The UK’s biennial celebration of contemporary ceramics, showcasing artists and makers from around the world in Stoke-on-Trent, the heart of the UK ceramics industry.
This international festival of ceramics celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with an expanded programme that begins in the BCB hub, the China Hall
Hey Clay! Cast of Thousands: Stoke-on-Trent Superheroes – World of Wedgwood
Visit World of Wedgwood and create your own ceramic figure to add to a fantastic display for the British Ceramics Biennial Festival 2019.
The Spode Museum Trust Heritage Centre
Spode Museum Trust tells the stories of the Spode factory, the works, the everyday and amazing things they made and the collection and archive
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The Clay Foundation is a registered charity set up to deliver the British Ceramics Biennial and our year round programme of community, health and education work in Stoke-on-Trent. As a charity, we rely on your support to make a difference in Stoke-on-Trent. Support us to bring creativity and clay to more schools, community groups and health organisations across the city.
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What we do
British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) is the UK’s premiere contemporary ceramics festival that takes place in Stoke-on-Trent. BCB presents art-works from the UK’s leading ceramicists
Who we are
The British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) launched in 2009 with a festival celebrating and showcasing contemporary ceramics from across the world. Set in Stoke-on-Trent –
Stoke-on-Trent is a unique city known as The Potteries and with its rich industrial heritage, it has respectfully claimed the title of world Capital
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