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11th 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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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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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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26th November, 2018

LAST ORDERS CHRISTMAS 2018 Please note the following important information with regard to orders required before Christmas. We officially close for our Christmas Works Meeting at 11.30 Friday 21/12/18. We reopen at 8.30 Monday 07/01/19. Please note: Our lower showroom (bisque & colour) will be closed for stock-take from 16:45 Wednesday 19/12...

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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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