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What We’re Doing in Lockdown

Posted on: April 16th, 2020

So … just as we were about to do the British Craft Trade Fair 2020 in Harrogate, Lock down happened. Rob attended Top Drawer in January this year and supplied pots to many customers, we were ready with new work to do the show, and then This…

So since this has happened, Rob is unable to go to the workshop in Boyton, so we have been doing certain jobs which we have put off for months! and I have had a few days making. I am now glazing and decorating, for a couple of orders which I will send when Brewery Arts in Cirencester opens and The Craft Shop in Newcastle.

Last year at the Devon Guild I supplied several bowls called “This Summer” to the Summer Exhibition, so as part of my making now I am going to submit several bowls called “This Spring” decorated with flowers and seedlings coming through just now.

So … we have to try and look ahead.

The BCTF are hoping to put on an online interactive show in June around the 21st and 22nd, to enable galleries to buy for Christmas.

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, in Bovey Tracey, are working to promote work on a new online presence whilst the lock down is on.

Rob is exhibiting at Art in Clay in Farnham 14th to 15th November 2020

Then BCTF 2021!!

So it’s all very different…

Our Summer Activities

Posted on: August 28th, 2019

We have been busy making for galleries all year!

Vicky

Vicky is exhibiting in the Summer show at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen, with some new designs.

I have been doing some watercolour paintings, which in turn is reflected in my new decoration on my pots!

Rob

Rob has an exhibition at Beaux Arts Bath.

Rob is using new colours on his Raku pots.

Upcoming Exhibition

We are Exhibiting at Olympia in September 8th to 10th Top Drawer in Craft.

Stand of Robs work at Olympia

Stand of Robs work at Olympia

Upcoming Exhibition and New Work

Posted on: March 20th, 2019

We are exhibiting at the British Craft Trade Fair  7th 8th and 9th April 2019, Stand Number 140.

As spring arrives I have been throwing terracotta plant pots.

Decorated earthenware cups with echinacea and daisy pattern
Cherry bowl

The pots I have been making are finely thrown, some decorated with flowers, and some undecorated

We have a workshop at the Ginger piggery Boyton, near Warminster as well as a workshop at our home.

Rob has been introducing many new colours and shapes into his designs, and continues to Raku fire.

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