Associations & Guilds - UK

View Members (11)Anglian Potters Association

See web-site for information and to contact membership secretary.

Web: www.anglianpotters.org.uk

British Association for Modern Mosaic

Welcome to BAMM online. BAMM is here to promote, encourage and support excellence in contemporary mosaic art, and to raise public awareness of modern mosaic art through exhibitions, publications, events and related educational activities. Members can access the full range of facilities but non-members have access to a more limited service.

Web: www.bamm.org.uk.

Bucks Pottery and Sculpture Society

A society dedicated to people interested in Pottery or Sculpture in the Buckinghamshire area.
With an aim to encourage interaction of ideas between members and
the inspiration of visiting Potters and Sculptors.

Web: www.buckspotters.com
Email:
Tel: +44 (0)1494 711960
42 Clementi Avenue, Holmer Green, Buckinghamshire, England, HP15 6TN

View Members (3)Contemporary Applied Arts

Cornwall Ceramics and Glass Group

Web: www.cornwallceramicsandglassgroup.co.uk
Email:
Wayside, Trethinnick, St Cleer, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, PL14 6RR

View Members (9)Cornwall Crafts Association

Web: www.CornwallCrafts.co.uk

View Members (1)Cotswold Craftsmen

A well established group started in the late 1960's whose membership is drawn from around the Cotswolds. The group includes a rich cross section of craftsmen, designers and artists who value the traditions and skills of the past and wish to embrace contemporary techniques and ideas.

Web: www.cotswold-craftsmen.org

View Members (190)Craft Potters Association (UK)

Other phone numbers:

Ceramic Review tel: +44 (0)20 7183 5583
Contemporary Ceramics: +44 (0)20 7242 9644
Fax: +44 (0)20 3137 0924

Web: www.cpaceramics.com
Email:
Tel: +44 (0)20 3137 0750
63 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London, England, WC1B 3BF

View Members (5)Dacorum and Chiltern Potters Guild

For those interested in pottery, whether as a collector of pots, a professional potter, a student or just interested in studio pottery. The Guild holds regular evening meetings at which well known potters are invited to talk and demonstrate their skills. Further information is available on the website.

Web: www.thedcpg.org.uk
Email:
Tel: 01844 208 702

View Members (24)Devon Guild of Craftsmen

Web: www.crafts.org.uk
Email:
Tel: +44 (0) 1626 832223
Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, England, TQ13 9AF

View Members (2)Dorset Pottery Group

The Dorset Pottery Group are a group of likeminded potters and ceramicists who join together for many shows, exhibitions and craft events. The group organises Studio visits, Raku Firings, workshop sessions and other activities.

Web: www.dorsetpotterygroup.co.uk
Email:
Tel: +44 (0)1305788278
439, Chickerell Road, Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset, England, DT3 4DG

View Members (8)Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen, The

A resource for those seeking high quality British contemporary designer crafts

Email:
Tel: +44 (0)1452 814745
The Painswick Centre, Bisley Street, Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, GL6 6QQ

View Members (8)Hampshire and Berkshire Guild of Craftsmen

The Guild is a group of craftsmen and women who have a common interest in maintaining the design and manufacturing skills required to produce the highest quality artefacts in a wide variety of crafts

Exhibitions are regularly held throughout the year when works from many Guild members are on sale.

Web: www.craftsguild.co.uk

View Members (10)Kent Potters Association

Web: www.kentpotters.co.uk
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View Members (39)London Potters

London Potters is a voluntary organisation formed in 1986 to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences of all those involved with or interested in ceramics. It is the only London-based society offering membership to both professional and non-professional ceramicists

Web: www.londonpotters.com
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View Members (15)Makers Guild in Wales

Established in 1984, the Makers Guild in Wales was formed to bring together and promote the best of Welsh talent. The Guild stages national and international exhibitions together with running educational programmes

Web: www.makersguildinwales.org.uk
Email:
Tel: +44 (0)29 20484611
The Flourish, Lloyd George Avenue, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 4QH

View Members (11)Midlands Potters Association

Web: www.midlandspotters.co.uk
Email:
Tel: +44 (0)121 605 4947
44, Hollyhurst Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England, B73 6SY

View Members (11)Norfolk Contemporary Ceramics

Norfolk Contemporary Ceramics is a newly formed group whose objective is to raise the profile of the very talented potters who live and work within the county.

Web: norfolkcontemporaryceramics.webs.com

View Members (9)Norfolk Contemporary Crafts Society

Norfolk Contemporary Craft Society (NCCS) is the leading Norfolk association of designer-makers. Members encompass traditional to cutting-edge designer crafts.

Web: www.norfolkcraft.co.uk

View Members (4)North Wales Potters Association

North Wales Potters aims to encourage the exchange of ideas, techniques and philosophy whilst also providing marketing opportunities for the membership with our exhibition programme.

Web: www.northwalespotters.co.uk
Email:
Tel: +44 (01492 621 100
Ivy Cottage, Penmaenmawr, Conwy, Wales, LL34 6HW

View Members (2)Northamptonshire Guild of Designer Craftsmen

Northamptonshire Guild of Designer Craftsmen has been in existence since 1990, with a membership of around 30 craftsmen and women, making high quality products in wood, metal, plastics, glass, clay and textiles.

Web: 79.170.44.133/northantscraftsguild.co.uk/
Email:
Tel: +44 (0)1604 858470
28 High Street, Milton Malsor, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England

View Members (48)Northern Potters Association

The NPA was formed in 1977 with the aim of encouraging and supporting studio pottery and potters throughout the north of England. Over thirty years on we're still here, stronger than ever, and encompassing ceramics in all its forms - sculptural, functional, fine art, decorative - limited only by the imagination of the artist.   Membership is open to anyone and everyone with an interest in ceramics - makers, gallery owners, collectors - anyone who has a passion for clay in its many forms. We currently have about 340 members 



Web: www.northern-potters.co.uk
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Oxford Ceramics Group

The objective of the Oxford Ceramics Group is to encourage the study and appreciation of the development of European pottery and porcelain up to the present day. We aim to provide a forum for collectors, students and enthusiasts to obtain and exchange information.

Web: www.oxfordceramicsgroup.org.uk
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View Members (10)Oxfordshire Craft Guild

The Oxfordshire Craft Guild is a membership organization of makers working in a wide range of crafts, each with their individual style. Members are admitted on the basis of the quality of their work.

Web: www.oxfordshirecraftguild.co.uk

View Members (22)Scottish Potters Association

The SPA aims to promote any activity which in the opinion of the members will further their collective and individual interests as potters/ceramists and to raise the standards and awareness of the craft when possible. The SPA is open to any individual or organisation with an interest in ceramics. This means that any professional or amateur maker, collector or someone with a commercial interest in ceramics is welcome to join.

Web: scottishpotters.org
Email:
Tel: +44 01828 632179
Scottish Potters' Association

Scottish Pottery Society

The Scottish Pottery Society (SPS) was formed in 1972 to encourage research into the history and products of the Scottish pottery industry. 

Web: www.scottishpotterysociety.co.uk

View Members (8)Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft

The Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft was formed in 2001 to promote, display and sell the work of designer makers working in Shropshire.

Web: www.shropshireguild.co.uk

View Members (8)Society for Designer Craftsmen

Web: www.societyofdesignercraftsmen.org.uk
The Mall, London, England, SW1

Somerset Guild of Craftsmen

Web: www.somersetguild.co.uk

View Members (23)South Wales Potters Association

A society for everyone interested in ceramics. The first regional pottery organisation, 1964, and now one of the largest in the UK

Web: www.southwalespotters.org.uk
Email:
Tel: +44 (0)1495 756775.

View Members (17)Southern Ceramic Group

Web: www.southernceramicgroup.co.uk
Email:
1, Middle Lodge, Plumtree Cross Lane, Barns Green, Horsham , Sussex, England, RH13 0NL

Suffolk Craft Society

Web: www.suffolkcraftsociety.org
Email:
Tel: +44 (0)1379 740711
Bridge Green Farm, Gissing Road, Burston, Diss, Norfolk, England, IP22 5UD

View Members (8)Surrey Guild of Craftsmen

Surrey Guild of Craftsmen members are selected professional craftsmen and designer makers of contemporary and traditional applied arts. Their work is distinguished by fine craftsmanship and innovative design.

Web: www.surreyguild.com

View Members (17)Sussex Guild

The Sussex Guild is a group of professional designers and makers of fine contemporary and traditional craftwork, whose members live and work in Sussex and the adjoining counties of Kent, Surrey and Hampshire. The members have been selected for their high degree of skill and creativity

Web: www.thesussexguild.co.uk
Email:
Tel: +44 (0)1323 833239
, Sussex, England

View Members (2)Sussex Potters Group

Tel: +44 (0)1435 812342
Wimbles, Vines Cross, Horam, England, TN21 9HA

Upwey Potters

Web: www.upweypotters.com
Email:
Tel: +44 (0)1305 812030
40 Elwell St, Upwey, Weymouth, Dorset, England, DT3 5QF

View Members (14)West country Potters Association

The Association was established in 1993 and has been flourishing ever since, with over 200 members distributed throughout the south west

Web: www.westcountrypotters.co.uk

View Members (1)Wey Ceramics

Web: www.weyceramics.co.uk
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View Members (4)Wirral Potters

Founded in the early 1970's, Wirral Potters have 20 members and would welcome new members from the Wirral area.

Web: wirralpotters.com
Email:
Tel: +44 (0)151 608 8314
20 Kings Road, Bebington, Wirral, Merseyside, England, CH63 5QL

View Members (8)Worcestershire Guild of Designer Craftsmen

Web: www.wgdc.org.uk

Associations & Guilds - International

Canberra Potters' Society Inc

Web: www.canberrapotters.com.au
Email:
Watson Arts Centre, 1 Aspinall Street, Watson, ACT, Australia

Ceramics Southern Africa

Web: www.ceramicssa.org
Email:
P O Box 2900, North Riding, South Africa, 2162

Clay Art Guild of the Hamptons, Inc

Web: www.hamptonsclayart.org

Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador

Web: www.craftcouncil.nf.ca
Email:
Tel: +(709) 753-2749
Devon House Craft Centre 59 Duckworth Street, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, A1C 1E6

Craft Potters Society of Ireland

Email:
Tel: +0503 42693

Keramikgruppe Grenzhausen

Founded 1992. Find out about our exhibitions, workshops and activities or visit us at our workshop store where you can find many things for everyday use. We look forward to seeing you!

Web: www.keramikgruppe.de
Email:
Brunnenstraße 13, Höhr-Grenzhausen, D-56203

Manchester Craftsmen's Guild

Web: www.manchesterguild.org
Tel: +(412)-322-1773
1815 Metropolitan Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 15233

View Members (1)Okanagan Potters Association

Location: Okanagan Valley in Southern British Columbia, Canada

Web: www.okanaganpotters.ca
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Potters Guild of British Columbia, Canada

Web: www.bcpotters.com
Email:
Tel: (604)669-3606
1359 Cartwright Street , Granville Island Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6H 3R7

Society for Contemporary Craft

Web: www.contemporarycraft.org
Email:
2100 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Terre et Terres

L'association Terre et Terres, créée au printemps 1990, regroupe aujourd'hui une cinquantaine de céramistes, potiers et sculpteurs de la région Midi-Pyrénées.

Web: www.terre-et-terres.com
Tel: +33(0)5.63.79.03.10

The Australian Ceramics Association

Contact: The Australian Ceramics Association, Publisher of The Journal of Australian Ceramics, PO Box 274, Waverley, NSW 2024, Australia 

Web: www.australianceramics.com
Email:
Tel: +1300 720 124

The Potters Association of Namibia

Web: www.pan.iway.na
Email:
Tel: +264 64 402875
P.O.Box 2585, Swakopmund, Namibia

THOMPSON VALLEY POTTERS' GUILD

A non-profit community arts group dedicated to fostering excellence in pottery in the Kamloops area, B.C. Canada

Web: www.tvpg.ca
Email:
Tel: 250-675-3623

Wesleyan Potters Craft School

Web: www.wesleyanpotters.com
Email:
Tel: +860.347.5925
50 South Main Street, Middletown, Connecticut, USA, 06457