Upcoming events

Ceramics in Charnwood Market Place (7th Year) at Loughbrough Market Place 14th May 2017 Over 60 potters and Ceramic artists from the East Midlands and beyond selling their work in Loughborough Market Place. Too good to miss if you can get there.
Open House, Dulwich Festival - Kochevet Bendavid at Open Studio Kochevet Bendavid 13th - 14th May 2017 A rare opportunity to meet Kochevet at her studio and see new work
MAY FOCUS - 2017 at Bevere Gallery 5th - 31st May 2017 Featured Guy Routledge, Jill Shaddock, Keith Varney
Kevin Millward - Demonstration at Bannersgate Community Hall 30th April 2017 - 31st May 2017 Midlands Potters Association demonstration by Kevin Milward

Event Reviews

Julie Massie (UCA) wins the Rising Stars 2017 competition at New Ashgate Gallery

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Rising Stars is a platform to view and collect the most exciting new crafts by emerging makers from crafts and applied arts programmes across the UK.

Collect 2017: Review

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Collect, Europe’s leading art fair for contemporary objects, returned to the Saatchi Gallery from the 2 – 6 February with close-of-show sales estimated at £1.5 million, over 14,000 visitors, and £30,550 raised in the Crafts Council Benefit Auction.

Handmade at Kew : Review

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It was a good show and well worth visiting. Excellent work from a range of disciplines including ceramics. Ceramicists included: 

Northern Colours: 1.10.2016 – 3.12.2016

This exhibition at Gallery Oldham showcases work by selected members of the Northern Potters Association. 

From Where I’m Standing: Contemporary ceramics and the Swindon collection

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Celebrating connections and contrasts between modern art and contemporary ceramics. From 21.09.2016 – 28.01.2017.

Kate Malone at Waddesdon Manor: 8 June – 16 October 2016

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Kate Malone, one of the UK’s leading ceramic artists, has created a collection of new work inspired by

Obituary: Alan Firth, 1934-2015/Sale of collection

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Alan  Firth together with his wife Pat (1934-2012)  were collectors well known to many in the studio pottery world. THEIR RARE COLLECTION INCLUDED 21 PIECES BY HANS COPER AND SOLD FOR £990,000

Clay2Day International Festival: 2015 – Review

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Clay2Day International Keramiek Festival 2015 organised by Sarah Michael was held over 2nd and 3rd May at De Olmenhorst Organic Orchards, Lisserbroek, Holland.
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The Landscape is Memory – Adele Howitt – to 26 March 2015

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Adele has exhibited across Europe including, the prestigious Steninge Slott Cultural Centre in Sweden for the World Art in Clay exhibition,

Curse or Cure – Nici Ruggiero at Chelsea Physic Garden. 01.04 – 31.10.2015

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‘Curse or Cure?’ is an outdoor art installation created for Chelsea Physic Garden