Category Archives: Scottish Potters association

Forty Years of the Scottish Potters Association

This Saturday a new exhibition opened at The Barony Centre in West Kilbride. It is to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the Scottish Potters Association. Forty years ago the Scottish Potters Association was born when a group of potters at … Continue reading

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Dan Finnegan: For One Day Only

This Saturday saw the Scottish Potters Association host a one day “American Tea Party” workshop at my pottery. The demonstrator extraordinaire was none other than Mr Dan Finnegan. Here he is, trying to blend in with the natives of this … Continue reading

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American Teaparty Workshop

I have a certain Mr Dan Finnegan coming here on the 23rd June to give a workshop at my place and you would be most welcome. It is free to members of the Scottish Potters Association and £20 to none … Continue reading

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Drowning in Jugs

This jug was meant to have something else entirely on it but I wasn’t concentrating when I stirred the slip and didn’t realise till it was too late that it was too thick for what I wanted. So it ended … Continue reading

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All I need now is a hammock…

A small kiln shed extension was fashioned this weekend while I was away at Kindrogan. I like it, perfect for a hammock so as I can lie in it and pretend I’m lying on Ron’s porch in North Carolina, either … Continue reading

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Jug-Tastic Tuesday

Well, I’ve an order for 60 jugs to make at the moment, the customer is great as they don’t want them all at once and in a rush which is wonderful. Especially as this was the first one that I … Continue reading

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Scottish Potters at Kindrogan

This weekend I have mostly been demonstrating what I do. I was invited by the Scottish Potters Association to be one of their three demonstrators for the annual Spring weekend at Kindrogan in Perthshire. The other two were Jim Robison … Continue reading

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Sunny monday & SPA

Sunny sunny monday so I played truant this morning and went for a bike ride, how could I not take advantage of this fabulous weather that we are having. October and it’s warm and bright and lovely, soak it up … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Gaff, jugs, JustArt, pancheons, Scottish Potters association | 2 Comments

Surprise!

It all seems to be happening very slow-ly at the mo-ment. I don’t seem to be making huge progress with anything but yet seem to be silly busy with lots of things. It’s suddenly that time again and the Scottish … Continue reading

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Welcome home

These little ladies were out waiting to welcome me home from London yesterday (except I took the picture this morning as it was dark when I came home but I’m sure they were there in spirit. Kindrogan was good, as … Continue reading

Posted in Bridget Drakeford, British Musuem, Heritage Crafts Association, Kindrogan, Nicholas Marsh, Owen Jones, Paul Young, Scottish Potters association, Victoria and Albert Museum | 7 Comments