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We are deeply saddened to learn this morning that our dear friend and former Joint Managing Director of Potclays, Harry Fraser, passed away on Tuesday in the Douglas Macmillan Hospice in Stoke-on-Trent.Harry played a significant role in making Potclays what it is today. Harry Fraser Limited was merged with Potclays Limited in 1976, when Harry becam...

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Brand new to Potclays, the full range of Amaco Celadons will be arriving at the end of the month! Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates. Like the beautiful ancient glazes they are modelled after, the AMACO Celadon glazes are glossy, transparent, and pool beautifully to add vivid accents to textured and carved surfaces. These playful celadon...

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Exciting new colour releases (plus NEW Dark Flux) arriving at the end of the month! SW-165 Lavender Mist, SW-166 Norse Blue, SW-167 Sand & Sea, SW-168 Coral Sands, and SW-169 Frosted Lemon are a semi-opaque gloss glaze. SW-170 Blue Hydrangea and SW-171 Enchanted Forst are a crystal glaze. SW-172 Macadamia, SW-173 Amber Quartz, and SW...

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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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