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Our Beth | Albert Dock Liverpool (UK): HODs 2019*

  • Albert Dock Liverpool, L3 4AQ United Kingdom (map)

*This event is part of national Heritage Open Days 2019. Click here for more information.

Find two ‘heritage buskers’ with their pop up Secret Museum & discover more about 'OUR BETH'; a special transatlantic tale about 16,000 Minton tiles made in The Potteries, shipped via Liverpool & located at the heart of New York’s world famous Central Park since the mid 1860s

Bethesda Terrace was designed as the formal centrepiece of Central Park, New York City. It’s affectionately known as ‘the heart of the park’. The majestic Arcade is famed for its unique Minton Tile Ceiling created with nearly 16,000 encaustic tiles made in The Potteries (Stoke-on-Trent, England) over 150 years ago.

A small consignment of the original ceiling & floor tiles will make a unique return journey from Manhattan - via Liverpool - to their ‘birthplace’ in Stoke-on-Trent as part of a transatlantic cultural (re)connection project led by Danny Callaghan (UK) & Matt Reiley (USA).

Our Beth

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