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  • Issue 9 is on sale

    Issue 9 is on sale

    24th November 2017

    Bumper projects and £250 competition! Issue 9 is out now, and as you’ll see when you read on, this month there are nearly 40 pages of projects. I’d like to thank Jacqui Atkin for her sterling work on these. Visiting…

  • Crowdfunder appeal for Bermondsey studio

    Crowdfunder appeal for Bermondsey studio

    24th October 2017

    Collective Matter launches Crowdfunder appeal to build a creative clay space Eva Masterman, Katie Spragg and Mary O’Malley form Collective Matter, working together to bring clay to as many people as possible. Having already successfully completed a project at Tate…

  • New national ceramics award

    New national ceramics award

    18th October 2017

    A new national ceramics award is just one of three new initiatives launched as part of Stoke-on-Trent’s City of Culture bid The ceramics initiative includes: The Artist Factories – art and artists taking over the remarkable workspaces that define Stoke-on-Trent,…

  • Inside issue 8…

    Inside issue 8…

    17th October 2017

    Readers’ makes A selection of work sent in by our readers Fixing a batt For easy removal of fresh work from the wheel head PROJECT 1: thrown teapot Step-by-step guide to throwing a teapot Meet the potter Amberlea McNaught’s intricate…

  • LOEWE Craft Prize 2nd edition – submissions now open

    LOEWE Craft Prize 2nd edition – submissions now open

    13th October 2017

    In 2016, the LOEWE FOUNDATION launched the international annual LOEWE Craft Prize to showcase and celebrate newness, excellence and artistic merit in modern craftsmanship. Aiming to acknowledge the importance of craft in today’s culture and recognise artisans whose talent, vision and will…

  • Appeal for Hammer Vale information

    Appeal for Hammer Vale information

    26th September 2017

    Can you help? Tim Winter is appealing for information from anyone who knows more about Hammer Vale pottery. It was located in Hammer Lane and was started in 1901 by William Wilson Stallworthy – whose father was the local Congregational…

  • Ceramics auction

    Ceramics auction

    25th September 2017

    A fantastic opportunity to buy some wonderful ceramics in this benefit auction. All proceeds will go to the Clay College Stoke. For more details, visit the Adam Partridge website 

  • Issue 7 is on sale now

    25th September 2017

    •  News • Kiln maintenance Prolong the life of your kiln’s elements with good care • PROJECT 1: cylinder mould Step-by-step guide to making a two-part mould for slip-casting • Meet the potter Jo Ayre manages the studio and outreach…

  • Issue 6

    Issue 6

    1st September 2017

    What’s in this month’s jam-packed issue? • News and views • Skill school: Lithography Transferring images using ink and gum Arabic   • Project 1: Bisque mould Step-by-step guide to a relief bowl hump mould • Competition Win £200 towards a piece…