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image for Historical Event item typeHeritage Open Day at Middleport Pottery at Middleport Pottery (Home of Burleigh)

Heritage Open Day, Sat 9 - Sun 10 Sep 2017

Heritage Open Day 2017

Heritage Open Day 2017


Port Street,

Events at this Venue

date event
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
Wed 6 Sep Evening talks with Mervyn Edwards


FREE entry to Middleport Pottery (usual charges £4/£3 concessions)
Visit the historic Burgess & Leigh factory site, and enjoy free access to all our heritage areas including the Victorian Offices, bottle oven, mould store, and see the original William Boulton steam engine in action!

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

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 9 - Sun 10 Sep 2017 10:00 to 16:00


Saturday: Special behind-the-scenes tours of Middleport Pottery every 30 minutes between 11am and 3pm (£5 per person)
Sunday: A preview of the soon-to-be-refurbished Harper Street houses on Sunday at 11am and 2pm only (£5 per person)

Drop in play-with-clay activities available for youngsters (£2 each).



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