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World of wedgwood

Course Leaders Rebecca Wallis Gaye Blake Roberts

Rebecca is the Curator of Western Nineteenth-Century Ceramics Glass and the VA Wedgwood Collection Liaison. Gaye joined Josiah Wedgwood Sons Limite Barlaston, Staffordshire, in 197 as Curator of the Wedgwood Museum.

Wedgwood Museum reopens in £34m World of Wedgwood attraction

July 2015–By Adrian MurphyShareLess than a year since the historic Wedgwood Museum ceramic collection was saved for the nation by the HLF and an Art Fund campaign, which together raised £15m, the museum has reopened today as a prominent part of the new World of Wedgwood in Barlaston, Stoke on Trent

Public appeal hit target two months early

To save the collection, the Art Fund launched a public appeal to raise the £1million needed to buy it in its entirety. This target was reached two months ahead of deadline last year, with the Art Fund also receiving support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Wedgwood Estate, Staffordshire

Brownhill Hayward Brown have worked with clients Waterfor Wedgwoo Royal Doulton (WWRD) to both masterplan and gain planning approval forthe ambitious redevelopment of their 2acre estate at Barlaston. The site is designated greenbelt and the successful planning applicationwas the result of extensive consultation with the Local Planning Authority, English Nature, British Waterways, Staffordshire Co-Council andthe West Midlands Regional Growth Fund.

The campaign against Kim

As the West worries how to handle the increasingly belligerent Kim Jong Un, defectors from North Korea are waging a steady information campaign against the dictator’s brutal regime and personality cult