WE WERE INVITED TO DO A DEMONSTRATION FOR HRH PRINCE CHARLES,AS YOU CAN SEE FROM THE PHOTOGRAPH IT WAS GREAT FUN.
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Burslem Pottery produces hand-crafted stoneware ceramics in Stoke on Trent, in the county of Staffordshire, England. The company is acclaimed and admired for its startling range of ware, producing unique designs and pieces, many inspired by the grotesques of the world famous Martin Brothers. Writer Arnold Bennett (1867-1931) characterised his birthplace as ' the five towns' in his novels. The city is actually made up of six towns, and as the birthplace of serious pottery production in the potteries,Burslemis known as the Mothertown. Reflecting on the potter's craft in the Anna of Five Towns (1902), Bennett wrote.....'this supermercy of the most ancient of crafts is in the secert nature of things, and cannot be explained;