• Entries for Handmade in Britain are open

    Entries for Handmade in Britain are open

    17th February 2018

    Call for entries The applications for Handmade at Kew and Handmade Chelsea 2018 are now open. For the past decade, Handmade in Britain’s shows have become the top contemporary craft selling events in UK. The events showcase the best high-end…

  • Ceramic Wales

    Ceramic Wales

    16th February 2018

    Applications are now open for Ceramic Wales 2018 To apply, please read and complete the application form for this year’s Ceramic Wales (see bottom of page) and either email it to or post to the address on the application…

  • Making a coil bowl

    Making a coil bowl

    15th February 2018

    To celebrate our first birthday, we thought we’d share a project from issue one Coil bowl Coiling is perhaps the most versatile of the handbuilding techniques, because it allows the maker to build forms of any design or scale. It’s…

  • Issue 11 on sale now

    Issue 11 on sale now

    23rd January 2018

    Discover what’s in our latest issue Issue 11 is jam-packed with projects and features; check out our ‘Home studios’ articles if you’re planning to set up your own space   News Our roundup of news and views   PROJECT 1:…

  • Northern Potters

    Northern Potters

    16th January 2018

    The Northern Potters’ Association – Now we are 40 “It is clay in its many states that fascinates us all, whether makers, users or collectors, hobby potters, professionals, gallery owners or teachers. And it is an unbounded enthusiasm for this…

  • LoveClay


    15th January 2018

    Valentine Clays has officially launched LoveClay, an initiative aimed at promoting the ceramics industry and the importance of clay. At its new state-of-the-art premises in Fenton, you will find a gallery, exhibition space and workshop facilities. The gallery and workshop…

  • Anna-Mercedes Wear cats workshop

    Anna-Mercedes Wear cats workshop

    15th January 2018

    Crazy Cats! Anna-Mercedes Wear is running a workshop on 27 January, where you can learn to build one of her amazing sculptural cats. If you can’t make it to that, or if cats aren’t quite your thing, there are other…

  • Issue 10 now on sale

    Issue 10 now on sale

    3rd January 2018

    What’s in store for you in issue 10? News PROJECT 1: tea bowls How to throw off the hump, making tea bowls that are finished traditionally or with a more modern touch Material matters Alan Ault of Valentine Clays explains…

  • Japan visit

    Japan visit

    17th December 2017

    Well-known ceramicist Wendy Kershaw shares her experience of a three-week trip to Japan, where she visited museums, exhibitions and studios Jomon figures Like many ceramicists, I’ve wanted to visit Japan for a long time, and this September I finally made…

  • Slip-trailing kits now available

    Slip-trailing kits now available

    16th December 2017

    Slip-trailing kits Mark Dally is now selling his slip-trailing kits, as seen in issue 8 of ClayCraft. If you want to dot, dribble and line like a pro, then these kits are perfect. Each one comes with a selection of…