Ceramics in the City selling fair




Thursday 19 September 6-8.30pm (launch open evening), Friday 20 and Saturday 21st 10am-5pm, Sunday 12-5pm

Free Event



The Geffrye’s annual celebration of ceramics returns this September, showcasing the work of around 50 ceramicists from across the UK - a mix of rising talents and established names. An exciting array of work will be on sale, illustrating a wide variety of styles, techniques, colour and texture.

The Geffrye’s annual celebration of ceramics returns to the museum this September. Featuring around 50 ceramicists from across the UK, the event showcases the work of both leading names and rising talents.

An exciting array of work will be on sale, from classic tableware, lighting and other domestic objects to purely decorative and quirky one-off pieces, illustrating a wide variety of techniques, styles, textures and colour. Delicate porcelain will be shown alongside earthy stoneware, cool white glazes will provide contrast to colourful painted vessels, and lighting will brighten the display. Prices start from £10 for small objects, rising to several hundred pounds for large-scale work.

A special launch open evening will take place on Thursday 19 September from 6 - 8.30pm. Throughout the show, visitors will be able to browse and buy, meet the makers and watch free demonstrations. There will be ceramics-inspired creative workshops for children and families during the weekend (see below for event details)

Svend Bayer
Linda Bloomfield
Daniel Boyle
Margaret Brampton
Anne Bugansky
Karen Bunting
Jonathan Chiswell Jones
Emma Clegg
Amy Cooper
Prue Cooper
Jane Cox
Ben Davies
Maria De Haan
Elisabeth Edwards
Antje Ernestus
Penny Fowler
Lisa Hammond
Nic Harrison
Richard Heeley
Akiko Hirai
Anna Collette Hunt
Imahiko Kawamura
Ruth King
Chito Kuroda
Tony Laverick
Sophie MacCarthy
Agalis Manessi
John Masterton
Hannah McAndrew
Isabel Merrick
Emily Myers
Ostinelli & Priest
Claire Palastanga
Sue Paraskeva
Richard Phethean
Philomena Pretsell
Lesley Risby
Samantha Robertson
Suleyman Saba
Kate Schuricht
Timea Sido
Laurance Simon
Keith Varney
Robin Walden
Sasha Wardell


Adults - demonstrations

Jonathan Chiswell Jones (lustre)
Friday 20 September, 2.15 - 3.15pm

Paul Priest of Ostinelli and Priest (large-scale animals)
Saturday 21 September, 12.45 - 1.30pm

Emma Clegg (porcelain pots decorated with flowers and insects)
Sunday 23 September, 12.45 - 1.30pm

Children – creative workshops

Marvellous Magnets
Create ceramic-inspired magnets for your home.
Saturday 21 September, 2 - 4pm

Tea Party Headdresses
Craft a terrific tea party headdress using card and other materials.
Sunday 22 September, 2 - 4pm

Geffrye Museum of the Home

The Geffrye Museum explores the home from 1600 to the present day. Evocative displays of London, middle-class living rooms and gardens illustrate homes and home life through the centuries, reflecting changes in society, behaviour, style and taste. The museum is set in beautiful 18th century buildings almshouse surrounded by gardens in Hoxton, East London.

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