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Middleport Pottery is a Grade II* Listed Heritage Wedding Venue in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent, offering an experience that is as unique as you

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Middleport Pottery is a timeless Grade II* listed Victorian pottery factory located in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Our site is bathed in rich history, distinctive features and a rustic aesthetic, a venue that oozes a sense of charm and is a tribute to the pottery history of Stoke - perfect for a quintessential industrial heritage style wedding.

Book Your Wedding in the Heart of the Potteries

  • Authentic and historical heritage site by the beautiful canalside
  • Beautiful settings for lasting memories
  • Unique and perfect photography backdrop for your wedding photographs
  • Friendly, Experienced Wedding Specialists
  • Car parking facilities.
  • Convenient location to all major transport routes.

Please inquire with our event manager regarding our wedding venue pricing


The Burgess Room

The stunning Burgess Room is our signature room. It hosts a selection of the original moulds previously used in the Burleigh factory from their 130+ years of manufacturing on the site.

You may recognise The Burgess Room made famous as the judging room used on the TV show, The Great Pottery Throw Down, or from one of the many other British TV shows and series it's featured in.

The room is located on the upper floor and is on the same level as the lift, and therefore accessible to everyone. It houses wooden tables and wooden cushioned chairs. Maximum capacity for ceremony is 65 people and for banqueting 65 people.

The Regal Peacock

The Regal Peacock is our largest room. It's a beautiful bright room full of natural light from the many windows that can be seen from the front of the building. A selection of the Burleigh archive collection is housed in this space.

The room hosts wooden tables and wooden cushioned chairs and is located on the upper floor. It is the on the same level as the lift which means it is accessible to all. The maximum capacity for ceremony is 120 people and banqueting is 90 people.

The Arden Mezzanine

The Arden Mezzanine is a lovely open space area located above the Packing House Café, and has a relaxed, informal feel. The flexibility of this room could transform it into a buffet area, children's area, space for a photo booth or games area, or a dance floor, to name but a few ideas.

Consisting of four very large tables with benches, this room is not located on the same floor as the lift and therefore careful consideration of your guests is required when booking this area. Maximum capacity for ceremony is 20 people and for banqueting capacity is 30 people.

Davenport Gallery

A unique and flexible space with an informal feel, the Davenport Gallery is ideal for a drinks reception, or a space to display your seating plan or gift table, or even can be used a quiet area with plenty of comfy sofas to relax on.

Why not use it as an area to display your seating plan or gift table or a space to keep children amused with some play activities. It’s also a perfect spot for those individual touches - a sweet trolley, candy buffet or photo booth. Maximum capacity is 20 people.

The Canal Side

Overlooking the Trent and Mersey this picturesque location has outdoor tables and chairs overlooking the water and is a beautiful spot to sit and relax during the day or early evening.

If you don't want to stick to the traditional wedding breakfast or perhaps want to save on costs our range of preferred caterers can help. With options that can incorporate the tastes and cuisines you wish for can this can be an ideal catering option for your special day.


It's All About those Special Touches -
Additional Extras

And it doesn't stop there! In addition to the hire of the site we can offer a number of wonderful add-ons which can make your special day even more unique. These include:

Hire out Dane – travel in style on the historic narrowboat Dane. Surprise your guests and use Dane in any way you wish throughout the date - arrive or leave in the most unique way or for the special couple and up to 10 guests to relax on after the ceremony.

Bottle Oven Civil Ceremonies – if you are born and bred in Stoke then you may love the idea of having your ceremony inside our remaining bottle oven. Please note that the maximum capacity within the bottle oven is 8 (the marrying couple, 2 registrars, 2 witnesses, one member of staff and one other of your choice).

Hire out the Vintage Van 'Claude' – the Fabulous Fizz Bar provides our wedding bar service but as a fun extra to the standard bar service, you can hire Claude, their converted vintage Citroen Van, the perfect canal-side bar alternative.

If you are interested in any of our add-ons for your wedding please speak to our events manager who will happily provide you with more details.


Speak to our Events Manager TODAY on 01782 957 005 or email events@re-form.org and fill out our enquiry form to find out more about our wedding availability and getting married at Middleport Pottery.