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NCS Summer School 2019

Upstairs Downstairs: Ceramics at every Level

13-16 August, 2019

University of Chester

This conference will discuss ceramics made for many levels of society. Our distinguished slate of speakers will cover a wide range of topics, from the 17th century soil pits of Chester Rows to the 20th century display cabinets of royal and noble castles and palaces.


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We are pleased to announce a major new update to the NCS website

The members facility to search past publications is much improved.

In the past not all our publications were available to search and those that were  had a limited search capability. Now you will be able to fully search all Newsletters except the current year, and all Journals to 2013.  The last five years of Journals are available for purchase.   

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Ceramics News

The Great Pottery Throwdown is coming back.
Do you know a potter who might be interested ?

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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.

Click here to see a gallery of images from the book   Enjoy.    

To see more of the Reeves Collection of ceramics
visit them here

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