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Ceramic News

Next NCS Seminar

Winter Weekend
26-28 January 2018
Ceramic Experimenters and Innovators

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Exhibition of Chinese porcelain

NCS Member, Shirley Mueller, has an exhibition of Chinese porcelain from her collection, which may be of particular interest to our members in America. Details available here.



The 5th British Ceramic Biennial opens on Saturday 23 September in Stoke-on-Trent. Spread over a number of sites in the City the  Biennial is centred on the Spode China Hall at the Spode site. For more information click here

Symposium in honour of Dr. Timothy Wilson

a two day symposium Maiolica and Europe  will take place on 22-23 September 2017 at the Ashmolean.
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Grants for Ceramic Research

The Transferware Collectors Club have announced details of their 2017 grant  recipients,. They are all members of the NCS. To check out the details, or for a link to apply for next years research grant   click here

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Published by the NCS on a range of ceramic topics are available for purchase as long as stocks last.
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