Home Page

ECC Home

ECC Online archive launched

ECC is please to announce that our Transactions are now online.  Transactions between 1928 and 2008 are now available in our digital archive.

ECC members can join the archive for a one off subscription of £1.00, and there are also public access subscriptions for one month or six months.  All you have to do is register on the site then buy a subscription.


Delftware study day at MOLA, 16th April 2016.  For details and booking, FOLLOW THIS LINK or contact our Membership Secretary for postal bookings.

The English Ceramic Circle (ECC for short) is the oldest society dedicated to the study of British ceramics and enamels. Founded in 1927, it aims to advance knowledge by promoting and publishing new research on these subjects.

The Circle`s worldwide membership embraces collectors, curators, archaeologists, potters, auctioneers, dealers, social historians and all those with an interest in the history of ceramics made in the British Isles.

By invitation from the Committee, members may present the results of their research at meetings, normally held in London between October and April of the following year, and those scholarly papers are published annually in the `Transactions of the English Ceramic Circle`, sent free to subscribing members or purchasable by non-members.

Other activities, including visits to collections, seminars and extra publications are undertaken from time to time.

The English Ceramic Circle is Registered Charity Number 1097063. We rely on member`s subscriptions and donations to continue to carry out our activities promoting and publishing research on English ceramics. Whether or not you are a Member would you be prepared to make a donation to ECC? If so you can do so using any credit or debit card or your Paypal account. Please follow the link by clicking on “Donate” below.

New Page 1



The English Ceramic Circle Committee is made up of the following members:

Roger Massey President president@englishceramiccircle.net
Nigel Cooke
Charles Dawson Editor of Transactions editor@englishceramiccircle.net
Jonathan Gray Meetings Secretary meetings@englishceramiccircle.net
Patricia Macleod Membership Secretary membership@englishceramiccircle.net
Stephen McManus Librarian library@englishceramiccircle.net
Nick Panes Treasurer treasurer@englishceramiccircle.net
Jacqui Pearce
Rosemary Pemberton
Mary White


Past President

John Mallet

American Representative

Diana Edwards

Honorary Vice Presidents

Mavis Watney, David Redstone, Felicity Marno, Rosalind Pulver and Colin Wyman

Copyright notice

This website and its content is copyright of The English Ceramic Circle. All rights reserved. Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only.

You may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Cookie Policy

The English Ceramic Circle`s own content uses no Cookies. However, when you make payments through this website we are advised that Worldpay and Fastcart use cookies, but only to the extent necessary to implement your payments.

When you use our Web Forum “Pot-Talk” you leave the ECC`s website and enter that hosted by Websitetoolbox. For details of the privacy policy of Websitetoolbox, who do use cookies, please see details at www.websitetoolbox.com/privacy.html