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06th October, 2017

We were taken aback and very happy to receive a letter from Keith Brymer Jones congratulating us on our 85th Anniversary. What a lovely person. Thanks Keith, the bubbly went down very nicely indeed! [click on the image to zoom in]

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02nd October, 2017

Our 'Big Event' is done and dusted! Thank you to all that came along to our Anniversary Open Day, especially to those who participated in our factory tours, workshops and blindfold throwing contests! Special thanks to Tom Knowles Jackson for his outstanding throwing demonstrations and blindfold throwing sessions, Crista Toler of Mayco for her drop-...

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It's been a long time coming, but we can finally announce the details for our 85th Anniversary Open Day on Saturday 30th September 9.00-3.00pm! We would like to extend a warm invitation to friends & customers, old and new, to join us for this very special event 9.00-3.00pm. BLINDFOLD THROWING CONTESTS WITH TOM KNOWLES JACKSON We are delighte...

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The 2017 Potclays Graduate Award winners' interviews are now published over on our Educlaytion page. We've supported a total of 13 universities this year – our third year of these awards. The winners of the Potclays Graduate Awards are selected by each institution's course leader for demonstrating exceptional skill/concept and a thorough unde...

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04th July, 2017

by Becky Otter (Director)
INTERNATIONAL CERAMICS FESTIVAL, ABERYSTWYTH | 30 June - 2 July 2017 The 2017 Festival has drawn to a close, and what a Festival it has been! Over 800 visitors came to the Festival over the course of the weekend to watch the various demonstrators and kiln firers at work, and attend the lectures and presentations. Our trade stand was the busiest it...

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This autumn, the British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) will return to Stoke-on-Trent, the home of British ceramics, for its fifth edition.  Running from 23 September to 5 November, this six week international ceramics festival will animate the city with exhibitions, installations, new commissions and hands-on activities that will showcase the creati...

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The International Ceramics Festival is back this summer between 30 June - 2 July. Potclays are headline sponsors once again, providing the materials required for the kiln building and demonstrations, and supporting the Potclays Emerging Maker Award.  The ICF is Europe’s premier ceramics festival which is held at Aberystwyth Arts Centre ...

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Issue 2 of ClayCraft magazine is out now and available to buy here. Full of great features and projects, including our latest kiln article Firing Your Enthusiasm On A Shoestring. Plus - ClayCraft are running a fantastic subscriber offer at the moment: Save 20% on the cover price plus a free £10.00 Potclays voucher. See this link for full deta...

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