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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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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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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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Congratulations to Linda Southwell, the winner of this year's Best Ceramicist Award at the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair in Manchester! Linda's handbuilt ceramic sculptures are organically inspired pieces meant to delight the senses. They are not intended as exact replicas of plants or seeds but are an interpretation, worked...

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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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