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Didn’t make it to the Chester Meeting?

You missed a rare opportunity to see this,the earliest
dated Thomas Toft dish.  It wasdisplayed for a very short time
to coincide with our meeting at the Grosvenor Museum.

Don’t miss any other ceramic treats.
Save the dates for our future events, you can find them  here.

Ceramic News

Next NCS Seminar

Winter Weekend
26-28 January 2018
Ceramic Experimenters and Innovators

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New Exhibit

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

until   February 2018
Rectangles, Flowers, Angels, and Ovals;
Staffordshire Pad Mark Pottery
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New ceramic books by NCS members

NCS members are at the forefront of ceramic research and publishing. Check out this new feature which showcases some of the latest books to complement your ceramic library.
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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


ACC 2017 Book Award

American Ceramic Circle  Book Award for 2017 is Ceramics: 400 Years of British  Collecting in 100 Masterpieces, by Patricia F. Ferguson.

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Offering the latest ceramic research annual NCS Journal carries in-depth articles illustrated in full colour. Free to members. Click here

Occasional papers

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