Ticknall Conference

The Medieval Pottery Research Group (East Midlands) and the Derbyshire Archaeological Society invite you to a meeting on

“THE VERY BEST SORT OF EARTHENWARE”
CISTERCIAN AND MIDLANDS PURPLE WARE FROM TICKNALL, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE

To be held at Sharpe’s Pottery Museum, West Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9DG

27th October 2007

Tickets: £13.50, buffet lunch £6

This conference and study day aims to highlight the Cistercian and Midlands Purple wares manufactured at Ticknall as well as exploring our current state of knowledge of these wares. A display of Ticknall pottery will be available for viewing and attendees are invited to bring along examples of Cistercian and Midlands Purple ware for display and discussion.

10:00 Welcome
10:15 Janet Spavold and Sue Brown: The Historical Background to the Ticknall Potteries
10.50 Anne Boyle: Cistercian and Midlands Purple ware in Yorkshire and the Midlands
11.25 Julie Edwards: Cistercian and Midlands Purple ware in Chester and Merseyside
12:00 David Barker: Cistercian and Midlands Purple ware in Staffordshire
Lunch
13:45 Ian Rowlandson: Excavations at Church Lane, Ticknall
14.20 John Hudson: The Cistercian and Midlands Purple Ware Potters
14:55 Alan Vince: Chemical Analysis on Pottery from Ticknall
Tea/coffee and discussion and handling session
16:00 Finish

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