Welcome - This is a Social Enterprise Business It aims to help potters and ceramic artists to become better known, to sell their work, to fill their courses and to provide a window into this fantastic world of 3D art!

New Members

Work for Sale

Ceramics by Paul Smith at Studiopottery.co.uk

Paul Smith

Ceramics by Rachel Grimshaw at Studiopottery.co.uk

Rachel Grimshaw

Upcoming events

Unconventional Clay: Engaged in Change at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, The 26th February to 12th June, 2016 co-curated by Catherine Futter and Leigh Taylor Mickelson, will explore diverse, creative and extraordinary ways that contemporary artists approach one of earth's most common materials.
Rising Stars 2016 at New Ashgate Gallery 4th March to 16th April, 2016 New crafts by emerging makers from crafts and applied arts programmes across the UK
Potters Open Day, Dacorum and Chiltern Potters Guild at Sandpit Theatre, The 5th March 2016 to 16th April, 2016 Speakers and Demonstrators: Prof. Magdalene Odundo, Jitka Palmer and Lisa Hammond
Janet Halligan in Cheshire at Moot Restaurant and Grill 2nd - 31st March 2016 Show at a restaurant - Janet Halligan

Recently added Courses

Lesley McShea - 7th December to 12th December, 2016
Monday evenings from 6.30-8.30pm @ £25 per session. A regular series of Pottery Courses in Stoke Newington, London N16 by Lesley McShea.
West Dean College - Anna Lambert - Slab built ceramics: responding to place - 14th - 19th February 2016
Working from the Sussex chalk landscape surrounding West Dean, use drawing to develop designs for simple slab built ceramic platters and wall pieces.
Animal sculpting in paper clay - Susan Halls at West Dean - 14th - 19th February 2016
Learn a fast and exciting approach to animal sculpting using a variety of pottery techniques.
Wobage: 5 Day Earthenware throwing and slip decorating: Patia Davis and guest James Burnett-Stuart - 29th June to 3rd July, 2016
Alongside guest demonstrator James Burnett-Stuart, Patia will lead an exploration of throwing and slip-decoration using earthenware clay.

Seth Cardew (1934 – 2016)

I have just seen (Wendy Blackburne posted in British Studio Pottery Collectors.) the sad news that Seth Cardew passed away last night. Wendy says:

“I have been asked to pass on very sad news from Ara and the Cardew Family. Seth passed away peacefully last night. He was taken ill whilst with his family in the USA so had his children with him in his last days which was a blessing. Our thoughts are with his family, especially Gaea, Ara and Aeschylus. He was much loved by many of us over here too and I and my family will miss him in so many ways. Godspeed Seth.”

We add our condolences and will be thinking of him and the family.

DACORUM AND CHILTERN POTTERS GUILD: Potters Open Day 2016

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Lectures and Demonstrations by Prof. Magdalene Odundo, Jitka Palmer and Lisa Hammond. Saturday March 5 2016. This rare opportunity Read more »

Hey Clay! Courses at the weekend

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To celebrate the BBC’s Great Pottery Throw Down the Crafts Council and Get Creative is giving you the chance to unleash your inner potter at Hey Clay! this weekend. Read more »

A Way of Life = Short film Preview

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This is an excellent short film about potters in Japan, of which only a short extract can be shown at present  Read more »

HEY CLAY! AT LEACH POTTERY, ST IVES: 4 & 5 December 2015

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Come along to the Leach Pottery in St Ives and make a clay character either in one of our free Read more »

FREE morning workshop! 5.12.2015 Wiltshire England

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DUE TO THE POPULARITY OF THE BBC2 ‘POTTERY THROW DOWN SERIES’ Ceramic studios up and down the UK have been invited by the Crafts Council to join them in opening their doors and welcoming visitors to get involved with clay. Read more »

London potters: “Where to Pot in London” guide is now available

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Download London Potters Guide (Last updated in October 2015) and find out about courses, open access studios, membership facilities, individual potters courses, etc. Click here to download Read more »

London Potters Annual Exhibition at the Morley Gallery: 11-25 November 2015

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The London Potters Annual exhibition at the Morley Gallery is the show to visit if you are Read more »

Christmas Candles for Refugees at the Bath Abbey

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Gary has been working lately on a new body of work. Drawing on the candle as an international symbol of peace, faith and hope, these Read more »

HEY CLAY!

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Get creative with clay this December – A Craft Council Initiative Read more »