Media Information on Stoke-on-Trent
Stoke-on-Trent is affectionately known as The Potteries. With its rich industrial heritage is has respectfully claimed the title of the World Capital of Ceramics and it boasts many visitor centres, award winning museums, over 25 pottery factory shops and the most valuable Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found - The Staffordshire Hoard. 2014 sees Middleport Pottery (Home of Burleigh) open its doors on 1st July with new visitor centre and cafe to enjoy.
Wedgwood is currently undertaking a development programme at its site in Barlaston. Opening by Easter 2015, the inspirational new complex will combine a modern factory tour, a state of the art Visitor Experience including design workshops, and a flagship retail store with a signature restaurant.