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
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
(location to be confirmed)
There will be an exhibition featuring work made by the finalists of the Potclays Emerging Makers Award. The winner of the 2015 Potclays and ICF New and Emerging Makers International Visiting Artist Award- Lanty Ball (work pictured), will also be showcasing the work made in response to his residency.
(downstairs in the Arts Centre)
The Ceramics Collection is part of the School of Art Collections of of Aberystwyth University. It is one of the major collections of non-industrial ceramics in Britain. It features over 2000 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.
Open Fri, Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 9am – 9pm
Arts Centre Galleries
Exhibitions to be confirmed
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 much more and is where you can buy newspapers over the weekend.
Friday 10am to 8.15pm, Sat: 8am – 8.15pm, Sunday 9am – 6.00pm
Artist Open Studios
To be confirmed