The UK's last working Victorian pottery factory will reopen to the public today after a £9million revamp.
Middleport Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent was set to close in 2011, but after being bought by the Prince's Restoration Trust, a three-year redevelopment project has secured it for the future.
The Prince of Wales has returned to Stoke-on-Trent to see the progress being made by his charities, in an effort to regenerate the city.
He began his visit in The Co-Operative Academy in Tunstall, where he met graduates, pupils and youth leaders.
This weekend heritage sites around the region are opening their doors to the public. This week, we are visiting a number of those hidden gems. Tonight Gareth Owen is at Middleport Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent.