Exporting Beauty: Pilkington's Pottery and Tiles

 Pilkingtons lustre vesselPilkingtons lustre vesselsPilkingtons lustre bowlPilkingtons, ceramic lions

Poetry by John Siddique

Fri 22 October, 1-1.45pmJohn performs poems inspired by the pottery collection. Free. No need to book.

In association with Manchester Literature Festival

Animation workshop

Tue 9 November, 10.30am-12.30pm
Make your own animations plus meet the exhibition curator and the people who made the animations on display.
Free. Please book.

Making conversation

Thursdays 11, 18 and 25 November, 1-4pm
Explore Pilkington’s pottery through discussion and making in this practical workshop series, with description of the artworks for visually impaired people.
Free. Please book.

Ford Madox Brown: Pre-Raphaelite Pioneer

Ford Madox Brown, The Irish Girl, detail
This autumn, Manchester Art Gallery stages the first major exhibition of Ford Madox Brown’s work since 1964.