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The British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) is a festival of contemporary ceramics that takes place in Stoke-on-Trent. Initiated in 2009, BCB has grown to be the single largest ceramics event in the UK, a flagship cultural project for Stoke-on-Trent City Council, and a catalyst for regeneration. We present artworks from the UK’s leading ceramicists alongside work by international artists, in exhibitions and special events held across the city. BCB is underpinned by an exciting year-round programme of artists’ commissions, education and community engagement projects.
British Ceramics Biennial is proud to be an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation (NPO).
The BCB Studio is a space to work with clay, based in the heart of Stoke on Trent at Spode Works. It is a…
BCB works with a breadth of artists who use clay as their primary creative material. We create opportunities and give platform for early career…
British Ceramics Biennial is back! British Ceramics Biennial returns to Stoke-on-Trent (11 September to 17 October), with a vibrant five-week festival of new…
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British Ceramics Biennial 2019 by The Daily Edit
An overview of the British Ceramics Biennial 2019 festival by The Design Edit. Written by Grant Gibson, filmed by Joseph and Michael Doran. Read the full article.
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2019 Festival Review
An overview of British Ceramics Biennial 2019 by The Design Edit. Words by Grant Gibson Film by Joseph and Michael Doran. Read the…
Ceramic Student Tour
Early career artists/makers can join BCB’s Creative Producer Rhiannon Ewing-James for an online tour of the BCB festival hub.
Weekend Artist Talks
Join us on 2nd October to meet, ask questions and hear from AWARD artists Christie Brown, Helen Beard and Mawuena Kattah who are exhibiting with us this year.
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Job Vacancies BCB advertises all its employment opportunities – both salaried roles within the BCB team and commissioned or associate artist, usually freelance roles….
British Ceramics Biennial embraces the heritage of the Potteries as the home of British ceramics. We stimulate creativity and innovation across our programmes –…
Talent Development Access Support British Ceramics Biennial has a commitment to equality and diversity in the field of contemporary ceramics. As part of the…
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, the…
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