Royal Crown Derby wins award

Royal Crown Derby has been presented with a prestigious Derbyshire Heritage Award for its Throne exhibition.

Royal Crown Derby wins award

Inspired by the Diamond Jubilee, the exhibition is being held at the Royal Crown Derby Visitor Centre and celebrates the company’s production of commemorativeware from 1761 to the present day.

Exhibition curator Jacqueline Smith said: “I was really thrilled for the exhibition to be recognised in this way.” The exhibition runs until September 7.

The Visitor Centre comprises a factory shop, a coffee shop and a museum; there are also factory tours available. For details visit

Pictured left to right are David James, chief executive of Visit Peak District and Derbyshire; Jacqueline Smith and Caroline Salmon from Royal Crown Derby.

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