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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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We're delighted to be supporting Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (University of Dundee) again at Potfest Scotland this year 7-9 June by funding a stand for the third years to exhibit their current work. From the student exhibitors, Geoff Cox of Potfest will select a winner to receive a certificate and materials voucher. Photo: Las...

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We're excited to share that Todd Hickerson, instructor from Mayco, will be joining us at ICF Aberystwyth this year. He will be offering a series of scheduled free-of-charge, drop-in classes near to the Potclays stand in the trade tent. Keep an eye on our social channels (@potclays on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) for more information and sign up to...

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We're excited to announce the new David Wright Handbuild Body 1200-1300C, a medium to coarse-textured, iron-bearing body developed for hand-building. This body is based on a combination of ball clays, fireclay from our South Staffordshire quarry and a blend of grogs and sands, all combined using our trademark panmilling method for superior plastic...

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Starter studio ceramicist Rebecca Brown has been selected for the 'All Fired Up' annual commission, which is supported by Potclays, Museums Sheffield and South Yorkshire Housing Association. She says: "I'm really looking forward to working on the 'All Fired Up' commission it gives me the chance to be ambitious and explore some new techniques.&...

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25th January, 2019

Learn...be inspired...grab a bargain! Take advantage of discounts, special offers and clearance on a whole host of products. Download the sale & clearance list here. Remember, as always, first refusal on stock is offered to those attending in person - see sale week T&Cs below. This year we're excited to welcome Bre Kathma...

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Our Sale Week will take place February 11-16 (further details to follow) and we're excited to welcome Bre Kathman of Mayco to host some exclusive glazing workshops for us from Monday 11 through to Wednesday 13.  Bre has a Masters degree in Ceramics, runs her own studio and has been tutoring for Mayco since June 2018. She worked as a...

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07th January, 2019

Potclays has a trade stand at the following shows in 2019. Due to space restrictions, we have to be selective with the stock we bring to trade shows. Please check with us in advance if you need specific items. As always, we are more than happy to bring along small orders placed by the order deadlines shown below. However, space on our vehicl...

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Applications are NOW OPEN for the 2019 course and will close at 6pm on Fri 15/02/19 Clay College Stoke offers something quite different from other ceramics courses in the UK. This course provides a level of skill sufficient for a graduate to set themselves up as a practicing potter. The skills taught include making, design and planning, clay and g...

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