Bone to Bone China – The Story of a Potters’ Mill 1857 to 2020

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Saturday, March 21st

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Bernard Lovatt is a volunteer Shirley’s 1857 Bone and Flint Mill in Etruria, the only remaining operational steam powered potters’ mill in the world and a scheduled monument of national importance. He will speak about the processing and milling of materials required to mix with clay to make pottery, especially bone, flint and china stone necessary to make English Bone China. Samples of materials can be handled and a video of the mill in operation will be shown.
11.30am, free (normal admission applies to the rest of the museum), please call 01782 237777 to book a place

Price: Free (normal admission applies to rest of museum)

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Gladstone Pottery Museum
Uttoxeter Road

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