An evening with Emma Bridgewater, CPRE President

Emma Bridgewater

The Trust is pleased to announce this event on Wednesday 18 April at 7pm at St. Michael’s Without, Broad Street, Bath. Tickets are £5 via Eventbrite

Emma Bridgewater is President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE). A successful businesswoman and champion of British Industry, she is most recognised for her trademark hand-decorated kitchen pottery business. Now employing over 300 people, Emma has refused to outsource manufacturing to low wage economies abroad and her company makes all of its pottery in Stoke on Trent, reviving these traditional skills.

The evening will take the form of an informal interview, chaired by Caroline Kay, Chief Executive of BPT. Topics will include the green landscape setting of Bath’s World Heritage Site and threats from development plus CPRE’s own national campaigns ‘the wrong homes in the wrong places’ and ‘roads to nowhere’ which also challenge Green Belt development. In this centenary year of women getting the vote, Emma will also look at women who campaign and share some of her own relevant experiences of countryside campaigning.

Caroline Kay said:

“The Trust works closely with the CPRE and our two organisations campaign on similar matters. This opportunity for Bath’s residents and visitors to hear about Emma, her work at CPRE and to discuss Bath’s particular landscape issues is a rare one and it promises to be a very interesting evening”

 

Emma Bridgewater - Bath Mug

Latest Emma Bridgewater mug celebrates Bath

Launched exclusively at Bath Preservation Trust museums in November 2017, this latest Emma Bridgewater mug is an addition to her ‘Cities of Dreams’ series. With beautiful depictions of Bath’s iconic buildings, the mugs are available in BPT museum shops or via the No. 1 Royal Crescent website.

www.no1royalcrescent.org.uk