All Festival events take place in spaces at the Emma Bridgewater Factory, Lichfield Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. ST1 3EJ.
Please get in touch for support to make your Festival visit as enjoyable as possible via firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 01782 201328
The Meakin Room:
atmospheric, 200 seat, first floor, former Victorian pottery warehouse. Accessible for wheelchair users or anyone who finds stairs difficult, via a long ramp from the cafe. Please advise on booking if you would like to reserve a wheelchair space for ticketed events. General access is via external, weather-proofed stairs. Chairs are wooden – please feel free to bring a cushion for extra comfort.
The Old Pottery Warehouse (aka Ernie’s Room):
first floor, former Victorian warehouse, used during the festival for talks, workshops and performances. Accessible for wheelchair users. Entrance via the cafe ramp. Chairs are wooden – please feel free to bring a cushion for extra comfort.
The Decorating Studio:
ground floor studio space used during the Festival for workshops, author talks and panel events. Accessible toilet. Accessible for wheelchair users; please advise on booking if you would like to reserve a wheelchair space for ticketed events.
outside space where you’ll find the Box Office, studio, shops and cafe plus Festival entertainment and food vendors. Some uneven surfaces but accessible for wheelchair users.
The Walled Garden:
beautifully planted, small secret garden open to all customers and during the Festival you’ll find activities, readings and music taking place as programmed. Entrance via the Gift Shop.