Worcester’s leading centre for art and culture has published it’s programme of events and activities for the festive period.

The Royal Porcelain Works – which has been developed to showcase the county’s artistry and craftsmanship – is organising a number of festive events throughout December.

With a variety of Pottery Painting, Workshops, Craft Fairs and Exhibitions, plus much more available, there is something for everyone this festive season.

Etsy Made Local
Saturday 30 November – Sunday 1 December, 10.00am to 5.00pm

With more than 20 sellers attending across this two day free event, offering shoppers a wide range of unique and meaningful gifts, all part of the site’s aim to encourage people to both source and buy locally this Christmas;

Christmas Pottery Painting
Saturday 7, Saturday 14 and Saturday 21 December, 2.00pm to 5.00pm and Sunday 1 and Sunday 1 December, 10.00am to 4.00pm

These events offer a range of different Christmas ceramics to paint including a plate for Santa and a baby’s first Christmas bauble.  Booking is essential.

“We are delighted to announce our Christmas programme.  The spaces at Royal Porcelain Works offer themselves perfectly for such creative events as we are all about showcasing the county’s artistry and craftsmanship.  We look forward to welcoming you to join in our festive fun!”

Sara Matthews, General Manager of Royal Porcelain Works.

Book Club
Monday 2 December, 7.40pm to 8.40pm

This month’s book choice is the festive ‘Skipping Christmas’ by John Grisham.  Free to attend, no booking is necessary.

Christmas Wreath Workshop
Sunday 8 December, 9.30am to 11.30am, 12midday to 2.00pm and 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Delivered by Sweet Ginger Flowers, attendees will create a luxury festive door wreath, using traditional techniques and premium British foliage.  Booking is essential.

Christmas Arts
Sunday 8 December, 10.00am to 5.00pm

Participate in Art will host 17 artists and artisans offering unique oil and watercolour works, photography, pottery, glassware, jewellery, mixed media, soft furnishings and original pieces, prints and gift sets.  Free to attend, no booking is required.

Watermarks – An Exhibition of Watercolours
Saturday 14 – Friday 20 December, 11.00am to 4.00pm

This exhibition will host watercolours by local artist David Birtwistle, who, for nearly half a century, has been painting Worcester scenes and the local countryside.  It will also include recent examples from his travels in France, Italy, India and Ireland.  No booking is required at this free event.

Christmas Table Decoration Workshop
Sunday 22 December, 9.30am to 11.30am and 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Delivered by Sweet Ginger Flowers, attendees will create a Christmas table centerpiece, using a variety of flowers, premium plant material and seasonal foliage.  Booking is essential.

For further information please contact the Royal Porcelain Works on 01905 677399 or email enquiries@royalporcelainworks.co.uk.