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 – 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 email@example.com 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