Summer Steaming and Railways of Etruria Exhibition
On Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 July 2023 from 11am to 4.30pm at Etruria Museum, Mill & Tea Room – an exhibition along with family fun activities will be taking place in the picturesque waterside setting.
Railways of Etruria exhibition and memorabilia in the Canal Warehouse. One of the first railways in the area was horse drawn tramway running from the Trent and Mersey canal at Etruria to Hanley. When the North Staffordshire Railway Company was formed in 1845, they took over the canals. It is 100 years since the North Staffordshire Railway was taken over by the London Midland and Scottish Railway. A short film sequence of steam engines running on the extensive rail network will be shown in the canal warehouse and a 30-minute film of the Industries and Railway of Etruria in the canal check office.
Blacksmith demonstrations will be taking place in the Forge – plus Shirley’s 1857 Bone & Flint Mill ‘In Steam’ will be operating from 12.30pm to 4.30pm allowing for visitors to experience a Potters’ Mill operating as in Victorian times.
Entrance to the Museum and Mill is £7 for Adults or £10 for a guided tour of the Mill (subject to availability). Young people under 16 free when accompanied by a paying adult.
A Free car park is located at Etruria Industrial Museum, Etruria Vale Road, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4RB
The Museum says there is limited access to the Mill for those with mobility difficulties.