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Educlaytion

Click here to find out more about our efforts to promote ceramics in education, and read our interviews with the winners of the Potclays Graduate Awards from the last 3 years.

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It's the news the entire ceramic community has been waiting for! The official trailer for the Great Pottery Throw Down Series 3 has been released. Watch it here...

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Please note the following important information with regard to orders required before Christmas. We close our doors for our Christmas Works Meeting at 11.30 Friday 20/12/19. We reopen at 8.30 Monday 06/01/20. PLEASE NOTE Our lower showroom will be closed for stock-take on Thursday 19 December. Apologies for any inconvenience. There will be no st...

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Effective 1 January 2020, Potclays will no longer be accepting cheques as a payment option. Some reasons for this change are as follows: Cheques are slow. It takes you time to write and post a cheque, and time for us to bank it. Cheques can be vulnerable. Cheques can go astray or simply get lost in the mail, leaving you with an unpaid bill.&nb...

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Potclays are delighted to have played a part in the success of the V&A's DesignLab Nation initiative, by offering our support as part of our #educlaytion mission. Here is an excerpt from the full report which can be viewed at this link. Overview Creative education has the power to change and shape young people’s lives for the bett...

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11th October, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS to Zoe Whiteside, the winner of the Potclays Best Ceramicist Award at the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair in Manchester 11-13 October. Zoe's expressive, characterful animal sculptures caught our eye and as a newcomer to the show, we hope this award offers the recognition she deserves! Zoe Whiteside is a British Ceramic Arti...

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07th October, 2019

Huge thanks to everyone that came along to our Open Day on Saturday 5 October. Our factory tours were hugely popular and we really enjoyed showing you all how we do things here at Potclays. Special thanks go to Tom Knowles Jackson for his demonstrations on the new McMeekin momentum wheel and to Teddy Wright for her fabulous Mayco drop-in product ...

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13th September, 2019

Please join us on Saturday 5th October between 9am and 3pm for our Annual Open Day & Sale Event at Potclays, Stoke-on-Trent. Showroom sale & clearance event | Download list here and place pre-orders by telephone on 01782 219816 or by email between Monday 30 September and Wednesday 2 October. Factory Tours |...

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We are delighted to announce that the Potclays Student Award at the 25th Art in Clay Hatfield has been presented to Jemma Gowland from City Lit. Jemma's thought-provoking pieces caught the attention of the judges and we are intrigued to see where this subject matter leads her in the future. Jemma will be allocated a stand at Art in Clay next...

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