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. It contains many important pieces outlining the development of Mason ceramics in Staffordshire from the beginning of the nineteenth century. In recent years their sister, Dame Kathleen Raven, also made generous bequests and the entire collection has recently been redisplayed.

The collection is available by appointment to any interested party and will be of particular relevance to anyone with an interest in:

  • The Staffordshire Ceramics Industry and its History
  • Product Design
  • Victorian Studies
  • Economic & Social History
  • Business Studies

2019 Open days:

Thursday 17 January | 10am -4pm

Wednesday 20 February | 12-3pm

Saturday 15 June | 12-4pm

Thursday 27 June | 2-5pm

Thursday 5 September | 1-4pm

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Raven Mason Leaflet (6,844 KB)


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