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  • 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…

  • Throw Down – Week 8. Double trouble! Two potters evicted

    Throw Down – Week 8. Double trouble! Two potters evicted

    1st March 2021

    Week 8 certainly threw the viewers a curve ball, when two potters left the show for failing to stick to the brief. Sal and Alon both made beautiful, personal pieces, but didn’t stick closely enough to the criteria required to…

  • Throw Down – week 5. Potter of the Week and who left

    Throw Down – week 5. Potter of the Week and who left

    8th February 2021

    Week five on the Throw Down was ‘Music Week’, with the main build being life-like busts of music legends Tom Jones, Dolly Parton  – who sent the potters a video message – Dame Shirley Bassey, Ozzy Osbourne and Ed Sheeran.…