Raven Mason Collection

One of the treasures of the University, this fascinating ceramics collection is displayed in the graceful surroundings of Keele Hall and is open for anyone to visit. It was lovingly created by brothers Ronald William and John Mason Raven. The collection contains many important pieces outlining the development of Mason ceramics in Staffordshire from the beginning of the nineteenth century. Dame Kathleen Raven, also made generous bequests and the entire collection is now on display.


Open Days are listed in our Visual Art pages on our ArtsKeele website. For up to date information on opening times and sessions please visit Visual Art

Raven Mason oral history project

The Raven Mason Collection would love to hear from you!

Did you work at Mason’s Ironstone, Hanley? What do you remember about it? Do you have stories to tell about what you did there? Would you like to take part in our project to record the history of this famous factory?

Image of factory workers in Mason factory

Contact Deb Skinner, Engagement Officer at the Raven Mason Collection to find out more about our exciting project!



Download the Raven Mason Leaflet

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