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Summer Events 2024

Yoga & Breakfast Experience

Enjoy a moment of mindfulness with a yoga session hosted by local yoga instructor Helena Cornes.

Fridays throughout Summer

9.30 am

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Unpacking the V&A Wedgwood Collection

People, Portraits and Personalities

A new display about the celebrities and influencers captured in Wedgwood medallions, sharing the latest objects from the cataloguing project behind the scenes.

3rd July - 17th November

FREE Admission

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Unpacking the collection sign
Josiah & Co Workshops

A selection of makers workshops held in the surrounds of Josiah & Co Store

This Summer

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People using their hands making clay
Unpacking Wedgwood

Get behind the scenes and discover stories through objects from the V&A Wedgwood Collection's 'Unpacking' project to catalogue and rehouse the collection. This month's theme is 'Wearable Wedgwood'.

Friday 19th July 

11 am 

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Image of V&A team unpacking from the Wedgwood archives
Time, Space and Empire at the V&A Wedgwood collection

Join us for a series of events, discussions and installations exploring Staffordshire’s histories of slavery and abolition. Marking UNESCO’s International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. In partnership with Culture&.

23rd August - 6th September

Event itinerary will be released soon

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Future Fest

Bring the summer to a close with our biggest event of the year, with activities, talks and entertainment focusing on sustainability, biodiversity and creative wellbeing.

Saturday 31st August 

Event itinerary will be released soon

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FOR FAMILIES

 

Trent Valley Way Relay

This fun FREE Father's Day activity is open to anyone who would like to walk, run or jog through the city and discover more about the Trent Valley Way, a long-distance walking route that will follow the Trent Valley from source to sea.

The baton will arrive at the Bet 365 stadium around 11.30 am before it is passed to runners for the final 6 km leg to World of Wedgwood. 

Sunday 16 June

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Clay Club | Potter's Wheel Class

A 30-minute potter's wheel session specifically for children to get hands-on with clay.

Recommended ages 4 -14 years

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Girl is sitting at a potters wheel with a blue apron and squashing down the clay on the wheel top
Clay Club | Factory Tours

A special tour for little potters to discover the secrets of the Wedgwood Factory.

Recommended ages 4 -14 years

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An image of the Wedgwood factory. In the center a Jasper wear piece sits on a factory trolley and behind you can see a busy factory filled with many varieties of pots.
Decorating Studio

School’s out, so we are opening our decorating studio for pottery painting fun every day of the week! 

Open 7 days a week for the Summer Holidays!

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Two boys at a white table wearing blue aprons, playing with paint.
Wedgwood Wednesdays

Drop in to the V&A Wedgwood Collection for family-friendly crafts, with special guest artists on selected days.

Every Wednesday in the Summer Holidays

FREE Drop-in

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Fun Fridays

FREE drop-in sessions every Friday between 24th July – 28th August, in collaboration with local charity Hoglets. Join us for nature activities, animal talks and garden games! 

Every Friday in the Summer Holidays

FREE Drop-in

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Josiah & Co Drop-in crafts

Head to Josiah & Co to get creative and make a craft to take home!

29th July – 4th August

12th - 18th August 

26th August – 1st September 

10 am - 5 pm

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An image of someone using jewels to decorate an egg.