Generation – Ceramics Heritage Project for Young People



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Online, via Zoom.
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Free weekly sessions for young people exploring ceramics heritage with British Ceramics Biennial supported by National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Are you aged 16-25 and from the Stoke-on-Trent area?

Join the Generation project and access free weekly sessions to explore local ceramics heritage.

Generation will give you exclusive access to heritage sites across Stoke-on-Trent. The opportunity to explore their rich collections/histories and get really hands-on finding out about traditional skills and ways of making.

Working alongside British Ceramic Biennial’s Project Coordinator and Artist, Emma Price, you will develop ideas for outcomes, events and have the opportunity to exhibit at the British Ceramics Biennial 2021 in September.

This project is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.



Every Tuesday 5-6pm, 23 Feb – 30 March



Online via Zoom


Weekly themes

Week 1 – What is heritage? – An introduction to the project and its themes

Week 2 – Exploring your local area – Sgraffito session, using own original material

Week 3 – Icons of the Potteries – Looking at what makes up Stoke-on-Trent’s identity

Week 4 – Six towns, one identity? – Exploring the six towns and how they unite to form Stoke-on-Trent

Week 5 – Guest artist – Sarah Fraser

Week 6 – ‘Aye up duck’ – Exploration of the Stoke dialect

Please note, each workshop will have a clay activity included. Participants must register at least 48 hours before a workshop to have clay sent to them. An alternative option will be provided for later sign-ups. 


How do I book?

Book your free place via Eventbrite here.

Email with any questions.