Pottery and food at annual festival

The fifth Pottery and Food Festival to be held at the Three Stags’ Heads pub at Wardlow Mires will bring together fine food and pottery from some of the most renowned makers in the UK and further afield.

This year the 50 or so ceramicists exhibiting will be joined by four potters from Japan.

The potters, currently working from some of the historic kiln site areas in the country, are Peter Seabridge from Tokoname, Masahiro Kumagae and Reiko Nagata, both from Kyushu, and Yoshihisa Okamoto from Mashiko, who is exhibiting abroad for the first time.

The porcelain of Takeshi Yasuda, made in his studio in Jingdezhen, China, the porcelain capital of the world, will also be at the event although he won’t be attending.
This year the festival will also be venturing Into the garden with ceramics for outside including planters and Sarah Walton’s bird baths.

The festival is on from 10am-5pm on September 10 and 10am-4pm on September 11. Go to potsandfood.co.uk for details.