Yearly Archives: 2017


Royal Seal of Approval

Plaque on display in the gallery unveiled by the Prince of Wales to signify the official opening of Clay College Today Clay College was visited and opened by His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales during a day long visit to Stoke on Trent. The visit began with trustee Lisa Hammond MBE introducing [...]

2018-11-19T07:43:43+00:00 November 28th, 2017|News|

Exhibition – Slipware

Our very first exhibition in the newly refitted Gallery space showcased the beauty, drama and diversity of contemporary slipware, through the work of leading potters; Clive Bowen, Dylan Bowen, Patia Davis, Doug Fitch, Geoff Fuller, Nigel Lambert, Hannah McAndrew, Josie Walter and Paul Young. During the day we were lucky enough to be joined by [...]

2018-11-19T07:42:47+00:00 November 5th, 2017|News|

Photographers Story

Last week we had a visit from photographer Janey Devine who is capturing images that will form photo essays that tell the story of time and place. Recently she has produced a series of photo essays of the Potteries area these are currently on show in the gallery space below the college that will soon [...]

2018-11-13T08:57:54+00:00 October 18th, 2017|News|

Changing and Adapting

Clay college has moved into the Grade 2 listed Prince of Wales studio on the Middleport Pottery site. This has been made possible partly due to the support and time that has been kindly given by award winning Architect Adam Cornish of Studio Partington Architects. This not only provided the plans to support the development [...]

2018-11-13T08:58:11+00:00 October 4th, 2017|News|

Clay College is open for business in the heart of the Potteries.

Helping the next generation. Clay College Stoke is now open in its home in the Prince of Wales Studios within historic Middleport Pottery. The college will teach a full time cohort of students the wide range of skills needed to be a professional potter. The emphasis will be on core skills and the use of [...]

2018-11-13T09:35:39+00:00 September 20th, 2017|News|