Dr Elizabeth Woledge will take you on a journey through the history of Royal Crown Derby from its humble beginnings in 1750 to the present day. Learn how to identify the oldest items, discover how new innovations shaped the factory’s fortunes and admire the outstanding craftsmanship of some of our finest items. The talk is illustrated with museum items which you can handle and explore getting a full appreciation of the tactile beauty of Derby Porcelain.
Doors open at 7pm with refreshments available, (talks start at 7.30pm).
Location: Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Mills,
Tickets are £5 per person
This is one talk in a series of collaborative events between the Arkwright Society and Belper North Mill, looking to reveal interesting aspects of local heritage. Six evening talks, from March through to October, will alternate between venues in Cromford and Belper.
Find out more about the Highlighting Heritage series.