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What's on.....

Talks & Demonstrations Programme 2017

10am to 5 pm Daily

 

 - Over 100 Potters' market stalls

 

- Talks & Demonstrations Programme

 

- Free prize Draws & Tombola

 

- Artisan Food Producer Stalls

 

- Fabulous Lunches and coffee

 

- The Harley Open exhibition

Buy your tickets on the door £5 per person including event guide

Blakely

FRIDAY 23 June

11:00

Richard Heeley

 

Brush Strokes

 

 

Decorating with cobalt blue pigments on porcelain

12:00

David Frith

 

The Art of Throwing

 

 

A life at the wheel

 

 

14:00  - Talk

Svend Bayer

 

The Creative Force of Fire

 

The building of The Kigbeare Kiln

15:00

Wendy Lawrence

 

Carving Textures

 

 

Hand builing sculptural textured forms

SATURDAY 24 June

11:00  - Talk

Alex McErlain

 

Getting to know Pots...

...using handmade pots at home

 

The ever changing nature of tableware and its use.

12:00

Fleen Doran

 

Folded Pots

 

 

Using Slabs and stamps to create for the home

13:00

Arwyn Jones

 

Creating for the Kitchen

 

Throwing, carving and turning to make a Lemon Juicer.

14:00  - Talk

Roger Lewis

 

Developing ideas with Clay

 

How one idea can lead on to the next

15:00

Annie Peaker

 

Built by Hand

 

 

Sculptural handbuilding

SUNDAY 25 June

11:00 - Talk

Alex McErlain

 

Getting to know Pots...

...has everything been done before.

 

Artists Inspired by the past creating for the present

12:00

Paul Jessop

 

Sane people Quit!

 

 

 

The trials and tribulations of a production potter.

13:00 - Talk

Matthew Blakely

 

The Colours of Britain

 

 

Using the varied geology of Britain to make pots and glazes

14:00

Anna Mercedes Wear

 

Slab-Building Cats

 

 

 

From 2D to 3D: How to build a clay animal from flattened components.

15:00

Akiko Hirai

 

A Personal View of Japanese Ceramics

 

 

Japanese aesthetics and culture in relation to ceramics.

Heeley Frith Bayer LAWRENCE McERLAIN 2 Doran Jones Lewis PEAKER McERLAIN 3 Blakeley HIRAI jessop

Full List of 2017 Exhibitors....

Find out more about who you can meet this year

SC Stephen Parry and Fritz Rossman

All the Talks & Demonstrations will take place in the Harley Ceramics Studio within the Earth & Fire Site.

 

The first session each day, by Alex McErlain, will be of specific interest to those new to studio ceramics, who would like to understand more about the work on show at Earth & Fire.

Wear Demo