WHAT’S ON AT THE FACTORY

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

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.

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON – Saturday 24th November (all day, switch on from 4.30pm)

Join us as we countdown to Christmas in our Victorian factory courtyard with carols around a giant tree, mulled wine, mice pies and drop in clay activities too. Free entry. £2.50 charge for clay activity.

CELEBRATE THE SEASON Family Christmas Event – Sat 1st Dec 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 Dec 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.

n.b. please be aware this event is a nativity scene and not a performance

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 – last place remaining Tues 4th Dec 2pm

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 WOVEN WREATH

Dates: LAST PLACE AVAILABLE – 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.

BOOK FOR WOVEN WILLOW WORKSHOP – TUES 4th DEC