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The British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) develops, sustains and expands innovative ceramics practice and improves lives together with artists and creative communities. We do this by delivering an engaging year-round programme of artists’ commissions, education and community projects. All of which feed into a festival of contemporary ceramics that takes place in Stoke-on-Trent. Initiated in 2009, the BCB festival has grown to be the single largest contemporary ceramics event in the UK. We present artworks from the UK’s leading ceramicists alongside work by international artists, in exhibitions and special events held across the city.
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British Ceramics Biennial 2021 Round Up
A short film to thank everyone who made our programme of films, tours and talks possible for BCB 2021.
BCB Player highlights
ReCast Podcast Episode 1
This is the first podcast in a series of five about the ReCast programme. About Episode 1 of the ReCast Podcast In this…
‘Gathering’ workshop at Etruria Canals Festival 2022
In June 2022, we were invited by B Arts Stoke to run a clay workshop during the Etruria Canal Festival. Led by BCB associate…
Talent Development Programme: Week 2
About the Talent Development Programme – Week 2 This is the second talk in the BCB Talent Development programme that took place during our 2021 festival. The…
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British Ceramics Biennial embraces the heritage of the Potteries as the home of British ceramics. We stimulate creativity and innovation across our programmes –…
For 2021, British Ceramics Biennial returned to Stoke-on-Trent (11 September to 17 October), with a vibrant five-week festival of new artist commissions, exhibitions and…
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