Pottery Tours at Belleek Visitor Centre
About the event
Visit Belleek Visitor Centre for a guided pottery tour, there are a range of experiences to choose from…
Experience 1: Guided 30 minute tour
See the full manufacturing and creative process behind every piece of Belleek fine china produced on site since 1857! Visitor participation is encouraged throughout the tour, glazing product and breaking pieces that do not meet the required standard.
Experience 2: The Bloomfield Trail Family Experience
This interactive children’s trail tells the story of how the pottery is made using the character of Belleek founder, Mr. Bloomfield. A series of 16 hand drawn, colourful ceramic plaques are located at key points on the pottery tour. Lots of fun for all the family.
Experience 3: Good Morning Belleek – Guided tour/Morning Coffee
Your experience begins with our 30 minute guided tour with full access behind the scenes of the manufacturing and creative process that goes into every piece of Belleek fine china, produced on site since 1857. As part of your experience enjoy tea/coffee and freshly baked scones in the Belleek restaurant, overlooking the banks of Lough Erne after browsing the Belleek collection in the retail showroom.
Experience 4: Afternoon at Belleek Guided Tour/Afternoon Tea
Your experience begins with our 30 minute guided tour with full access behind the scenes of the manufacturing and creative process that goes into every piece of Belleek fine china, produced on site since 1857. As part of your experience enjoy afternoon tea in the Belleek restaurant, overlooking the banks of Lough Erne after browsing the Belleek collection in the retail showroom.
Experience 5: ‘Hands on’ Belleek Experience
This exclusive group tour programme focuses on giving visitors a truly ‘hands on’ understanding of Ireland’s oldest pottery.
The focal point of the tour will be a practical demonstration of ‘the art of Belleek’ by a Master Craftsperson, followed by the opportunity to try creating their own unique piece of Belleek. This may include modelling parian china flowers, painting a plate or fixing a handle to a Belleek tea cup.
All participants will receive their finished items in the post.
Where is it taking place
3 Main Street,
When is it taking place?
Tour Times are currently between 10.30am – 2.15pm (Monday – Wednesday).
Who is it suitable for?
Do you need to book?
Yes, booking required. Please call +44 28 68659300 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About August Craft Month with Craft NI
This event is a part of August Craft Month with Craft NI, Northern Ireland’s celebration of craft. Summer 2022 will mark the 16th annual August Craft Month with makers all across Northern Ireland getting involved.
Tel: +44 28 68659300
All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding the event please contact the event organiser directly.