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Ceramic workshops at Coalport China Museum (22nd July 2015)

Ceramic workshops at Coalport China Museum

Drop-in to a summer family ceramic workshop at Coalport China Museum, near Ironbridge between 18th July and 6th September and paint ceramics or discover how to add textured surfaces to clay models.

Sessions will vary from day-to-day; between Tuesday and Thursday you can use your imagination to design and make a clay model adding your own preferred surface texture, while every day during the summer school holidays you can paint a money box, china flower or fridge magnet with your choice of colours.

The hands-on workshops will be held from 11am until 1pm and 2pm until 4pm; ceramic activities carry an additional charge from £2 unfired or £4 plus a postage charge from £3.50, if you want to have your creation fired and sent home after.

Open 10am to 5pm Coalport is one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums. A great value Annual Passport Ticket allowing unlimited entry into all ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums costs £27.95 per adult, £21.50 for seniors, £16.95 for children under 18, £68 for a family of two adults and all their children and £50 for a family with one adult; under 5s free (terms and conditions apply); Passports can also be bought online in advance saving 10% and individual entry tickets are available at each museum. Activities and workshops vary day-to-day and some carry an extra charge.

For further information, contact the Ironbridge Visitor Information Centre on Tel: 01952 433 424 or visit www.ironbridge.org.uk.  The Gorge is easily reached via the M6 and M54 motorways exiting at Telford (M54 junction 4 or 6).