Friday 10th January
'Richard Arkwright and the Cromford Mill'
by Cliff Lea, of the Arkwright Society
The Mill has just appeared in English Heritage's Simon Thurley's list of the most important buildings in England
Friday 24th January
'Ceramic Production, Distribution and Prehistoric Society in the Peak National Park'
by Kevin Cootes
February 14th 2014
An evening to celebrate the launch of the book reporting on
the excavations at Kings and Queens Low, with refreshments, and a talk given by
Professor Gary Lock and Winston Hollins
February 21st 2014
'The Excavations at Horgabost' and a brief introduction to the new Centre of Archaeology at Staffs University
by Kevin Colls
March 7th 2014
'The History and Archaeology of Breadmaking' (with baked samples)
by Paul Pursglove
March 21st 2014
The Thelma Lancaster Memorial Lecture
' What Have Medieval Peasants Ever Done For Us'?
by Professor Chris Dyer
April 11th 2014
by Mike Street
Sorry, I'm afraid there is no talk this week. Unfortunately, the speaker has had to cancel.
All lectures are held in the Learning Suite of the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Hanley on Fridays at 7.45 p.m. Entrance at the side of the Potteries Museum, off Warner Street.
Admission is free to members. Visitors are welcome: £3, students £1.50