Celebrating Ceramics 2021

Celebrating Ceramics Festival is excited to be back this year. 

You can meet the makers and see their products, as well as enjoying the beautiful gardens at Waterperry.

Don't forget, you can also see a video overview of the show here.

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We hope that you will continue to show your support for the UK’s vibrantly creative craft sector and be ready to come and meet them at our future events.

Alphabetical Exhibitor Listing

Adam Ceramic B016

Handbuilt ceramics inspired by nature, a love of whimsy and unusual forms.

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Adrian Bates Ceramics G105

Elegant ceramics exploring themes of growth, movement and poise in glazed and unglazed stoneware.

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Adrian Guest Design I131

Handmade ceramic sculpture specialising in commissions of your pets.

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Alchemy Tiles I127

Encaustic tiles, carved free hand and inlaid with coloured slips using bespoke recipes. Glazed with a transparent crackle glaze and raw fired.

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Andrew Hazelden C027

Wheel-thrown functional tin-glazed earthenware and ceremonial iridescent lustreware freely brush-painted with plant and animal symbolic imagery.

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Ania Perkowska Ceramics A008

Functional and decorative pieces inspired by contrasts and opposites. Minimum decoration, allowing for shapes and textures to take the lead.

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Anthony Theakston Ceramics H116

Stunning collection of ceramics inspired by birds.

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Anton Todd Ceramics E057

Handbuilt high fired stoneware scenes of harbours, buildings and boats.

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Barbara Gittings Ceramics E088

Hand built Porcelain sculptural "vessels" and bottles which are patterned using nerikomi techniques and smoke firing.

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Ben Fosker E067

I make slip decorated earthenware, for both use and display. Although contemporary my work is rooted in the English slipware tradition. People say that it makes them smile.

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Beverley Sommerville E062

Wheelthrown domestic and decorative forms inspired by landscapes and storytelling. Using porcelain and stoneware clays, sometimes adding found materials.

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Bridget Drakeford Porcelain D044

Handthrown porcelain vessels using wood and silver on some teapots and containers

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Cabby Luxford Ceramics E060

Work often incorporating treasures found on the Thames foreshore. Vessels are fired using alternative techniques including smoke and raku.

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Candice Coetser G104

Elegant thrown porcelain vessels and handbuilt stoneware with etched and brushed glazes evoking dreamy calming landscapes.

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Carolyn Tripp Ceramics E080

Thrown porcelain decorated with images and words that have been rearranged to reveal abstracted storytelling.

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Chris & Freya Bramble H115

Father and daughter share the craft of thrown and figurative sculptures inspired by different cultures.

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Chris Barnes Pottery F096

A unique range of well designed stoneware with rich glaze decoration.

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Chris Hawkins D035

Handthrown studio ceramics, raku fired bottles, vases, lidded pots and bowls.

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Cisca Jane D040

Crystalline glazed porcelain wall art and vessels. Inspired by nature; designed with an interest in capturing spontaneity and fluidity.

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Claire Allam Ceramic Art E064

Inspired by nature and landscape, I produce pit fired and wood fired tactile forms in porcelain and stoneware.

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Claire Powell Pottery I137

Thrown, high-fired earthenware, bowls, jugs and mugs. Bespoke pieces glazed with fern and leaf designs.

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Clare Palmer A009

Slab built sculptures and wheel thrown sculptural vessels exploring the veneers of control we show to the world.

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Clare Wakefield Ceramics D033

Porcelain is thrown or handbuilt, pierced and sculpted. Inspired by oceanic waves and their effect on the land they touch.

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Clay Evolution E058

Three collections encompassing sculptural forms inspired by micro-organisms, intricately decorated jars inspired by tribal patterns and vessels exploring textures.

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Craig Underhill I125 

Ceramic paintings incorporating a slab vessel form that evoke feelings of landscape, place or narrative.

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Daniel Boyle Ceramics C028

One off functional salt-glazed and ash glazed stoneware. Textured, fluid glazes - pots to be explored beyond their surface.

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David Wright Pottery I129

Coil-built, wood-fired, stoneware vessels using a coarse crank clay, simple ash and Shino glazes. Sometimes incorporating wooden lids.

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Debbie Page Ceramics E081

Fascinated by the moon, inspired by Korean Moon Jars, compelled to coil clay and exploring possibilities with glaze and smoke.

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Diane Griffin Ceramics C030

Poetic porcelain sculptures composed of contrasting abstract forms which offer a focal point for connecting with memories and emotions.

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Dianne Cross Ceramics F093

Hand built ceramics evoking the textures and colours of the sea shore and coastline, both real and imagined, stormy and calm.

Elaine King Ceramics F091

Elaine's handbuilt pieces demonstrate her love of colour, design and form, inspired by surface patterns found in the natural world.

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Emily Dennys E073

Handmade porcelain lamps, vases and wall panels. Inspired by nature they feature relief designs of buds, leaves, flowers and grasses.

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Emily Myers I134

Thrown stoneware vessels which are domestic in scale but sculptural in feel, and usually faceted and carved.

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Evas Garden Pottery D046

Salt and gas fired wheel thrown table decorative ware inspired by natural volcanic colours and sediments, decorated with animal forms.

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Gaby Guz Art E075

The smooth, jade like surface of my vessels belies the harsh and dramatic naked Raku process from which they emerge.

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Garry Jones H113

Ceramic animals.

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Gilly Whittington Ceramics E069

Porcelain, thrown and sometimes altered, with layered glazes painted spontaneously inspired by abstract expressionist art.

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Gin Durham Ceramics I124

Decorative, sculptural ceramics and porcelain plaques.

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Guy Routledge Ceramics I138

Hand built decorative ceramics based around the figure, the face and animal forms.

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Harriet Coleridge F097

Limoges porcelain glazed with a variety of carbon trap shinos and ferociously reduced in flame kilns. Enhanced with rose ash and gold lustre brushwork.

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Helen Higgins D054

Quirky figurines of animals in fancy dress.

Hiro Takahashi F089

Inspired by nature, intricate, narrative and with rich textured soul, plate and functional ware.

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Jack Durling E059

Handbuilt ceramic sculpture focusing upon animal conservation and wildlife protection.

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Jacqui Ramrayka E066

Thrown porcelain vessels. Glazes, oxides and slips are used to achieve a patina of depth and variety.

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James Ort D039

James Ort specialises in creating ceramic animals. He attempts to capture the vibrancy and dynamism of his wild subjects.

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Jane Cox Ceramics E074

Thrown and jollied slip decorated contemporary functional and decorative ceramics.

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Jane Pritchard Ceramics E056

My vessels and wall pieces are based on the evidence of renewal in our natural surroundings & the built environment. I use porcelain and slipcast bone china contrasted with oxides, slips and glazes.

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Jane Sheppard A004

Coiled, burnished and smokefired vessels and forms.

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Jayne Tricker Art D049

Handbuilt vessels to hold, sound, water and light using ancient traditions of barrel-firing, using organic materials and metal oxides.

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Jemma Gowland D050

Exploring upbringing, especially of girls and the need to present a perfect face.

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Jennifer Lowe G103

Expressive posture and movement in animal behaviour is my particular interest. All creatures are fired to stoneware temperatures.

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Jenny Chan D041

Figurative ceramic sculptures.

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Jillian Riley E063

Apothecary vessels, slip cast in porcelain and parian clay, decorated with oxides, illustrations and sculptural elements of flora and fauna.

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Jodie Neale A012

Wheel thrown and altered vessels decorated through the application of carbon materials during the raku firing process.

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John Townsend Studio Potter E071

Eadweard Muybridge meets Jules Olitski for functional and sculptural stoneware vessels in movement.

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Judit Esztergomi E079

Wheel thrown and hand-carved functional ceramics.

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Julie O'Sullivan A003

A body of work shaped by living alongside the Thames estuary. Handbuilt stoneware celebrating the tactile.

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Justine Jenner Pottery C025

Wheelthrown earthenware that stems from a delight in the harmony of function, form and colour.

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Kat Wheeler Ceramics E068

Thrown using a dark stoneware and decorated with a contrasting slip. The work is high fired in a reducing atmosphere.

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Katherine Kingdon A007

Hand-built, stoneware vessels with individually illustrated surfaces. Relief, incised and modelled detail.

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Katherine Message Ceramics D034

Throwing, hand-building, incising techniques used for my porcelain pieces. Functional, decorative and wall pieces - coastal colours and forms inspire.

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Kerry Hastings Ceramics H121

Thrown and coiled stoneware vessels that reference ancient Greece in their quietness, modesty of form, and harmony.

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Kim Ford Pottery F090

Wood-fired pots with slips, textures and ash glazes, which are tactile, visually appealing and pleasing to use.

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Kit Andrews - The Cornish Potter A014

Decorative saggar fired vessels and large glazed jars Inspired by nature and the different affects you can obtain from it.

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Knighton Mill Pottery H119

Wheel thrown and occasionally altered stoneware, salt fired and wood ash glazed.

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Kyra Mihailovic Ceramics C026

Distinctive hand thrown and hand-painted ceramics in high-fired porcelain and stoneware.

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Laura De Benedetti Ceramics D038

Thrown porcelain fluid vessels decorated in multilayer crystalline glazes.

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Leonie Rutter Art C031

Leonie specialises in naked clay and alternative firing techniques including raku and smoke firing.

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Lesley Nason D047

Handbuilt porcelain wall-art, vessels and jewellery inspired by the landscape, flora and fauna of the British countryside.

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Lindy Barletta Ceramics E070

Beautiful and different handmade and designed studio pottery. Commissions welcome.

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Lise Herud Braten I135

Individual thrown and handbuilt vessels with a focus on texture, natural forms and expressive glaze surfaces.

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Little Green Studio D055

Functional and decorative vessels with impressed and painted designs. Tactile qualities and surface patterns finished with colourful matte and gloss earthenware glazes.

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Lloyd-Coombes Ceramics F102

Ceramic animal sculptures made from wire and paper clay

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Margaret Gardiner Ceramics F092

Vapour glazed porcelain for eating and drinking, plants and pleasure.

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Marie Prett Ceramics H114

Hand-built people and animals inspired by the curious mythology and a vivid imagination.

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Mark Smith Ceramics D037

Maritime sculptures, with a combination of ceramic and found objects.

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Matt Sherratt Ceramics A006

Matt makes minimal curved ceramic sculptural forms. Thrown and hand-built. Finished with terra-sigillata, velvet underglaze and lustre.

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Neil MacDonell A011

My work is inspired by textures, patterns and forms derived from found industrial detritus.

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Oknytt Ceramics D048

Sculptural and functional stoneware pieces inspired by Scandinavian nature and London life from Hanna Salomonsson.

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Pat Armstrong D043

Mainly thrown raku fired vessels.

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Paul Smith Sculptures A001

Fables and fairytales for grown-ups.

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Penny Withers Ceramics H112

Thrown and altered stoneware vessels with combinations of interactive glaze applied, evoking atmospheric landscapes.

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Peter Black I136

Salt glazed porcelain and stoneware, finished on the wheel, sometimes altered and assembled, including functional and one-off decorative pieces.

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Peter Hayes Ceramics H109

Contemporary sculpture for indoor and outdoor environments inspired by traditional and organic processes.

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Peter White - Woburn Sands Clay B017

Curious creativity making unique wheel thrown, inspiring vessels and handbuilt sculptural forms with no two pieces being the same.

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Phil Jolley I133

Tactile vessels and wall hangings in stoneware paperclay and porcelain whose surfaces are an integral part of the final intention.

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Pippa Hill Sculpture C022

Stoneware animals, mainly British wildlife, coloured with slips and glazes.

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Pot Punk - Henry Moore A013

Handbuilt ceramics inspired by nature, a love of whimsy and unusual forms.

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Potteryman H120

Wide range of pottery for the house and garden.

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R & B Ceramics F099

Richard Ballantyne and Carol Read - Hand thrown and sculpted raku ceramics mainly animals mounted on found objects.

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Rachel Wood Ceramics C029

Thrown and altered sculpture vessels, stoneware, rich in glaze and texture.

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Ralph Jandrell Pottery H117

Hand painted slipware. Shapes including lamps, platters, mugs and jugs, are decorated in a wide variety of nature inspired designs.

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Richard Baxter A010

Wheel thrown fine porcelain in a distinctive range of beautiful coloured glazes. Each piece is unique.

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Richard Wilson Ceramics F095

Thrown and slab made slipware.

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Robyn Hardyman E086

I throw functional ceramics on the wheel in porcelain. The bowls, cups, vases and jugs are thrown thinly and are often inspired by the classic shapes of oriental ceramics, but they have a contemporary feel.

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Roger Cockram Ceramics C024

Individual work in porcelain; ideas derived from observations of the sea. Also a small range of domestic stoneware.

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Roos Eisma Ceramics F098

Sculptural ceramic vases, hand-built in stoneware.

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Rosa Wiland Holmes A015

My inspiration comes from nature. Rocky cliffs, smooth waters or the surface of a stone. They all inspire me to create pots that are abstract and sculptured in their feel and shape.

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Ruth Gibson Ceramics I128

Working in porcelain, I combine a love of photography, printmaking and ceramics, to evoke a sense of place. Strong monotones enhanced by painterly glazes.

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Sally Dorrity G106

Handbuilt in stoneware to create functional and sculptural pieces suitable for both indoors and outside.

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Sally MacDonell A011a

Modelling spontaneously with slabs and coils, each piece is unique, expressing an underlying sense of warmth and humanity.

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Sally Tully Ceramics B020

I specialise in alternative firing techniques including raku.

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Sarah Shorthouse Ceramics E083

My work is predominantly wheelthrown porcelain, that is cut, altered and re-assembled to form vessels inspired by natural geological forms.

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Sarah Villeneau Ceramics G108

Sarah handbuilds semi-abstract stoneware sculpture increasingly incorporating non-ceramic elements. The work is highly organic, tactile and intriguing.

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Sharon Griffin F100

Sharon's work is highly expressive, involving multiple layers of glaze and textures. Her work is about strength and fragility.

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Shirley Sheppard H118

Contemporary figurative wood fired figures and painted vessels in stoneware and porcelain.

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Simon Griffiths Sculpture Ltd A005

Unique impressionistic wildlife sculptures high fired, suitable for garden or interior.

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Sonya Ceramic Art D053

Unique ceramics inspired by nature: vases, planters, tableware and jewellery made using the impression from real leaves in porcelain and stoneware.

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Stephen Booton E077

Reduction fired stoneware wheel thrown.

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Steve Woodhead Ceramics H122

Steve makes a range of transitional and contemporary functional domestic stoneware.

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Sue Mundy A002

Using hand-building techniques Sue constructs individual forms inspired by the natural world.

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Tamar Rose Ceramics I132

Richly textured decorative hand-built porcelain, born of a fascination with dramatic forms - their textures, movement and silhouettes.

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Terrence Bunce E061

Oxidised and reduction fired stoneware, using slips and glazes with minerals and clay gathered from the mountains of Snowdonia.

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Tessa Wolfe Murray Ceramics I126

Slab-built vessels in white earthenware with stone impressions and textures, incised lines , slips, glazes and a controlled smoke-firing.

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The Ceramafacturers

Ian Siragher & Claudine Fiche - Our slipcast work explores the use of 3D printing to create unique shapes and forms with a wide range of glazes.

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The Nook Pottery - Lee Pollard B019

Functional ceramics, stoneware.

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TKJ Ceramics Ltd E082

Functional pottery, thrown on a momentum wheel and fired in gas reduction.

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Tony Laverick Ceramics H111

Porcelain vessels and jewellery decorated using glazes, slips and precious metals in multiple firings.

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Virginia Graham E084

Functional stoneware ceramics decorated with coloured slips and floral prints.

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Vivien Phelan E087

A quirky figurative ceramic artist with a penchant for English sayings, also creates bespoke personalised figures and animals.

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Wendy Campbell-Briggs E076

Using the simplicity of ceramic forms to express the fragility of our environment.

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Wendy Johnson Ceramics I123

Unique, original raku and naked raku handcrafted ceramics.

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Wendy Lawrence Ceramics C021

Sculptural ceramics for interior and exterior spaces.

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