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  • 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.…

  • Throw Down – week 4. Potter of the week

    Throw Down – week 4. Potter of the week

    1st February 2021

    Well, the good news is that no-one was sent home because the judges decided that a seven-day interruption to the filming schedule meant it wouldn’t be fair. The potters were pushed hard though, having to make bone china flowers in…

  • Throw Down – week 3. Potter of the week and who left

    Throw Down – week 3. Potter of the week and who left

    25th January 2021

      Susan was the third potter to leave the Throw Down, after a week of contrasts. Very intricate fruit – needing an eye for detail–  and blindfolded throwing challenged the potters at both ends of the scale. Was it liberating…

  • Throw Down – week 2. Who left?

    Throw Down – week 2. Who left?

    18th January 2021

    Week two in the house.. oh, that’s the wrong show! In the most recent – rather controversial, perhaps – episode of the Throw Down, Irina was the second to leave. Discover more about Irina, and her thoughts on being involved…

  • Love The Great Pottery Throw Down?

    Love The Great Pottery Throw Down?

    13th January 2021

    In our next issue, we have a bumper 18 pages of content on the show! (Pic: Channel 4)   Read an exclusive in-depth interview with judge Keith Brymer Jones (yes, he of the copious tears!), discover behind-the-scenes details – and…

  • Throw Down – first to leave

    Throw Down – first to leave

    11th January 2021

    Oh Ara, we feel for you! In episode one of the Throw Down, after a promising start, a glaze mishap seemed to spell the end for Ara and he was the first contestant to hear the words “I’m so sorry…”…

  • ClayCraft Calendar 2021

    ClayCraft Calendar 2021

    24th November 2020

    Superb calendar for all clay makers New fascinating print every month Room to add daily notes Large A3 format (297mm x 420mm) Price quoted includes postage & packaging to UK addresses £8.99  (Approx $11.51 or €10.25) Click here to order…

  • Pottery potential?

    Pottery potential?

    23rd November 2020

    If you’re looking to relocate to the country and set up your own studio, how about this little Grade II-listed gem? We’ve been contacted by the son of the owners, who explained: “I’m trying to sell my parents’ property in…