Factory in a Garden Festival

Factory in a Garden Festival

Welcome to our Factory in a Garden

A Spring to Summer programme of events that celebrate our Wedgwood Factory here in Barlaston and our continued ambition to inspire future generations. Join us for a variety of events, workshops and installations inspired by our bloomin' beautiful Factory in a Garden...

What's on?

Earth and Ware: Wedgwood and Nature

April – September
Wednesday - Sunday 10am - 5pm

Explore wonderful objects inspired by nature and wildlife as the V&A Wedgwood Collection galleries burst into flower. Discover a new display and trail for all ages, digging deeper into questions of climate change and sustainability in the ceramics industry today. Find out more about this free display @vawedgwood

How do I book?

Just drop in between 10am and 5pm April through to September. Booking not necessary.

Earth and Ware Tour

Friday 15th April & Friday 13th May
14.30pm - 5.30pm

Join us for a family-friendly tour of the V&A Wedgwood Collection’s new display and discover wonderful ceramics inspired by nature and the world around us.

How do I book?

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Museum Late: Wedgwood and Sustainability with Tom Wedgwood

Friday 22nd April
6pm - 9pm

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Museum Late: Staffordshire University MA Ceramics takeover

Thursday 9th June

Did you know you can make clay from coffee grounds or a kiln out of mushrooms? Staffordshire University MA ceramics students present an exciting exploration of sustainability in ceramics, in collaboration with Bud Moore and the V&A Wedgwood Collection.

How do I book?

Just drop in to the V&A Wedgwood Collection for this free event.

The Great Jubilee Feast

Saturday 4th June

Join us all day for a huge Jubilee celebration! Pop-ups from our partners SIXTOWNS and an outdoor feast by LUNAR. Live music, DJ's, crafts including fresh flower crowns, felt flag making and origami flower crafting with the V&A Wedgwood Collection. In the Wedgwood Tea Room we will be hosting an exclusive Jubilee Afternoon Tea fit with Bridgerton inspired live string trio, Sapphire String.

How do I book?

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World of Wedgwood Presents an End of Summer Party!

Saturday 3rd September

Bring the summer to a close with us as we host a variety of unique experiences. Expect experiential outdoor pop-up stalls from our partners with hands-on educational elements for both kids and adults alike. Food and drink stalls, summer crafts including origami flowers with the V&A Wedgwood Collection, live music, and DJ's.

How do I book?

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Opening times

Opening Times

Wednesday to Sunday
10am to 5pm