dec||Newcastle Festive Market at Newcastle-under-Lyme|
|Fri 9 Dec||BBC Philharmonic at Victoria Hall|
|Sat 10 Dec||Christmas at Burlsem Park at Burslem Park|
|Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec||Santa Specials at Apedale Valley Light Railway|
|Sun 11 Dec||Frost Fair Christmas at the Hall at Ford Green Hall|
Factory Shops & Outlets
Hunt for bargains, seek out special pieces as really gorgeous gifts for friends, or just treat yourself to something different. The discount factory outlet offers products at very reduced prices.
With 3 factory shops in Stoke-on-Trent you're sure to find a bargain at Portmeirion. Also get discounts on world famous brands Royal Worcester and Spode.