South Wales Potters

Events

Our past and present events

Potters Camp

A hands-on weekend of raku, pit firing and many other pottery activities ...

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Ceramica

POSTPONED - South Wales Potters biennial residential weekend. Demonstrations and workshops by Christy Keeney and Niek Hoogland ...

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Studio Pottery Talk and Handling Session

South Wales Potters opportunity to go behind the scenes at the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff with Keeper Andrew Renton, to see and handle some of the extensive collection of contemporary ceramics from amazing Welsh and international ceramic artists. An unforgettable experience. ...

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AGM with Demonstration by Melanie Brown & photo shoot

Our annual AGM was preceded by an enlightening talk by Melanie Brown. Melanie, a ceramics teacher of vast experience, was keen to ask us to look at our work in new ways, questioning what we wish to achieve, making extensive use of a sketchbook. Melanie brought her own sketchbooks to illustrate the development of her ideas and also brought a selection of her delicate porcelain teapots to discuss, handle and purchase. ...

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South Wales Potters Exhibition at Crickhowell

South Wales Potters held another successful exhibition of their work at CRiC Studio. Each day one of the exhibitors was present talking about or demonstrating their techniques. ...

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Double Demonstration with Workshop Visit to Jason Braham & Tony Hall

Jason Braham gave a short talk on salt glazing using his varied collection of salt glazed pots as illustration. Ray Toms, a new member, brought some of his pots from Abuja, for us to handle. We were then shown round Jason’s salt glaze kilns, showroom and workshop where he demonstrated his working methods by completing a two part pitcher. After a short drive along winding lanes, we had lunch at Tony Hall's studio where members were treated to Tony making one of his majestic terracotta pots. ...

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International Ceramics Festival (ICF)

This year's ICF featured ceramicists from all over the world, including China, Japan, Uzbekistan, Latvia and the USA - as well as Wales! ...

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Social Media Skills...

The use of social media for marketing ceramics with freelance marketing professional, Charles Fountain. Fourteen Locks Canal Centre, Newport. NP10 9GN. ...

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Exhibition at Theatr Brycheiniog

From November 24th until the New Year, 15 members took part in a successful themed Christmas Exhibition, 'From the Beacons to the Sea' together with Swansea Printmakers at Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. ...

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AGM

At the AGM on October 14 the following officers were elected: Iona McLagggan - Chair Widge Thorpe - Secretary. Sue Humphreys - Treasurer Mary Watkins - Events Margo Schmidt - Exhibitions Officer. Jane Rees-Parfitt - Social Media Steve Hoselitz - Web and IT Advisor Carole Spackman - Publicity Officer Margo Schmidt & Dan Boyle - ICF Directors ...

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Robyn Cove Demonstration

Robyn Cove gave a lively demonstration at our 2018 AGM held at Nant Garw Chinaworks on October 14th making one of her characteristic carved teapot. ...

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Rebecca Buck Demonstration

Sculptor Rebecca Buck gave an enlightening demonstration in her studio near Ystragynlais on September 9th on how to use a clay armature to create large sculptures. ...

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