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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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SHOP SMALL by American Express (In-Store Only) Spend £10 or more and get £5 back.* Shop Small celebrates the small businesses who do big things for their communities every day. Each year, Cardmembers are rewarded for using their Card on local high streets up and down the country. Shop Small kicks off as usual on Small Business Saturda...

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The final Throwdown at Made by Hand took place in Cardiff over the weekend. Potclays once again sponsored five potter's wheels from their fleet of Shimpo Whispers plus a quarter of a tonne of clay. The Made by Hand Wales Pottery Throwdown has been a huge hit in past years.  Visitors met Tom, Clover, Jim and Richard throughout the weekend, with...

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Our Gift Vouchers are available to purchase now. If you're struggling to decide what to buy your clay-fanatical friend or family member for Christmas, look no further. Our gift vouchers are available in denominations of £25, £50 or £100 (or multiples thereof), are valid for 12 months from issue, and can be redeemed online or in ...

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05th October, 2018

Last weekend, artist Clare Day led the creation of a huge collaborative clay forest of about 1000 trees (plus animals, people, etc.) whilst reflecting on what trees mean to us individually and collectively. Forest of Imagination transformed Kingsmead Square, Avon street and Bath Quays connecting the city to the River Avon, creating four unique...

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11th September, 2018

The 2018 Potclays Graduate Award winners' interviews received to date are now published here on our Educlaytion page. This is our fourth year of awards and we've supported a total of fourteen universities in 2018. The winners of the Potclays Graduate Awards are selected by each institution's course leader for demonstrating exceptional skill/conce...

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The next stage in the creation of a nature reserve and wetlands is underway. Potclays have supplied around 112 tonnes of sealant (or 'puddle') clay from our mine near Brownhills, Walsall for a waterproof lining to the wetlands area being created at Fosseway Heath by Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust. We’re delighted to have the...

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07th September, 2018

Please join us on Saturday 29th September for our Annual Open Day & Sale Event at Potclays in Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent. Fantastic savings against all our products including some not-to-be-missed clearance deals. Download our sale list here and place your advance orders from 24 September for pick-up at the Open Day. Book your place on...

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We're tremendously excited that our new Sealed Air paper void fill machine has finally arrived! We're hoping this machine will drastically reduce our use of non-recyclable packaging such as flo-pak and bubble wrap, and bring us a step closer to minimising our company's environmental impact. And... we're sure many of you will be relieved to hear you...

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