WHAT’S ON AT THE FACTORY

From holiday activities to special events, there’s always something to enjoy!

HALLOWEEN HALF TERM FUN AT THE FACTORY! Sat 20th October to Sun 4th November

We’ve got two whole weeks of fun planned at the Factory this Half Term.

MEET MAGNIFICENT OWLS on Wednesday 24th & Wednesday 31st October from 1.30pm

HUNT THE PUMPKINS on our fun, free trail. Pick up a sheet in the studio.

MAKE A CLAY BAT OR OWL in the studio – 10am to 4pm, every hour, on the hour (no 1pm session). Drop in – no need to book.

Enjoy pumpkin treats and autumnal specials in our cosy cafe

FREE FACTORY TOURS in NOVEMBER & DECEMBER!

Explore behind the scenes of our colourful and creative factory and discover how all our beautiful pottery is made and decorated by hand. Enjoy a tour from 5th November up until Christmas for FREE!

BOOK A FACTORY TOUR

CHRISTMAS IS COMING TO EMMA BRIDGEWATER!

Shop for the perfect presents, create your own special gifts and join in our special seasonal events for a Christmas to remember at the Factory.

COURTYARD CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON – Saturday 24th November from 2pm (switch on at 4.30pm)

Join us as we begin the countdown to Christmas in our Victorian factory courtyard with carols around a giant tree, mulled wine and mince pies, drop-in clay activities for children and lots of special offers too. Free entry, no booking required, £2.50 charge for clay activity only.

CELEBRATE THE SEASON Family Christmas Event – Saturday 1st December 11am to 4.30pm

Enjoy the sights, sounds and scents of Christmas the Factory. Meet our reindeer friends, learn to make Emma’s Christmas pudding, come to a wreath making demonstration with Carol Siddorn, make clay decorations in the studio and have a go at our free festive trail to win a treat. Free entry, no booking required, £2.50 charge for clay activity only.

LIVING NATIVITY – Sunday 9th December 11am to 3.30pm

The perfect way to see, hear, feel and smell the Christmas story when the ‘Farm on Wheels’ visit the Factory.  Come along in your nativity play costume for a great seasonal picture opportunity and receive a tasty treat. Free entry, no booking required, £2.50 charge for clay activity only.

DECORATE YOUR OWN PRESENTS – from 5th November until 8th December

Visit the studio to create something unique for someone special with our seasonal sponges in time for Christmas.

BOOK A DECORATING SESSION

CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON TEAS – throughout December

Treat yourself to a post-shopping indulgence with a delicious festive treat served on Emma Bridgewater cake stands. Available every day throughout December in our cosy café at 2pm Monday to Saturday and 12pm on Sundays.

BOOK AN AFTERNOON TEA

Christmas Wreath Making Workshops – late Nov & early Dec

Join us in our light and airy former pottery warehouse to make your own natural style wreath to adorn your front door this Christmas. We’re delighted to be partnering with florist and flower farmer Carol Siddorn for a series of creative workshops sharing traditional techniques and new skills. Carol grows hundreds of varieties of garden and wild flowers on her Cheshire flower farm, provides a bespoke service for weddings and special occasions and runs creative workshops at the farm including wreath making, flower arranging and cut flower growing. carolsgarden.co.uk

MAKE A TRADITIONAL WREATH

Dates: Tuesday 27th Nov, Tuesday 4th December, Saturday 8th December (sorry date sold out) 10.30am to 12.30pm £45 per person

Using home grown foliage, berries, cones, dried material, decorations and ribbons and a simple frame (no oasis foam), be inspired by our wreath patterns to make your own a natural style creation for your front door. Tuition, equipment, mince pies, hot drinks and a 15% discount* in the Emma Bridgewater gift shop all included.

SORRY ALL DATES SOLD OUT

MAKE A WOVEN WREATH

Dates: Tuesday 4th December & Saturday 8th December (2pm to 4pm) £45 per person

Working with Carol’s home grown, beautifully coloured willow and other woodland materials, create a neat or wild woven wreath or a heart, or try whatever shape you like to decorate with foliage, berries, cones, dried flowers and ribbons. Tuition, equipment, mince pies, hot drinks and a 15% discount* in the Emma Bridgewater gift shop all included.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY on TUES 4th DEC & SAT8th DEC

BOOK FOR WOVEN WILLOW WORKSHOP