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SHOPPING

Bendigo  Pottery  has an extensive range of high quality tableware and cookware all made right here in Epsom.  The range extends from classic products and styles such as slow cooking casseroles and pie plates, to contemporary shapes and hand painted platters and dinnerware . We stock a range of complementary accessories including cork mats, serving spoons, aprons and tea towels. Replacement parts, including lids, are available for all the current range and some of the older pieces. Looking for a bargain? A factory seconds area has discounted product for personal shoppers. And you can  shop any time and from anywhere  worldwide with online shopping.

 

EXPLORE THE HISTORY OF BENDIGO POTTERY

Visit the Bendigo Pottery Interpretive Museum, step back in time and learn about the production processes, machinery, working conditions and traditional skills of Bendigo Pottery from its beginning in 1858 to the present.

Bendigo Pottery has one of the most significant collections of historic wood fired kilns in the world.

The Interpretive Museum is built around the old kilns and contains displays of equipment used over the years and product made at the pottery since 1858.

Features include:
  • Theatrette inside a restored wood fired kiln
  • Videos and soundscapes
  • Collection of early Bendigo Pottery
  • Historic production equipment used for making acid bottles, clay pipes, roof tile, bricks and tableware.
  • Timeline display detailing the development of Bendigo Pottery
  • Views into the current production areas.

Entry price for Museum is $8.00 adults, $7.00 concession, $4.00 child (5-15 years), $20.00 family (2 adults and up to 4 children), $6.00 group concession (10 or more).

HANDS ON ACTIVITIES : 



Decorating workshops - 

Choose a plate, mug or bowl and paint it with your own design. Out artist will guide you on using the various brushes and sponges to execute your design onto our bisque fired plates. After the workshop we will put a glaze glaze over your design and fire the pieces ready for everyday use. Collection in about 2 weeks or you can arrange postage home at cost. We allow an hour for each session. $ 25 per artist, any age.

MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THOSE ATTENDING THE CLASSES, FOR AGES 12 YEARS AND UP, as per Vic Gov't guidelines. We have free disposable masks available for you.

Monday 5th April 2021 to Friday 9th April, 2021 and Monday 12th April, 2021 to Friday 16th April, 2021, at 11.00 am. 1.00pm and 2.30pm. $25 per person, no age restrictions. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL - phone 03 5448 4404


Clay Play

Pick up a clay kit at the counter or a family block and some tools for some FUN AT THE TABLES OR TAKE YOUR CLAY HOME


Wheel Throwing Lessons

Wheel throwing experiences for Victorian School Holidays :  Tuesday 6th April to Friday 9th April , Monday 12th April to Friday 16th April. There will only be 3 seats available at each session so Bookings are essential. Times are 10, 11, 12, 1.30, 2.30 and 3.30. $30 per person for the half hour experience with optional glaze and fire of any pots at $10 each pot. Age limited.

MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THOSE ATTENDING THE CLASSES,  as per Vic Gov't guidelines. We have free disposable masks available for you.


MARY QUANT Inspired Workshops

Face painting of a different kind. Inspired by iconic images of fashion designer Mary Quant, create unique wall art that doubles as Tableware. Bring your love of retro fashion and some fun ideas or images and feel free to dress the part. Saturday 15th May 10 am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm
Saturday 3rd July  10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm 
Bookings essential    https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/explore-bendigo/events/bendigo-pottery-workshops 


CAFE

Relax with a cappuccino and cake or take time out for a light lunch or snack. Try our fantastic sausage rolls and great  scones. Open 7 days, 9am to 5pm. Gluten free options available. 

With the current restrictions we offer seating for 16 and takeaway options. As per Government requirements please register your first name and contact details on entry.

The café also stocks Jamies Dressings, Bendigo Brittle, Tt's  relishes, Bendigo Pure Gold honey, Hartlands Pure Eucalyptus Oil , Rodriquez Tea Towels

Great gifts from Imaginellie include wine & champagne glass coolers, travel packs. 



ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES CENTRE

With over 40 individual site holders, the Antiques and Collectables Centre at the iconic Bendigo Pottery is open daily from 9am to 5pm. The range includes pottery, paintings, glassware, jewellery, vintage clothing, furniture, silverware, kitchenalia and collectables of all sizes. A fine browse for serious collectors and a sentimental journey. For inquiries phone  5448 4227.

If you are a dealer or collector with an interest in a site or cabinet please contact us on 54484404.

 


CLAD CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS GALLERY

MELBOURNE DESIGN WEEK - Collaboration between Bendigo Pottery and The Good Plate




INDIVIDUAL STUDIOS AND OUTLETS

Yvonne George Sculptor - Studio and gallery of Yvonne George, specialising in small and large scale metal sculptures for domestic and commercial  properties. www.yvonnegeorgesculptor.com check opening times on 0408 141 059

Habitat Gallery - Emily Crawford -  Scarves, soy candles, hand made jewellery & herbal teas, beeswax wraps. Ph 0438 891 97 

Leanne Grylls - Lampworked glass beads and jewellery ph 0431 255 52 

Joy Tatt - artists with studio in the old Moliagul Store

Etcetera Print Gallery - works on paper by printmaker Cherryl Fyffe plus jewellery in silver, copper findings and opals. Indigenous art originals form Central Australia

Kerrie Brown - artist

GOLDFIELDS PROVIDORE - specialising in Gluten free and organic condiments, cereals, chocolates, salamis, cordials

GLENWILLOW WINESwith award winning wines from their vines at Yandoit. http://www.glenwillow.com.au/wines.asp Taste olive oils, dressings and  wines.  Open 10am to 4pm on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Ph. 5448 5045



Bendigo Pottery Retail Gallery Artists

- features the work of individual potters and artists from regional Victoria.

Ceramics -

Sue James (brooches, necklaces and plates with Australian flora & fauna),  Tony Barnes (Copper reds & blues), Graham Masters (landscape theme), Kaye Poulton (decorative vessels and raku vases), Nikki Wright (ceramic jewellery) 

Works on Paper - Cafe

Landscapes by Kerrie Brown




 

  

 


146 Midland Highway, Epsom
VIC 3551 Australia

Telephone: +61 3 5448 4404
Facsimile: +61 3 5448 4873
Email: info@bendigopottery.com.au

Postal Address : PO Box 30, Epsom Vic 3551 Australia