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(Updated 12/12/18)
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Christmas Video 2018
Once again we are featuring a special video for the Festive Season. Entitled 'Gifts of Gold...' this illustrates some of the more elaborate pieces from the Shelley & Wileman factories. Please make sure you have sound enabled to allow you to enjoy the relaxing music accompanying the display. To view, please visit the Home page or you may access from this link - Christmas Video 2018.

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NEW Facebook Page 

We now have a new Facebook page on which you may post any comments or photos of your favourite pieces. In particular you may click on the icons at the foot of any page to 'Like' or, better still, 'Share' the site with your friends. We are always looking for new members so if you have an appreciation for Shelley and Wileman wares why not join us. You can read more about the group on this site or email our membership secretary with your phone number for a chat.

Auction of Jill Burridge Collection.
The late Jill Burridge, a former member of the Shelley Group, had a fabulous collection of Wileman. Several of her more interesting pieces were sold at Adam Partridge Auctioneers sale, Macclesfield, on 1 November this year and a supplement to our usual 'Noteworthy Lots' page has been produced. This may be viewed through that page or via this link - Auction of Jill Burridge Collection

Elizabeth Waterhouse Vases 

Chris Watkins has produced another study article, this time featuring the vase shapes produced for Wileman by Mrs Elizabeth Waterhouse. As usual the new page can be found under the Shelley Study section of the website or from the link below:- Elizabeth Waterhouse Vases.

IMPORTANT - General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

GDPR became a legal obligation on The Shelley Group on 25 May 2018. The Committee is required by law to inform you of personal information it holds on you, why it holds this information, and to seek your positive and individual consent to holding this information for clearly defined purposes. For further details see our Privacy page. A Consent Agreement has been issued with the September 2018 issue of the Shelley Group magazine. Please return this as soon as possible to the Data Protection Officer whose address is shown on the bottom of the form. If required a further copy may be downloaded here:- Consent Agreement


Annual Report to Charities Commission 2017

Although we are no longer required to produce detailed accounts to the Charities Commission, we do provide an annual report on our aims and activities. Read the Report to 31 October 2017 here.


Japan Ware
The National Shelley China Club have recently included a study of Shelley and Wileman Japan ware to their website following a talk given by Carolyn Keating at their last conference. This study has kindly been made available to all collectors and we have included a new page - Japan Ware - on our site with links to this study. Take a look.

Books
The 'Collectors Guide to Shelley and Wileman Intarsio' by Les Foley, has now been reprinted and includes a supplement by Chris Watkins noting new finds since the first edition was published - price £17.00 (£12.00 to members) and may be purchased through the Shelley Bookshop.
Please note there have been a number of price changes to other publications.

Page Updates
The following pages have recently been updated:

- Home (Christmas Video)
- Contact Us (Data Protection contact now included)
- Noteworthy Lots
- Diary (I.A.C.F Dates for 2019 now included)

- Magazines
- Recent Events