Welcome to the Upwey Potters webpage about their activities during their annual show.
The 2017 annual show is also part of the local Open For Art event, managed by Artwey CIC - although that runs 20th May to 4th June.
This webpage is currently still showing the 2016 details (not that much will change!!).
A variety of traditional & contemporary ceramics, sculpture, functional vessels and decorative pieces.
Visit this webpage to find out about workshops.
Hand built stoneware vessels which evoke the colours and forms of the coastal cliffs and beaches. Multi-sectional sculptures are suitable for the garden.
Impressions of the seashore, seedheads & grasses in her bowls, dishes & wallhangings catch the light with the translucent porcelain that she uses.
Warm & chunky casseroles, mugs, jugs and other domestic ware, soda glazed & fired in the Old School Yard!
Thrown wares fuse prehistoric shapes and decorations with modern glazing techniques. Drinking beakers, cooking pots and bowls. Pottery fired in a wood fuelled kiln.
Laurence specialises in functional vessels - jugs, teapots and mugs. He has been working at the Leach Pottery in St.Ives, Cornwall. There is a webpage showing him unloading a recent kiln firing at this link.
Open Every Day 10am to 6pm or later by arrangement.
Good access with disabled toilet. Car parking in street or Church car park.
Tel: 01305 815216 (when open) : 01305 812030 (Other times)
Workshops are being run - in 2016 there were 2 hour throwing sessions and afternoon "Painting With Clay" sessions.
Details of what is on offer and easy email booking can be found at this link
The other Famous Upwey Potters' kiln is the portable Raku kiln, featured in Ceramic Review 161. This will be fired during event, there is no charge for just watching!
Bill & Laurence's most recent kiln is "Woden" - a large wood fired kiln that has been built at a secret location just along the road, a virtual visit can be made at this link! This will be fired after the exhibition - filled with popts made during the demonstrations and workshops.
Sales and Commissions.
Most of the items displayed can be taken away immediately upon payment (which can be made using a card via PayPal through this website).
The potters are usually willing to undertake commissions for special pieces.