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Electric Wheel Wanted

I am looking for a pottery wheel (electric) and was hoping to ask if anyone has one for sale! Please contact bexieball@yahoo.co.uk if you can help.

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Workshop Space at Abbey Barn Abbotsbury

Kirstie Baker of Ilchester Estates has alerted us to an exciting opportunity that has arisen at Abbey Barn, Abbotsbury.  A historic site under the Management of Ilchester Estates.  This exciting new development will expand the already established hub for artisans and creatives in the village which attracts a large number of visitors each year. The Abbey Barn site is a…

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Makers Opportunity

Beth Card from a company called All-Green has contacted us with an opportunity as detailed below. We are on the look out for a new pottery to create some Creamware Pots (Compost Caddies) for us, this would include printing designs on. As you can see from our website we do stock various ceramic compost caddies made for us in various…

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Introductory Glaze Workshops

WPA member Lucy Winch is running a series of introductory 1 day glaze-theory-and-practice workshop for beginners in Bristol on the following dates: Saturday 14th May Saturday 22nd October Sunday 23rd October For further details download the flyer and book via http://www.kaolin.bigcartel.com/products

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WPA Exhibition at RHS Rosemoor – Applications are now open

WPA Members are now invited to submit their application to be selected to join our exhibition at RHS Rosemoor in October. Full details were published in the March edition of our magazine so please read this before applying. The full Rules for Exhibitors can be found at this link. Applications close on 1st July and we encourage you to update…

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Babs Kirby’s Totem appears on TV

My Totem was shown in the last episode of The Great Pottery Throwdown, along with three others. I was delighted to have been included. I will be exhibiting this totem, along with others, during Dorset Art Weeks, 14th to 29th May, at the Nothe Fort, Barrack Road, Weymouth DT4 8UF, with Artwey and showing a new one, still being built, at the…

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4-day Clay Portrait Modelling Course

4-day Clay Portrait Modelling Course Thursday 19th May – Sunday 22nd May  2022    Art House, South Brent, Devon £540 Thursday 28th July – Sunday 31st July  2022     Art House, South Brent, Devon  £540 Discounts available via website booking. The courses give you a chance to totally immerse yourself in your clay creativity, get away from your everyday with nothing else…

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Ceramic Review back issues – Free

44 Vintage issues of Ceramic Review I am offering 1 copy of Issue No 50 published in 1978 The remainder were published between 1995 and 2012 Free to collect, Sidmouth. Contact Chris Ferguson email

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FOR SALE – Clay extruder

For sale a steel, wall mounted, clay extruder plus a set of 5 dies. £120    Collect only- from Sidmouth Please contact: Chris Ferguson email

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For Sale – Slip casting moulds

  Various slip casting moulds for sale, including amongst others jug, platter, vase, mug & animals. See images. For example 2 Christmas tree moulds; Small – approx 28cm tall   £30; Medium – approx 34 cm tall £40 Please get in touch for more info and prices. Chris Ferguson Email – flowerpots10@yahoo.co.uk or call 01395 577048  

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For sale for parts or repair: Cromartie Top loader Kiln CTL109 with Perfect Fire controller

Working order when last used (7 years ago) Lid now very rusty and needs repair Internal brickwork good condition Internal height 27” width 18” 3.9cu ft Maximum firing temperature 1300*c On casters so easily moved £250. Collect only For more information, please contact: Chris Ferguson 📞01395 577048 email: flowerpots10@yahoo.co.uk

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Wanted – Raku kiln

One of our members Mary-Jane Evans had her Raku kiln stolen from where it was stored and she is keen to replace it. Please contact her using this link if you can be of assistance.

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For Sale
A selection of porcelain moulds

A selection of Seeley and other makes of porcelain moulds including Dolls House Miniatures and full-size Christmas decorations available for collection in mid Somerset. Asking for a suitable charitable donation in exchange for a good new home. Please contact Doreen Hill  (doreenelaine@btinternet.com)

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For Sale
Various functional plain and patterned moulds

Collect only from Banwell near Weston super Mare. Contact Linda Taylor (07706 081471) for more details.

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Guidance for updating your Members’ Gallery entry

The new website has greater flexibility when it comes to your entry in the Members’ Gallery. If you already have an entry we will have made every effort to migrate it completely and implement some of the new features. Please take some time to check your entry and notify us of any changes you may require. Guidance details can be…

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Members’ Noticeboard

This section of the website is used to publish notices originating from members. These might be requests for information, personal announcements, items for sale or wanted, or indeed almost anything else. Please email your copy to website@westcountrypotters.co.uk so that we can publish it on the site. Please don’t forget to include photos if appropriate.

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