1. To promote mutual interest in, and further study of, under-glaze blue transfer-printed earthenwares.

2. To collect together and record ALL known patterns, marks and any other relevant information on this subject.

3. To issue quarterly Bulletins and Occasional Papers. 
Back copies of Bulletins etc are available to Members from
The Secretary:
Friends of Blue, P.O Box 996, Cheltenham, Glos, GL50 9FX.
Nos. up to Bulletin 123  0.75 each;  Nos 124 onwards 1.20 each. Occasional Papers Nos. 1, 2 and 3 2.0 each; Occasional Paper No. 4, 2.40.  Prices do not include postage.

4. To hold one major meeting each year, in addition to locally arranged meetings offered by Members (usually in their own homes), reporting any interesting information to the Editor for publication in the Bulletin.

Current membership rates (due 1st July) (UK) 20 per annum; (Overseas) 25 (US $52 if paying by cheque in US dollars. This includes a fee to cover bank charges).  If US members can pay in Sterling by bank cheque, travellers cheque or cash they will avoid the dollar cheque conversion charge. But preferably use Paypal (see below).

If you would like to join the Friends of Blue, please apply to the membership secretary

The Membership Secretary
Friends of Blue
66 Mount Tabor Road
Mount Tabor


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Tea bowl and saucer with fledglings pattern

Bird's nest.  Tea bowl and saucer  c. 1810.