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image for Talk item typeEvening talks with Mervyn Edwards at Middleport Pottery (Home of Burleigh)

Talk, from 6 Sep 2017

Middleport Pottery

Middleport Pottery


Middleport Pottery

01782 499766


Port Street,

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 15 - Wed 16 Aug Drop-in Clay Craft
Sun 20 Aug Back in Time Day
Sun 20 Aug Have a go at RAKU pottery!
Tue 22 - Wed 23 Aug Drop-in Clay Craft
Tue 29 - Wed 30 Aug Drop-in Clay Craft
Tue 5 Sep Back in Time


Mervyn Edwards is the author of nearly twenty published books on North Staffordshire history and is a weekly columnist for the Sentinel’s The Way We Were nostalgia magazine. He has appeared on TV’s The One Show and 24 Hours in the Past, and is a familiar voice on Radio Stoke.

Mervyn will be covering a number of subjects on a number of dates;

3 May - A walk along the Canals

5 July - The lost village of Longbridge Hayes

6 September - Potters at Play: Working class recreation in North Staffordshire

25 October - Tales of the unexpected

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 6 Sep 2017 19:00
Wed 25 Oct 2017 19:00


Tickets: £5.00 per person, refreshments included

pre booking is essential



Plan route to Middleport Pottery (Home of Burleigh) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 860493  Lat: 53.04098 Long: -2.20954

From the A500, take the A527 towards Tunstall and Burslem and follow the brown and white Burleigh signs.

Bus service 20 and 30.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups