Upcoming events

EXETER CRAFT FESTIVAL with Amy Cooper at Exeter cathedral 6th - 8th July 2017 Over 100 stalls in a unique tented village give the visitor the opportunity to see the work of the West Country's best artists and makers.
Flash Summer Sale: Gary Wood and Carole Waller at One Two Five Gallery 13th - 16th July 2017 Includes Gary Wood's latest work.
Tpfermarkt Schloss Rheydt at Topfermarkt Schloss Rheydt 22nd - 23rd July 2017 With John Townsend
Lindy Barletta ceramics at Open Studio - Sheen Pottery 30th June to 2nd July, 2017 Lindy Barletta as part of Richmond ARTHOUSE Open Studios

Event Reviews

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 – 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,