Are you looking to throw yourself into a new challenge? Maybe you simply want to show the nation your work? Submit your application to take part in Series 5 of The Great Pottery Throw Down. www.applyforpotterythrowdown.co.uk
Applications close Sunday 11th April 2021
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We’ve just reached 2000 followers on Instagram. Hurrah!
To celebrate this mini-landmark, we organised a prize draw with a Clay Modelling experience for a family of four as the giveaway prize. (value £80)
To enter, participants had to ‘like’ the post promoting the giveaway, follow our @eastnorpottery account and finally tag a friend. Entrants could use one tag per comment but with no restriction on the number of comments – the more tags, the better chance of winning!
We had over 170 entries and congratulations to @minkylucy who was first out of the hat!
Sarah is super thrilled to be taking part in the Digital Craft Festival 26th – 28th March 2021.
The online international event aims to promote the very best contemporary makers through an exciting program of talks demos and films. Visitors will also have the opportunity to buy direct from 150 selected artists working in all kinds of materials.
This is the first time she’s taken part:
“I’ve enjoyed this event lots in the past….. it’s so lovely! A fun filled weekend of craft demonstrations, interviews and workshops on Instagram, Facebook and zoom. The Digital Craft Festival is an opportunity I would ordinarily have to pass on, what with the 3.5k class participants that pass through the doors each year at Eastnor Pottery. As the Studio is currently closed to visitors I have had more time to focus on my own work. I’m launching lots of new designs in my shop especially for the event!”
“I will show you step by step how to make your own clay bug house and you can make along with me! No previous pottery experience is required. The pottery techniques I will be sharing with you are slab building and sgraffito decoration. Once you have made your wonderful clay house, leave it to air-dry at home.”
If you’d like to take part in the class you’ll need to purchase a ticket from her website.
Jon has a collection of bee and bug shakers for sale at Contemporary Ceramics in London
The gallery is the shop window for the Craft Potters Association of Great Britain (CPA) and exhibits the greatest collectible names in British ceramics alongside the most up and coming artists of today.
Although Jon’s been a professional member of the CPA ever since the start of his career as a maker, this is the first time he’s exhibited in their bi-monthly Rotation programme.
Although the gallery is currently closed during Lockdown, they have developed an amazing and comprehensive online shop featuring the work of 80 makers for sale at any one time.
Amazing photos by @beyondthebeatenpath