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Afternoon tea and talk with Dr Elizabeth Woledge


Saturday 30th September
2pm – 4.30pm


Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Wharf, Mill Lane, Cromford, DE4 3RQ


Wheelchair accessible

Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, savoury nibbles, cakes, and homemade fruit scones with clotted cream and jam, all served with tea or coffee. While Dr Woledge takes you on a journey of the history of Royal Crown Derby from its humble beginnings in 1750 to the present day. Learn how to identify the oldest items, discover how new innovations shaped the factory’s fortunes, and admire the outstanding craftsmanship of some of our finest items. The talk is illustrated with museum items that you can handle and explore getting a full appreciation of the tactile beauty of Derby Porcelain.

Essential Information

 £30 per person

Limited places available – To book click here

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Our Premium Guided Tours set off in the morning, where you can dive deep into the rich history of our area aided by our warm and wonderful hosts.

For those who prefer to discover at their own pace, the Experience opens to Self-Guided visitors at 1pm.

Large group? Or a sensory tour during quiet times? Please contact us and we can help get that arranged.