WHAT’S ON AT THE FACTORY

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

***We’re sorry but we’re CLOSED on 11th, 12th, 18th & 19th July***

The whole site is closed to the general public on these dates for our annual Collectors Days. Ticket holders only. We’re sorry for any inconvenience or disappointment.

The Summer Holidays Are Here! Sat 22 July to Sunday 3rd Spetember

The long summer holidays are a brilliant time to visit the Emma Bridgewater where there’s so much to see and do!

Take on the Tomato Trail Challenge – all summer long!

How many of these delicious, juicy fruits can you find hiding around the factory to win a prize?

Discover Britain’s Beautiful Butterflies – Saturday 5th August 2pm

Did you know that our garden is planted especially for pollinators? Join gardener Arthur in the secret walled garden to see newly emerged butterflies released into the wild and learn all about these beautiful creatures. Say hello to our hens and chicks too!

(No booking required. Free event.)

Join in the Big Butterfly Count – 14th July to 6th August  

Pick up a chart in the studio, spend 15 minutes in our sunny garden and see which species you can spot to help Butterfly Conservation UK monitor our special summer insects. Pick up a prise when you hand in your form back at the studio.

(No booking required. Free event.)

Design your own Emma Bridgewater masterpiece

Perfect fun for all ages whatever the weather!***Special Offer*** Decorate a large plate with beautiful butterflies or vegetable garden sponges for just £9 (usual price £13 + £2.95 studio fee applies on booking)

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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. (Tours not available from Monday 26th June until Friday 7th July due to traditional Potters Holidays)

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