Leach Pottery announces 2021 throwing courses

The Leach Pottery is now taking bookings for intensive three- and five-day throwing courses in 2021. The courses are suitable for complete beginners or those looking to develop their skills. Led by an experienced professional potter, those taking part be guided...

St Ives Archive: The battle against the sand

Here in St Ives, we are blessed to have glorious sand. The texture varies slightly from one beach to another, but you would have to go a long way to find better. However, it does tend to have a mind of its own, and move around! You only have to look at the photo to...

Plastic free: Keep clean and protect the planet

By Emma Fashokun, manager of the Cornish Gems Coffee Lounge Since the beginning of this global pandemic, we have all become more acutely aware of cleanliness. The necessity of keeping the virus at bay has seen a barrage of information on everything from effective...

Artists announced for Leach milestone pieces

As part of the Leach Pottery’s centenary celebrations, five artists have received £5,750 towards the creation of four key projects. They are Steve Claydon, from Cornwall, David A Paton and Rosanna Martin (working on a collaborative piece), also from Cornwall,...
Eric Ward: an experienced eye, a St Ives palette

Eric Ward: an experienced eye, a St Ives palette

Some of the works in Eric Ward’s exhibition, from the Belgrave Gallery website There’s still time to catch Eric Ward’s exhibition at St Ives’ Belgrave Gallery, which is running until 4th July. Born and bred in St Ives, Eric captures life around the town with a...