Meetings & Seminars 

NCS Winter Weekend 
Friday 29- Sunday 31 January, 2016 

Open to members and non-members residential courses offer the ideal way to learn from the best ceramics scholars in a relaxing and friendly environment. 

Late Breaking News
Because of a couple of late cancellations there are still a few places left – do join us.
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Hot and Sweet
400 years of tea, coffee and chocolate

Pearlware tea canister, Swinton, 1795
Tea canister, underglaze painted pearlware made at Swinton, Yorkshgire. Inscribed “Nanny Brammald Green Tea 1795”.
Chinese export porcelain coffee or chocolate pot
Chocolate or coffee pot Chinese, made for export. Pseudo armorial with monogram "GB", 1790-1800
Saucer, pearlware with blue printed pattern of a tea party, impressed "Dawson" made in Sunderland 1810-20.
Spode bone china coffee pot, bat printed pattern 557
Coffee pot, bone china, bat printed pattern number 557, made by Spode, Staffordshire about 1810.

News of Summer School 2016
coming soon.

One-day meetings

Meetings are a great way to join our community of collectors and to share in their enthusiasm for pottery and porcelain. Our next one-day meeting  is Saturday 27 February, 2016. Join us for a day at Liverpool Museum. 

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New additions

Member’s Showcase

A new opportunity to share a favourite piece with other members. The first showcase is a pearlware figure of Ceres by William Greatbatch, c. 1775.

for more details click here.William Creatbach creamware Staffordshire figure

Videos of potters and
 pottery making

Have you ever wondered how pots were really made and decorated?  Videos are a fascinating insight.

shelly slip pouring

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Want to get involved with the NCS? We are looking for new committee members willing to offer active help in running the society.  If you are interested in volunteering email us at  We would love to hear from you.

 Resources for Members
We would like to add new resources for members only.  What would you like to see on this site. Suggestions welcome click here .

 Information wanted
let us know about new ceramic exhibitions

tell us about specialist ceramic auctions

for NCS Meetings – do you have any ideas?

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