Main Festival Sponsors Potclays Ltd
The International Ceramics Festival is a fantastic event which attracts about 1000 people who attend a jam-packed programme of lectures, practical demonstrations, special exhibitions, spectacular firings and trade stalls, over the weekend. Since it began in 1987 it has grown to become the UK’s leading ceramics event, offering teachers, students, ceramic artists, collectors, working potters and amateurs the chance to meet and study the work of distinguished, internationally known potters and ceramicists from Wales, the UK and around the world.
The trade stalls and exhibitions are open to the general public throughout the weekend, so everyone is welcome! There will also be community hands-on activities which everyone can take part in.
Guest Artists for 2013 include: Beth CavenerStichter (USA), Richard Notkin (USA), Doug Fitch (UK), Sung Jae Choi (Korea), Rafael Perez (Spain), Takeshi Yasuda (China), Virginia Scotchie (USA, in collaboration with West Dean College), Monika Patuszynska (Poland), Jitka Palmer (UK), Peter Lange (New Zealand), Duncan Shearer (New Zealand), Jeremy Steward (UK), Mick Morgan (UK), Steve Dixon (UK) and Conor Wilson (UK), Keiko Masumoto (Japan, in collaboration with the V&A Museum).
Weekend Tickets £130 (concessions available) and day tickets from £70.
The International Ceramics Festival is organised by Aberystwyth Arts Centre and North and South Wales Potters Associations.