Clay Book Making

We need you’re help to create 800 clay books for the Knowledge is Power the 6 Towns installation.

Join us with Katie Leonard and Rhiannon Ewing Jones at the British Ceramics Biennial ceramics studio, other volunteers and members of the public in making clay books that represent books from the 6 Towns Collection in libraries throughout Stoke-on-Trent.

Ceramic Review

Ceramic Review is the international magazine for ceramic art. Presenting the latest news and views on ceramics globally, it is an invaluable repurce for ceramic artists, potters, colectors, curators, students and anyone with a passion for and interest in ceramics. 

Heart Beat – Exchange project between UK and India

In January 2017 a group of artists came together for an intensive 2 week residency in a remote village in rural Maharastra. Warli painters, artists and craft workers, a musician, filmaker, story teller, designers and ceramic artists, collaborated in creating an installation in the landscape of the village, as a collective response to the idea of establishing an art centre as a site for the preservation and development of Warli cultural creative practice.

Opening Up, Moving In, Moving On

Across the UK, the last decade has seen sustained growth in makerspaces and communal studios where artists and makers share equipment, skills and inspiration. Stoke-on-Trent is no exception to this trend. On the occasion of the 5th British Ceramics Biennial, Jo Ayre, BCB’s Resident Artist and Studio Manager resident will host: Opening Up, Moving In, Moving On. A half day event exploring the role of shared studio space within professional practice (Book Now

Johnson Tiles

Established in 1901, Johnson Tiles are the UK's leading manufacturer of ceramic tiles, their experienced design team travel the worlld to source products to enhance their portfolio. With over 100 years experience Johnson Tiles has a long history of market leadership. With a dedicated in-house design team and UK based production facilities.

World Of Wedgwood

Visit World of Wedgwood to experience the Wedgwood Brand. World of Wedgwood aims is to bring the history and heritage of Wedgwood to thier visitors in a genuinely inspiring, sophisticated and elegant way. Featuring a V&A museum collection, factory tour, contemporary tea room, restaurant and the Wedgwood Flagship retail store, the World of Wedgwood is an opportunity to 'learn by doing', to shop, eat and explore...

FREE Entry to WoW museum during BCB festival 

Emma Bridgewater

Emma Bridgewater Ltd is run by Emma and her husband Matthew Rice, and designs come from both of them. Emma Bridgewater is very much a family business and a lot of their ideas come from Emma and Matthew’s everyday life with their four children. All their pottery is made in their own factory Stoke-on-Trent, the traditional home of British pottery.


Formed in 1971, KMF is still under the management of its founding directors and has grown into one of the largest and most successful sheet metal manufacturing and engineering plants in the UK. With factories located in the UK and Slovakia, KMF has 225,000 sq ft of modern sheet metal fabrication and metal engineering production facilities that operate 24 hours, seven-days-a-week.

Potclays Limited - Education materials

Established in 1932, Potclays a family owned and run business has grown to be a leading awards-winning provide of ceramic supplies and training to the studio ceramics and paint your own pottery markets. Potclays premium-quality clay bodies have a worldwide reputation, especially the unrivalled panmilled bodies which are manufactured using traditional machinery and a process unique within the industry. Potclays have a highly qualified and experienced team of engineers building top-quality kilns for hobby, educational and industrial use.  


Valentine Clays Ltd -Artists commissions materials

In the world capital of ceramics and heart of the potteries Valentine Clays, a family run manufacturer, has been supplying clay bodies and raw materials in Stoke-on-Trent for the past 36 years.