Learning Resources

We’ve put together these information sheets which reflect the information you can see on a visit to the museum.

Bottle Oven Firing

Bottle Oven Firing

Find out about the firing of bottle ovens. To buy me call 01782 237777, Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm.
The General Office

The General Office

How the office worked in a factory like Gladstone China
Warehouse

Warehouse

Find out what happened in the warehouse of a pottery factory.
Showroom

Showroom

Find out about the showrooms of pottery factories.
Decorating Shop

Decorating Shop

Read about the painting, enamelling and lithography which happened in the Decorating Shop
Wages

Wages

Discover how pottery workers were paid (and how many a 'dozen' could be!)
Children

Children

Learn about children working in the pottery industry
Apprentices

Apprentices

Find out about pottery apprentices
Working in the Clay Workshop

Working in the Clay Workshop

Discover what happened in the Clay Workshop
Workers

Workers

Learn about pottery workers
Women

Women

Find out about women working in factories like Gladstone China
The Slip House

The Slip House

Find out how clay was prepared in the Slip House
The Mould Maker

The Mould Maker

Find out about mould making
The Lodge

The Lodge

Read about the Lodge at a pottery factory
The Engine House

The Engine House

Learn about the Engine House of a pottery factory
The Drying Room

The Drying Room

What happened in a pottery's Drying Room?
The Dipping House

The Dipping House

Discover what happened in the Dipping House of a pottery factory
Saggar Making

Saggar Making

Learn about saggar making
Pugging

Pugging

Find out about the process of pugging in pottery making
Potter’s Health

Potter’s Health

Working at a pottery factory was a dangerous occupation
Making Tableware

Making Tableware

The process of producing tableware at a factory like Gladstone China
Making a Saucer by Pressing

Making a Saucer by Pressing

How saucers were made using the pressing method
Making a Plate by Jiggering

Making a Plate by Jiggering

Plate making at a pottery factory using jiggering
Making Cups – Throwing & Turning

Making Cups – Throwing & Turning

Using the throwing and turning methods to make cups at a pottery factory
Making a bowl by Jolleying

Making a bowl by Jolleying

How the jolleying method is used to make bowls
Glost Placing Shop

Glost Placing Shop

Find out about the Glost Placing shop at a pottery factory
Flowermaking

Flowermaking

Read about making bone china flowers
Enamel Kiln

Enamel Kiln

The Enamel Kiln was used to fire decorated pottery
Casting

Casting

Find out about making pottery using casting
Biscuit Warehouse

Biscuit Warehouse

Learn about what happened in the biscuit warehouse of a pottery factory
Biscuit Placing

Biscuit Placing

Find out about biscuit (pottery which has been fired once) placing