Shiny new kiln

18 years ago I returned to potting, and myself and my non-potting partner built a raku kiln from an old oil drum. I thought it would do whilst I worked out what I wanted to make and how I wanted to fire. Castro kiln has finally been retired and put out to graze, there he…

Earth & Fire International Ceramics Fair 2016

Earth & Fire International Ceramics Fair, 2016 Rufford Abbey Country Park Ollerton Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF 24 – 26 June 2016 Earth & Fire web site

Ceramic Art London 2016

Ceramic Art London 2016 THE LEADING FAIR FOR CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS Presented by The Craft Potters Association in partnership with Ceramic Review Patricia is exhibiting for the first time at this exciting show. 8 – 10 April 2016 Ceramic Art london

Craft & Design Selected Gold Award 2012: Ceramics

Craft & Design Selected Gold Award 2012: Ceramics These highly regarded national awards, first launched in 2009, are based on an Online Public Vote for British and Irish designer makers with work represented in Selected, craft&design’s prestigious online gallery at The Public Vote determines six finalists in each of six categories. Specialist Invited Judges,…

From Cumbria to Japan

In May 2013 we fired the anagama at Higham Hall for the last time. During the less stressful of those long and eventful 60 hours we joked about having to go to Japan instead of doing our autumn firing. As the hours passed and we faced a firing which wouldn’t go above 1000 on the…