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!

New Members

Work for Sale

Ceramics by Emily-Kriste Wilcox at Studiopottery.co.uk

Emily-Kriste Wilcox

Ceramics by Ursula Waechter at Studiopottery.co.uk

Ursula Waechter

Upcoming events

Stephen Murfitt, open studio 1st 4 weekends in July at Open Studio - Stephen Murfitt 1st - 23rd July 2017 Opportunity to meet Stephen Murfitt at his studio and enjoy and possibly purchase work from the maker. Open weekends ONLY: July 1/2, July 8/9, July 15/16 and July 22 and 23
Dish of the Day at Bluecoat Display Centre 22nd July to 26th August, 2017 Highlighting the contemporary ranges of beautiful handmade functional tableware being produced by potters across the UK.
Delft Ceramica 2017 at Delft Ceramica 15th - 16th July 2017 Represented by our members John Townsend and Christine Pike
FIFTY DORSET MAKERS - A BOOK and SUPPORTING EXHIBITION at Wolfeton Riding House 30th June to 2nd July, 2017 Produced in partnership with Evolver magazine, this new book features 50 of Dorset's finest designer makers. PV. 30 June 6.00-8.30pm (invite required)

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. 
LeachPottery: Workshop with Jenny Beavan - 10th - 11th June 2017
This is a great opportunity for a two day workshop with Jenny Beavan
Jim Malone - 3 Day Throwing Course - 11th - 13th September 2017
Designed for throwers who can throw a bowl and a basic cylinder and would like to get to the next level, revisit already familiar forms and develop them to a higher level.
Slip Decorating With Richard Wilson - 23rd - 25th June 2017
Students will be throwing or press moulding forms to decorate with slips.

Wabi Sabi

BBC FOUR Monday 16 March 2009

In Search Of Wabi Sabi With Marcel Theroux

New programme
Monday 16 March
9.00-10.30pm BBC FOUR

If you understand “wabi sabi”, the Japanese say, then you will understand Japan and the Japanese, yet they have immense difficulty explaining the concept themselves.

In this film, Marcel Theroux travels across Japan in an attempt to discover the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent and incomplete – the literal meaning of “wabi sabi”.

In a challenging, funny, frustrating and ultimately rewarding journey, Marcel seeks to solve the riddle. In his quest to find out more, he immerses himself in three very different lifestyles.

From living with a local family in Tokyo; to sampling “wabi sabi” objects and practices in the old capital, Kyoto; and training in a remote Buddhist Zen Monastery on an Eastern Japanese mountain, Marcel comes to understand that it is a concept that must be experienced and felt rather than defined in words.

John Pollex tells me he has seen some clips of this programme and it looks very interesting and gives a good insight to Wabi Sabi _ some of you may like to see if you can watch it?


Posted on March 13 2009 under News.