Art in Clay - Hatfield House : 18th Art in Clay 2012

Whether you are looking for something for the 'inside or outside' forget your preconceptions about 'craft fairs' and prepare to be amazed by the sheer diversity of Art in Clay. Tickets 2-4-1 offer, print this page

Celebrating 18 years of Art in Clay at Hatfield House in 2012, this show has now become one of the most important ceramic events in Europe.The makers range from young imaginative students and relative newcomers to leading National and International makers. Some of the best ideas for ceramics in interior and garden design will be on display for you to admire and buy.

There will be demonstrations taking place both inside and outside the marquees all week-end, from throwing and hand decoration inside the marquees to kiln firings outside. There is also a full programme of talks and demonstrations planned.

Three awards are offered each year; 'The Valentine Clays Peers Award' (best maker at the show), which went to Helene Lathoumetie from France. The second is for 'The Student Award' sponsored by Art in Clay and was won by Lawrence Epps (University of Westminster). The third award sponsored by went to Richard Godfrey. All awards are presented when the show closes on Saturday (5.30pmish) and you are welcome to attend.

If you appreciate the beauty of lovingly made pots and ceramics; there will be something here to inspire you. The magnificent setting of Hatfield House and it's parklands offers the opportunity to relax in the grounds during the show and spend a full day or more at this unique event.

NEWCOMERS STAND 2012: - Jane Cairns,  Michelle Cox,  Fleen Doran,  Darren Ellis,  Shirley Emmerson,  Dominic Hinchliffe,  Laura Manners,  Sarah Rooms-Heaphy   
COLLEGES REPRESENTED: - Aarhus Academy for the Arts - In the Nordic Tent,  Cardiff Metropolitan University, West Herts College.
Also showing: Kent Potters, Clarissa Robertson, Hiro Takashi and Sally Woodford 

This year the 2-4-1 Admission is valid for all three days. Please take a copy of this page with you to qualify for this special offer. We're happy for you to distribute this offer to friends and family, please copy for anyone you think would like to come to the show.

2-4-1 Tickets are also available if you pre--book at either St Albans Tourist Information Office (Tel: 01727 864511) or with Art in Clay directly, (Quote: Studiopottery)
Contact details : Andy & Di McInnes, Art in Clay, 9 Ivy Grove, Carlton, Nottingham, NG4 1RG. 
Tel: 0115 987 3966 or Email to:

Makers at this event include (Members in Bold)