Steaming Pie and Pea! at Middleport Pottery (Home of Burleigh)
Guided Tour, Sun 21 May 2017
Enjoy a guided walk behind the scenes look at our 1888 William Boulton Steam Engine. The heart of Middleport Pottery!
The events starts at
12:00 with a warm brew and a presentation from one of our steam engine engineers.
13:00 – 14:30 – A closer look - A guided walk around the heritage areas with one of our knowledgeable guides then onto our steam engine and into the nitty gritty with our engineers. A nosey in the slip house too!
Followed at 15:00 – Pie & Peas - Hearty portion of Pie and Peas, Tea & coffee and a chance to mingle and ask questions.
Proceeds will go towards maintaining and operating the only* William Boulton Steam Engine in existence!
*We believe that this is the only William Boulton Steam Engine in existence. A fully restored example of a late Victorian, horizontal engine. It was designed for the ‘Model Pottery’, Middleport Pottery – a pioneering engineering project that was to ‘modernise’ the production of ceramics.
|Sun 21 May 2017||12:00 to 16:00|
Tickets: £25.00 per person
- Baby changing facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Education/study area
- Facilities for groups
- Facilities for educational visits
- Gift shop
- On-site catering
- Public toilets
- Accepts groups