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28TH FEBRUARY - SOLD OUT

SWEENEY TODD THEATRE NIGHT by Don't Go Into The Cellar

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Ticket Only: £15, Ticket + Pre-Show Dining: £30

Join us for an original one-man performance featuring an audience with the infamous Demon Barber of Fleet Street himself, Sweeney Todd! The classic penny dreadful tale is performed with gusto & swagger by Jonathan Goodwin in a show directed by Gary Archer

Theatre Ticket Only - £15

(Arrive at 6.30pm, performance will commence at 7.15pm. Bar available to purchase refreshments).

SOLD OUT Theatre Ticket + Pre-Show Dining - £30

(Arrive at 6pm for a 2-course meal. Menu - Mrs Lovetts Traditional Minced Meat and Onion Pie, with a Puff Pastry lid. Served with Screamy Mashed Potatoes, Fresh Green vegetables and a Red Wine Gravy. (Vegetarian option – Cheese and Onion Pie) Dessert - Belgian Chocolate Brownie and a Raspberry Coulis. Bar available to purchase refreshments).

3RD MARCH - SOLD OUT

RAKU ART & ALCHEMY TASTER with Andy Mason

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Ticket Only: £45

Workshops at: 10 AM, 11.10 AM or 2 PM

Raku is one of the most fascinating techniques within creative ceramics originating from 16th century Japan. Join Andy Mason for this one-day workshop where you will choose from a selection of beautiful biscuit-fired pots and be guided through the creative glazing methods using both traditional techniques and some that Andy has developed in his 30 years of experience. This all leads to a dramatic ‘live’ kiln firings resulting in a finished pot with the unique and special glaze effects created through this historic blend of art and alchemy.

9TH MARCH

CERAMIC POCKET PLANTER WORKSHOP in Partnership with Alex Allday

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Ticket Only: £45

Workshops at: 10AM or 2PM

This Mother’s Day weekend, join Ceramic Designer Alex Allday to create your own porcelain hanging planter pocket.

Learn how to hand build in porcelain, how to apply a variety of surface decoration techniques using coloured slips, different tools and objects to create sgraffito, textures and patterns on your own beautiful hanging planter pocket!

Practice the different surface decoration techniques onto a couple of porcelain tiles/plaques or coasters before creating your pocket! These will be fired too!

Tea, Coffee & Biscuits are included!

Once fired the pockets are watertight so you can display real flower stems in them!
(Please note pieces will be fired after the workshop, they will be ready to collect 1-2 weeks after the workshop)

8TH & 9TH MARCH - A Harper Street Tenant Event

MOTHER'S DAY BOOT PLANTER WORKSHOP at LoveKnott Creations


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Ticket Only: £40

Limited to 8 people - Booking Essential

Workshops at: 10AM

Join Kirsty at LoveKnott Creations to create your own Boot Planters, an ideal way to display your plants. Why not come along for a fun day out!

PLEASE NOTE - This event can only be booked directly with LoveKnott Creations who is located on Harper Street

10TH MARCH - SOLD OUT

MOTHER'S DAY AFTERNOON TEA

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Price: £19.95 per Person, £9.95 for children aged 12 & under

(Pre-booking Essential)

Time: 1PM

This Mother’s Day why not indulge in a traditional afternoon tea all served on Burleigh Pottery in our beautiful Burgess room. The perfect gift for mums, grandmothers, aunties and the special ladies in your life.

Afternoon Tea includes:

A selection of freshly made sandwiches on white or brown bread garnished with salad and served with pickles and chutney: Caesar Chicken with Bacon, ham, mature cheddar, Tuna.
Cup of freshly cut homemade chips
Traditional cakes: Lemon Drizzle, Chocolate Brownie, Cherry bakewell slice & Scone served with jam and clotted cream
Tea & coffee

Vegetarian, vegan and Gluten free options are available, please state when booking if you have any allergen requirements.

Minimum numbers required per booking: 2 guests
Maximum numbers per booking: 4 guests.

17TH MARCH

PLAY WITH CLAY - Self-Led

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Join us for our Self-Led Play with Clay session! The Site is Open between 10am-4pm

£3 per Participant or free for Junior Explorer Members

Become a Junior Explorer: CLICK HERE

17TH MARCH

NEW - VIRTUAL FACTORY TOUR EXPERIENCE

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Price: £7

Time: 11am or 1pm

Join us and immerse yourself in our Virtual Factory Tour of the Burleigh Factory here at Middleport Pottery.
One of our fantastic Tour Guides will take you on a journey through the inner workings of The Burleigh factory and learn how its 'All Made Here' This tour will be shown via a screen, indoors.

23RD MARCH

EASTER FLORAL WORKSHOP

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Price: £49.50 (Pre-booking Essential)

Time: 10am or 1.30pm

Design and create your own easter themed floral wreath using fresh moss to create the base accompanied by fresh and dried foliages, flowers and easter decorations. Your instructor will demonstrate and talk you through the design whilst you incorporate your own style into your piece.
Tea, coffee and biscuits included.

30TH & 31ST MARCH

MIDDLEPORT ARTISAN SPRING MARKET

FREE ENTRY

Join us this Easter Weekend for our first Artisan Market of the year.

Locally crafted products & gifts.