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From the British Ceramics Biennial team: 'We are deeply saddened to announce the death of our founding joint Artistic Director Jeremy Theophilus, who finally gave way to cancer that was first diagnosed in 2011. Our heartfelt condolences go to Jeremy's wife Linda, his children Kate and Joseph and his wider family. Jeremy had a long and distinguis...

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by Courtesy of BBC Media
The Great British Pottery Throw Down Get ready to roll up your sleeves and get dirty with Bake Off’s messier cousin, The Great British Pottery Throw Down, as Sara Cox presents the search for Britain’s best budding potter. In the brand new six-part series from Love Productions she is joined by two of the British pottery scene’s mo...

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Potclays are the immensely proud recipients of the Sentinel Business Community Engagement Award 2015 sponsored by The Staffordshire Community Foundation.

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Potclays has supplied 157-1150 Modelling clay to the Tussauds sculpting team for many years and we are extremely proud that our clay has played a small part in the creation of these iconic characters.  A group of talented sculptors and set designers are continuing work on a project of galactic importance, the recently announced, major new Star...

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12th December, 2014

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to ensure iconic works of art, forged from Potteries clay, come to Stoke-on-Trent as part of a nationwide tour. The Sentinel has teamed up with Etruria-based-Potclays – which supplied the artists with 497 tonnes of Stoke-on-Trent clay – Stoke-on-Trent Central MP Tristram Hunt, along with scores of politician...

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Today has marked the planting of the final poppy in the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London. We are immensely proud to have worked with Paul Cummins right from the beginning and we offer him our sincere congratulations upon the project's completion. It is truly an astounding and breathtaking work of art and wi...

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04th August, 2014

In remembrance of the WW1 servicemen & women and the sacrifices they made for our country. We are incredibly proud to be the supplier of all of the clay and most of the equipment being used by Paul Cummins to manufacture the 888k poppies being installed at the Tower. This is an immense undertaking by Paul and the result is likely to be one ...

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CLAY and materials supplied by Stoke-on-Trent specialists will be used to create almost 900,000 ceramic poppies to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Potclays, in Etruria, has supplied 160 tonnes of clay, a 100 cubic foot state-of-the-art bell-lift kiln, as well as a range of raw materials to artist Paul Cummins. Rea...

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