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Hello again Potty gardeners, Did you do any of the previous experiments? Keep watching them, they will grow! This week we are continuing with growing things. Plant seeds come in many different shapes and sizes. Look at the picture below of just some of the seeds I have in my greenhouse. From these tiny seeds […]
In 2016 The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery’s ceramics department acquired their very own wine butler, shepherd, gardener, conjuror, two strongmen and a drunk! These welcomed additions to the department are of course rolled clay figures and not a new intake of staff members. To be exact the museum was fortunate enough to acquire the […]
Learn about Ancient Greek Myths and Legends and Greek pottery. Ancient Greeks Fact Sheet The Story of Demeter and Persephone The Story of Heracles The Story of Perseus The Story of Zeus and Europa Gods of Ancient Greece Monsters Greek Patterns The Story of the Trojan War More information on Ancient Greek pottery in The […]
Fathers’ Day is a day of honouring fathers and many of us will be sending cards and gifts to celebrate. The day itself is relatively recent, having been introduced to Britain some time after the Second World War, nevertheless there is a long tradition of honouring and showing appreciation to one’s father.
CLAY Museum is an Arts Council project, in partnership with The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery and The British Ceramics Biennial (BCB), to support Secondary Schools in engaging with the museum and its collections. Here are some of the resources from the project for you to use at school or home. Staffordshire Flatbacks: Creating StoriesCast […]
It’s not just Mum’s who can enjoy an Afternoon Tea. Here we bring you some ideas for a ‘Gentlemen’s Afternoon Tea’ you can treat your loved ones to this Father’s Day. You just need to replace the dainty finger sandwiches and cupcakes for a ‘heartier’ selection of delights including cheese, pork pie and pickles. Why […]
We starting celebrating Father’s Day in the UK shortly after the Second World War. Here we bring together some objects from across the decades which would probably have been perfect presents at the time.
This is the first in a series of opportunities to help shape the way we will explore the Spitfire in our new gallery. I’ve spent much of my lock down working from home and concentrating on one topic in particular – Spitfires! It may seem far away now, but 2021 will see the opening of […]
Father’s Day, marked on the third Sunday in June, was ‘invented’ in 1910 in the USA and was only slowly adopted in the UK. Since World War II, however, it has been much more widely celebrated and this year, once again, fathers across the country will be receiving cards and gifts. What to get men […]
With many of us spending more time at home, now is the perfect chance to discover the wildlife living on your patch. Exploring the garden is a great way to connect you and your family to nature, and spending time with nature has been shown to benefit mental and physical wellbeing. You don’t need to […]