Events

Upcoming Exhibitions & Shows

Date/Time Event
Potfest by the Lake at Compton Verney 2024 21/06/2024 - 23/06/2024
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Potfest by the Lake at Compton Verney 2024

21 – 23 June 2024

Potfest by the Lake is a flagship event in the Potfest calendar. Along with Potfest in the Park it is a selected event showcasing the very best work from acclaimed UK and international ceramic artists

Compton Verney is an historic house and well established, award-winning arts venue, set in 120 acres of stunning ‘Capability’ Brown parkland. Located just fifteen minutes from both Stratford upon Avon and Royal Leamington Spa, and less than 30 minutes’ drive from Coventry.

Admission tickets will be available to buy at the gate each day or in advance online. Ticket price includes access to the beautiful grounds. Top up tickets for Compton Verney galleries and exhibitions will be available. Parking is free at the venue and with a free shuttle bus from the car park. Accessible parking is also available.

(Please be aware that a number of the exhibitors may be unable to process credit and debit card transactions so it is recommended to bring cash and/or a cheque book as an alternative, it all depends on the phone signal.)

Tickets available here

Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Stratford on Avon United Kingdom, England

 

Previous Exhibitions & Shows

Date/Time Event
Ceramic Art London 2024 19/04/2024 - 21/04/2024
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Ceramic Art London 2024

19 – 21 April 2024
Kensington Olympia West

The international ceramics event back for its twentieth year

The UK’s most prestigious ceramics show returns in 2024 at a new venue

I am delighted and excited to be returning with my work to this terrific London event. I know it will be a joyful experience.  I will be showcasing some of my largest jars, raku and saggar fired, and a range of works from my current collections.

Find me at Stand 104

Hosted by the Craft Potters Association, Ceramic Art London is an international ceramics art fair bringing together over 118 of the best ceramic artists working today. Showcasing contemporary developments in ceramic practice, in addition to the popular Claytalks programme. I highly recommend getting your tickets well in advance, there are a lot of enthusiasts out there!

Entry on Friday morning is by advance ticket only, door sales will start at 1.00pm. This is to ease congestion and avoid waiting times as Friday morning is the most popular time. Tickets can be bought on the door all day for Saturday and Sunday depending on availability. Cash payments will not be taken on the door –  card transactions only.

Get tickets and full details here

London Olympia, Hammersmith Road , London United Kingdom,
Celebrating 25 Years of Making 17/01/2024
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Celebrating 25 Years of Making

JOIN OUR ONLINE EVENT and take the opportunity to hear Patricia Shone discuss her practice and inspirations, on Wednesday 17 January at 5pm (20 mins) via Zoom. Register now via the link here

The Scottish Gallery is delighted to present Patricia Shone’s 25 Years of Making, whose outstanding studio practice is inspired by the landscape of the Isle of Skye. Her work was recently acquired by the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

 

25 Years of Making 06/01/2024 - 27/01/2024
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

25 Years of Making

The Scottish Gallery

I have been making pottery on the Isle of Skye for 25 years. I am so happy to be celebrating this very personal anniversary with a solo show of new work at The Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh.  We will be publishing a small monograph of images, thoughts, reflections to accompany the show. I hope many of you will be able to join us at the Gallery.

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The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh Scotland,
Potfest by the Lake - at Compton Verney 23/06/2023 - 25/06/2023
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Potfest by the Lake – at Compton Verney

This is  new show for me and a recent addition to the Potfest calendar. It’s a fabulous venue of an historic house and arts centre set in ‘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.

Potfest admission tickets will be available to buy at the gate each day or in advance online. I will try to remember to post a link to that here as and when they go on sale. Ticket price includes access to the stunning grounds. Top up tickets for Compton Verney galleries and exhibitions will be available. Parking is free at the venue and there is a free shuttle bus from the car park. Accessible parking is also available.

 

(Please be aware that a number of the exhibitors may be unable to process credit and debit card transactions so it is recommended to bring cash and/or a cheque book as an alternative, it all depends on the phone signal.)

Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Stratford on Avon United Kingdom, England
Solo Ceramics Show at Beaux Arts Bath 27/02/2023 - 23/03/2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Solo Ceramics Show at Beaux Arts Bath

I am delighted to be showing my new work at Beaux Arts Bath. After a long slow year of making in 2022 I have managed to fire the kilns a few times to pull together this collection. I see the beginnings of new developments in the work but mainly I have been concentrating on refining my making and firing techniques.

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 city of Bath. It has a high reputation for showing the ceramics of UK and international artists working in clay.

Opening event Saturday 25th February between 1 pm and 4pm. I’m looking forward to seeing you there if you can make it. I will be at the show for a couple of hours as it opens, before heading North again to Skye.
The show runs from 27th February – 23rd March 2023 

12-13 York St, Bath BA1 1NG, 01225 464850 https://www.beauxartsbath.co.uk/

Beaux Arts Bath, 12-13 York Street, Bath United Kingdom,
Ceramic Art London 2022 08/04/2022 - 10/04/2022
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Ceramic Art London 2022

After two years absence, the UK’s best ceramics show will return in 2022

Finally, Ceramic Art London returns in April 2022. Once again taking over the the vast central concourse of Central Saint Martins’ Grade 2 listed Victorian Granary building.

I am delighted and excited to be returning with my work to this terrific London event. It has been a long two years and although I am feeling some trepidation about venturing out again to the big city, I know it will be a joyful experience.  Please get in touch if you know you’re coming and would like to meet. Find me on the corner at Stand 20

Hosted by the Craft Potters Association, Ceramic Art London is an international ceramics art fair bringing together over 100 of the best ceramic artists working today. Showcasing contemporary developments in ceramic practice, in addition to the popular Claytalks programme. After two years of Covid cancellations and a sell-out show in 2019, I highly recommend getting your tickets well in advance, there are a lot of desperate enthusiasts out there!

Get tickets and full details here

Central Saint Martins, Granary Square, Kings Cross, London United Kingdom,
Contemporary Raku 03/03/2022 - 26/03/2022
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Contemporary Raku

A joint exhibition to celebrate the publication of Contemporary Raku by renowned potter Stephen Murfitt. Contemporary Ceramics Centre in London is hosting this timely show which spans the spectrum of raku techniques. This exciting process has enthralled professionals and amateurs since it’s introduction to the West from Japan. I felt honoured to be asked to contribute and be given the chance to share my love of and interest in raku firing. It has lead me to many inspiring places in my work. The show also includes the work of Stephen Murfitt, David Roberts, Sebastian Blackie, Tim Andrews, Moyra Stewart, Kate Schuricht, Shaun Hall, Denise Brown, Peter Hayes and Bridget Johnson.

The show runs from 3rd – 26th March at the Contemporary Ceramics Centre, 63 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury London WC1B 3BF

https://www.contemporaryceramics.uk/

The book is available direct from Crowood Press or any good online book seller.

Contemporary Ceramics Centre, 63 Great Russell Street, Holborn United Kingdom,
Masterclass at The Clay Loft, Stroud 10/10/2020 - 11/10/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Masterclass at The Clay Loft, Stroud

Hand building with a difference!

I am delighted to have been invited to the Clay Loft for a masterclass. My second only in 10 years! I plan to show some of the inspirations for my work from the Isle of Skye, and show some of the techniques I use to create the textured pieces. There will be a hands on opportunity too.

 

Find out all the details here The Clay Loft

 

The Clay Loft, Inchbrook Mill, Gyddynap Lane, Nailsworth United Kingdom,
Realising Form - Make Hauser & Wirth 09/04/2020 - 31/08/2020

Realising Form – Make Hauser & Wirth

‘Realising Form’ invites six makers from across the British Isles and Ireland. The artists share a rigorous and intuitive approach to unearthing objects and vessels, handcrafted in clay, iron, concrete, glass and Jesmonite. The online exhibition explores material possibilities from individual locations and attests to the maker’s personal methodology. The work demonstrates an expressive response to landscape and nature, architecture and the impact of human experience in the finished work.

Featured makers include: Malgorzata Bany (London, UK), Daniel Freyne (Clackmannan, Scotland), Harry Morgan (Manchester, UK), Nuala O’Donovan (Cork, Ireland), Sue Paraskeva (Isle of Wight, UK), Patricia Shone (Isle of Skye, Scotland).

visit the exhibition online here

+ 44 (0) 758 467 9439
+ 44 (0) 1749 814 584
Make Hauser & Wirth Somerset, 13 High Street, Bruton United Kingdom,
The Texture of Constance and Change 02/04/2020 - 02/05/2020

The Texture of Constance and Change

The Stratford Gallery – Ceramics by Patricia Shone, Paintings by Charlie Leal

I delivered work to this gallery in the nick of time before the world went into lockdown. Fortunately Emma and Howard have good experience with online exhibitions and you will be able to view all the pieces on their website when the show opens. For  preview images follow them on Instagram @the_stratford_gallery

Listen out for a podcast interview about the work and life.

Update – New small pieces available from 22nd April 2020

The Stratford Gallery, 32 Sheep Street, Stratford upon Avon United Kingdom,