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

Half Term Storytime Fun at the Factory – Sat 27th May to Sun 4th June

Join us for an imaginative week of activities, tours and quizzes to celebrate the joy of books and reading as we welcome the return of the Stoke-on-Trent Literary Festival to the Factory from 8th to 10th June. Advance booking is required for factory tours and decorating studio sessions.

‘Tell a tale on a plate’ – Book any 9.30am early bird decorating session and decorate an 8 ½“ plate for just £7.50* with our sponges from your favourite classic fairy tales. Choose from Jack and the Beanstalk, Wind in the Willows, Cinderella and more classic children’s stories! Advance booking required

All week follow our free Factory Storytime Trail around the factory to win a prize and have a go at our design-a-plate competition to win a Factory Experience Day for your family.


Behind the Scenes Factory Tours

Enjoy our expanded, Factory Tour* where you can see behind the scenes and find out how we make our handmade, hand decorated pottery in our Victorian factory. Advance booking is required.


Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th June – Stoke-on-Trent Literary Festival

The ‘festival in a factory’ returns to the creative surroundings of the Emma Bridgewater Factory for three days of events with top name authors, special sessions for young readers, poetry, entertainment and much more. Tickets are just £6 visit www.stokeliteraryfestival.org