Middleport Pottery: Focus Weekend

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Free

Venue details
Middleport Pottery, Port St, Middleport
Middleport
Stoke-on-Trent
ST6 3PE
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  • Visiting information
  • Visitor centre:
    Monday - Sunday: 10am - 4pm

    Tea Room:
    Monday - Saturday: 9.30am - 4pm
    Sunday: 10.00am - 4pm

    Burleigh shop:
    Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
    Sunday: 10am - 4pm
Additonal information

Middleport Pottery will be closed to the public on Thursday 10th October. This will include Middleport Studios, Tea Room and Clay College Gallery.

Artists: Guillaume Dujat, Helen Felcey, Joe Hartley, Kelly Jane Jones, Noisy Steve

 

Alongside an array of site specific installations, the artists invite the public to join them for a weekend of clay-making workshops and sound performances. Workshops will involve people in brick-making, clay joint making and hazel structures on the wharf and on board Middleport’s own stunning narrow boat Dane. Live performances of experimental sound works will also be performed by Guillaume Dujat and invited sound artists.

Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September will bring a flurry of exciting activity across the Middleport Pottery site. Throughout the day there will be musical performances and special events including artist talks and clay-making workshops.

 

On the Wharf (weather permitting)

10:00am-10:45am Sat 28th&Sun 29th September
Free clay workshop, suitable for all ages. Come and join us in creating our installation through brick making, clay joint making and hazel structures our Places limited, booking recommended although there will drop first come first served.

 

11:00am – 11:45am Sat 28th&Sun 29th September
Free clay workshop, suitable for all ages.
Come and join us in creating our installation through brick making, clay joint making and hazel structures.

 

1:00pm – 3:00pm  Sat 28th September
Sound performance, suitable for all ages. 

Join sound artist’s Guillaume Dujat and Kelly Jane Jones who will present new performance work, expanding on their experience with experimental sound in response to the site. Experience unique sounds in a truly unique setting, not to be missed!

 

10:00am – 4:00pm Sunday 29th September

Sound artist Noisy Steve will be leading free, drop in workshops throughout the day. Here people will have the chance to explore experimental sound through digital and hands on processes. More on Noisy Steve here.

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