Potfest Scotland

Start date: June 9, 2023
End date: June 11, 2023
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Scone Palace, Perth PH2 6BD


This is our 26th year in Scotland and our 11th year at Scone – the home of the Stone of Destiny.

Under large marquees across the Palace lawns, meet the 90 studio ceramics artists taking part. Wander Scone’s grounds, gardens and pinetum. Talk to the makers, discover what fuels their passion for clay and buy direct. Make a full day of your visit and soak up all things clay at this Scottish celebration of ceramics.

New work at Beaux Arts Bath

Start date: June 17, 2023
End date: July 15, 2023
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Beaux Arts Bath, 12-13 York Street, Bath BA1 1NG

Beaux Arts Bath is a contemporary art gallery showing paintings, sculpture and ceramics. Founded in 1979, it is the longest established independent gallery in the architectural jewel of the West Country that is Bath. Situated in a listed Georgian building on York Street, it is adjacent to the Abbey and the Roman Baths.

Paul will be showing 43 new works alongside paintings by Bobbie Russon and sculpture by Beth Carter.

Potfest by the Lake – Compton Verney

Start date: June 23, 2023
End date: June 25, 2023
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Compton Verney, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ


Potfest by the Lake – Compton Verney will showcase outstanding ceramic artists under a number of large, open-sided marquees on immaculate lawns, overlooking the stunning lake.

Compton Verney is an historic house and well-established, award-winning, arts venue set in 120 acres of stunning Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown parkland. Located just fifteen minutes from both Stratford upon Avon and Royal Leamington Spa, and less than 30 minutes’ drive from Coventry, Potfest by the Lake – Compton Verney is an exciting opportunity to visit an artisan ceramics market, showcasing the work of 90 of the UK’s finest ceramics makers.

Summer Open Studio – Fireworks Clay Studios

Date: July 1, 2023
Time: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Fireworks Clay Studios, 24 Tudor Lane, Cardiff CF11 6AZ
Open Studio

We’re very excited to announce that our Summer Open day will be on Saturday 1st July 2023. 

This year, over 15 members will be in house so there will be something for everyone to see.  Our spaces will be open for you to look around, chat to the artists, eat our very tasty cakes and purchase some amazing artworks for yourself, your family and your friends.

Celebrating Ceramics

Start date: July 14, 2023
End date: July 16, 2023
Time: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Location: Waterperry Gardens, Oxford

Celebrating Ceramics is an artist led event, showcasing the very best in the world of contemporary ceramics. This fine selection of artistic talent is set against the backdrop of Waterperry House and Gardens. Understand the creative talent first-hand with demonstrations from some of the artists. Meet and purchase directly from 140 of the leading ceramic artists. There will also be an amazing range of food, drink and music to complement your day.

Winter Show 2023 at Velarde Gallery

Start date: November 10, 2023
End date: January 6, 2024
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: 86 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, South Devon, TQ7 1PP

“Our talented artists and makers are the heart of our business. Their work is selected and curated by our experienced and knowledgeable Velarde team. Our programme of events will include six principal shows per year in our beautiful open plan gallery space. Each show will feature a group exhibition in Gallery 1 and a solo or featured exhibition in Gallery 2.”

Winter Craft Collection at New Ashgate Gallery

Start date: November 12, 2023
End date: January 6, 2024
Time: 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Location: New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7PS

New Ashgate Gallery champions the best of contemporary art and craft providing an unparalleled resource in Farnham, Surrey and beyond.

The Winter Craft Collection presents a curated range of unique, local and nationally renowned craft. Treat yourself to something new for your home or buy gifts for your loved ones. Pop in, browse and shop away from the crowds. You’ll be supporting a local gallery and small creative artist businesses if you do, as well as finding something special.

Porcelain and stoneware Cylinders with tapered rims, displayed as part of Flux and Poise at Ruthin Craft Centre 2021
Porcelain and stoneware Cylinders with tapered rims, displayed as part of Flux and Poise at Ruthin Craft Centre 2021

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