Steve Sales at British Ceramics Biennial

Steve graduated from MA Ceramics in Summer 2018 and is showing work he developed on the course in the Fresh section of BCB.

More info and images here.

Looking forward to seeing it on the course trip to BCB this Thursday…




Collecting Craft at Holburne

Collecting Craft


Bath’s Holburne Museum is exhibiting silver, textiles, ceramics, furniture and glass from the personal collection of crafts’ patron Charmian Adams, celebrating the role of the collector in supporting makers.

This display highlights a lifetime of collecting contemporary crafts including the best of British silver, textiles, ceramics, furniture and glass. Including many well-known makers such as Edmund de Waal and Lucie Rie often with a particular focus on early-career works, the display is a celebration of commissioning and supporting emerging makers and of the outstanding work produced by generations of British craftspeople

Until 1 September at Holburne Museum, Bath.

Jerwood Makers 2019


Jerwood Makers Open


Five new commissions by early-career makers Lucie Gledhill, Abigail Booth and Max Bainbridge (Forest + Found), Mark Corfield-Moore, Tana West and Bethan Lloyd Worthington brought about through the biennial Jerwood Makers Open. Each artist combines a high level of technical skill with imagination and intellectual adventure, constituting a fresh and exciting direction in their work.

19 June – 18 August at Jerwood Space, London.

Bath Spa Research Festival

Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Commons (NP.CM.G23/24)
Wednesday 17th July 2019; 10:00 – 16:00


Book here.

All students and staff at Bath Spa are warmly invited to attend this Research Festival, which will provide an exciting opportunity to find out more about the variety and wealth of creativity in research practices at the university.

The Research Festival will showcase and celebrate research excellence across the university, increase awareness of current research activities in different departments and research centres, inspire and build future collaborations with colleagues and students, and explore how Bath Spa can continue to respond to global challenges facing the world today.

This day will provide a supportive forum for discussing ‘work in progress’ and scoping out new research ideas and innovations. The programme will include a series of sessions featuring research from across the University, bringing together new partners and collaborations across different fields. Sessions will be presented in a variety of formats, such as workshops, performances, panels, debates, and films. They will engage with the following themes: 

Relationships between theory and practice in research
Co-production across the university community and beyond
Methodological approaches to research, including alternative and creative methodologies and research-led curricula
Research and enterprise/ industry
Research in the world

Research posters created by postgraduate research students at Bath Spa will be displayed in the Commons atrium for viewing over lunch and during breaks between sessions.