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We are a potters’ guild based in East Berkshire. Before the Pandemic we met monthly and invited a well known potter to come and demonstrate and talk about their work.  This has since been happening very successfully virtually via Zoom during Lockdown.  We have the following speakers and events booked for the next few months:

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Neville Hall, Waltham St Lawrence

Annual Exhibition Neville Hall, Waltham St Lawrence, Milley Rd, Waltham St Lawrence RG10 0JP [mappress mapid=”4″]

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Polehampton Junior School

Wednesday Meetings Polehampton Junior School, Kibblewhite Crescent, Twyford RG10 9AX [mappress mapid=”5″]

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Knowl Hill Village Hall

Potters’ Day Knowl Hill Village Hall, The Terrace, Knowl Hill, Reading RG10 9XB [mappress mapid=”6″]

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Potter’s Day with Carolyn Genders Saturday 8th October 2022

Potter’s day with Carolyn Genders – Saturday 8th October 2022 10am-4pm Knowl Hill Village Hall, The Terrace, Knowl Hill, Reading, Berks. RG10 9XB. Carolyn is a renowned maker of ceramics prints and paintings whose work is held in collections and museums around the world. “My work comes from a place informed by my practice of… Continue reading Potter’s Day with Carolyn Genders Saturday 8th October 2022

Andrew Hazelden in person meeting 9th November 2022

Andrew Hazelden 9th November 2022 Andrew will be joining us in person at:  Polehampton C of E Junior School Kibblewhite CrescentTwyfordBerkshire RG10 9AX The meeting starts at 7:45.   Andrew studied ceramics at the Epsom School of Art and Design, and has worked with renowned ceramicists Mary Wondrausch and Alan Caiger-Smith. He learned the technique of tin… Continue reading Andrew Hazelden in person meeting 9th November 2022

Mollie Brotherton Terrain Vallonné Ceramics and Collages September 8 2021

Mollie Brotherton This was a very enjoyable online talk. Available for members to watch the recorded version for a limited time only. Mollie Brotherton is the creator of Terrain Vallonné. Terrain Vallonné is French and roughly translated means the undulating land. What I love about this region where I live is the changes in season,… Continue reading Mollie Brotherton Terrain Vallonné Ceramics and Collages September 8 2021

Elaine Wells May 12 2021

Members only online talk Elaine says: ‘An out of character decision to apply for series 2 of The Great Pottery Throwdown resulted in a place on the show and subsequently an internship with Kate Malone. This in turn helped with and inspired my application to the newly formed Clay College in Stoke on Trent. which… Continue reading Elaine Wells May 12 2021

Richard Wilson April 2021

Members only online talk. Richard Wilson Richard Wilson was born and brought up in Norwich, and has been making pots since the early 1970s. After studying for two years at Great Yarmouth College of Art, he worked from 1974 to 1980 at Le Dieu Pottery in Norwich before spending 3 years in Australia and New… Continue reading Richard Wilson April 2021

Rachel Wood February 2021

Wednesday 10 Feb 2021, 8:00pm virtual (members only) Rachel Wood (10 Feb 2021)       The marks of making and assembling reflect the journey of exploration and learning in each piece, just as a wrinkle or dimple depicts expression and character in a human face. The colour, texture and energy of her forms are… Continue reading Rachel Wood February 2021

Linda Bloomfield 13 Nov 2019

Wednesday 13 Nov 2019, 7:45pm at Polehampton Junior School Linda Bloomfield (13 Nov 2019)     Linda Bloomfield designs and makes tableware based on her thrown porcelain, with dimples and visible throwing lines showing the hand of the maker. She uses a tactile satin matt glaze on the outside and colour on the inside. She… Continue reading Linda Bloomfield 13 Nov 2019

Sarah Jenkins 9 October 2019

Wednesday 9 October2019, 7:45pm at Polehampton Junior School Sarah Jenkins (9 October 2019)   WFP Speaker Notes – Sarah Jenkins Oct 2019 (By Caroline Gatfield) Sarah’s vessels are informed by the landscape she sees around her home in North Essex and are therefore ever changing and evolving as she tackles more complex ways of layering… Continue reading Sarah Jenkins 9 October 2019

David Wright 11 Sept 2019

Wednesday 11 Sept 2019, 7:45pm at Polehampton Junior School David Wright (11 Sept 2019)     David Wright has been working with clay for over forty years All his work is handbuilt, mainly with coils or ropes of clay, using a coarse textural body either Grogged Pink or a lighter clay Pot Clays David Wright 153-2152… Continue reading David Wright 11 Sept 2019