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What's On at Earth & Fire 2018.....

Talks & Demonstrations Programme 2018

FRIDAY

All the Talks & Demonstrations will take place in the Harley pottery Studio within the Earth & Fire site.

Meet and talk to the best potters from across the UK and mainland Europe

 

Browse and buy from 140 stalls made up of Individual potters, Newcomer shared stalls, Student stalls, Ceramic Trade stalls, Media exhibitors and the ever popular tombola!

 

Listen and learn from the talks and demonstrations in the Pottery Studio on Friday and Saturday

 

Have a go yourself and get your hands dirty all day Sunday

12:00

Demonstration by

 

Daniel Boyle

Vapour Glazed Work

 

A personal approach to vapour glazing, throwing and assembling work

 

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14:30

Talk by

 

Svend Bayer

One Year On

 

The first year of firings and development of the climbing kiln at Kigbeare Manor

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15:30

Talk by

 

Robyn Cove

Not Just for Pretty

 

Making new work in response to the collection of Michael Cardew pots at Aberystwyth University

SATURDAY

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11:00

Talk by

 

Matthew Blakeley

Mashiko Rocks

 

Using the local rocks and clays of Mashiko, Japan

 

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12:00

Talk by

 

Tom Kemp

Writing on Pots

 

A historical partnership between ephemeral inscriptions and durable ceramics.

 

 

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13:00

Demonstration by

 

Emily Myers

Carving and Faceting

 

The techniques of faceting and carving leather hard pots and throwing tall forms

 

 

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14:30

Demonstration by

 

Jennifer Hall

Surfaces

 

Creating textures, decorative slip trailing and sgraffito techniques.

 

 

15:30

Demonstration by

 

David Wright

Simply take a lump of clay...

 

Handbuilding with the minimum of tools.

 

 

 

Sunday is get your hands dirty day!!.....

Help will be on hand in the Pottery Studio on Sunday from 10:00 to 16:00, for you to explore the magic of clay for yourself.

 

Have some fun, get the feel of clay between your fingers and make an impressed tile or a pinch pot animal.

 

You can take it away for free or pay a small charge for it to be fired and picked up later.

 

Suitable for both adults and younger visitors.

11:00

Demonstration by

 

Steve Booton

My Love of Moon Jars.

 

Throwing Moon Jars, both one piece and two piece.

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13:00

Demonstration by

 

Nick Marsh

Making & Decorating

 

Decorating a pit fired vessel with slips, using masking techniques