Industrial Heritage Experience by Historic Narrowboat – Staffordshire Day

Immerse yourself in Stoke-on-Trent’s rich industrial heritage this Staffordshire Day. On Saturday 27th April, Middleport Pottery is offering visitors the unique opportunity to jump aboard 1940s wooden narrowboat Dane for a fascinating return journey along the historic Trent and Mersey canal. This full day experience will include a guided tour of Middleport Pottery’s Heritage Trail, a guided narrowboat cruise and a guided tour of the last remaining steam powered Potters’ mill, Jesse Shirley’s Bone and Flint Mill (not in steam) at the Etruria Industrial Museum. Lunch and refreshments are included. Date: Saturday 27th April. Please note, there are two starting times available. Please specify your preferred tour time when booking. Heritage Narrowboat Tour One: Arrive at Middleport Pottery at 9.00am. The narrowboat will leave at 9.30am. This tour ends at Middleport Pottery approximately 3.30pm. Heritage Narrowboat Tour Two: Arrive at Middleport at 11.00am. This tour ends at Middleport Pottery approximately 5.00pm. Lunch: Staffordshire Oatcakes. Please inform us of any dietary requirements upon booking. Tickets: £40pp – Includes admission, guided tours, return boat journey (approximately 2 hours) refreshments and lunch. To book call: 01782 499766 (10am – 4pm). Full payment required upon booking. Early booking advised as spaces are limited. Free parking available at Middleport Pottery.