TORRE ABBEY MUSEUM close to Torquay Seafront hosted a TPCS Exhibition in Sept/Oct 2019 where over 75 magnificent pots were on display for a five week period. The Museum holds a fine collection of Watcombe terracotta and the TPCS is working with them for future displays.
TORQUAY MUSEUM on Babbacombe Road still holds pottery moulds from the Torquay Potteries, which are part of the TPCS Archive.
The DEVON HERITAGE CENTRE in EXETER holds the Archive of the TPCS, and these can be viewed by appointment.
NORTH AMERICAN TORQUAY SOCIETY (NATS). The sister society of the TPCS, NATS caters for enthusiasts and collectors of Torquay Pottery in the United States, and produces an excellent quarterly magazine – The Collector. They also hold an Annual Convention over a weekend in the Summer, in different parts of the Country. The 2019 Convention was in Boston, MA. The 2020 Convention will be in Armonk, NY in mid August.
The website of the North American Torquay Society:-
Honiton Pottery Collectors Society, for Honiton and Crown Dorset Pottery
PAW pottery from Czechoslovakia has many designs similar to those of Torquay Pottery
The English Ceramic Circle (ECC for short) is the oldest society dedicated to the study of British ceramics and enamels. We are pleased to be acknowledged on their website.
Brown Jugs an interesting site relating to saltglaze pottery, some of which was made, but rarely found, at Aller Vale but also includes many shapes such as Puzzle Jugs and Face Jugs.
These links to Facebook Groups may be of interest to keen collectors.
Torquay Pottery Collectors Society Group:
Dartmouth Pottery Study Group:
Honiton Pottery Collectors Society: