Earth and Fire

The Earth and Fire International Ceramics Fair returns to The Courtyard at Welbeck on 22, 23 & 24 June 2018.

One of the country's premier ceramics events, Earth and Fire takes place at the end of June every year and hosts over 120 potters from across the UK and mainland Europe.

Earth and Fire is open 10-5 daily. Tickets cost £5.00 (1 day), £9.00 (2 day) and £13.00 (3 day).

Book in advance and save.

The fair has been held in The Courtyard at Welbeck since 2017, where the surrounding attractions and countryside make for a great day out.

Plan your visit

Visit us at Welbeck over 22, 23 and 24 June to enjoy:

The Producers' Kitchen

Welbeck is home to a community of artisan food businesses, who are known for their ethical policies, expertise in traditional production methods and innovative products. They are joined by The School of Artisan Food, a charity which teaches all aspects of food production.

The School of Artisan Food, Stichelton cheese, Welbeck Abbey Brewery, Welbeck Bakehouse, Welbeck Dairy and Welbeck Farm Shop present this NEW outdoor pop-up,The Producers' Kitchen. The event will give you the opportunity to try their produce, as well as meeting the makers.

Also in The Courtyard, visit the award-winning Welbeck Farm Shop and The Harley Café.

A must visit for food lovers.
Free Entry.
Open 10-5 (4 Sunday)

Stichelton CheeseWelbeck BakehouseWelbeck Abbey Brewery

The Harley Studios

Explore 10 of The Harley Studios and take a sneaky peek into life as an artist.

Studios open to the public will be:

Goetze Gwynn - organ builders, Michelle Reader - recycled scultpure, Laura Baxter - jewellery, Simon Mount - furniture, Jane Withers & Michael Hanmer - textiles, Hilary Bower - visual art, Natalie Harris - jewellery, Geoffrey Tinniswood - piano tuner, Richard Hartley - guitar builder and Hope & Elvis - textiles.

If you enjoy this taster event, be sure to put the Welbeck Winter Weekend in your diary on 23-25 November when our full, annual Harley Open Studios event will take place.

As The Harley Studios are located within Earth and Fire, a ticket to the ceramics fair is required to access the open studio event.

Open 10-5 daily.

The Harley Gallery

Form and Function - Adam Frew - Northern Irish potter Adam Frew returns to The Harley Gallery with a selling exhibition of new work.

Half in Shadow: Half in Light - Clare Twomey - Porcelain lithophanes shedding light on life on the country estate. Part of The Grand Tour. Supported by Arts Council England’s Cultural Destinations fund and The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.

Loud and Clear - contemporary glass from the National Glass Centre, from floating glass panels etched with photographs, to brightly coloured vessels, to extraordinary sculpture.

Open 10-5 (4 Sunday). FREE entry.

Adam FrewHalf in Light: Half in Shadow by Clare TwomeyHeike Brachlow, Analemma (2017), Photo credit Ester Segarra

The Portland Collection

The Portland Collection shows treasures from the historic art collection built up by the Dukes of Portland and their families, who have been at Welbeck for over 400 years. See masterpieces including works by Michelangelo, Van Dyck and Stubbs. Don't miss a new exclusive display by legendary jeweller JAR. JAR has selected a new display of miniature portraits, which will be shown alongside some of his own jewellery.

Open 11-4 daily. FREE entry.

Walks at Welbeck

While visiting us at Welbeck enjoy a walk through the beautiful surrounding countryside. Download our guided walks here.