ClayCraft #56

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As I write, we are gripped by the UK fuel crisis, and I’m thanking my lucky stars that I work from home and don’t have to commute by car. We live rurally, and the only change we’ve had to make is sending our daughter to college on the bus instead of driving her in. One downside of rural living is that we’re almost entirely dependent on cars, and there aren’t many petrol stations around. I’m watching the various local Facebook groups, and as soon as a garage has any fuel, it sells out within hours. I can understand not wanting to run out mid-journey, but if I had to buy fuel, it certainly wouldn’t be a ‘panic-buy’. It would be because I need it to get on with my daily…

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in the news

ART IN CLAY This year’s new Windsor venue for Art in Clay was aresounding success! The dates for next year have been confirmed as 19-21 August, so put them in your diary now. Several awards are given at the show, and this year the winners were: Potter’s Choice Award (voted by the show’s visitors) – Faye Mayo Ceramics; Potclays Ltd Student Award – Emma E Westmacott; Valentine Clays Ltd Peers Award – Fired Things - Kate Windibank; Mick Casson Award chosen by Andy McInnes – Matt Cox for all his hard work in helping the ceramics community by enabling the Potfest shows to take place last year. You can watch the highlights video on the Art in Clay Windsor YouTube channel at: If you have a news story, product launch or details…

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christmas exhibition

The Anglian Potters’ famous Christmas Exhibition is back, and this time it’s both in-person and online! Some 50 potters will be showing their work again at All Saints Church, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, from Saturday November 13th to Sunday December 12th, 10am to 5pm, every day except Mondays. Search the Charity Christmas Tree for unique hand-made decorations. This year, all proceeds will support the Red Cross Afghan Appeal. If you can't make it to Cambridge, an alternative selection of work will be available from the now well-established Anglian Potters’ exhibition website: The two events will feature different pots and potters, so be sure to visit both if you can! Visit for more details or sign up to the mailing list at: to be the first to hear about future exhibitions.…

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online ceramics festival

From November 25-29th, The Ceramic School will be running a five-day online festival. For just $10, you can access: 72 hours of workshops & Q&As from world-famous ceramic artists – watch their masterclasses, and then jump on stage and ask them questions face to face; an online exhibition and artist meet-and-greet, focusing on Japanese ceramicists; Clay Doctors – 16 experts taking your questions and trying to fix problems that you may have; a virtual makers’ market – a two-hour session on Saturday/Sunday where you can browse and buy pottery from the artists’ virtual booths; vendors/expo booths – for product demos, Q&As, discounts and special offers from your favourite ceramics companies. For more details, visit:…

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salt-inspired exhibition

Cheshire Clay Studio is holding an imaginative exhibition inspired by Cheshire’s salt history, opening on 5 October and running until the end of 2021 at Northwich’s Lion Salt Works Museum. A new exhibition of imaginative pottery from student and members of the Byley-based Cheshire Clay Studio will open on 5 October as part of the multi award-winning Lion Salt Works Museum’s Autumn season. The exhibition is inspired by the Northwich-based museum and the rich heritage of salt beneath the Cheshire Plain, that has influenced the landscape and industry of the region. The exhibition will run until the end of 2021 and normal museum admission charges apply. For more detail, visit: For more information on attending, visit or call the museum on 01606 275066.…

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award and fresh winners

Stephen Dixon has been named the winner of AWARD, the leading platform for contemporary ceramic art practice in the UK and one of the flagship exhibitions at this year’s British Ceramics Biennial. Stephen Dixon was selected from a shortlist of 10 artists and awarded the £5,000 prize for excellence, innovation and creative ambition. His winning work, Transient: The Ship of Dreams and Nightmares is a 4m-long silhouette of a dilapidated Mediterranean fishing vessel, the stereotypical image of a refugee shipwreck. The work is created from a series of suspended maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware) objects, each one representing either the dream of a new life in a place of refuge or the nightmare of conflict, displacement, or forced migration. These objects, which range from a life jacket to a rocking horse, were chosen…