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
|Fri 20 - Sat 21 Jan||Arrival at Stoke Film Theatre|
|Sat 21 Jan||Stoke City v Manchester Utd at Stoke City Football Club|
|Sat 21 Jan||The Johnny Cash Roadshow at The Regent Theatre|
|Wed 25 Jan||Burns Night at Middleport Pottery (Home of Burleigh)|
|Wed 25 Jan||Maria Camahort Quintet at New Vic Theatre|
|Sat 28 - Sun 29 Jan||New Year, New You at World of Wedgwood|
|Fri 3 Feb||Come and Explore at Westport Lake Visitor Centre|
|Fri 3 Feb||Superslam Wrestling at Victoria Hall|
|Sat 4 Feb||Rode Hall Farmers' Market at Rode Hall and Gardens|
|Sun 5 Feb||Chinese New Year of the Rooster at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery|
|Tue 4 - Sat 8 Apr||Arsenic and Old Lace at Stoke Repertory Theatre|
|Sun 16 - Mon 17 Apr||Plant Hunters' Fair at Dorothy Clive Garden|
|Fri 28 Apr - Mon 1 May||Lymelight Festival at Newcastle-under-Lyme|
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.