Events and Calendar
Raku Firing Event
This was held at JoJo Rowley’s garden in Ockley, Surrey during her Open Studio.
The event was blessed by perfect weather and attracted 70 bookings from people who then were able to glaze a pot and have it fired in a raku kiln for them
Claire Waterhouse’s Portable Pottery also supplied her own kiln and team so that this event could take place. We had some very good results and hopefully some very happy new potters
Annual General Meeting
Our AGM was held on Friday 14th September at Terri’s. A good attendance and a new member Lene Rydon has kindly agreed to join the Committee
Our annual Pit Firing was held on the weekend of 8th/9th September. JoJo and Nigel worked hard to ensure that everyone had a successsful and fun day. See our Social Activities section.
Jane Silk -
20th October 2019
Geoffrey Swindell -
Fired Works Our recent, very successful group exhibition at Haslemere Educational Museum.
Fourteen members exhibited here including seven members exhibiting with the society for the first time -
Surrey Artists Open Studios A group event in Mary Lindon’s Garden. 1st, 2nd,9th,13th-
Obvara Firing -
It has to be said that our first experiment with this fascinating technique using our raku kiln and a rather magical formula (which seems more culinary than pottery) had mixed results!
Some spectacular, some disappointing and some frankly hilarious. (You MUST have a look at this Video)
Christmas Lunch Party
Super Bring and Share lunch at East Clandon Village Hall. What you can do with Play Dough!
13th July 2019
Raku Firing for Members. Your opportunity to join fellow members for a raku firing day at jojo’s. More to follow
1st August 2019
Pit Pot Prep Day a sociable day preparing items for the pit firing. In Jan’s garden or studio access to wheel, slab roller & extruder & lots of advice from your fellow members.
4th August 2019
7th & 8th Sept 2019
Pit FiringJojo and Nigel again will let us all become pyromaniacs in their garden. Start collecting wood for this event!
Barrel Firing Some great colours and effects from an experimental Barrel Firing. Using two full sized drums for a sort of above ground pit fire plus two half barrels for some smoke firing we achieved some remarkable effects. Lots of colour and almost no breakages.