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Curiouser and Curiouser!

08/04/202109:4108/11/2021 11:14Leave a Comment

At The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery from Saturday 11th September 2021 – Sunday 7th November 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]