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Current & Upcoming Events

Online demonstration by Sue Mundy

We start 2024 with an online demonstration by Sue Mundy. Sue specialises in hand-built sculptural forms and creates her one-off pieces from her studio near Reading. Her work explores the fragility and hidden strength found within the natural world. Her fascinating and totally original forms are based on eroded wooden pieces which she calls “Lignums” or on eroded rocks. Sue…

February 10, 2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Annual Demonstration and General Meeting

We are very pleased to announce that Peter Hayes has agreed to be our demonstrator for the 2024 AGM. Peter will start our day with a presentation about his work, influences and travels supported by his son Justin.  This is likely to include descriptions of his annual ongoing large-scale project in a palace in Udaipur but much else besides.  He…

March 17, 2024 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Toasted Ceramic fair

TOASTED is a ceramic fair based in the Midlands, TOASTED first started at the Long Eaton Art Room in 2023 but is now at The Wardwick -Derby Museum and Art Gallery in March 23rd/24th 2024! There will be 37 potters showcasing their work in a wide range of domestic, decorative, thrown, sculpted and designed ceramics. There will lots of potters…

March 23, 2024 - March 24, 2024
Ceramic Art London

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April 19, 2024 - April 21, 2024
Potfest – Glynde Place

Potfest – Glynde Place is set in parkland immediately in front of a grand Elizabethan country house on the doorstep of the South Downs. The show is within easy access by road and rail from Brighton, Eastbourne and Lewes. Over 90 makers have been selected to showcase a wide and diverse range of work that is guaranteed to delight and…

May 10, 2024 9:30 am - May 12, 2024 4:30 pm
Potfest – Scotland

SET IN THE BEAUTIFUL GROUNDS OF SCONE PALACE, PERTH – THE HOME OF THE STONE OF DESTINY. Under large marquees across the palace lawns, meet the 90 studio ceramics artists taking part. Wander Scone’s grounds, gardens and pinetum. Talk to the makers, discover what fuels their passion for clay and buy direct. Make a full day of your visit and…

June 7, 2024 10:00 am - June 9, 2024 4:00 pm
Potfest by the Lake – Compton Verney

Potfest by the Lake – Compton Verney will showcase outstanding ceramic artists under a number of large, open-sided marquees on immaculate lawns, overlooking the stunning lake. Compton Verney is an historic house and well-established, award-winning, arts venue set in 120 acres of stunning Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown parkland. Located just fifteen minutes from both Stratford upon Avon and Royal Leamington Spa,…

June 21, 2024 10:00 am - June 23, 2024 4:30 pm
Celebrating Ceramics

Celebrating Ceramics is an artist led event, showcasing the very best in the world of contemporary ceramics. This fine selection of artistic talent is set against the backdrop of Waterperry House and Gardens. Understand the creative talent first-hand with demonstrations from some of the artists. Meet and purchase directly from 140 of the leading ceramic artists. There will also be…

July 19, 2024 10:00 am - July 21, 2024 5:30 pm
Potfest in the Park

All with very distinctive, individual styles. Set in the magnificent backdrop of Hutton-in-the-Forest on the edge of the beautiful Lake District National Park. Potfest in the Park takes place under large marquees on parkland in front of this magnificent country house. The potters’ special competition pieces are displayed on the lawns in front of the house, juxtaposing ancient architecture and…

July 26, 2024 10:00 am - July 28, 2024 5:00 pm
Exeter Potters’ Market

This year’s Exeter Potters’ Market will again take place in the Transit Shed on Exeter Quay. This is a great annual WPA tradition featuring a wide selection of members displaying and selling their work.

July 27, 2024 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Potfest Suffolk – Haughley Park

POTFEST SUFFOLK – HAUGHLEY PARK will be set in the parklands adjacent to this magnificent Jacobean Manor House. Over 90 makers will be selected to showcase a wide and diverse range of work that is guaranteed to delight and inspire. Discover functional and decorative ceramics to suit all tastes and budgets and buy direct from the makers. For more details…

August 9, 2024 - August 11, 2024
Tavistock Potters’ Market

The 2024 Tavistock Potters’ market will take place on the last Saturday in October and will once again feature over 20 WPA members exhibiting a wide variety of their original work.

October 26, 2024 10:00 am - 4:00 pm