- Visiting information
- Opening hours during the festival:
Mon - Sun: 10am - 5pm
Date and Time: Same as the individual venue
Location: Middleport Pottery, The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Spode China Hall, World of Wedgwood.
The Lodge is a project space where festival visitors are invited to reflect, record and share their views, perspectives and responses. Located in curious spaces, there are writing nooks, test workshops, listening stations, and viewing points for film commissions ‘Over Site’ and ‘In Site’, where audiences interact, create and share with others. As a test bed for audience engagement the Lodge will take place in four evolving iterations as part of the expanded BCB programme.
In the lodge you’ll find:
A writing and reading nook which displays intriguing pieces of material to read including unique archive materials and insight into the artwork and the history of the site. The writing space offers visitors the chance to reflect and record their experience with the artwork and site using questions and view finders displayed in the Lodge. This space proudly displays drawings, quotes and comments from visitors.
A space where visitors can to tell us more about their experience using a tablet displayed at each site.
A series of insightful commissioned film works that will be displayed at each Lodge giving visitors a unique perspective into the work that has taken place in the projects across Stoke-on-Trent. See films works including Oversite by Johnny Magee and Under the Skin film works created by Ingrid Murphy, Sophie Mahon, Kieran Hanson and a unique 360 view the Spode mould store.
The Lodge project space will host a series of workshops, events and drop-in sessions through the festival period which activate the site, connect with the projects and artwork commissioned throughout Stoke-on-Trent and seeking to deepen the visitors experience.
When you clock in at each of the four Lodge project spaces you’ll be in with the chance of winning a unique commemorative BCB Mug!
Experimental Brick Making
Artist: Tom Longdon Join us at The Lodge in the China Hall with artist Tom Longdon who will be leading an exciting drop-in workshop…
Heros and Villains in Clay
Artist: Emma Price The Lodge is a project space where festival visitors are invited to reflect, record and share their views, perspectives and…
Spode Mould Casting Workshop
Artist: Helen Morgan, Artist and Clay Comrade Join us at the British Ceramics Biennial for a drop-in demonstration and workshop utilising moulds once used…