At Gladstone Pottery Museum you can see and speak to skilled craftspeople as they work transforming clay into pots, flowers, animals and much more.
Watch the Experts at Work
There are daily demonstrations of bone china flower making, pot throwing, casting using liquid clay, and hand painting on to pottery at the museum. Many of our skilled demonstration staff have decades of experience in the pottery industry and they also highly knowledgeable about conditions and working practices of a Victorian factory.
Make Your Own
Get involved and discover more with our have-a-go activities. Every day you can try your hand at pottery skills and create your own masterpiece to take home as a reminder of your visit. Choose from throwing a pot, making a bone-china flower or painting a piece of pottery – or give them all a whirl! Prices start at £1 plus admission.