Around Christmas | Dates for your diary | Winter Open Studios & Events | 2023

A selection of Christmas and Winter Open Studios and event for your calendar. Enjoy the occasion and the great opportunity to see and buy a diverse range of affordable ceramic artwork, and buy direct from the maker. Enjoy a winter hot drink and meet them/ talk to the ceramic artists while browsing …

18 & 19 November 2023 | 11:00 to 17:00

Craft Central – The Forge | London E14

Winter Market at Craft Central. Kick off your Christmas shopping and buy handcrafted gifts from our creative network of designer-makers!

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From 23rd November to 23rd December
Christmas Canopy Market

Ceramics and pottery market at the Christmas Canopy Market, West Handyside Canopy, 2 Granary Square, London N1

Closed Mondays but otherwise open every day and open until 9pm on Thursdays.
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25 November 2023 | 11:00 to 17:00

Bell House Pottery Studio | London SE21

Tealights and Christmas Decorations out of Paper Porcelain with Kyra Stratoudaki

We will roll out and cut paper porcelain to make fine Christmas decorations and tealight holders.

You will be able to choose ten porcelain decorations and one porcelain tealight holder, which will be fired for you unglazed.

Suitable for all levels. No previous experience with clay required.

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24-26 November | Bloomsbury | London
1-3 December | Deptford | London

Winter Open Studios
Cockpit is a centre for excellence in craft, bridging the gap between talent and opportunity. We are an award-winning social enterprise, home to 160 independent creative businesses in London.

Open studios is also an opportunity to buy direct from makers. Working across a range of materials and techniques, our makers cover everything from millinery to jewellery, and fine art ceramics to sustainable woven textiles. Not sure where to start? Join our mailing list to receive our themed guides and help you make the most of your visit.

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24 – 26 November 2023

Christmas Sale
The Kiln Rooms | Peckham | London SE15

A showcase from between 80-100 up and coming artists and designers working with ceramics and takes place across Bellenden Road and Copeland Park studios. It’s a great opportunity to see a range of handmade work, meet the makers and see the studios where the work itself was made.

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25th and 26th November 2023
Modern Makers Collective
Yattendon Winter Market

Yattendon Lane, Yattendon
Newbury | RG18

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2-3 December 2023 | 11:00 to 17:00

Turning Earth Highgate | London N6
Winter Ceramics Market

Turning Earth’s Winter Market, now a decade’s long tradition, will once again be opening its doors and showcasing its vast array of exceptional handmade ceramics and setting up another entertaining seasonal weekend bonanza for the whole family to enjoy. Nestled in the beautiful, ancient wood of Highgate, we will again invite you to explore our N6 studio and surroundings.

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2nd – 3rd December 2023

Open Studios | Ceramics Studio Coop
Deptford | London SE8

20 makers from the studio will have stalls with ceramics for sale.

We will have mulled wine, mulled juice and other treats for our visitors.

Displays of pottery and sculpture for sale, technique demonstrations and festive treats.

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2nd -3rd December 2023 | 10:00 to 17:00

Winter Open Studios
Urban Potters | Camberwell, London | SE5

Pottery for sale, sculpture, tableware, ceramic art. Explore the studio’s members creations.

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2nd December to 16th December 2023 | 11am to 19pm

Triangle Ceramics Collective
December pop-up shop

129 Mare Street – London E8

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2nd and 3rd December 2023 | 11am to 7.30pm

Bell House Pottery Studio | Dulwich

Bell House Pottery Winter Studio Sale | Featuring ceramic and pottery work by the studio tutors

Bell House Pottery | London | SE21
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2nd and 3rd December 2023
Maze Hill Pottery
29th Annual Christmas Open Studio

Greenwich SE10 | London

from 10am to 6pm

Kiln Opening Saturday from 11am

Work by
Lisa Hammond
Darren Ellis
Samuel Harley
Nathaniel Trost

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9th to 17th of December

Christmas Pottery Sale

Mulled Wine and Christams Treats

Magdalen Road Studios | Oxford OX4

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