Friday 30 January, 2015 - Sunday 1 February, 2015
Chancellors Way, Moseley Road, Manchester M14 6NN
(Satnav postcode M14 6ZT)
Northern Ceramic Society
The Winter Weekend Seminar will again be held at Chancellors Hotel & Conference Centre, Chancellors Way, Moseley Road, Manchester M14 6NN (Satnav postcode M14 6ZT)
The seminar will begin with a wine reception at 6pm on the 30th; rooms will be available from 2pm, and tea will be served from 3.15 pm. Proceedings will draw to a close at about 3.45pm on the 1st.
The cost of the seminar is £280.00, including two nights’ accommodation, meals and refreshments, the wine reception and the nine sessions of the seminar. As places are limited, early booking is recommended. A few non-residential places are available at £210.00. Please indicate on the application form of you wish to stay an extra night (£45 in a single room, £55 for two in a twin/double room), and include the amount when you pay the balance. (Balance due by 5th December).
Send booking form together with a non refundable deposit of £30 per person to
The Seminar Secretary,
47 Pear Tree Avenue, Newhall,
The event will be held at Chancellors, a 3-star AA rated hotel, purpose built by the University of Manchester with free on-site car parking, is located 3 miles SSE of Manchester Piccadilly station. Accommodation consists of very comfortable en-suite bedrooms, each with a flat screen television, telephone, writing desk, tea/coffee making facilities and high speed broadband.
About the Event
Beauty and the Potter’s Art
Friday 30th January – Sunday 1st February 2015
Jonathan Gray: The Art pottery of Horace Elliott (1851-1938)
Pamela Wood: Lustrous brown salt-glazed stoneware made in Nottingham and Crich: 1690-1800
George Haggerty: Pots at the Pans: towards a greater understanding of Scotland’s place in Britain’s ceramic heritage
Nicole Rousmaniere: The first one hundred years of Japanese porcelain
Tim Wilson: From Italy to London via Antwerp and Norwich: the arrival of tin glaze in England
Catrin Jones: French porcelain in the 18th century: the rise of Vincennes and early Sèvres
Nick Panes: Beauty and Numbers: a combination of connoisseurship and science to aid attribution
Jacqui Pearce: “The most beautiful pottery ever made in England” (W. B. Honey. 1948)
Attendees are invited to bring along one or two of their own pieces for display and discussion on the understanding that all pieces are brought entirely at their own risk in respect of any loss or damage, however caused
Programme devised by Michael Harvey
Image: Dish with underglaze cobalt blue design of a hare and the moon, Hizen ware, Arita kilns, c. 1610, British Museum, 1959,0418.1 © Trustees of the British Museum.