A Passion for Pottery & Porcelain

NCS Winter Weekend

26 – 28 January, 2024
Hilton Garden Inn




Miranda Goodby.   In two presentations Miranda takes us on an 19th century exploration in
Victorian Majolica: Colours and Confidence in the Staffordshire Potteries.
and tell us of her discovery of fascinating stories in
The People behind the Potteries’ Pots.

Jonathan Gray takes us on  two journeys first through the Peregrinations of Thomas Pardoe
and secondly through the amazing world that is
The  Serendipity of Horace Elliott

 Pat Halfpenny  shares her passion for a hidden hero in
Abner Wedgwood, and his contributions to Etruria.

Errol Manners, with his dealer’s perspective, first delves into the world of
Collectors, scholars, and the vagaries of the market

and later  shares his newest passion in
Independent decorators; artists and entrepreneurs

Ben Miller invites you to join him as he presents
Sherds of Industry: A captivating Look at the Remnant of Stoke-on-Trent’s Heritage.

In addition to the inspiring lecture programme, we have the ever popular evening display and discussion of members’ pots. Don’t miss our evening book sale and enjoy some social time to relax in the company of like-minded ceramic enthusiasts.

We look forward to seeing you at NCS WinterWeekend
limited places available so register now


Residential  details

 Winter Weekend 2024
will be held at
The Hilton Garden Inn, Stoke-on-Trent

Accommodation, dining room and conference facilities are all under one roof.