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image for Talk item typeBelief,Myth and Magic in Ivory and Jade Sculpture at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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Talk, Fri 2 Mar 2018, £5-£10

VAQAS

In the Lap of the Gods

In the Lap of the Gods

Contact

Enquiries

01782 232323

Address

Bethesda Street,
Hanley,
Stoke-on-Trent,
Staffordshire,
ST1 3DW

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 23 Apr - Wed 1 Apr Saxon Pots and Potters
Mon 6 Nov - Sun 25 Feb Rectangles,Ovals,Flowers & Angels;Pad Mark Pottery
Sat 2 Dec - Sun 8 Apr Costumes from Victoria
Mon 1 Jan - Sun 3 Jun Mini Museum
Mon 1 Jan - Mon 31 Dec Stoke on Trent Young Archaeologists' Club
Wed 3 Jan - Fri 31 Jan Spring Trail

Details

Drawing upon examples from the museum’s own superb collection, this talk will explore the depictions and symbolism of ‘good luck’, gods, goddesses and immortals in ivory and jade sculpture carvings. Very limited numbers so please book in advance, tickets £5, or £10 to include Cream Tea.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs available

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 2 Mar 2018 13:30

Prices

Tickets £5, or £10 to include Cream Tea.

Location

Directions

Plan route to The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 881473  Lat: 53.02335 Long: -2.17742

From the M6, exit at junction 15 or 16 and take the A500 to Stoke-on-Trent. Follow the signs for the City Centre, Cultural Quarter, and The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery.

Bus services:
23, 23A every 10 minutes.
24 & 24A every 30 minutes.
25 every 10 minutes.

Nearest car parks are Lichfield Street and John Street Multi Storey. More car parking is available on Meigh Street Multi Storey.

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Stoke-on-Trent station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available