Throwing Courses 2013

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2013 has certainly been a very memorable and important year in many ways. Looking out of the window this morning with just a brief flurry of snow – perhaps a momentary glimpse of a hard winter ahead. The autumn has indeed offered a plentiful bounty of nuts and berries and the colours still clearly visible are resplendent. The summer too was memorable this year as unusually for South West Wales it really was dry for much of the time.

throwing bowlsIt is on reflection of the summer months that my mind is cast back to my first year of hosting pottery courses here at Waun Hir. It has been a long held ambition to run courses and three were held one in May, June and July.
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Ceramics in the City

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I’ve just thrown the last few pots for next week’s trip to London. That gives me seven days to finish, dry and fire twice – not the best plan in the world, but some how it always seems to be like this with the few deadlines each year that I can’t move! (Shows, Christmas and perhaps the odd wedding list or two). Thankfully though I’ve actually got plenty of pots already, I just can’t help making a few more.

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Ceramics In The City 2010

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The Geffrye Museum is housed in elegant 18th century almshouses with a contemporary wing where Waun Hir Pottery will be showing its work at a three-day selling event featuring 50 potters.

Thursday 16th September Preview 6 – 8.30pm
Friday 17th September 10am – 5pm
Saturday 18th September 10am – 5pm
Sunday 19th September 12 noon – 5pm

The ninth year of Ceramics in the City at the Geffrye Museum
16th Sept – 19th Sept 2010

Domestic Contemporaries CAA

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An exhibition focusing on the functional aspects of tableware within Ceramics, Glass and Silver.

I will be showing my work at Contemporary Applied Arts in the heart of London’s West End.

Group exhibition presenting the work of some of the most renowned names in applied arts today along with younger makers.

Domestic Contemporaries
Contemporary Applied Arts
2 Percy Street
London W1T 1DD

22nd Jan 2010 – 13th Feb 2010

Meet the Makers Winter Fair 2008

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Why not visit Llandeilo for the last day of this year’s Festival of Senses.
Things to do on Saturday 22nd November include: a visit to “The Best of Carmarthenshire” food market situated throughout the town, cookery demonstrations at the Cawdor’s courtyard, Christmas gift market at The Castle Hotel, and the Meet the Makers Christmas Fair at the Civic Hall.
Carmarthenshire makers including Waun Hir Pottery will be selling their wares.

Meet the Makers Winter Fair 2008
Saturday 22nd November 9-5pm

Christmas Festival of Senses

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This year will see Llandeilo host the second annual Festival of Senses.
The 5 day event includes a Mini Ceramica festival on Tuesday 18th. Waun Hir Pottery along with several other potters will be selling its wares and there will also be pottery making in the Cawdor Courtyard.

Llandeilo Christmas Festival of Senses 2008
18th – 22nd November

Ceramics in the City 2007

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Waun Hir Pottery will be once again showing its wares this Autumn in the Geffrye Museum. Less than a mile from the first pottery workshop in Hoxton Square, London.
Now in its sixth year Ceramics in the City showcases the work of 45 selected ceramicists. Offering visitors the chance to buy, chat to makers and watch demonstrations.

Ceramics in the City 6 2007
Fri 21 September 12 noon – 8 pm
Sat 22 September 10 am – 5 pm
Sun 23 September 12 noon – 5 pm