Past Exhibitions

Let it Slip

Thursday 26th May - Saturday 18th June 2022

Let it Slip is a joint exhibition featuring the works of Prue Cooper, Hannah McAndrew, and Sean Miller as they celebrate their new slipware.

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Ruth King

Ruth King
Thursday 28th April - Saturday 21st May 2022

Ruth King trained at Camberwell in the mid 1970s and has been hand-building pots for over 40 years.

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Sandy Brown

Sandy Brown
Thursday 31st March - Saturday 23rd April 2022

Sandy Brown’s internationally recognised, joyful and celebratory, work brings together form, colour and decoration to create playful paintings upon her ceramic pieces.

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Thursday 3rd March - Saturday 26th March 2022

This exhibition features the work of six of the ceramicists featured in Stephen Murfitt’s book, Contemporary Raku.

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New Members

Thursday 3rd February - Saturday 26th February 2022

Our New Members Exhibition is filled with both converging and diverging aesthetic approaches. As our most diverse collection of the year, it features a variety of works from the vibrant colours and clean lines of Graham Williamson, to the looser organic forms of Kirsty Macrae. From the subtle shaped salt glazed tableware of Ian Morrison to the hand-formed unglazed sculptural pieces of Mitch Pilkington.

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Clive Bowen

Clive Bowen
Thursday 21st October - Saturday 13th November 2021

Clive Bowen is one of Britain’s finest studio potters. He is internationally known and respected for his powerful yet intimate pieces, with his works widely exhibited in the UK and throughout Europe, North America and Japan.

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lines in motion

Ashraf Hanna
Thursday 23rd September - Saturday 16th October 2021

Award-winning artist, Ashraf Hanna works with the vessel to explore relations between profile, line, and space. Using a process of handbuilding, and working with colour and texture, Hanna examines the juxtaposition of sharp lines and soft curves. Lines in Motion brings together a collection of new work with an emphasis on the bowl-form.

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The Elemental Landscape

Sarah Jenkins, Patricia Shone
Thursday 26th August - Saturday 18th September 2021

This group show features raw and tactile work by two accomplished makers who both use clay to express their responses to the land.

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40 Years in Clay

Anna Lambert
Thursday 29th July - Saturday 21st August 2021

Anna Lambert presents a new collection of handbuilt earthenware ceramics evoking the power of place. Her works are three-dimensional paintings, in which considered forms merge with surface scenes of trees, field edges and orchards.

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Salt and Soda

Jeremy Steward, Ruthanne Tudball
Thursday 1st July - Saturday 24th July 2021

Ruthanne Tudball and Jeremy Steward each have longstanding careers in ceramics creating work that feels organic and holds an earthy authenticity. Jeremy wood fires and salt glazes his work while Ruthanne is renowned for her soda glaze firing, both resulting in rich, layered surfaces.

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Tanya Gomez, Jenny Southam, Richard Wilson

Tanya Gomez, Jenny Southam, Richard Wilson
Thursday 27th May - Saturday 26th June 2021

Bringing together the joy of colour with bold and creative shapes, this exhibition celebrates the versatility of clay as seen in expressive statement ceramics. The show features recent work by three high-profile makers.

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Visceral Connections

Sue Hanna, Antonia Salmon
Thursday 29th April - Saturday 22nd May 2021

Sue Hanna and Antonia Salmon are renowned for their sculptural abstract ceramics, both creating strong forms with dynamic smoke-fired surfaces. These works are displayed in high-profile collections across the UK and internationally.

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Matthew Chambers – Revolve and Twist

Matthew Chambers
Thursday 1st April - Sunday 25th April 2021

Matthew Chambers is an internationally recognised ceramic artist creating mesmerising sculptures that draw the eye into the deepest depth of each piece.

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Ashley Howard – Gathered Thoughts

Ashley Howard
Thursday 4th February - Saturday 27th March 2021

Ashley Howard is an award winning ceramic artist and dedicated teacher creating porcelain vessels informed by Far-Eastern and homespun pottery traditions.

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Christmas Gifts

Wednesday 11th November - Thursday 31st December 2020

Our Christmas Gift Collection will change weekly, bringing together carefully chosen pieces by many of our most collectable artists each time, to highlight our broad range of handcrafted pieces perfect for presents. 

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Emotions of the Inorganic

Akiko Hirai
Thursday 22nd October - Saturday 14th November 2020

This solo exhibition celebrates the work of Akiko Hirai featuring her practical and decorative ceramic ware. Her Japanese cultural background and aesthetics strongly influence this collection while each piece is also perfectly rooted in contemporary designs.

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A Continuous Line

Adam Frew
Thursday 24th September - Saturday 17th October 2020

This solo exhibition features the work of Adam Frew, a potter based in rural Northern Ireland. Working in porcelain Adam creates thrown functional and large one-off pots with intricate, colourful, markings.

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Paper, Scissors, Slip

Sophie MacCarthy, Richard Phethean
Thursday 27th August - Saturday 19th September 2020

Sophie MacCarthy and Richard Phethean’s established careers have embraced bold decoration and a joyous approach to colour through the use of slip on their earthenware pieces. In this exhibition Sophie’s classic forms and intricate stencil decoration sit well together with Richard’s meticulous abstract designs on curious constructed shapes.

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Lisa Hammond MBE

Lisa Hammond
Wednesday 29th July - Saturday 22nd August 2020

Lisa Hammond MBE, a pioneer of soda-glaze firing, combines strong uncomplicated forms with tactile surfaces.

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Modern Classics by Paul Philp

Paul Philp
Thursday 9th July - Saturday 25th July 2020

Paul Philp unites refined classic forms with highly tactile surfaces to create pieces of strong individual identity.

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