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Curiouser and Curiouser: The Caucus-Race

22/04/202110:0112/05/2021 14:38Leave a Comment

Chapter 3 “But what IS a Caucus-race, exactly?” asked Alice. “Well, I think the best way to explain what a Caucus-race is, is to have a Caucus-race!” said the Dodo, already marking out a racecourse in a sort of circle. There was no: ‘ready, set, go!’. Instead, they ran whenever they liked, and left off […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: The Pool of Tears

21/04/202109:0406/05/2021 14:55Leave a Comment

Chapter 2 Walking down the hall, led by even more paintings, Alice entered a room with glass cases everywhere. They were filled with all kinds of trinkets and curiosities. There were fans, bonnets, and an extravagant dress her sister would have fawned over for hours.   Before she had chance to go further, she heard […]

Walking on Water – Potty Science Club

21/04/202109:0021/04/2021 09:16Leave a Comment

Hello and welcome to The Potty Science Club. Here we’ll be experimenting using equipment and items you can find in your own home. All our experiments will be safe and simple and reflect an item or exhibit held in the Museum’s collections. So follow along with us and give it a go to become a […]

Curiouser and Curiouser: Down the Rabbit Hole

20/04/202111:2023/04/2021 10:37Leave a Comment

Chapter 1 Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank and having nothing to do. Once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, “and what is the use of a book,” thought Alice “without […]

Curiouser and Curiouser!

08/04/202109:4110/09/2021 12:22Leave a Comment

Reopens at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery from Saturday 11th September 2021 It’s a story familiar to almost everyone, a magical adventure which has been adapted for stage and screen numerous times. ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ has entertained children and adults alike for over 150 years. Written by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pen-name […]

The Potteries at War

01/04/202115:0101/09/2021 15:44Leave a Comment

Explore this page to discover some of the ways the local area was affected by the outbreak of the Second World War. Many of the objects shown are also on display inside the Spitfire Gallery. The Potteries at War 1939-1945 Air Raids German bombers targeted north Staffordshire due to its steelworks, railways, coal production, and […]

Exhibition1

01/04/202111:2819/04/2021 11:03Leave a Comment

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‘Eternal Spring’ by Auguste Rodin

31/03/202112:4031/03/2021 12:48

Eternal Spring by the French sculptor Auguste Rodin is mounted on a metre-high plinth inside the entrance of the Fine Art Gallery. The bronze sculpture measures almost a metre in length and stands at just over half a metre high. It depicts the nude figures of a man and a woman locked in a passionate embrace. […]

Spitfire Progress – Things are coming together (literally!)

26/03/202116:0501/04/2021 08:13Leave a Comment

Welcome to another, and long overdue, update on the restoration of Spitfire RW388. If you haven’t already seen them, our previous updates are all still available in the blog archives. The final stages of work are now all drawing together as even more parts of the aeroplane are fitted and fixed into place. So let’s […]

Hulton Abbey

11/03/202109:55

The museum is home to the archaeology of Hulton Abbey, a Cistercian abbey founded by Henry De Audley in 1219. By the late 13th Century Hulton owned a large area of land, two mills, a fishery, a tannery and a fulling mill. One of the monks’ main sources of income of sheep farming. They owned […]