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  • Issue 19 is out now

    Issue 19 is out now

    24th September 2018

    Inside issue 19 you will find: – six great hands-on projects – throwing a ginger jar – pinched pouring bowls – slab-built tripod mugs – making your own underglaze pencils – coil and slab vessel – naked raku • Meet the…

  • Clay College Founders plates

    Clay College Founders plates

    20th August 2018

    The three plates designed and produced by Clive Bowen to commemorate the founders of The Clay College have been installed on the wall overlooking the throwing room, for students and visitors to view. If you’re visiting Middleport Pottery, do drop…

  • Residencies at the Leach Pottery

    Residencies at the Leach Pottery

    18th August 2018

    The Leach Pottery is committed to the promotion of excellence in ceramic arts As a part of that commitment it offers national and international residencies at the Leach Pottery to facilitate professional development. As part of these it offers a…

  • Issue 18 on sale now

    Issue 18 on sale now

    16th August 2018

    Inside issue 18 you will find: • Six great hands-on projects – Chinese bowls – textured plaster batt slip-cast vases – decorating last month’s moon jar – berry bowl and dishes – quirky slab-built sculpture – glazing last month’s bread…

  • Worcestershire Open Studios

    Worcestershire Open Studios

    14th August 2018

    Worcestershire Open Studios: A Creative Adventure! Discover fantastic art and crafts created in Worcestershire this August bank holiday weekend (25-27), when artists, craftspeople and arts organisations open their studios, homes and shared spaces for three days at 81 different locations…

  • The Great Pottery Throw Down

    The Great Pottery Throw Down

    12th August 2018

    I was very disappointed to hear that the BBC is not commissioning a third series of The Great Pottery Throw Down. The second series reportedly out-performed Top Gear for audience numbers, and the series was undoubtedly instrumental in raising the…

  • Issue 17 on sale now

    Issue 17 on sale now

    29th July 2018

    Inside issue 17 you will find:  • Five great hands-on projects: one wheel-thrown and four hand-built: – large moon-jar – bread bin – cheese dish – slab-built jug – double-walled bowl • West Suffolk College student exhibition • Spotlight on Furzebrook…

  • NCECA 2018

    NCECA 2018

    11th July 2018

     NCECA  The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts The resource hall is just one part of the event. Diane Nicholson and Marv Kitshaw, of Muddy Fingers Pottery, visited the huge clay-fest that is NCECA. Diane reports… Where, when,…

  • Top 10 UK Pottery Blogs and Websites

    Top 10 UK Pottery Blogs and Websites

    19th June 2018

    We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been listed (second!) in ‘The Top 10 UK Pottery Blogs and Websites to Follow in 2018’ To see the other winners, click here  

  • Issue 16 on sale now

    Issue 16 on sale now

    15th June 2018

    Inside issue 16 you will find:  • Six great hands-on projects: two wheel-thrown, three hand-built and raku firing: – a wall planter and a deep salad bowl – penguins, coloured clay project, coiled mug and raku-firing • Report on Potfest…