About Terry

Former public speaker, and now a creator of specialist websites and a painter in acrylics

Terry is an award winning international speaker.

He has a degree in Ceramic Technology and trained at Josiah Wedgwood's Barlaston factory and Staffordshire University. He has worked with Twyford Bathrooms, Roca Bathrooms, B&Q Stores, Laufen Bathrooms, Lecico Egypt, Stelrad Radiators, The John Lewis Partnership, 2020Technologies Ltd, Ideal Standard International, and the Bathroom Manufacturers Association.

He has lectured and presented at home and abroad, working in over 15 countries. He has spoken in venues as far afield as Brighton and Inverness, Dubai and Jeddah, Cape Town and Johannesburg, St. Petersburg and Moscow, Toronto, Trinidad, Washington DC, Boston and Hong Kong.

He now concentrates on creating specialist informative website/blogs on local history. He also paints in acrylics here>

Talks and Lectures

Terry has presented entertaining talks for societies, clubs and associations, educational charities such as the WI, Probus Clubs, Rotary, Round Table, NADFAS, history societies, or antique collectors clubs. These talks were upbeat, amusing and educational, full of illustrations and animated graphics, with both archive and contemporary material including vintage film. His hilarious asides were guaranteed to amuse the audience.

The Pottery Glossary

Terry is the author of The Potbank Dictionary, the glossary of words which he has collected during 40 years and which are peculiar to the Pottery Industry here>