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Winter shows and open studios!

Where did the year go? I feel like I just got started and here I am about to invite you to the Christmas shows! There’s lots happening over the next few weeks and behind the scenes I am getting ready to launch a new collection in January. So if you’d like a civilised Christmas shopping event this year then there is a wonderful show in Cambridge at the Unitarian Church hall on November 25th, Burwash Art will be holding a gorgeous exhibition through December and I am having a Christmas open studios every Saturday from November 30th with workshops, coffee and mince pies! If you aren’t local then check out my worldwide stockists or buy online using the links on the left hand side of the website!

Monday 25th November 1-8.30pm Cambridge Christmas ‘13 at the Unitarian Church Hall, Victoria street, Cambridge, CB1 1JW (free admission). A wonderful Christmas show with 16 makers in a central cambridge location

Burwash Winter Show @Burwash Art, Burwash Manor Farm, Barton Cambridge from November 29th to December 29th 10-5 everyday. A beautiful selection of paintings, jewellery and ceramics in the gallery at Burwash Farm.

November 30th, December 7th, 14th and 21st 10-1pm Christmas open studios at 29 Kidman’s Yard, Primrose St, Cambridge. There will be an exhibition of work by my ceramics students and the jewellery class with lovely work for sale by the Cyrenians pottery group (supporting Homeless people in Cambridge), ceramics by Jayne Clough, jewellery by Bek Genery, textiles by Lucy Carlson and ceramics by Rachel Dormor. We will also be hosting workshops in ceramics, textiles and jewellery each Saturday which are £3 per person and bookable in advance-
book here!

December 13th 6-9pm Christmas fair at Chesterton School, Gilbert Road Cambridge

Spring workshops
The evening classes start again w/c 20th January but places are limited so I am offering more weekend classes. There is also an early bird jewellery class with Bek Genery, starting subject to numbers, Wednesday January 22nd 5-7pm (£130 per term plus silver) and a Thursday daytime ceramics class run by Jayne Clough starting Thursday 23rd January 10-12pm (£135 per term inc basic materials).

Are you thinking of starting a business in the new year? I’m running a series of workshops for creative business and also offering mentoring support for people ready to take the next step. Subjects include: pricing your work, selling and marketing, trade fairs and shows, cash flow and cost modelling- details below!

Here’s a taster of the spring workshops….

January 2014
Writing a business plan January 18th 10-12.30 £35
Decal workshop for evening class students Sat 25th January 2-5pm £45 includes A3 sheet of decals for your own ceramics.
Decal workshop, design and print your own ceramic decals. Sunday January 26th 10-4 and Feb 8th 10-12.30 £110 includes a bowl, plate, mug and A3 sheet of decals from your own designs.

February 2014
Throwing for beginners February 2nd 10-4 £100 (3 places only)
Cash flow forecasting, pricing and cost modelling February 9th 10-12.30 £35

March 2014
Throwing weekend March 1st and 2nd 10-4 £200 (3 places only)
Porcelain handbuilding day- jugs and vases March 8th 10-4pm £70
Make your own wedding favours in porcelain March 9th 10-4pm £70
Selling and marketing, trade fairs and shows March 16th 10-12.30 £35
Mould making workshop- making plaster moulds for slip casting and press moulding March 30th 10-4pm £70

April 2014
Slip casting with porcelain April 26th 10-4pm £70

May 2014
Sketchbook booster session, make and fill a sketchbook in a day May 3rd 10-4pm £70

Pottery parties and one to one/ two to one tuition available all year round Saturdays 10-30-12.30 or 2-4pm, Sundays by arrangement.

November 14, 2013   No Comments