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  • Applications now open

    Applications now open

    24th February 2022

    With season five of The Great Pottery Throw Down beginning to draw to a close, applications for the next series are now open. If you’d like to take part, details can be found at: applyforpotterythrowdown.co.uk  APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 20:59PM ON SUNDAY…

  • Throw Down Season 5 Episode 7

    Throw Down Season 5 Episode 7

    14th February 2022

    Tom Was it liberating to be filming this series? It was great to try out new things.  You kinda stick yourself in a box and make similar things if left to yourself!   What age or time in your life…

  • SALT

    SALT

    14th October 2021

    Cheshire Clay Studio creates an imaginative exhibition inspired by Cheshire’s salt history, which opened on 5 October at Northwich’s Lion Salt Works Museum Clay narrowboat and horses by Liz Pritchard A new exhibition of imaginative pottery from students and members…

  • New kiln share website

    New kiln share website

    8th May 2021

    Are you looking for somewhere to fire your work, or maybe you’re a potter with spare capacity who’d like to earn some extra income. Kiln Share is a new website that puts potters and kiln owners in touch with each…

  • Ceramic Congress – early bird tickets still available

    Ceramic Congress – early bird tickets still available

    8th May 2021

    Five-day online ceramics festival The Ceramic Congress 2021 is running from 27-31 May, with 39+ speakers and more than 72 hours of workshops spread across an amazing five days of clay inspiration. Tickets are available from just $10 for the…

  • Throw Down – final words

    Throw Down – final words

    16th March 2021

    With Jodie winning the final challenge to be crowned the overall winner, we must also applaud the runners up, Adam and Peter. All three potters performed magnificently and the resulting Art Deco-inspired punch bowl sets were stunning. All very different,…

  • Throw Down final – hear from the winner

    Throw Down final – hear from the winner

    16th March 2021

    Well,  the Throw Down is over for another year. It’s always sad when the series finale comes around, but we’ve enjoyed watching all the potters develop their skills and confidence over the weeks. Whoever you were rooting for, and there’s…

  • Update on the ClayCraft Challenge

    Update on the ClayCraft Challenge

    14th March 2021

    During the Great Pottery Throw Down, we’ve been running the make-along ClayCraft Challenge, and the work that’s been sent in is fantastic! You can see all the submissions, and the winning pieces, here. The winners will receive a year’s subscription…

  • Throw Down  – week 9. It’s the semi-final!

    Throw Down – week 9. It’s the semi-final!

    9th March 2021

    It was all about bathrooms on this week’s Throw Down, and the potters were competing to go through to the final. The brief for the main build was a fully functional pedestal basin. Peter chose not to use a former…

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