News for Makers

Potters Open Day: Dacorum & Chiltern Potters Guild: 24 February 2018

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The Dacorum and Chilterns Potters Guild (DCPG) has an impressive line-up for its annual Potters Open Day (POD) to be held on

European Prize for Applied Arts 2018 – Date limite/Deadline : 15.02.18

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The European Prize for Applied Arts aims to reward the best creations of contemporary expression in applied arts and craftsmanship.

Betty Woodman (1930–2018)

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Artist Betty Woodman, a sculptor known for ceramic works that are playful yet rigorous combinations of, among other things, Etruscan sculpture, Egyptian art, Sèvres porcelain, and Henri Matisse, has died.

Potfest (in The Park; Scotland) Application Deadline 24 December 2017

Be aware that the deadline for both shows is 24 December, so don’t delay – Potfest in the Pens is already full!!!

Applications are now open for Ceramic Wales 2018

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Applications are now open for Ceramic Wales 2018, the application form is available from our website:
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Peter Hayes: Open Studio 25 November 2017

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Peter Hayes is holding a rare Open Studio on 25 November 2017 between 10.00am and 7.00pm at his studio on the Cleveland Bridge in Bath.

EU consultation on revised lead and cadmium levels: Proposed changes to levels

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Following a recent research study on transfer of lead and cadmium from glazes, the EU

London Potters Exhibition at the Morley Gallery: 21.11. to 13.12. 2017

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The  Annual London Potters’ Exhibition at the Morley Gallery has acquired, over the years, a consistent patronage both from our members

Pottery courses with Sylph Baier near Bergerac, France for 2018

Improve your skills on the potters’ wheel with a week’s intensive course near Bergerac in France – Glorious 17th Century mill, full board and lodge, with airport transfer included. See details below and contact Sylph to book or clarify dates/details you want.

New development from Andrew Matheson – large porcelain pots

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Andrew says” I’ve  been working on throwing large round porcelain vases, 8-9lbs porcelain (19cm x 20cm finished size). in my Blue and White design.