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Ceramics by Eddie Curtis at Studiopottery.co.uk

Eddie Curtis

Ceramics by John Calver at Studiopottery.co.uk

John Calver

Upcoming events

Farnham Festival of Crafts - with ceramics at Farnham Maltings 28th - 29th October 2017 Includes ceramics from Rose Dickinson.
Art and York - with Christine Pike ceramics at York Racecourse 27th - 29th October 2017 120 artists and designer-makers showing a wide range of high quality and innovative work from glass and ceramics to painting and...
Handmade Edinburgh at Hub (The), Edinburgh 27th - 29th October 2017 Mixed 3 day show over 100+ talented designer-makers selling textiles, ceramics, glass, jewellery, furniture and more..
Gareth Edwards RWA with ceramics by Gabriele Koch: After the Rain at David Simon Contemporary 3rd - 27th November 2017 New work by Gabriele Koch

Recently added Courses

Hand Building & Smoke Firing Course at the Moulin with Frances Marr - 11th - 17th June 2017
Over the the course of the week we will explore smoke-firing techniques resulting from the interaction of clay and fire. 
Experimental Ceramic Workshop - Claire Ireland - 18th September to 20th November, 2017
This course will explore the use of clay in an experimental way 
Slip Decorating With Richard Wilson - 23rd - 25th June 2017
Students will be throwing or press moulding forms to decorate with slips.
Celia Allen - Animal Sculpture at West Dean - 22nd - 25th September 2017
Animal Sculpture

Art in Action – 14-17 July 2016: Classes

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Tickets now on sale for Practical Classes

The team are working on making this a very special celebration for our last year. I have some good news in that our tickets are now live for Practical Classes. With over 3,000 places and 40 crafts to choose from, the Practical Classes are your chance to have a go!

New this year we have a ’ZenDo’ area by the river where you can try Zen Brushwork as the art of ‘being awakened through writing’. You might want to try Contemporary Willow Basketry, Japanese Shibori Dyeing, Capturing the Moving Figure in watercolour or the ever popular pottery throwing.

The essence of Art in Action is to immerse yourself in the art and creativity and I think you will find a pallet of inspiring classes and teachers at this year’s festival.

Online bookings are now open on our website now - otherwise head to the Practical Class Ticket Tent when you arrive!

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Practical classes at this year’s Festival

With over 3,000 places and 40 crafts to choose from this year, we are sure you will be able to tap into your inner artist.

The Practical Classes Teachers are all artists or art teachers. They also have a joint display in the Teachers Exhibition Tent and most of the works are for sale. It’s a wonderful opportunity to see a wide variety of art created to a very high standard.

Half of the places for each class are now available for pre-booking on our website here

Each day of the Festival, the other half of places for each class will be sold from 9.30 am onwards at the Practical Classes Ticket Tent (you can only purchase tickets for your class on that day).

Practical Classes available this year range from Clay & Pottery, Jewellery & Enamelling, Printmaking, Sculpture, Textiles, Papermaking, through to a wide selection of Painting & Drawing classes from some of the most respected artists in the country.

Tickets range from £8.50 to £15. Most classes have three daily sessions (but some vary so check when booking):

10:30am – 12 noon
1:00pm – 2:30pm
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Junior Practical Classes are available for children aged 4 – 10 years (£6.00 each) with three daily sessions:

11.00am – 12.00noon
1.30pm – 2.30pm
3.00pm – 4.00pm

So we hope you enjoy one of the delights of visiting Art in Action. Online tickets are now open  - otherwise head to the Practical Class Ticket Tent when you arrive!


Posted on May 6 2016 under News, Pottery and Ceramic Course News.