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Potty Gardening Club: Growing from Seed

24/06/202006:5529/06/2020 11:26Leave a Comment

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 […]

Frank Scott Collection of Rolled Pipe Clay Figures.

23/06/202009:0223/06/2020 09:11Leave a Comment

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 […]

Ancient Greeks

17/06/202009:3517/06/2020 09:41

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 […]

‘To My Father from your Loving Son: A Message from the Front

17/06/202009:0017/06/2020 15:40Leave a Comment

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

15/06/202014:54

CLAY Museum is an Arts Council funded programme to support secondary schools engage 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 Stories Cast of Thousands Worksheet Telling Stories Worksheet: Heroes and Villains

Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea

15/06/202011:54

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 […]

Coming Soon…A New Home

12/06/202016:03

In 2021 we will welcome back Spitfire RW388 to its new home. The Spitfire Gallery will be situated in a brand new extension to the museum – a new hub to discover the story of Mitchell’s design and inspire the engineers of the future. Building work is currently underway – so there may be some […]

Father’s Day Nostalgia Over the Decades

12/06/202013:52Leave a Comment

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.

Spitfire Gallery Texts – We Want Your Feedback

12/06/202010:2512/06/2020 15:49Leave a Comment

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 […]

An Ideal Gift for Father’s Day?

11/06/202012:1611/06/2020 12:24Leave a Comment

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 […]