TACS Antique & Collectable Tile Fair 2016

Saturday 8th October, 2016 10.00-4.00PM. Annual Antique & Collectable Tile Fair in Nottingham. £4.00 Open to non-TACS Members.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Nottingham tile fair. TACS members are encouraged to make a particular effort to support the tile fair this year and please advertise it as widely as possible. Once again it will be held at St. Jude’s Church Hall, Mapperley, Nottingham NG3 5HE. St Jude’s is one mile north from the city centre on the B684 Woodborough Road off the A60 or from the A60 Sherwood up Mapperly Hall Drive past mini roundabout to T Junction – turn left to St. Jude’s 50 yards on left. NB Dealers need to book tables at the usual cost of £40

TACS Events for Members 2016

  • Saturday 30th April, Spring Trip, Brighton. We will have a guided walk to locations in Brighton and Hove, including some Portsmouth & Brighton United Breweries green-tiled pubs and 18th century facades clad with “Mathematical Tiles” used extensively in the area at that time.  A number of very good examples exist.  Highlights of the day will be a special visit to Kay Aplin’s The Ceramic House and private entry to Palmeira Mansions to view the Doulton fireplace.  For those wishing to stay in the area, suggestions for sites to view on Sunday will be included. Please note that the two special visits are some distance apart and we may need to use local transport and costs are not included. Cost: (excluding transport) £10.
  • Saturday 4 June, Burmantofts Tiles, Terracotta and Faience in Leeds. This event will begin with an informative morning session. Based in the Leeds Library, with talks and viewing of tiles and documentary material. This will be followed by a walk through Leeds City Centre to see the beautiful buildings decorated with Burmantofts material. The event will start at 10.30 and finish around 4.00. PLEASE NOTE: Maximum 20 people so register early for this visit as it will fill quickly. Cost: £7 pp.
  • Saturday 2 July, AGM – Gladstone Pottery Museum, Stoke-on-Trent. We hope to combine this with a visit to the Minton Library building as well as launching the publication of our first Tile Trail leaflets for Stoke. It is free to attend the AGM.

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