Winter Weekend 2020
Following the closure of Chancellors Hotel, we are delighted to invite members and non-members to a new venue for Winter Weekend
How do things start? A distinguished group of speakers will explore a variety of beginnings in pottery and porcelain, ranging from the Middle Ages up to the 20th century.
The beginnings of Shropshire porcelain
Selling studio pots: Michael Cardew at Winchcombe, his customers and friends
The early years of the Leeds Pottery
Early London Porcelain and the Silver Style
The Origins of Art Pottery
‘Ingenuity and Research’: the early 18th century foundations of the Staffordshire Potteries
The Origins of Tin Glaze, Lustre, Enamels and Soft Paste Porcelain in the Islamic Middle East
The Origins of Hybrid Hard Paste Porcelain
The Pendulum Hotel & Conference Centre Manchester
A very short distance from Picadelliy railway stations in Manchester, the Pendulum Hotel is an ideal location.
Our lecture programme will be held in the purpose built Cotton Theatre.
Meals will be served in the pleasant surroundings of the Pendulum restaurant.
The Garden Bar
The bar serves drinks and snacks and will be open until late every evening
All rooms have ensuite facilities, tea and coffee making equipment, flat screen TV, and fast wifi
A car park with very resaonable charges is located in the side street beside the hotel