Winter Weekend Seminar

The Northern Ceramic Society 
invites members and non members

to the 13th Winter Weekend Seminar
January 29-31, 2016

Hot & Sweet
400 years of tea, coffee and chocolate drinking

“Tea for Two”, William Ruscoe
Stoke-on-Trent, 1930-39
©The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent.

Programme of Speakers

Nicole Chiang The Qianlong Emperor and tea
Robin Emmerson Lubricant for the wheels of society
Jonathan Gray One lump or two: exploring aspects of sugar and its impact on British ceramics
Errol Manners The mysterious world of redwares
 Sophie von der Goltz The brimming cup: coffee tea chocolate and porcelain in 18th-century Europe
Dinah Reynolds The cup that cheered: porcelain and hot drinks in early 18th century Britain
Nicole Rousmaniere Drinking from Japanese porcelain: Japan and the beverage trade in the 17th-18th century
Sue Taylor From teasets to takeaways: a story of changing culture and styles

The conference concludes with a pot session to which you are invited to bring along one or two of your own pieces for display and discussion on the understanding that all pieces are brought entirely at your own risk in respect of any loss or damage however cause.

The Winter Weekend will again be held at
  Chancellors Hotel & Conference Centre, Chancellors Way,
 Moseley Road, Manchester  M14 6NN (satnav M14 6ZT)

A Bursary is available for the NCS Winter Weekend, This covers the cost of the seminar but not travel. The Bursary is open to members and non-members alike.

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click here to download pdf of brochure with details of the bursary & registration form