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  • 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

    14th 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…

  • ISSUE 15 ON SALE NOW

    ISSUE 15 ON SALE NOW

    28th May 2018

    Inside this month’s issue you will find: ClayCraft Issue 15 Cover • Six great hands-on projects: two wheel-thrown and four hand-built: – a thrown pocketed planter, plus it’s water tray – a slab lamp, coloured clay project, salt pig and…

  • Issue 14 on sale now

    Issue 14 on sale now

    20th April 2018

    Inside this month’s issue you will find: • Five great hands-on projects: a thrown frilly-edged planter; a second ball clay and slip surface decoration pot; the next part of our clay colouring series; how to make reusable bisque template; pressing…

  • New ‘How to’ videos

    23rd March 2018

    New ‘How to’ videos   In a new series of videos, Kevin Millward demonstrates his techniques for centering clay, centering a batt on a pad of clay on the wheel-head, tapping/knocking a piece of work to centre on the wheel…

  • Issue 13 now on sale

    Issue 13 now on sale

    21st March 2018

    Inside this month’s issue you will find: • Six great hands-on projects: a rhubarb forcer, thrown flowerpots, ball clay surface decoration, colouring clay, a bird sculpture and making your own moulds for sprigs • Meet the Potter: 12-year-old Fin Barnes-Long…