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Kiln Opening July 2018

It has been a long time since my last post; we have been busy making, firing, doing shows and sometimes having time off. The team consists of Svend, Brigitte, Deborah, Rebecca and Pete. Joss has stepped down after two years … Continue reading

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Pre-Christmas Sale at Duckpool Cottage

Hi everyone, As usual, Svend is having his annual pre-Christmas sale at Duckpool Cottage. The dates are 24th November to 3rd December 2017.

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Last firing at Duckpool

Svend’s 41st annual sale is taking place from 26th November to 4th December 2016 at Duckpool cottage, Sheepwash, EX21 5PW. For more information, contact Svend on 01409 231 282.     A couple of sweet memories….  

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Firing of the small kiln – August Bank Holiday 2015

The small kiln has not been fired for a long time and is very damp. After having packed it, Svend preheated it with hard wood for a week, bringing the heat between 70 to 120C. The crew was Svend, Charlie … Continue reading

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A few photos of Svend at “Art in Clay-Hatfield House ” by James Hazlewood.

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Exhibition of Svend’s new work at the Contemporary Ceramics Centre

Private View Wednesday 1st April – 6pm to 8pm Svend Bayer was born in Uganda to Danish parents. After studying at Exeter University he worked with Michael Cardew at Wenford Bridge Pottery from 1969 to 1972 when he joined the … Continue reading

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A selection of pots

Photo-journalist Vanessa Champion came down to Devon to photograph Svend’s pots. Vanessa’s portfolio includes her work with performing artists and crafts people. She is also involved with charities and NGOs in Africa, India, Nepal and Europe.    

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