News & Events

The Society holds an annual Geoffrey de Bellaigue lecture, named after our distinguished former president, and a biennial symposium. These are open to all. In addition, members can take part in our special outside visits to private and public collections to discuss, handle and enjoy all types of European porcelain together with some of the most distinguished experts in the field.

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FPS Visit to the Wallace Collection
Friday 17th January 2020, 10.00am–12:00pm
The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN
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Festive Group Visit: George IV Art and Spectacle
Monday 16 December, 2-5pm
Queen's Gallery, London followed by drinks at The Phoenix
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SAVE THE DATE: Sir Geoffrey de Bellaigue lecture and AGM, 26 June 2020
Dr. Julia Weber, Director of the Dresden Porcelain Collection, to speak on the re-opening of the Turmzimmer
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The Blue and White in Ceramics in France 1650 - 1750
Symposium organised by the Association pour l'Etude de la Céramique. 23rd and 24th November 2019
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Programme Announced: Ceramics as Sculpture
Masterpiece London, 28 June 2019.
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PAST - AGM, Lecture and Dinner
Sunday, 23 June 2019, 5:30 pm
The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN
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PAST EVENT Study Day - Ceramics as Sculpture: Celebrating Figurative Art in Clay
Friday, 28 June 2019
Masterpiece London, Lecture Theatre, Pavilion, South Grounds, The Royal Hospital Chelsea, London, SW3 4LW
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'Chinamania'
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Art Workers' Guild
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Just Published: French Porcelain Society Journal, 2018
Volume VII (2018): FRENCH PORCELAIN IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY (1789-1918): MAKERS, MARKETS AND MUSEUMS
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CFP: Expanding the Ceramic Field in the Long 19th Century
Association for Art History Conference, 4-6 April 2019
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A Passion for Porcelain
21-22 September, 2018
Gardiner Museum, Toronto
A Symposium in Honour of Meredith Chilton
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Report on 'Chinamania' at the Art Workers' Guild
31st May 2018, 6-8 pm
The Art Workers’ Guild, Gradige Room (first floor), 6 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AT
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Meredith Chilton photographed by Evelyn Hansen-Gillis
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Meredith Chilton awarded the Order of Canada
French Porcelain Society member Meredith Chilton has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the ceramic world.
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PAST EVENT: Visit to Elton Hall
Tuesday 27th June 2017, 8:30am–5:30pm
Elton Hall, Cambridgeshire
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Seminar – ‘Garnitures: Vases in Interiors’
Friday 17th March 2017 • 10.00am-5.00pm
The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum
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Paris Trip, 6-7 December 2016
Oliver Fairclough, Chairman
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