Half Term Fun | Explore and Create, make a unique gift for Father’s Day

Half Term Fun | Explore and Create, make a unique gift for Father’s Day

Saturday 26 May – Sunday 3 June 2018

This half term visit World of Wedgwood for a great day of discovery! From fun creative activities to Factory Tours where you can learn about the processes behind production, to our children’s Museum trail with a prize for every child and a nature walk through Hem Heath Woods.

Plus, free Museum entry for everyone, every day and free Factory Tours for under 12’s Monday - Friday!

Create: Pot Throwing, Pottery Painting and Ceramic Design
Three creative activities for children (and adults!) to choose from, available every day from 10am. All of the activities make a unique gift and an extra special Father’s Day present ready for 17 June. No need to book, all creative activities are run on a first come, first served basis, arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Throw a pot on the potter’s wheel in our Master Craft studio, with help from our skilled team choose from 7 different styles to produce your own pottery masterpiece! Approximately 15 minutes, £10 for firing and collection.

Get creative and draw your own design to be transferred onto a piece of Wedgwood, choose from plates, mugs, cups and saucers. Using pencils, crayons and felt tips you can let your imagination go wild, using inspiration from Wedgwood designs, to create a piece of art to be treasured forever. Allow at least 30 minutes, prices from £12.50 for a 12cm plate.

Younger visitors especially will love our Pottery Painting activities, choose from clay cut out shapes including hearts, flowers and stars; and plant pots and vases. Allow 30 minutes, from £2.50.

Explore the Factory Tour, Museum Trail and Nature Trail
The award-winning Factory Tour is available Monday to Friday*, 10am to 4pm with last entry at 3pm and is free for under 12’s! Take a guided or self-guided tour to discover how Wedgwood is made. Guided tours can be booked on arrival and are subject to availability.

The Wedgwood Museum is free entry for everyone, every day 10am to 5pm. Discover the history of over 250 years of ground-breaking design and production. Younger visitors can take the Pottery Spotters trail which will guide them through the UNESCO recognised V&A collection, with a prize for every completed activity sheet.

Explore Hem Heath Woods as you stroll the network of paths and discover the trees, woodlands birds and wildflowers that inhabit this Staffordshire Wildlife Trust nature reserve. Download their leaflet here woodland walks take around 25 minutes, it can get muddy so if the weather has been wet don’t forget your boots!