Ceramics and Craft

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A photograph of an Iron Bridge with a church in the background.

Artist Faye Claridge to "disguise” Darby's Iron Bridge in Coalbrookdale with multicoloured rags

Marking the contribution of the women of the Darby family to the industrial revolution in Coalbrookdale, the famous Iron Bridge will be covered in hundreds of multi-coloured rags this weekend.

a photo of a copper plate and a plate fixed to a boards as part of a display by Neil Brownsword at the British Ceramics Biennial

Neil Brownsword gets Re-Apprenticed at the British Ceramics Biennial

The artisans of the factory floor are celebrated by Neil Brownsword at the British Ceramics Biennial as he re-apprentices himself to a flower maker, master engraver and painter.

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Six of the best from the British Ceramics Biennial in Stoke on Trent

The British Ceramics Biennial in Stoke on Trent features the work of over 150 artists, most of them exhibiting in the city's old Spode Factory. Richard Moss chooses his six favourites.

A photo of a series of cakes at Bath Abbey imitating the Great British Bake Off

The Great British Bake Off: Bath Abbey "overwhelmed" in pursuit of £19.3 million building plan

The Great Bath Bake Off is back at the 7th century abbey, with experts including the Baking Appreciation Society and the Mothers' Union attempting to outdo each other.

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The best art exhibitions to see in Scotland during 2015

With the autumn/winter exhibition season here, Culture24 picks the best Scottish exhibitions of 2015 to catch between now and Christmas.

a photo of someone using Lawrence Epps' Coin Machine inserting a ceramic coin with the word "again" imprinted it into a slot, the installation is appearing at Firstsite in Colchester

Ceramic artist Lawrence Epps tempts art lovers with art slot machine called AGAIN

Ceramic artist Lawrence Epps will be testing the resolve of art lovers by inviting them to gamble his latest ceramic art giveaway in a slot machine filled with yet more art goodies at Firstsite in......

a photo of three decorated earthenware pots with abstract designs on them by Dylan Bowen featured in Ceramics Art York 2015

Ceramic Art York 2015: Ten British studio ceramicists you need to know

A new three-day selling fair of contemporary British studio ceramics takes place in York next month. Here are ten ceramic artists to whet your appetite.

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Edmund de Waal to explore the colour white in "quiet journey" through Royal Academy Library

Edmund de Waal will be exploring the colour white this autumn in a timed-entry exhibition in the Royal Academy's Reading Library and Print Room.

A photo of a large Japanese kiln being fired in the forest of Wytham Woods, near Oxford

Object of the Week: A Japanese potters' kiln inspired by 6th century Koreans and set up in an Oxford wood

This 11-metre-long, roofed-tunnel kiln promises to look like a large fiery dragon as flames and smoke billow from holes running along both sides.

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