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1st March
09:45 to 15:00
10 You will earn 10 bronze points for completing this activity.
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Enterprise Visit: Wentworth Pewter

1st March 09:45 to 15:00
Open to All Students. Come and experience the workings of the amazing Wentworth Pewter Company. Learn about craft, product design, making, business and entrepreneurship! You will gain first hand insight to the operation of this factory, the business operation, production, processes and people.

Students will learn about this family-owned business run by Maggie, Richard and Jayne Abdy – Jayne is lead designer trained in metalwork who follows in the footsteps of skilled pewter craftsman, Arthur Richard Wentworth who founded Wentworth Pewter in 1949. 



Packed lunch will be provided with vegetarian sandwiches, however, if you have specific dietary requirements you will need to bring your own lunch.  

Meet at 9.45am outside students union building, Higher Ormond Street, M15 6BR. We will travel by coach and return from the factory at 3pm. 

  • Students must bring drawing equipment (pencils, sketchbook, eraser), notebook, and photography equipment (e.g. mobile phone or SLR camera) to record your visit.  
  • Please wear suitable footwear for entering a working factory (no heels or open toed shoes) and for expected weather conditions.  
  • This will be a walking tour in an industrial setting, including stairs.  
  • If you have a PLP or other accessibility issues please contact CJ O’Neill ( before Friday 24th February to discuss.

Capacity on this trip is VERY limited with only 15 spaces, so please ensure you only sign up if you can attend and ensure you sign up early to guarantee a place.  

It is vital to contact CJ if you are unable to attend after signing up to release your space to someone else.  

In A Nutshell...

  • Learn...craft, making, business and entrepreneurship.
  • Meet...successful Norther entrepreneurs.
  • Gain Insight...into running your own creative business.
  • amazing pewter factory in Sheffield.
  • Earn up to 10 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.


  • place 09:45 to 15:00 on 01/03/23 - Monarch Works, Catley Road, Sheffield S9 5JF
    Enterprise Visit: Wentworth Pewter