Upcoming events

Guild Crafts Cheltenham - at Gardens Gallery 5th - 14th October 2018 exhibition of contemporary designer-makers from The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen including Emily-Kriste Wilcox.  Daily demonstrations include bookbinding and calligraphy.
Confluence - ceramics including Sarah Villeneau at Herrick Gallery 15th - 27th October 2018 PV 16th October 7 -10 pm. All welcome.
Sophie Favre in conversation with Andrť Hess at October Gallery 20th September 2018 - 27th October 2018 Contemporary Ceramics Centre are honoured to announce the opening of a completely new family of characters from French artist Sophie Favre.  To recognise the occasion we will also be hosting an artists talk at The October Gallery on Thursday 20th September, 2018, 7pm
Handmade at Kew at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 4th - 7th October 2018 Over 150 extraordinary designer-makers will showcase work across all disciplines including ceramics.

Event Reviews

Carter Preston Prize Exhibition at Bluecoat Display Centre – until 22.09.2018

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The £1,000 prize for our 2018 Carter Preston Prize was awarded to Irina Razumovskaya.

Review: Earth and Fire 22-24 June 2018 at Welbeck, England

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I visited Earth and Fire at Welbeck for its 2nd year. An excellent show, with over 130 makers showing, great weather, great work and great food – what could be better? Definitely one for your calendar next year!!

Turning Earth Ceramics Fair at Hoxton Square Market: Saturdays until 7 July 2018

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Hoxton Square Market is a new weekly market launched on June 2nd that will feature farmers and food producers alongside high quality locally-made crafts and ceramics from East London’s trendsetting Turning Earth studios.

Robin Welch – 65 Years in the Making

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Andy McInnes visited the show at the private view and gives his views and images of the show. Andy says

Paola e Paolo Staccioli Passaggi: 30.09.- 03.12. 2017

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From September 30 to December 3, 2017 Scandicci hosts the exhibition Paola and Paolo Staccioli. Passages, curated by Marco Tonelli,

Exploring the Vessel – 19-23 September 2017

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The exhibition took place in a private house in Holland Park, London, and allowed visitors to view and engage with the works in a more domestic environment than the usual gallery format.

Anne James – Celebrating a Career in Ceramics: 6 June – 23 July 2017

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The Guild at 51 is taking this opportunity to celebrate Anne’s career, and during this showcase there will be work for sale from her recent collection. 

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 Р6 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: