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Programme and Events  News

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

tea and coffee pots
Chancellors Hotel & Conference Centre
Chancellors Way, Moseley Road,
 Manchester  M14 6NN

click here for details 

Next NCS One-day Meeting
Saturday, 26 September 2015
 at 
 The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery 
Stoke-on-Trent
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

Free places at Caughley Meetings 
for young students or professionals under 25 years old
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Congratulations
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
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Other News
For links to free books and articles 
  and other ceramic news 
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