Welcome - This is a Social Enterprise Business It aims to help potters and ceramic artists to become better known, to sell their work, to fill their courses and to provide a window into this fantastic world of 3D art!

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Work for Sale

Ceramics by Rachel Grimshaw at Studiopottery.co.uk

Rachel Grimshaw

Ceramics by Patricia Shone at Studiopottery.co.uk

Patricia Shone

Upcoming events

Fractures: Texture and Fragility in Modern Ceramics at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery 25th July to 24th November, 2018
Oldenburg - 36th International Ceramics Fair at Oldenburg International Ceramic Fair 4th - 5th August 2018 A fair, plus much more! At the fair 124 selected potters, ceramists, designers and artists from across Europe and Japan offer their top products.
Potfest in the Pens at Potfest in the Pens - Penrith 3rd - 5th August 2018 The only unselected show in the UK giving an opportunity to see the work of the well established alongside the next generation. Around 170 potters will be taking part in this, the oldest potters' market in the UK
Jo Taylor ceramic sculpture at Doddington Hall and Gardens 28th July to 22nd September, 2018 Jo Taylor, showing new wall works from the Rondo series (shown below) as part of an exciting ceramics exhibition of 50 contemporary makers, alongside the established bi-annual outdoor sculpture show.

Recently added Courses

Regular Pottery Courses by Suleyman Saba - 29th January to 31st December, 2018
Students will learn about preparing clay and different techniques of ceramics from pinch pots and coiled pottery, to slab building and throwing. Students are also guided on aspects of decoration and glazing. 
Lindy Barletta weekday Courses in East Sheen - 1st January to 31st December, 2018
Studio Pottery Making techniques: A terms course covers a project in each - pinching, coiling, slab building and throwing.

Fire It Up! Join us for a live firing event – 4.11.2016 : 18.00hours

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In celebration of Bonfire Night, the Leach Pottery team are sharing something of the excitement, fear and fun of a potter’s profession by inviting the public to a live firing of a specially constructed kiln The kiln will be opened at 7pm on Friday 4 November whilst still white hot, to reveal what is hoped will be a fully intact, glowing ceramic sculpture.

Hot soup and bread will be served by the fireplace in the Old Pottery, and the event will be accompanied by a ‘Fire It Up’ winter exhibition preview in the Museum’s Entrance gallery.

‘Fire It Up’ is an exhibition of collaborative and individual works by the Pottery’s talented studio team. Demonstrating the skill and creativity of Senior Production Potter Roelof Uys and his team of Standard Ware production potters Kat Wheeler, Britta James, Callum Trudgeon, Matt Foster, Laurence Eastwood and Lexie Macleod, this exhibition gives a fascinating insight into the mutual influence of one potter on another, and may hint at the beginnings of a contemporary Leach Pottery ‘house style’.

Doors open for the live firing event at 6pm. The exhibition runs from 5 November to mid-January in the Leach Pottery Entrance Gallery. All works are for sale.


Posted on October 28 2016 under Event Previews, News about Makers.