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Ceramic Resources

As well as our Publications Archive we have other resources for ceramic research.

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

Research Grant

Interested in Research and need some support?  The Transferware Collectors Club is pleased to welcome applications for the 2019 Paul and Gladys Richards Charitable Foundation Research Grant Program for the study of British Transferware.   Founded in 2009, this programme has funded 22 projects to date a number of them by NCS members.  Check them out on the TCC website.
details here

one day seminar

Location: Cheam Baptist Church Hall,4 Park Road, Cheam, Surrey SM3 80B

(car park directly outside and a 5 minute walk from Cheam station).

Details: £55.00 (Including coffee, buffet lunch & tea)

For more information ring 020 8642 0378 or 626 472


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.


more information

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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