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Hey Clay!

Unleash your inner potter at a free event over the Get Creative weekend, 7- 9 April 2017

Hey Clay! is a national celebration of clay through free pottery sessions across the UK. Hey Clay! will take place during the nationwide Get Creative weekend from 7-9 April.

Hey Clay! visitors will be able to witness the drama of raku firing and have a go at throwing on a wheel, pinching, slab building, coiling and much more.  You will be able to create pinch pot egg cups  in West Yorkshire,  make a clay figure at the Leach Pottery in Cornwall, create terracotta pots at Ruthin Craft Centre in Wales, have a go on a wheel in Bristol’s mobile pottery studio. Plus the home of the Great Pottery Throw Down – Middleport Pottery - will be hosting a whole weekend of fun activities. 

“Hey Clay! is a fantastic opportunity to roll up your sleeves and have fun with clay - the most responsive of materials"  Kate Malone, ceramic artist and judge on The Great Pottery Throw Down

“I am so happy to hear that Hey Clay! is back. It’s a not to be missed opportunity where the public can get creative and unleash their inner potter for free." Keith Brymer Jones, maker and judge on The Great Pottery Throw Down

Find a Hey Clay! event near you below. We're adding new venues every day so keep checking back or sign up to our newsletter for regular updates.

East Midlands
East of England
North East
North West 
South East 
South West 
West Midlands  
Yorkshire and the Humber
Northern Ireland

Find a Hey Clay! venue near you