Accolades


Pam Woolliscroft


Gardiner Museum, Toronto, Canada

"Your lecture was fantastic. Very well structured and illustrated."  Ana Tims, Haywards Heath Ceramics Group. May 2016

"What a fabulous talk. Best I've heard. First a history and then the pots. And all with the right amount of humour." Mary Winworth, Haywards Heath Ceramics Group. May 2016

"It was our pleasure to have you here!  Everyone thoroughly enjoyed both talks you delivered, our thanks for such considered presentations."  Lauren Gould, Development & Programs Manager, Gardiner Museum, Toronto. May 2015

"Our patrons and staff came away with a greater appreciation and understanding of transfer ware and Spode. Not to mention, we were all quite blown away by your impressive use of Powerpoint." Stefanie Galvanek, Development & Programs Assistant, Gardiner Museum, Toronto. May 2015








'That was excellent. The best lecture I have ever heard at any of these conferences.' Klaus Zech, Transferware Collectors Club, Boston MA, USA October 2013

'I was enthralled and educated by your various talks.' Frank Davenport, Transferware Collectors Club, Boston MA, USA October 2013

'We were SO GLAD to have you and hear your three wonderful presentations!!!!!!!'  David Hoexter, Transferware Collectors Club, Boston MA, USA October 2013

'All three of your talks delighted, energized, and as important, educated members on new topics. What more could we wish for!' Loren Zeller, Transferware Collectors Club, Boston MA, USA October 2013

'Your lectures were the high point.' Connie Rogers, Transferware Collectors Club, Boston MA, USA October 2013

'Thank you for a superb lecture today. It was informative and entertaining plus you are wizard with the technology! The feedback from the audience was very complimentary.' - Celia Knight Mid-Somerset DFAS



'Thank you very much for the time and trouble you took talking to the Cheshire Gardens Trust. Your talk was excellent, competent and most interesting. I think you had everyone sitting spellbound. It is such a lovely detective story and you tell it so well. Thank you.' - Freyda Taylor, Cheshire Gardens Trust

'Fantastic'; 'Great evening'; 'The best we've had'… were just some of the comments from our members. Thank you so much for sharing your love and knowledge of Spode. It was indeed a great evening, enjoyable and informative. - Midland Antique Collectors' Circle Sept 2011




'Excellent. Well paced, and well presented.' - Mick Green, Eccleshall

'A really interesting talk - so professional.' - Maureen Leese, Newcastle under Lyme

'You held a very inspiring and knowledgeable presentation from which we all benefited greatly. Your blog is frequently used!!' - Anne Helen Mydland, Bergen Academy of Art and Design

'I would like to thank Pam for all her tireless work and dedication in preserving the priceless Spode archives. The community - local, national and international - owes you a huge debt.' Tom, Stafford

'I'm pleased someone is keeping the records alive.'  Stuart, Ipstones

'I thoroughly enjoyed your lecture. It was a cracker.' Colin Wyman, Northern Ceramic Society'

'Many, many thanks for a very interesting and well illustrated presentation to our Society. We all enjoyed learning about the Spodes’ history and seeing the wide range of items produced. Those members who brought examples were delighted to learn more about them and many of us will now hunt through our cupboards hoping to find more Spode pieces.' - Jenifer Giblin, Langley Mill and Denby Pottery Collectors Society

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Terry Woolliscroft






Ray Johnson MBE, Stoke Film Theatre 'Tour-de force!' June 2016




Norman Richardson, Branch Secretary, English-Speaking Union, Mid-Cheshire Branch  'I do want to send you my thanks for an excellent presentation on Tuesday last.  I think most members left the meeting with a spring in their step!  I met one of the group in Sainsbury's on Wednesday morning and she waxed ecstatic about you! ' December 2015



Janet Carnes, Secretary, Stoke-on-Trent Museum Archaeological Society.  'I don't think I've heard anyone call out before 'that's the best talk I've been to'! You kept us informed and entertained all evening and it's always good to have someone come along and praise our home town and its past glories. Your presentation was superb.' October 2014

Partner, John Lewis Partnership. York.  'Your style of delivery made it enjoyable, therefore easier to remember the info passed on.' April 2014

Christine Connolley, Chaseside Groups of WIs.  'I've been talking to one or two friends and they've said how much they enjoyed your presentation. An excellent evening. Many thanks, you certainly brought a smile to our faces when thinking of 'the loo'!!'  March 2014

Jackie Overman, Transferware Collectors Club, Boston MA, USA. 'The use of PowerPoint made it all come alive. Congratulations. We enjoyed it a lot and thank you very much.' October 2013

Eric Pemberton, Chairman of Blore Rural District History Society.  'One word. Wow! Worth its weight in gold.' March 2013

Liz Prince, Blore Rural District History Society. 'Haven't laughed so much for a long time. It did us all good.' March 2013

Lenka Kourkoumpa, Hubert Burda Media UK. 'Legendary' February 2013

Dave Gratton, President of Mapperley & Arnold Rotary Club in Nottingham.   '... it was brill'!!  Positive comments all round.'  Nov 2012

Anne Spence, Speaker's Secretary, High Peak Luncheon Club, Buxton.  'Your talk today was wonderfully received by our Luncheon Club. The amount of information, the amusing visual accompaniment and your own presentation was pitched  perfectly to make this a wonderful start to our current programme. Thank you once again for such a brilliant talk. October 2012

Anna Burns, Marketing Director, Stelrad Radiators Ltd '... you were the star of the show. Excellent feedback about your performance'. Mar 2012

Barbro Millward, Sutton Coldfield National Trust 'wonderfully funny and informative talk ... everyone went home with a smile on their face, just the tonic we needed.  Thank you again for a super lecture.'

Pam Rodgers, Organiser, Buxton and District U3A 'Well, we've had some good speakers over the years but in my book you are the best yet! It must have been pretty obvious that everyone enjoyed your talk-thanks again.'

Midland Antique Collectors Circle 'We were enthralled and fascinated for over an hour. We've never seen PowerPoint used like that before. Best ever!'

Ian Hamilton, Vale Royal Probus 'One of the finest we have seen'

Becky Woodwood, B&Q 'You have an excellent way of making complex things accessible, easy to understand and exciting.  Your voice livens the presentation.'

Georgina Spencer, Roca 'It went very well and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks again Terry you really are great! :-)'

Alan Dodds, Roca 'The feedback about the inaugural training day has been excellent.'

Keith Ridding, Twyford Bathrooms 'our stand was better than everyone else!'

Joanne Elliott, Twyford Bathrooms 'they loved it mate'

Graham Alexander, Build Aid, South Africa 'Informative, professional, friendly, fun'

Gary Shackleton, BSS 'It was great - I got a lot out of it'

Paul J Coley, PTS, Wolverhampton 'An inspiration. I want to do it again'

Georges Kaawar, Mesma, Dubai 'Astounding'

John Lees, Eastleigh 'Excellent'

Kelvin Leung, Hong Kong 'Honestly the best I have ever attended'

Grant Berold, South Africa 'A huge success' 2004 

National Association of Plumbing Teachers 'One of the best' 2004 

Sari Sarieddine, Abu Dhabi 'I learned a lot' 2005

Pat Roberts, Soroptimist International 'loved it' 2005

Shirley Sugars, Group Convenor, WI 'we all found your presentation both informative and amusing - as you could probably guess by the laughter' 2005 

Suzanne Hinds, Dacosta Manning, Barbados 'I feel so inspired' 2005

Megan Tabbinor, Stoke Retired Teachers Association 'The best we've seen'

John Felton, Wolverhampton 'The best of the lot' 2006 

Bill Campbell, Audlem & District Probus Club 'We have seen many excellent speakers, but you are the crowning glory' 2006 

Marla K Gasser-Mog, Managing Director, American Society of Sanitary Engineering 'Your presentation was wonderful! People are still talking about it!' 2006

Tina Rice, Director of Meetings and Conferences, The IAPMO Group, USA 'Thanks again for your wonderful presentation and joining us in Chicago' 2006 

Robert G Bailey, Lang Beach, California 'The best ever - in 33 years' 2006 

Edward Cooke, IAPMO member 'What a great twist' 2006 

John F Flader, Illinois 'You're the tops' 2006 

Jim Cooper, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 'an excellent presentation. One which will be well remembered by the audience'. 2006

Munroe Blair, Vice Chairman, North Staffs Decorative & Fine Arts Society (NADFAS)  'One of the most enjoyable lectures ever. Congratulations on a polished presentation tailored to the appreciative audience' 2006 

John Jay - Saniflo 'Wicked' 2007 

Luanne Campbell-Howard, South Africa, 'a memorable experience' 2007 

Jonathan Fournillier, A P Scott, Trinidad and Tobago 'your training was excellent'

Phakamisa Mohaila, Cape Town, 'you are the brand' 2007

Keith Ridding, Twyford 'Superb presentation, as always' 2007 

Phil Rutter, Crossling 'A really informative job made even more enjoyable by your approach' 2007

Meerbrook WI 'Terry travels the world talking of Twyfords Thrones, so little wonder that this was the most informative and amusing of evenings' 2008

Simon Edwards, Globe Union 'quite possibly the most enthusiastic man I have ever met - I cannot recommend him highly enough 2008 

Simon Kirby, MD, Thomas Crapper & Company '… boundless enthusiasm for all things lavatorial. You are the most entertaining speaker on this, my own pet subject!' 2008