Raven Mason Collection
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The Raven Mason Collection is housed within the University campus and because of security issues admission to the collection is strictly by appointment.
Please send an email to the address given below if you wish to arrange a visit.
The Raven Trust at Keele University
Tours of the collection can be arranged at £3 per head for groups from a minimum of 10 to a maximum of 50 visitors. These tours are of approximately 45minutes duration. The collection is a non-profit making registered charity, this charge is levied to defray security and other running costs and to maintain the collection.
Students in full time education are admitted to the collection free on condition that they are in individual groups, (20 maximum) and accompanied by a tutor.
Connoisseur Lecture and Tour
By prior arrangement the Curator Harry Frost will give your group a fascinating talk entitled “The Mason’s and their Wares”, this will give an overview of this family of potters and the diverse range of ceramics they produced. Illustrated with slides, this seated talk will be followed by an opportunity for you to ask questions. Afterwards the Curator will conduct your party around the showcases and discuss unique items in the collection in more depth. This special event is of 2 hours duration and may be divided by coffee and biscuits. The basic cost without refreshments is £250 for groups up to a maximum of 40.
Our curator will be pleased to visit your organisation to give an illustrated talk on The Raven Mason Collection of Masons Ironstone and China and other English ceramics (fees apply).
The Raven Mason Suite is located in Keele Hall and is not easily accessible to those in wheelchairs