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04th April, 2018

The ‘Restating Clay’ conference took place on the 19th and 20th March 2018, organised by the Centre of Ceramic Art at York Art Gallery.Potclays were honoured to be asked to support the conference through supply of materials to be used by the demonstrators and participants.The aim of the conference was to look at issues around making, le...

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In January we announced our new partnership agreement with SIO2 / Ceramica Collet of Barcelona. We have been working with Ceramica Collet since 2012 in bringing various specialist clay bodies to the UK market. Ceramica Collet have a unique offering in their dry processing techniques which are not possible in the UK due to our climate. We are deligh...

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20th March, 2018

Potclays have a trade stand at the following shows in 2018.  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 vehi...

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Potclays will be supporting the CoCA Restating Clay conference on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 March through clay and materials for the demonstrators. The Restating Clay conference will bring together potters, artists, curators, academics, students, collectors, gallerists and enthusiasts from the UK and beyond, to share experience and knowledge ab...

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75 students from Staffordshire University training to work within early years education have been getting hands on with clay. Creating and developing learning experiences aimed at 0-5yrs, BA Early Childhood studies students have been using clay in different ways to create exciting play based activity. A grand clay feast was created to entice t...

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Potclays was honoured to support both Dacorum & Chiltern Potters Guild and Anglian Potters in February with clay for the DCPG Potters Open Day and the Anglian Potters/Ester Beck demonstration the following day.From John Higgins, organiser of this year's P.O.D:"Our enormous thanks to Potclays for sponsoring our Open Day. Looking at the feedback ...

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12th February, 2018

2 August – 16 September // Middleport PotteryThe Weeping Window is coming to Middleport Pottery in August. Poppies: Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies. Potclays are proud to have played a part in the campaign for this installation to visit Stoke-on-Trent.Join the conversation #Poppi...

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Potclays Ltd has once again agreed to provide materials sponsorship for the All Fired Up annual ceramic commission - a partnership between Yorkshire Artspace, SYHA (South Yorkshire Housing Association), Museums Sheffield and Potclays – which supports talented new makers on Yorkshire Artspace’s Ceramic Starter Studio Programme. This year...

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