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Machin & Potts.

Waterloo China Works, Burslem

This book has been generously shared with the NCS by the
Reeves Collection, Washington & Lee University.

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Summer School 2018

Designing, Decorating and Displaying Ceramics
August 14-17, 2018

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Ceramic News

Next NCS Seminar

Winter Weekend
26-28 January 2018
Ceramic Experimenters and Innovators

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New Exhibits

Errol Manners is exhibiting the
Roy Hogarth Collection of porcelain
figures. at his premises in London.
Mar 14-21
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Interested in Tiles?

A Symposium on English Tiles is being held at Ludlow on Saturday 21st April 2018.  details and cost 


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.
More new books added this month.
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Grants for Ceramic Research

Applications for 2018 research grants are now being acepted by The Transferware Collectors Club.  If you have a a research project that includes printed ceramics, why not apply for their support. To  check out the details, or for a link to apply 
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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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