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Middleport Pottery seeks markers, artists, craftsmen and women for their 3rd annual Craftsmanship Festival.

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Deadline for applications: Sunday 8th March. All successful applicants will be notified w/c 23rd March.

Middleport Pottery's Craftsmanship Festival is a celebration of traditional and contemporary craftsmanship at one of Stoke-on-Trent’s most beloved historic venues. Over 20 craftspeople, including blacksmiths, wood turners, printmakers, ceramicists, textile and glass artists will be making, selling and demonstrating across the two-day festival.

As well as giving the opportunity to buy hand-made crafts, the festival offers unique live demonstrations and hands-on masterclasses from some of the area’s finest craftspeople.

Clare Wood – Director said “As a site that was purpose-built for the production of ceramics, we’re all extremely passionate about handcraft here at Middleport Pottery. We’re delighted to be hosting our second Craftsmanship Festival, welcoming makers from all over the UK to champion, demonstrate and celebrate their unique craft”.

The festival opens at 10am Saturday 6th June and ends Sunday 7th, 4pm.