Potclays Pottery Camp a roaring success

11th May, 2016

In May, Teddy Wright from Mayco Colors USA flew over specially from the States to host our annual Mayco Pottery Camp a two-day educational event intended for all PYOP businesses. Teddy is a great friend of Potclays and a wonderful and enthusiastic tutor with a wealth of knowledge of Mayco products and running a pottery studio business. Potclays' version of Pottery Camp is like no other. We listened to our studio customers and worked closely with Teddy to create our very own bespoke, tailored version of Pottery Camp with a great mix of unique projects. The response to Pottery Camp this ye...

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The Great Pottery Throw Down returns

24th March, 2016

BBC Two contest The Great Pottery Throw Down is returning in 2016 and the production team are currently looking for the next batch of great amateur to early career potters to take part. Perhaps you aspire to become a full-time professional? Or, are you looking to take the next step up in your pottery practice? Maybe you simply want to show the nation your work! Whatever your ambitions, if you live and breathe pottery, are confident and enthusiastic and you fancy your chances then they would love to hear from you! Just head to to download an applic...

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Mayco Pottery Camp at Potclays

28th January, 2016

MONDAY 9 & TUESDAY 10 MAY 2016 ONLY £99.00pp inclusive of VAT with the second place from the same studio offered at just £75.00 PLUS...a free £50 voucher! BOOK TODAY >>> Looking for something a bit different? Look no further! Our Mayco Pottery Camp is like no other. We want to offer you something extra so we've worked closely with our partners Mayco to create our very own bespoke version of Pottery Camp with unique projects that are just perfect for your studio!Teddy Wright from Mayco Colors will be winging her way over from the State...

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Showroom Sale Week at Potclays

05th January, 2016

Monday 8 to Saturday 13 February 2016 Mon-Thurs 8.30-16.30  |  Fri 8.30-15.30  |  Sat 8.30-11.30 Fantastic discounts across our entire range of products. Not-to-be-repeated CLEARANCE offers. Sign up to our PYOP mailing list for more details as they are released!

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Happy New Year!

04th January, 2016

"Out with the old, in with the new" The New Year is here and it's a time for new beginnings. But there's only one resolution we think you need to make - play more with clay! And to that end, there has never been a better time to try out some new ones. To make it simple and cost effective for you to test a variety of our clays, we would like to make you an offer: Choose up to five different plastic clay samples (approx. 1kg each) free of charge*, and for a limited time when you quote SAMPNY16 we will pay the P&P for you!**That means it is FREE.....yes, FREE! ...

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Last Orders Christmas 2015

10th December, 2015

LAST ORDERS INFORMATION - CHRISTMAS 2015 Please note the following with regard to orders required before Christmas.  We can accommodate showroom collections right up until 11am on Friday 18 December as long as they have been prearranged with us. We officially close for Christmas at 11.00 Friday 18 December so that all of our staff can attend our end-of-year meeting. We reopen at 8.30 Monday 4 January 2016. Please note that we are not shipping over the Christmas break. - DELIVERIES - Last day to receive orders for ECONOMY delivery | 11.00 Monday 14 DecemberLast day to receive orders ...

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19th November, 2015

Potclays has been alerted to a number of fraudulently obtained brand new Shimpo potters wheels for sale on sites such as Ebay. The sellers seem to be based in the Essex/Ipswich/London area. WE STRONGLY ADVISE YOU TO CONTACT POTCLAYS BEFORE PURCHASING. If you have bought a new Shimpo or Rohde wheel via Ebay during the past month then please get in touch. Please contact our company director James Otter on 01782 219816 or at

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The Great Pottery Throw Down starts 3 November!

26th October, 2015

It's the moment the entire potting community has been waiting for - the date has been set! The Great Pottery Throw Down will start on 3 November at 9pm on BBC2. Made by the team behind The Great British Bake Off, the six-part series aims to find pottery's hottest stars. Cox will be joined by Keith Brymer-Jones and Kate Malone - two of the UK's pottery scene's most renowned potters. Each week, the 10 contestants will create a "Main Make", wherein the potters hope to translate a slab of clay into glazed glory, culminating in the reveal straight from the kiln. Those whose clay creations fai...

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