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Leach Pottery

Contact Details

Studio & Museum, Higher Stennack, St Ives, Cornwall, UK, TR26 2HE. Email: Web-site:
Telephone: +44(0)1736 799703
Contact: Jack Doherty
March - October 
Mon-Sat 10am to 5pm (last entries to museum 4.30pm)
Sun 11am to 4pm (last entries to museum 3.30pm)
November - end of February
Mon-Sat 10am to 5pm (last entries to museum 4.30pm) Closed Sundays

About the Gallery

Founded in 1920 by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada, the Leach Pottery is probably the most famous and certainly the most influential studio pottery in the world. For decades it forged the shape of studio pottery production in the UK and beyond. Scores of potters, students and apprentices trained here, attracted from all across the world and creating an unusual mix of the very local and the completely global. Today the Leach Pottery is a living tribute to Bernard Leach and his legacy.