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Contact Details

Studio: Home Farm House, Bettiscombe, Bridport, Dorset, UK, DT6 5NU. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 (0)1308 868171
Email:
Web-site: timhurn.co.uk
Availability: Visitors to the studio and kiln site are welcome but please phone or email first to make an appointment.
On Saturday mornings ,weather permitting, you can find me on my stall in Bridport Market, South St. from 8.00am to 2.00pm.
Again please check if you are making a special journey. All pots are available by mail order.

Directions: Bettiscombe lies between Birdsmoorgate and Shave Cross. Once in the village, follow track next to the village hall for 1/4 mile to find the Pottery. Please park in the concrete yard next to the kiln shed.


Last Updated: 2012-01-15

Current Work

Current Work

A range of table and garden-ware alongside "one off" pieces which explore the more extreme effects of long anagama firings.

Work generally available from:
My studio at Bettiscombe
Bridport Market on Saturday mornings.
The Devon Guild of Craftsmen . Bovey Tracey , Devon.

Technical Information

Technical Information

All pots are 'once' fired in an Anagama type kiln to 1300+ degrees Centigrade. Simple Shino and local wood ash glazes are further enhanced by residual ash from the firebox. Salt is added to the back of the kiln producing heavy 'orange peel' glazes.

History and Background

History and Background

Background & Training
1964 - Born in Moseley, Birmingham.
1982 - 1987 - Camberwell School of Arts & Crafts, London
1987 - 1988 - Built first wood-fired kiln in Chislehurst, Kent
1987 - 1988 - Exhibited at the RBSA, Birmingham
1988 - International Workshop of Ceramic Art, Tokoname, Japan
1988 - Exhibited at the Tokoname Ceramicic Festival

Potteries
1992 - Started pottery in Bettiscombe, Dorset. Built anagama kiln and established workshop.

Awards

Awards

1995 - David Cantor Memorial Fund Award

Work Styles

Work Styles

Stoneware
Thrown
Ash
Vases & Bowls
Teapots
Kitchen & Tableware
Wood
Anagama