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This month’s presentation - ‘Cumnock to Compton - a story of two potteries’ by Louise Boreham.
Thursday 21st May
Ceremony Suite, Rothesay House, Local Council Offices, 1 Greenholm Road, Cumnock, KA18 1LH
Louise is originally from Edinburgh and was a college lecturer in Kirkcaldy, now retired and living in Fife, she has an interest in art history of the Victorian/Edwardian period. She is also a member of the Scottish Pottery Society and has uncovered the story of how James Nicol from the Cumnock Pottery ended up managing the Compton Arts & Crafts Pottery, Surrey, in the 1900s. We have been helping Louis in her research and it promises to be a very interesting presentation. If you have any pieces of Cumnock pottery we would love to see it.
New site and membership drive
As of his month, as decided at our AGM, if you wish to remain a member of CHG there is a yearly subscription of £10 to pay which can be completed on the site through Paypal - you don't need a Paypal account to do this. Paypal is safe and secure.
It is very important to remember that once you have made the payment that you click on the 'Return to Cumnock History Group" text link where you can re-register your membership details on our database.
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If you prefer to send a cheque it should be payable to Cumnock History Group at 4 Gemmell Avenue, Cumnock, East Ayrshire, KA18 1E. Along with the queque you should send your full postal address, including postcode and your email address.
Or if you are able to attend the above presentation we can collect your membership fee there.
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