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News

(Updated 13/05/19)


2019 Annual Weekend and AGM

Another very successful Annual Weekend has passed and a review will be posted on this site early next month It was great to see many of our members present. Next years event will be held between 24-26 April 2020, once again at the Holiday Inn, Telford. Put the dates in your diary now.

Harmony Vases Shapes
Chris Watkins has completed another project - this time on Harmony Vase Shapes. This is in two parts and Part One is now featured in the Shelley Study pages of this website. Part Two will follow shortly.

Community Projects.

Although we are best known as a collectors group, we are a Registered Charity - No.1097547 and we have included a new page on this website detailling some of the community projects we are involved in or have completed. Take a look at our new Community  Projects page. It is no longer a requirement to produce detailed accounts to the Charities Commission, however we do provide an annual report on our aims and activities. Read the Report to 31 October 2018 here.

May Slideshow
Our new slideshow on our Home page feaures images from the recent Annual Weekend. If you haven't already seen this, you may view by clicking on the following link: March 2019 Slideshow.

Facebook icon 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.

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.

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:

- Noteworthy Lots
- Diary

- Magazines
- Recent Events
- Elizabeth Waterhouse Vases