A wonderful opportunity to see and purchase works by the potters and ceramicists taking part in the Festival – available only over the festival weekend!
Open 8.30am – 6pm Saturday, 9am-4pm Sunday.
North Wales Potters’ and South Wales Potters’ Exhibition
Open 9am – 6 pm Saturday, 9am-4pm Sunday.
Festival Cup Sale
All festival participants and visitors are invited to bring with them a cup (or similar cup-sized item) to be displayed and ultimately sold in aid of the Festival. All cups will be exhibited over the weekend, and will open for sale on Sunday morning at 8.30 am. Demand for these sales is always high, so if you’ve spotted something you would like, get there early as its first come first served! A big thank you to everyone who supports this sale – the revenue helps contribute to the running costs of the Festival and helps us keep the ticket prices as low as possible. Please see Cup Sale for more information.
Emerging Makers Exhibition
There will be an exhibition featuring work made by the finalists of the Potclays Emerging Makers Award. The winners of the 2013 Potclays and ICF New and Emerging Makers International Visiting Artist Awards- Lisa Svensk and Tina Neale, will also be showcasing the work made in response to their residencies here.
(downstairs in the Arts Centre)
The Ceramic Collection of Aberystwyth University is one of the major collections of non-industrial ceramics in Britain. It features over 1700 pieces as evidence of the highest achievements of contemporary British and international ceramics, and is particularly noted for its early 20th century collection of studio pottery. It features a permanent display of historic studio pottery in the back of the gallery and a changing exhibition at the front.
Philip Eglin will be making new work in response to the University’s Ceramic Collection of Buckley and Slipware pottery. Work will be on display in the Ceramic Gallery and will be available for sale.
Open Fri, Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 9am – 9pm
Arts Centre Galleries
Gallery 1: Clive Hicks Jenkins: works inspired by the Mari Lwyd
Gallery 2: British Wildlife Photography awards
Café: Lin Huang
The Box Season 19 ; artists’ films including ‘Gone’ by Consuelo Radclyffe
Click here for more information.
Arts Centre Craft & Design Shop
(Opposite arts centre main entrance)
During the festival the Craft & Design shop offers a range of hand-made ceramics, featuring Welsh makers in particular. It also sells Aberystwyth souvenirs, and is where you can buy newspapers over the weekend.
Mon- Saturday 10am to 8pm Sunday 12pm – 5.30pm