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Day 52: 100 Pots in 100 Days


Goodness I felt rubbish today. My pottery really was terrible. I couldn’t throw a bean. Spoke to Dad and he said it was the change in clay and with the white stoneware I needed to throw drier and thicker and then turn back. He told me that the clay was a little like porcelain and was therefore less forgiving. 

So after a failed attempt I made a pot which had to have the top cut off. 

Our first day of Somerset Art Weeks was a little slow but I got to play on the computer and turn several pots so I am all up to date. 

I am looking forward to tomorrow as i am going to start to use my photographs to influence the shapes I try and make. 


Day 49 have now made 100 pots.

Day 50 we have raised over £300 pounds. 

We are open for Somerset Art Weeks so come and visit and look at the pottery! We are open every day from 11am – 6pm except Mondays. We have pottery, paintings and jewellery as well as the 100 pots exhibition. We are open from 21st September – October 6th 2019

David Dawson and I will be talking about ceramics and my journey on the 16th November at the Cotleigh Brewery. 


Pot of the Day Process Gallery


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Win a pot from the 100 days

To enter the draw to win one of the 4 best pots, as chosen by Chris Jessop at SANHS, please donate using either Facebook, the donate box or directly to the office.

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Or donate directly to the office either by visiting us or you can post us a cheque or use the phone.

Somerset Heritage Centre, Brunel Way, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton TA2 6SF 

Telephone 01823 272429 

The SANHS office is normally open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

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