Grow your garden with a superb selection of plants available from a local and specialist nurseries at our annual Plant Fair UK with Plant Heritage UK at the Emma Bridgewater Factory. Enjoy our beautiful walled garden and courtyard in full bloom with spring tulips, great shopping for pottery and plants and indulge in delicious cakes or a tasty lunch in the factory cafe. Emma Bridgewater Factory gardener Arthur Parkinson will also be on hand in the garden all day to give advice on gardening and hen keeping and hopefully some newly hatched ducklings too!
WHAT’S ON AT THE FACTORY
From holiday activities to special events, there’s always something to enjoy!
Plant Heritage Plant Fair – Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 11am – 3pm
Celebrate with our specially themed Royal Wedding Afternoon Teas. Available Sat 12th to Sat 19th May 2pm (12.30pm Sundays)
As the nation prepares to celebrate the marriage of Price Harry and Meghan Markle, we’ll be putting up the bunting and serving a quintessential English afternoon tea on our beautiful cake stands, accompanied by a range of tasty sandwiches, homemade cakes and scone along with a pot of your favourite tea; the perfect way to mark a great occassion. Price £12.50 per person. Advance booking required.
Sarah Raven Flower Events at the Factory – Thurs 10th & Fri 11th May
Join renowned gardener and florist Sarah Raven at the Emma Bridgewater Factory this Spring for two very special events to transform your garden for ever. Held in the light and airy former pottery warehouse at the Factory and include tea and coffee on arrival, a delicious 2 course lunch, plus detailed hand- outs covering all the information on the day. Please follow the links below to book via www.SarahRaven.com
The Cutting Garden – Thursday 10th May (10.30 til 3.30pm) Sarah will teach her classic cut flower course and explain how to prepare, plant, maintain and harvest buckets of flowers from your garden from March through to November.
Magnificent Pots – Friday 11th May (10.30 til 3.30pm) Sarah will share her design ideas, practical advice and inspiration on colourful and beautiful combinations for a whole year of magnificent gardens in miniature.
Behind the Scenes Factory Tours
Our behind-the-scenes Factory Tour is a fascinating experience for all the family. Discover how every piece of pottery is made by hand in our Victorian factory. (Adults £2.50, under 16s FREE! Suitable for over 5s). Advance booking is required.