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

External event

Friday 29 January, 2016 - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Various speakers including

Nicole Rousmaniere (Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures)

About the Seminar

The Winter Weekend seminar 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.

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.

For more information:

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: Imbibing from Japanese porcelain cups in the 17th and 18th centuries
Sue Taylor: From teasets to takeaways: a story of changing culture and styles

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