The gallery is closed on Sat 20 Apr 2024 as we are attending a fair in Cheshire please call 07932 717 718, to reserve or for enquiries, apologies in advance.

We are able to open in the evenings or on a Sunday for viewings of paintings. 

In 2024 we will be continuing to work with partners to host exhibitions including an exciting monthly program every last Wednesday 6.30-9.30pm of art talks with wine tastings with Lunar Restaurant by Niall Keating at The World of Wedgwood, plus every first Saturday our monthly art and design get together over drinks at our neighbours Lost and Found Projects with guests and in the gallery in Burslem.

Nov 1-4 11-4pm - Jack Simcock: From Canvas to Collector collection of 10 paintings by Jack Simcock never seen auctions with Potteries Auctions on 10 Nov

Nov 9 to Dec 23 Modern & Contemporary Art Collection Winter Show @ Barewall

Sat Nov 11 -  @Barewall with Urban Sketchers visiting Burslem

Sat Nov 18 - Gladstone Ceramic Makers with FLUX Stoke-on-Trent 

Sat Nov 25 - Christmas Artisan @Barewall, @Lost+Found @Middleport Pottery 

Fri Dec 1 - Burslem Light Switchon @Barewall @Lost+Found to 7pm

Weekend Dec 2-3 Christmas Cheers @Barewall, @L+F @CherishedChimneys @titanic @PhilCrow

Sat Dec 2 - 1pm Book Launch - Tea Bag Shadow - The Art of George Mallalieu with friends. Terry Shave to share his memories of George who was Head of Painting at North Staffordshire Polytechnic after Arthur Berry retired.

Sun Dec 3 - 1pm to 3pm Meet author, reading and book signing event with Jonathan Taylor - Short Stories set in the Potteries Scablands and other Stories with drinks.

Sat Dec 9 Christmas Artisan @Barewall, @L+F @Middleport Pottery

Thurs 21 Dec LATE NIGHT CHRISTMAS SHOPPING @Barewall @Lost+Found to 7pm

Open every day including Mon in December to Sat 23rd Dec 2023 10 to 4pm


Past Events include:

In 2022 we saw Arthur Berry A Ragged Richness open the new gallery at the Brampton Museum and Art Gallery and we worked with artist Nick Moore at the New Victoria Theatre to host an exhibition of mixed artists titled  Marvellous Stoke celebrating the story of Neil Baldwin aka 'Nello'. In the summer we worked with Keele Arts back to the Burslem School of Art to welcome back the Three Counties Annual Open Exhibition. In Oct we invited you to visit ANIL Sculptor's gallery and studio space in Burslem with a show of his sculptures and mixed Nudes by various gallery artists.

To be invited please join the email mailing list to get your VIP invites to our events and exhibitions.


Please don't miss out on your invite to our exhibition openings and special previews, join the guest list by adding your email at the bottom of the website. 



Phil Hardaker Exhibition at The Chamber

Members Room, Commerce House, Festival Park, ST1 5BE

13 May to 9 August 2019
Open Mon to Fri 9 - 5 pm

Sat 18 May - See Philip Hardaker at Barewall Art Gallery demo - HEY CLAY Festival 11 - 3pm.

Contact 01782 258 843 if you have any questions about the event. 

Previous Events ...

Celebrating Now?

Series of dates 1 May to 6 May @Studio29 Behind Barewall Art Gallery

4 May - 10 - 4pm Free Ceramics Painting Workshop 12 - 3pm

6 May - 10 - 4pm Free Hand Printing Workshop 12 - 3pm & Burslem Festival

Celebrating Now Opening Night: Wed 1 May 3 - 7pm

Join MA student Leone Davis with friends in an exhibition which is a celebration of local industry, art and craft. Funded by The University of Manchester.



Enos Lovatt: Large on Paper Works 1960's

Exhibit Oct 27 to Jan 26 2019

At Barewall Studio, 2-4 Market Place, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 4AT 

At Chambers Members Room, Festival Park, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 4AT



31 Jan to 2 Feb 2019

Across the whole of Burslem Town Centre.

Light Night Stoke on Trent: Burslem Town Centre - Watch the City Glow 31 Jan to 2 Feb 2019

Barewall are delighted to taking part with a special show in its exhibition space: 

The Light Grotto 2019

The Light Grotto is an installation by Philip Hardaker.   Since leaving the Royal College of Art in 1980 Philip set up his Studio in Packmoor, Stoke-on-Trent in 1983, working as a self employed artist and educator.

The Light Grotto is a combination of 30 years of exploring light through sculpure. The subject matter within the work relates to environmental issues, ecology, historic events, preservation of the earth, and love of The Potteries. It has both serious intent laced with irony and a strong sense of  humour. Recent work includes works created with Parian a beautiful translucent clay which responds to light exquisitely.

The show in on throughout the 3 days of Light Night and closes on Sat 9 February 2019 .

Light Night Burslem 2019 by Philip Hardaker Republique Liberty in Parian by Philip Hardaker LIGHT NIGHT STOKE ON TRENT 31 Jan to 2 Feb 2019


Lucy Collins Manfredi & Kate Collins

Exhibition: Sat Nov 24 to Sat Dec 8 2018 

Opens: Fri 23 Nov 2018 6pm

This first show of mother and daughter exhibition of recent 2018 ceramics, sculpture, drawings and paintings.

Both are elected members of MAFA, Manchester Academy of Fine Arts.

Lucy lives near to Stoke on Trent while Kate lives in Stockport. Both are firm favourites with Barewall and across many galleries across the North.

At Barewall Studio, 2-4 Market Place, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 4AT

Kate Collins and Lucy Collins Manfredi Exhibition at Barewall 24 th Nov to 8th Dec 2018


Edward McKenzie and Rosie Threadgold

Light My Light and Colour Graphic 6 Oct to 20 Oct 2018

At Barewall Studio, 2-4 Market Place, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 4AT 


Arthur Berry Old Timers 21st July to 16th September

At Barewall Studio, Barewall Art Gallery, 2-4 Market Place, Burslem, ST6 4AT



As part of English Tourism Week: #ETW2018

17th March 10-2pm Have a Go Throw with Lorraine Bates

24th March 10-4pm Frederick Marriott Etchings - Arnold Bennett Society

 BBC Get Creative Have a Go Throw 17th March 2018 with Lorraine Bates at Barewall Art Gallery, Burslem, Stoke on Trent  Frederick Marriott Etchings 24th March 2018 with Arnold Bennett Society at Barewall Art Gallery, Burslem, Stoke on Trent

Derek Higginson Art Exhibition

At Burslem School of Art

Sat 21st Oct to Sat 4th Nov 2017

Special Opening: Sat 21st 1 to 3pm, drinks and nibbles reception.

Derek attended The Burslem School of Art 1944 to 1950. Glimpse into a forgotten 20th century world that Higginson paints, all works are in oil, direct from the artist studio and have never been seen before. Derek has been a firm favourite with many Northern Art galleries for many years. All works are for sale. Don't miss!!


The Burslem School of Art, Queen Street, Burslem, Stoke on Trent ST6 3EJ

Open 1st week Tues to Sat 11 to 3pm and Sat 4th Nov. By appointment 2nd week.


Written By Deborah McAndrew

At Spode Works, Stoke on Trent

Wed 11th Oct to Sat 21st Oct 2017

Tickets available at Barewall in Burslem, Spode Works Visitor Centre, Stoke or online at

£12 adults, £8 concessions (under 21s')


Barewall's Ticket Sales: 

Barewall sell tickets for all concerts by The North Staffs Symphony Orchestra established 1904 they play 4 times a year in the Newcastle and Stoke on Trent area.

Visit for the most upto date concert dates.

Tickets: £10 Students £3



 Friday 8th September 2017 FREE

Burslem Heritage Open Day Events 2017

10.45am:  Meet at Barewall, 2-4 Market Pl, Burslem

11 - 12.15: Tour: Bennett's Watering Holes by Mervyn Edwards

Lunch in one of the local pubs or cafes

2.45pm: Meet at Wedwood Institute, Queen Street, Burslem

3 - 4.30pm: Film show "The Card" by Arnold Bennett starring Alec Guiness


At Burslem School of Art

Three Counties Art Open 2017 at Burslem School of Art 21 Jul to 31 Aug 2017

Continues to 31 AUGUST 2017

At The Burslem School of Art, Queen Street, Burslem, Stoke on Trent, ST6 3EG.

Open: 10 to 4pm Tues to Sat  ( Late night now to 6pm on Tues)

Also open Bank Holiday Monday 28th Aug to run alongside the Burslem Unites street festival in Burslem including FREE music and activities all day on Queen Street and St John Square stage. 

Enjoy over 200 works of affordable quality art on show in 5 rooms at the newly refurbuished Burslem School of Art.

For more details please follow @barewall or #3CArt2017 on twitter.

Three Counties Open Art Exhibition Partners



STAFFORDSHIRE DAY at BAREWALL, BURSLEMStaffordshire Day in Burslem 2017

Arthur Berry works over Prosecco served at Barewall from 10.30 to 1pm

Browse new work released by the Arthur Berry estate in readiness to listen to what were  thought lost recordings of Arthur Berry later in the day by "Revealing Voices" at The Wedgwood Institute. A heritage lottery project which is working on emerging the recording of the late broadcaster Arthur Wood. 

Meet The Artist Day: Philip Hardaker

At Barewall - Monday 1st May 2017 11pm - 2pm

Meet Philip Hardaker at Barewall Gallery for a tour of his work around Burslem

Meet Philip Hardaker working on a new piece at the gallery for the day. Philip will be available to answer questions and discuss his work while the gallery will be showing a number of Philip's recent works which will be available to buy. Philip will also be taking people on a tour of the Public commissioned artworks which are now on display in Burslem telling the story of their creation and conception. FREE  

The 1st of May is also Staffordshire Day and Phil's visit will coincide with a number of events in the town including talks at the Wedgwood Institute and a Food Festival at The Burslem School of Art all of which are part of the Burslem Festival weekend making the town a must be place for the day.

We look forward to seeing you in Burslem that day.



Masters of Art & Sport: Philippe Aird & Paine Proffitt

Masters of Art and Sport featuring Paine Proffitt and Philippe Aird continues to 12th Feb 2017

At The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent, ST1 3DW 

Exhibition: Until Sun 12th Febuary 2017

An exhibition brought to you In partnership with Barewall are The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Paine Proffitt and The Estate of Philippe Aird to celebrate Stoke on Trent as European City of Sport 2016 and Stoke on Trent's bid to become the UK City of Culture 2021.

For directions please visit the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery website

Masters of Art and Sport : Philippe Aird and Darren Campbell until Feb 12th 2017

A Christmas Carol by Claybody Theatre

A Christmas Carol - Dickens Classic in Sung Version by Debbie McAndrew and Ashley Thompson

Sun 20th Nov 5.30pm - Wedgwood Institute, Queens Street, Burslem, Stoke on Trent.

The Dicken's classic tale in a completely sung version

Words by Debbie McAndrew Music by Ashley Thompson

Tickets available from Barewall £5 only 50 seats available.

Call Barewall on 01782 258 843 to book.


QUIET PLEASE! by Arthur Berry

Quiet Please by Arthur Berry A Dramatised Rereading at The Wedgwood Institute, Burslem 3rd Dec 2016

A Dramatised reading of the play by Arthur Berry - FREE

Sat 3rd Dec 2016 2pm at The Wedgwood Institute, Queen Street, Burslem, Stoke on Trent

(Pre-show drinks available at the gallery from 10am - to view original works by Arthur Berry)

By THE NEW VIC THEATRE in partnership with Wedgwood Institute, Princes Regeneration Trust, Barewall Gallery and Our Burslem. 

Please book your tickets via the following link:


Selected Unseen Works from The Estate of Arthur Berry

At The Foxlowe Arts Centre, Stockwell St, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6AD 

Exhibition: Sat 1st October 2016 to Sat 12th November 2016

A number of supporting events will also be taking place attached to this exhibition.

For directions please visit the Foxlowe website


The Tease by Arthur Berry @copyright Estate of Arthur Berry.


"Memories of Spode" Fri 29th April 6-8pm at The Potteries Museum &  Art Gallery. Selling evening with chance to buy 13 major works by Darren Washington plus friends in the setting of the National Portrait Gallery prestigious annual competition sponsored by Taylor-Wessing.

A special limited edition book entitled "Memories of Spode" will also be available to preorder on the evening.

We hope to see you there for a very special evening.

The Mould Store by Darren Washington - Part of The Memories of Spode Collection



Barewall Presents The Midland Potters Association At Middleport Pottery 19th March to 24th April 2016.


Robbie Williams Memorabilia Auction Viewing - Sat 6th Feb - one day only 9 till 5pm.

In association with Robbie Williams Fan Festival weekend in aid of Donna Louise Childrens Hospital of which Robbie Williams is a Patron. 

We are pleased to be able to help with the display of the very special and collectable uniqie memorabilia which will be auctioned at the GALA event in the evening.

Bids can be offered in advance on the facebook auction page:

Lowry and Berry Observers of Urban Life - Art Exhibition

Continues at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Hanley, Stoke on Trent until 10th Jan 2016.

Berry at The Bulls Head - Listening

Hear selected monologues by Arthur Berry played 10th Dec from 7.30pm in a quiet corner of The Bulls Head public house, St Johns Square, Burslem. Expect warm atmosphere of log fire, real ale and entertaining listening from Burslem's very own artist, writer and peot Arthur Berry.

Selling Evening at Museum - Exhibition

From 6pm on 17th December this is your rare chance to buy selected works by Berry in the setting of The Lowry and Berry exhibition. Includes free entry into the exhibition as well as welcome drinks.

7pm to 10pm Jazz, Beer and Oatcakes at Museum - Entertainment

Staffordshire’s cultural icon Arthur Berry is celebrated with a Multi Arts Evening of Jazz, Beer and Oat Cakes at the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery.

Come and let your hair down and dance the night away with an evening of jazz music from local band ‘Fine and Dandy’ led by well-known musician and broadcaster Mel Hill and readings from Arthur Berry by local film producer Ray Johnson MBE.

The evening performance is inspired by the work of artist, writer and poet Arthur Berry and his friend, musician and local radio producer Arthur Wood.

On Christmas Day 1978, the two Arthurs broadcast a fantasia of poetry, prose and songs, entitled “Obsessed by Oatcakes”. Believed lost for over 35 years, a recording of this extraordinary piece has recently come to light. Mel Hill and Ray Johnson will present highlights from this rediscovered treasure, along with live jazz music.

Jazz, Beer and Oatcakes aims to give Berry's stories from the streets a fresh airing while visiting the Potteries “Cool Jazz” scene.

The evening recognises the originality and inspiration of local artists who were pioneers in their creative achievements; Fashioned on the local streets, displayed on the International stage.

Bring ARThur alive and be part of a Berry Berry special evening.

Venue:  The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Date:     Thursday 17th December 7 – 10pm


For more information visit:

Don't Miss Out - the Lowry and Berry Exhibiton ends on the 10th January 2016 at the Potteries Museum, Hanley, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST6 4AT.