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Dacorum & Chiltern Potters Guild: Potters Open Day 4 March 2017

Once again, this exciting day comes around! Starting at 9.30am in St Albans, with a stunning line up again this year – Lecture by Felicity Aylieff, Demos by Chris Taylor and Wally Keeler. Tickets going fast, so book now!

Pottery Courses for 2017.

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There are a range of courses available from members and other makers. See some of those on offer below:

Clay College Stoke Promotional Film

Clay College Stoke will be an independent college offering a skills based, full-time ceramics course taught by potters who make a living from their work. Read the details and consider a donation to get this very worthwhile project going

Obituary: Gwen Heeney 8 December 2016

It is with great sadness that David Jones needs to inform everyone that a dear friend and colleague, Gwen Heeney, passed away yesterday.

Shaping Ceramics: From Lucie Rie to Edmund de Waal – 10 Nov 2016 to 26 Feb 2017

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Discover the story of how Jewish ceramicists transformed British studio pottery and influenced successive generations of ceramic artists.

Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects

Now in its 13th edition, Collect returns to the stunning setting of the Saatchi Gallery in London’s Kings Road from 2 – 6 February 2017. Tickets now on sale.  Book now and save £4 on a Standard ticket*

London Sculpture Workshop seeks to set up a community ceramics hub and foundry:

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London Sculpture Workshop seeks to set up a community ceramics hub and foundry to upskill communities through material engagement and widen participation in creative learning across all demographics. (Only until 01.09.2016 to fund this project!)

Svend Bayer : building a kiln for teaching: Crowdfunding

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Svend Bayer wants to build a climbing kiln (Anagama) on land set aside for this purpose at

Leach Pottery St. Ives – New Director Announced

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Libby Buckley, previously Director of the Telegraph Museum Porthcurno, is new Director of the Leach Pottery from Monday 11th July.

Printing Pots by Joan & Jack Hardie

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In July 2014 we went to a workshop on 3D printing to find out if it might be possible to make things in clay. The answer was