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  • Win one of our project pieces!

    Win one of our project pieces!

    18th April 2019

    Free prize draw! Would you like to be in with a chance of winning this stunning ginger jar in our free giveaway? https://www.claycraft.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Ginger-jar-giveaway.mp4   This was our thrown project in issue 19, and the decoration using wax resist and contrasting…

  • And the winner is…

    And the winner is…

    23rd March 2019

    The end of year celebration for students at Aylesford Pottery in Kent was a competition in the spirit of a series of challenges. Judges and students gathered in the Great Barn of Aylesford Priory to hear the results. Michelle Stags…

  • Catch of the Day

    Catch of the Day

    20th March 2019

    The Fishermen’s Mission, a national charity working with fishermen and their families, has launched ‘Catch of the Day’, an exciting new fundraising initiative. A range of national artists and celebrities, including Fern Britton, Louis Walsh, Caroline Quentin and Jonathan Dimbleby,…

  • Pottery classes in the South of France

    Pottery classes in the South of France

    19th March 2019

    Sylph Baier is offering residential pottery classes in a 17th century mill (‘The Moulin’) in the Dordogne, France. Places are limited to up to three students per course, and are held in a beautiful well-equipped workshop, where students can improve…

  • Clay College Diploma Applications Open

    Clay College Diploma Applications Open

    30th December 2018

    Applications are now open for the 2019 Clay College Diploma Course The Clay College offers something quite different from other ceramics courses in the UK – an intensive two-year course which provides a level of skill that will enable graduates…

  • Call for entries: British Ceramics Biennial’s AWARD

    Call for entries: British Ceramics Biennial’s AWARD

    24th November 2018

    The British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) announces the call for entries for AWARD, inviting UK-based artists to submit proposals for this £10,000 prize and exhibition. AWARD is the headline exhibition in BCB, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2019 and provides…

  • Master crafters wanted to support mental health campaign

    Master crafters wanted to support mental health campaign

    19th November 2018

    The mental health charity Mind is calling on the nation’s master crafters to inspire the general public to try their hand at craft-making this Christmas. Crafternoon – a creative and Christmassy mass fundraising event – takes place on 1 December,…

  • Issue 21 now on sale

    Issue 21 now on sale

    19th November 2018

    Inside issue 21 you will find:   SEVEN GREAT HANDS-ON PROJECTS – throwing deep plate with decorative glazes – pinch pot hedgehogs – overlapping slab bowls – slab-built porcelain box decorated with lustres – gift tags/hanging tree decorations – cone-built…

  • Issue 20 now on sale

    Issue 20 now on sale

    18th October 2018

    Inside issue 20 you will find:   – six great hands-on projects – throwing shallow dish, plus slip trail decoration – slab-built porcelain box – ginger jar decoration. Our stunning cover image! – naked raku pt 2. Making deliberate patterns with…