Category Archives: Pottery and Art

On Pots and Beans

Here’s a quick update on the ‘Fire Station’ pots finished with the gold lustre on the neck, which are currently on display at ArtSpring Gallery in Tonbridge. They’ve raised quite a bit of interest and, encouragingly, a sale too.  They … Continue reading

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Firestation Pots

Finally some new work from the pottery.  Back in the Spring Tonbridge Old Fire Station was being renovated and the doors were sanded back.  I was on my way to the allotment when the resulting patterns and texture caught my … Continue reading

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Empty Bowls Tonbridge

After much meeting, organising, fretting and of course bowl-making, Empty Bowls Tonbridge finally happened.  For several weeks the bowls have been arriving at our house and on Wednesday I collected the last batch on my way to Tonbridge Old Fire … Continue reading

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More Empty Bowls

The results of a firing which was mostly filled with soup bowls in preparation for Empty Bowls Tonbridge at Tonbridge Old Fire Station on May 11th and 12th.  This will be a community supper – arrive 7pm for 7:30.  Potters … Continue reading

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Making Soup Bowls

This week I’ve been making soup bowls.  Some weeks ago Hildegard Pax, who is area coordinator for South East Open Studios (SEOS), suggested we might organise some sort of event at Tonbridge Old Fire Station, combining art and food.  I … Continue reading

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Video Art Exhibition

I thought I knew what video art was all about.  Mostly a darkened room with a screen showing a loop of something tedious.  Sit there for an age waiting for it to become interesting in some way only to find … Continue reading

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Pantiles Pop-Up 2015

Tonbridge Creative is a local art group formed when a number of us started meeting in a local pub.  This was motivated by an understanding that there is a good deal of quality work being produced in Tonbridge and the … Continue reading

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