Clay Countdown; BCB Opening Weekend and Festival Travel: 26/27 September 2015
With only¬†7 days¬†until the doors to the original¬†Spode Factory site open for BCB 2015, the festival team is¬†busy with installing the work of over 75 artists,¬†fitting¬†out the shop with fantastic new work,¬†and¬†building an¬†onsite bakery!
So if you’re already busy planning your visit, then why not pop in during the opening weekend and get a first look. We¬†will be kicking off the festival with¬†events throughout the weekend, from a special INSET day for primary educators; a community celebration event with Jerwood artist Jasleen Kaur; a¬†Waywood Walk with artist Anna Francis, and the chance to join our Flower Army!
SAT 26 – SUN 27 SEPTEMBER ¬†2015:
Language and Clay ‚Äď Primary INSET Day
Sat 26 September 2015,¬†11am-3pm
A free one-day workshop aimed at inspiring new approaches to creativity, combining clay skills and writing with clay educators and artists Clayground Collective.¬†A free CPD event for teaching professionals.¬†Booking required, email¬†firstname.lastname@example.org¬†or call 01782 294634.¬†More Info
Made-Up Meals with Jasleen Kaur
Sat 26 September,¬†1pm-3pm
Join award-winning artist, Jasleen Kaur to bring a plain white dinner plate to life! Create made-up meals, taking inspiration from foods from around the world¬†as part of the¬†World in One City¬†programme. ¬†A free, drop-in event.¬†Suitable for families.
Sun 27 September 2015,¬†11am & 2pm
Artist Anna Francis will be leading tours of the original Spode Factory site via its wayward plants.¬†A free event, suitable for ages 16 and over. Booking required email¬†Katie@britishceramicsbiennial.com¬†or call 01782 294634.¬†More info
Sun 27 September,¬†2pm-4pm
A volunteer flower army has helped to make hundreds of bone china forget-me-nots. Join them in creating many more.¬†A free, drop-in event. Suitable for families.¬†More Info