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Music Events

Keele Concert Band 6 November
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Keele Philharmonic Ensembles 12 November
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Keele Bach Choir 20 November
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Brass Band 4 December
Keele University Chapel
Symphonia Orchestra | Flute Choir | Clarinet Choir 5 December
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Show Choir 11 December
Keele University Chapel
Chapel Singers 12 December
Keele University Chapel
Keele Concert Band 12 December
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Keele Philharmonic
Ensembles 18 December
Keele University Chapel
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Hidden Treasures ArtsKeele Photograph: Keele Conference Hall (Walter Moberly building) 1956. Copyright Keele University. From the Special Collections and Archives. 23 Raven Mason: The Complete Collection Open All Year Raven Mason Suite, Keele Hall Group visits and talks by arrangement Entry FREE Keele University Special Collections and Archives Open All Year Entry FREE Open All Year by appointment The Special Collections and Archives comprise a variety of material, such as medieval manuscripts, seals, correspondence, ledgers, maps, plans, watercolours, sketches, lantern plates, photographs, rare books and microfilm. The major collections and archives include Arnold Bennett Papers, Wilfred Bloor Papers, Foundations of British Sociology Archive, T. E. Hulme Collection, William Jack Collection, Knight and Sons Papers, A.D. Lindsay Papers, Karl Mannheim Papers, Paget Papers, Ray Pahl Papers, Pape Collection, Raymond Richards Collection, Sneyd Papers, Spode Papers, Tamworth Court Rolls, Warrillow Collection, and J.C. Wedgwood Papers. The Local Collection comprises over 5,000 books, plus pamphlets, newspapers, journals, directories and maps relating to the history of Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Shropshire. The archives are back open to the general public as well as the academic community. To consult material from the Archives, please make an appointment. h.burton@keele. ac.uk 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. Ironstone china and porcelain by the Mason Family of potters illustrate the highs and lows of ceramics production in the world famous Staffordshire Potteries of the 19th century, ranging from day-to-day tableware to lavish decorative items for the wealthy. Displays are themed around style, date, decoration and purpose, contextualised with information about people, processes and the renowned Mason’s Patent Ironstone China. Enjoy ceramic highlights of the collection, along with artworks and images relating to the Mason Family and the Potteries which together present a fascinating picture of an industry in an era of change. The collection is the creation of the Raven brothers, Ronald William and John Mason and their sister and Dame Kathleen who presented it to the University for all to enjoy. For more information, open hours and visiting: keele.ac.uk/ravenmason Email: ravenmason@keele.ac.uk 22