Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Last Day

It was our final day of workshops and we busily prepared ourselves, producing best batch of moulds over the entire three weeks…all good things come to those who wait! It’s funny how attached you can become to a place once you … Continue reading

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Happy Accidents

You never can tell what’s going to happen to a cast when you take it out from it’s mould, but the odds are pretty good that it’ll usually come out pretty well formed – imperfection is in fact perfection – … Continue reading

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The Penultimate Day…

It was our second to last day of workshops and we were all feeling a little melancholy.  Although the day was fairly quiet, it gave us the chance to reflect over the past three weeks and all that we have … Continue reading

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The Seventh Day

It’s our final week of workshops The rain came…. And so did the participants!  We had one of our busiest workshop sessions since we started… Some familiar faces and lots of new ones There were some really lovely stories and … Continue reading

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The Sixth Day

It was a great start to the day’s sessions, we had participants who have been in the area for different lengths of time; from 10 years to a year give or take and those who have lived in the area … Continue reading

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How it Used to be Done

We have been in contact with one of the descendants of the South Family who owned and ran one of the prominent potteries in Tottenham until it closed in 1960.  Ken Barker has been extremely generous and shared his memories … Continue reading

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Workshop Number Five

It was a rather chilly start but the sun soon came out and had us outside, clay and moulds drying There were lots of passersby stopping to chat and find out what we are about and to book on to … Continue reading

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