The NCS welcomes all who wish to share an understanding and enjoyment of ceramics. We are a registered Charity no.287630 and our educational mission can be found here.
Programme and Events  News
NCS Summer School 2015
open to members and non-members
group 2
 Documentary Ceramics:
 how named, dated and documentary pieces
 can add to our knowledge of ceramic history
August 18-21
 Yarnfield Park Conference Centre,
 Stone, Staffordshire
for details and booking form click here

NCS Winter Weekend 2016
Friday 29th- Sunday 31st January 2016
Hot and Sweet 
400 years of tea, coffee and chocolate

Chancellors Hotel & Conference Centre
Chancellors Way, Moseley Road,
 Manchester  M14 6NN

click here for details

Next NCS One-day Meeting
Saturday, 26 September 2015
 The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery 
Blue printed platter and 'plus class' teabowl & saucer11:30am Peter Cottram 
 Plus Class in Context: 
a conundrum in porcelain and earthenware c.1800
 2:00 pm Rebecca Wallis
 Blue and White: British Printed Ceramics,
 an exhibition at the V&A

More details of the Autumn Programme 
coming soon
 Harold Blakey Collection 

Drabware, painted, Lakin, early 19th century

Harold Blakey generously bequeathed his collection to 
 The Northern Ceramic Society. 
Divided into more than 100 lots, the collection will be sold 
to support the educational mission of the Society.  
 for more details click here

Celebrate British Transferware Day TCC-Invite
The Transferware Collectors Club invites
  NCS members to join them in Staffordshire on
  Monday 19th October.
click here for more on this special opportunity

The Transferware Collectors club has announced 
that the 2015 recipient of the Paul and Gladys Richards
 Foundation Research grant is Richard Halliday. Richard 
is a recently elected committee member of the Northern
 Ceramic Society. His project is a study of transfer 
printed medical and toilet wares 1780-1850. 
For more details click here
bordalou You don't have to be a member of the TCC to apply for 
a grant but your research should have a bias 
towards transfer printing.
If you would like details of the grant click here 

Exhibition News 
to find out about ceramic exhibitions around the country
click here

Other News
For links to free books and articles 
  and other ceramic news 
  click here