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?

Click here to book

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?

Entry to the courtyard in which a majority of the event will take place is FREE.

You must book Lunar’s Feast in advance by clicking here

You must book our Jubilee Afternoon Tea in advance by clicking here.

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?

We're sorry, but booking for this event hasn’t opened yet. Follow us on socials for all the latest updates @worldofwedgwood.

Opening times

Opening Times

Wednesday to Sunday
10am to 5pm