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
|Tue 25 - Thu 27 Apr||Certain Women at Stoke Film Theatre|
|Thu 27 Apr||Societas Sings at Victoria Hall|
|Fri 28 Apr - Mon 1 May||Lymelight Festival at Newcastle-under-Lyme|
|Sat 29 Apr||A Day in the Life of Josiah Wedgwood at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery|
|Sat 29 Apr||Dirty Dancing Tribute at BEST WESTERN Manor House Hotel|
|Sat 29 Apr||Mamma Mia! at The Regent Theatre|
|Sat 29 Apr||Stoke City v West Ham at Stoke City Football Club|
|Sat 29 Apr||There's Something in the Water, Duck! at Stoke-on-Trent City Centre|
|Mon 1 May||How the Monkeys Arrived in Staffordshire at Trentham Monkey Forest|
|Mon 1 May||May Day Plant Fair at Emma Bridgewater Factory|
|Mon 1 May||Staffordshire Day at Ford Green Hall|
|Mon 1 May||Staffordshire Day - Open Day at Denise O'Sullivan Ceramics|
|Mon 1 May||Staffordshire Day: Art and Prosecco at Barewall Gallery|
|Mon 1 May||Staffordshire Day: Food & Artisan Craft Fayre at World of Wedgwood|
|Mon 1 May||Staffordshire Day: Historic Walk of Longton at Gladstone Pottery Museum|
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.