Exhibitions / Talks / Lectures / Workshops

There's something for everyone at the Wedgwood Museum. We have regular gallery talks, illustrated lectures and events for all the family. Browse our calendar of events here - You may want to make a special trip! Please note that a small extra charge may be made for workshop activities.

 

Our new Discover Wedgwood packages are now available!

The Wedgwood Museum’s inspiring Discover Wedgwood packages offer a unique opportunity to spend time with a member of our curatorial team, discovering fascinating stories hidden within its extensive collections and the Wedgwood archives. There are three Discover Wedgwood experiences available – Bronze, Silver and Gold – which take place regularly throughout the year. A selection of thought-provoking and engaging subjects are investigated, so as well as choosing between Bronze, Silver and Gold, you can also book your preferred date depending on the topic that most interests you. 

Find the Discover Wedgwood packages and the full programme for 2016 here.

Calendar

  • Guided Museum Tours - Talk

    • Temporary Exhibition
    • 12 Oct 2015 - 12 Oct 2016
    • Meeting point is in the World of Wedgwood Atrium
    • 11:00am and 2:30pm
    • £5

    Join one of our team for a one hour guided tour around our spectacular galleries!

    Whether you are a ceramic expert or a complete novice, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

    The tour will last for approximately 1 hour…

  • Discover Wedgwood Bronze: Wedgwood and Literature
    • 4 Oct 2016
    • Meeting point is in the World of Wedgwood Atrium
    • 1:30 pm to 4 pm
    • £35

    Other than being some of the most famous names in the literary world, did you know that characters from Homer, William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Scott and Beatrix Potter grace Wedgwood ceramics? We will go on a literary tour through the…

  • Discover Wedgwood Silver: The Wedgwood Family - An exploration of family members over 250 years
    • 12 Oct 2016
    • Meeting point is in the World of Wedgwood Atrium
    • 11 am to 3 pm
    • £55

    Get to know the Wedgwood family even better! Have a look at private letters and other personal and official documents in the archives. An exploration of the scientists, composers, politicians, academics, and potters who are all descendants of one Burslem…

  • Discover Wedgwood Gold: Wedgwood and Artists
    • 20 Oct 2016
    • Meeting point is in the World of Wedgwood Atrium
    • 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
    • £95

    Throughout the centuries the Wedgwood firm has employed some of the most celebrated artists to provide designs and inspiration for their products. We will look at some of the most influential of these artists whose work is renowned in other…

  • Discover Wedgwood Bronze: Wedgwood at War
    • 1 Nov 2016
    • Meeting point is in the World of Wedgwood Atrium
    • 1:30 pm to 4 pm
    • £35

    During this month of national remembrance, join us in the Museum to explore the stories of Wedgwood at War. We will explore objects which relate directly to the impacts of war, and the stories of the men (and women) who…

  • Discover Wedgwood Silver: 'Wedg-what??' Wedgwood oddities in the collection
    • 9 Nov 2016
    • Meeting point is in the World of Wedgwood Atrium
    • 11 am to 3 pm
    • £55

    Have you ever seen a Wedgwood hedgehog? Have you ever wondered what a Pyrophorus Vase was? And what was a Canopic Vase used for? Join us for a trip through the weird and wonderful parts of Wedgwood history. With exclusive…

  • Discover Wedgwood Gold: Wedgwood and the Enlightenment
    • 17 Nov 2016
    • Meeting point is in the World of Wedgwood Atrium
    • 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
    • £95

    One of the most striking aspects of the Wedgwood Museum is the diversity of the exhibits, reflecting the atmosphere of the time. There was no intellectual restraint so such freedom of thought enabled men like Wedgwood and his associates to…

  • Discover Wedgwood Bronze: Wedgwood Majolica
    • 6 Dec 2016
    • Meeting point is in the World of Wedgwood Atrium
    • 1:30 pm to 4 pm
    • £35

    Brightly coloured and incredibly inventive in shapes and decorations – that’s Majolica! Wedgwood’s creations were an epitome of the Victorian taste and highly sought after. Discover pieces from the Museum collections and dive into a world of colours and textures.

  • Discover Wedgwood Silver: Wedgwood's 18th century marvels
    • 14 Dec 2016
    • Meeting point is in the World of Wedgwood Atrium
    • 11 am to 3 pm
    • £55

    Ever wondered about the story behind the Frog Service? Do you know the significance of the Portland Vase? Why are the First Day Vases so called? Come with us as we explore in detail some of the fascinating Wedgwood objects…