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Pandemics in Ceramics (Holbeach)

18 November @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A hands-on workshop led by our expert potters and archaeologist exploring Medieval tile making, the Black Death, and the COVID-19 Pandemic

About this event

Throughout human history, clay creations have been used to record the lives and experiences of our fellow humans, even during the Black Death pandemic of the 1300s.

In this extra special Medieval tile-carving workshop, you will have the chance to create and record your own stories in clay about your experiences of the covid-19 pandemic. Alongside master potters from the Greenfield Pottery and an expert archaeologist, you will explore how Medieval encaustic tiles were made and what they can tell us about the history’s most well-known pandemic, the Black Death.

Your unique tile creations will form part of one-off public exhibition at the historic Greyfriars building in Lincoln city.


Booking your workshop

IMPORTANT: Please note that we have two workshop dates available for this activity, one in Lincoln on Monday 15th Nov and the other in Holbeach on Thursday 18th Nov. This page is for the Holbeach event.

To book a place on the the Lincoln event, please visit our other event page HERE.


This event is free, but prior booking is essential to guarantee your place.

You won’t need to print or show your ticket on the day. Just tell the attending team member the name you booked under when you arrive.


Holbeach | Greenfield Pottery | Thursday 18th Nov 2021

Morning workshop: 10am – 12:30am

Afternoon workshop: 1:30pm – 4pm

Full address: Greenfield Pottery, Greenfield Farm, Washway Road, Holbeach, Spalding, PE12 8AH



The Greenfield Pottery studio has wheelchair ramp access. Please note that the Pottery does not currently have an accessible toilet. For more information about the facilities, please contact the Pottery by email or by phone 01406 425 866.


This event is part of the Being Human Festival 2021. To find out more and for our other events, please visit

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18 November
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Greenfield Pottery
Greenfield Farm, Washway Road
Holbeach, Spalding, PE12 8AH Holbeach, Spalding
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