Lecture by Matthew Rice: The Lost City of Stoke: A Love Song for an Unlovely Place
Talk | The Ballroom, Newark Town Hall
Thursday 7 December 2017 - 11:00 until 03:30
Matthew Rice, with his wife Emma Bridgewater, runs the highly successful Bridgewater Pottery in Stoke. Matthew is an acclaimed painter, author and illustrator who has written and illustrated many books, including a beautiful book on Stoke. His talk will describe the evolution of Stoke from its inception during the Industrial Revolution, through its serious decline, to its regeneration in which he and Emma played a very important part. The talk is a love song to the city and Matthew is a hugely knowledgeable and entertaining speaker.
This event has been organised by the Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.