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The Science Behind the Spitfire – Part 3: Excellent Engines

10/03/202103:0008/03/2021 18:08Leave a Comment

In celebration of British Science Week we continue our exploration of the Science Behind the Spitfire. The aeroplane is renowned for its performance and the important role it played during the Second World War. We will peel back the panels and discover some of the science behind the Spitfire’s success. Excellent Engines So far we’ve learned about the […]

Easter Sale

09/03/202113:3214/03/2021 01:54

Great savings on these Easter gift ideas from Monday 15 March until 11 April TY plush toys – 20% off these marked prices Moorland Pottery Mugs – 20% off these marked prices Black Star Ceramics – 20% off these marked prices Carole Glover Owls and Birds – 20% off these marked prices 6 Towns Local […]

Stories on the Mantlepiece: New Testament Staffordshire figures from the Duckworth Collection

08/03/202114:0908/03/2021 16:01Leave a Comment

In the 19th century the Staffordshire potters produced a multitude of colourful, sometimes naïve, figures of religious subjects. Some were depictions of biblical scenes drawn from the Old and New Testaments, others were figures of popular preachers or reflected contemporary concerns, such as the Temperance movement. They sold in their thousands and were displayed in […]

The Science Behind the Spitfire – Part 2: Marvelous Metal

07/03/202102:0005/03/2021 10:51Leave a Comment

In celebration of British Science Week we continue our exploration of the Science Behind the Spitfire. The aeroplane is renowned for its performance and the important role it played during the Second World War. We will peel back the panels and discover some of the science behind the Spitfire’s success. Marvelous Metal Today we will […]

The Science Behind the Spitfire – Part 1: Wonderful Wings

05/03/202102:0008/03/2021 07:50Leave a Comment

Today marks the start of British Science Week AND is the 85th anniversary of the first Spitfire flight in 1936. This is the first of a series of blogs on the Science Behind the Spitfire.  The aeroplane is renowned for its performance and the important role it played during the Second World War. We will […]

Chinese New Year Competitions

03/03/202114:5417/03/2021 13:52

To celebrate Chinese New Year this year The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery designed a special competition for children of all ages to take part in. We asked people to design their own Willow Pattern plate or create a poem based on the Chinese New Year story. Well done to everyone who took part! These […]

“Conjugal Felicity”, a mother’s love, and Mr Fletcher

02/03/202110:0208/03/2021 09:08Leave a Comment

The phrase ‘Conjugal Felicity’ is not one that is widely used today but its meaning – A Happy Marriage – is still relevant. The engraving on this creamware jug of c.1798 shows an idealised happy marriage with a fashionably-dressed husband and wife surrounded by their three children: a young boy holding his hoop while his […]

Talking Treasures: Hulton Abbey

01/03/202114:36Leave a Comment

Settle down with a cuppa and join Curator of Local History Joe Perry for a look at one of Stoke-on-Trent’s major historic sites – Hulton Abbey.

Once Upon a Time

01/03/202113:2601/03/2021 13:40

23/07/2011 – 20/11/2011 Download our Exhibition Story books:CinderellaGoldilocks and the Three BearsLittle Red Riding HoodJack and the BeanstalkSleeping Beauty

Animals in Literature

01/03/202112:48