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Please note that this site has been updated but is still not quite completed on 19th June 2015

President-Joe Finch

Hon. Member - Henry Sandon

About the Association


Our aim is to promote the sharing and communication of ideas, techniques

 and experiences among those interested in ceramics


The Midlands Potters Association is a non profit making organisation and is run by a volunteer committee which meets six times a year


Founded in 1980 the membership has grown from 35 to almost 130.  The membership spans ten counties in the Midlands area and also has members in Wales, Scotland and overseas.  The Honorary President is Joe Finch and Henry Sandon is an Honorary Member.  Membership is open to everyone interested in ceramics whether you are a professional, student, complete beginner, hobbyist, workshop group, collector, gallery or supplier.


If you have an enthusiasm for the making and firing of clay, please join us.


For general enquiries please contact admin@midlandspotters.co.uk

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FRI 3 – SUN 5 JULY 2015

Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Mid Wales, UK



The 2015 International Ceramics Festival, the UK’s leading festival of ceramics, will take place at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre on the mid-Wales coast over the weekend of Friday 3 – Sunday 5 July 2015.

The well-established festival has become a highlight on the crafts calendar since its launch in 1987 and offers both hobbyists, leading potters and ceramic artists the opportunity to meet distinguished international practitioners.

The line-up for the 15th International Ceramics Festival, one of the world’s greatest ceramic events, has been secured by organisers North and South Wales Potters and Aberystwyth Arts Centre and features guest artists from Thailand, India, Spain, France, Philippines, Serbia, Canada and the USA – it is truly an international event!

Passes for the Festival weekend can be booked online via the festival’s website www.internationalceramicsfestival.org or by calling Aberystwyth Arts Centre’s ticket office on 01970 62 32 32.

Full price weekend tickets are £135 (concessions available) and single day tickets start at £75.


Natalie Thomas / Account Manager

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