Category Archives: Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

Here I am home again from the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, I’ve been back a day or two but I’m shattered and not been feeling too great so it’s been a slow return. I had a great time away … Continue reading

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Jug Tastic!

Well I’m almost ready, a few more pots to price and wrap and then the van to pack and the journey south begins. It’s not too huge a journey but it’s big enough. There was a time when I did … Continue reading

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Big Bang!

I had a bit of a fright this evening, I’d been slowly using the kiln all day to dry out some pots before I put them on the proper firing schedule. At about 6pm I turned the kiln on to … Continue reading

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Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

The new website for the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair is now live, listing all the many and varied exhibitors and details of how to find the show and how to book tickets. It’s whizzing up fast so get it … Continue reading

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GMT

Here we are back to good old GMT time which means that it’s starting to get dark at something awful like a quarter to 5 in the afternoon. I’m taking a deep breath as we plunge into the winter darkness. … Continue reading

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Away Again

Tomorrow morning early I’ll be off again, this time down to Manchester where I spent a lot of time, both at uni and for a couple of years working in a gallery there after I graduated. The show, the Great … Continue reading

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Visitors – more!

Phil McMenemy my good friend and great photographer cam over this afternoon. He is also involved in this exhibition coming up The Twelve Pots of Christmas at the McGill Duncan Gallery. Twelve pots by me, eleven being decorated by other … Continue reading

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Fair Frenzy

It’s nearly here, the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair and the chaos that always precedes a show is ongoing. You’d have thought that I would start to get slightly better at all this but it always seems to be a … Continue reading

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Moneybox Mayhem

Money box mayhem this morning, they got more and more detailed as I went on, hmmm that helped me get as much as I could done today – not! Makes for more exciting pots though. The next show for me … Continue reading

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Many more to come

This morning on my ride to work the grass was white with frost, the sky was clear and blue, my eyes were stinging with the cold and by the time I got to work my fingers were numb even through … Continue reading

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