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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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22nd November, 2017

We are really excited about Tom Knowles Jackson's new venture, The Clay Loft, and we're delighted to be supporting him. Six lovely new Whisper RK-3E's (and stools) will be winging their way to the Loft soon! 

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22nd November, 2017

As some will already know, Shimpo is re-branding to Nidec which has brought about many mixed emotions. Shimpo have been adjusting and preparing for this new journey and have created a short video that explains the path that they as a company have been on and where they are going. Nothing is changing, just the name. Their motivation and great produc...

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PASSCHENDAELE: MUD AND MEMORY By Professor Stephen Dixon8 July - 19 November 2017 Passchendaele: Mud and Memory by Prof. Stephen Dixon commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele, and focuses on the ability of battlefield objects, artefacts and materials, to conjure up a memory of time, place and experience.  ...

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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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