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Potters Lane

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10/2019 – Present

Mother’s Day

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20% off this great range of gifts for Mum from 1 until 14 March

Half Term

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20% off these marked prices until February 22nd. Home Reward Learning Packs

Tragic lovers in pottery

08/02/202116:1511/02/2021 11:08Leave a Comment

Tragic love, where one or both lovers die, has been a popular theme in literature and art. Traditionally, if the female partner survived they were supposed to be inconsolable, forever mourning their lost love, and giving artists the opportunity to depict grieving young women in a variety of ways. Many tragic lovers were drawn from […]

Myth and Magic in the East Asian Ivory and Jade Collections.

05/02/202109:33Leave a Comment

Across the world, traditional New Year wishes often focus on good luck, health and wealth for the year that lies ahead. To celebrate Chinese New Year 2021, which begins on February 12th this year, I have selected carvings from our East Asian ivory and jade collection to explore the ways in which these wishes are […]

Home Learning Reward Bags

29/01/202113:0429/01/2021 13:11

Are you proud of your child’s home schooling? If so why not treat them to a special reward from our museum shop. We have created a Home Learning Reward Bag which includes an Ozzy Owl pencil and badge, Super Hero item, Animix toy, craft activities and certificate of achievement signed by Ozzy himself! Price £8 […]

China: Through the Lens of John Thomson 1868-1872

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17/10/2020 – 22/08/2021 China: Through the Lens of John Thomson 1868-1872This exhibition displays images of China taken by the Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921). Born in Edinburgh two years before the invention of the daguerreotype and the birth of photography, Thomson first travelled to Asia in 1862, where he set up a professional photographic studio. […]

Valentine’s Day

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Great cards and gifts for the one you love – 20% off these marked prices until February 14 To order using our postal delivery service please call 01782 232323 or email stoke.gov.uk Cards 2 Tango Vines and Flower Fields pop-up cards. £5 each Vintage Matchbox cards. £3 each Myrtle’s Garden cards. £3 each Moorland Pottery […]

Down the Rabbit Hole

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Alice is falling down the Rabbit Hole! How many curious objects can you collect before reaching the bottom? Watch out for Bill the Lizard! Play Down the Rabbit Hole on itch.io Use the button below to share this page to Facebook – can your friends beat your score? Share

Chinese Ceramic Highlights

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Small porcelain dish painted with symbols of longevity and good fortune. Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period, 1723-1735 1938.P.44 This small porcelain dish is beautifully painted with underglaze and overglaze decoration, all of which is highly symbolic. The interior shows five bats flying between a peach tree and ocean waves. The peach tree is associated with immortality […]