‘Built in Bournemouth, Made at Poole’ with Jo Amey

TACS Virtual Events 2021

Bournemouth’s growth as a seaside resort coincided with a period when ceramics factories flourished in the neighbouring town of Poole. This talk looks at the variety of tiles and architectural ceramics on historic buildings in Bournemouth Town Centre, many of which were made in Poole. From tiles of the 1880’s to mid-century tiles it is possible to trace the changing styles and manufacturing

Jo Amey studied at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art completing her final year thesis on ceramic features in local buildings. She is known locally as ‘The Tile Lady’ and has an active Facebook page packed with great pics and info  www.facebook.com/tileladyuk/

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