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Winter Weekend 2019

25-27 January 2019

Britain and Europe

A distinguished group of speakers will unpick some of the ceramic connections between Britain and Continental Europe from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century.                                                                                See details in the  Winter Weekend brochure     Don’t miss any NCS ceramic treats. Save the dates for all our future events, you can find them here

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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