Upcoming Events in June & July
Sunday 24 June celebrating Matariki at the Hub 11am to 2pm there will be stone carving, a Hangi, face painting and a bouncy castle for the younger children , we will have tiles for the public to carve come and see what goes on when we are not potting.
Engobe workshop, 7th July, 10.00am to 4.00pm
There was plenty of interest expressed when Renate did her demonstration night on engobes and to give participants the best opportunity to learn as much as possible from Renate, there will be a limited number of positions available. Therefore, we recommend pre-booking your place; details are on the website http://www.mtpleasantpottery.org.nz Use ‘engobe’ as your reference, please.
Wood firing, 28th July, at Halswell Pottery rooms
Shona is making a shino and celadon glaze for this firing and will be testing the glazes in their woodfiring at the end of May. A joint Halswell club woodfiring firing. For those interested in participating in this firing method, please register your interest on the web site use "wood firing" as your reference, bring your bisque ware (no bowls or plates) to the rooms on Tuesday 10th July for glazing. Members participating should be prepared to spend some time, on the day, assisting with firing and wood (fuel) preparation. Kick off to be confirmed.
Saturday club day, 1st Saturday of the month,June 2nd 10.00am till noon starting Saturday 2 June
For those of you who are gainfully employed outside the home, Anne Goddard is intending to have a club day on the first Saturday of the month. Anyone wishing to join her is welcome email@example.com. She will put a notice on our Facebook page. Also, Leigh-Ann Smith is intending to start a Raku group that would meet and carry out their firings on this day, too. Leigh-Ann is interested in exploring the wide range of raku glazes and would like others who are interested to join her firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out the Club Programme in Club News Page and Diary Page for details on up coming events: we’re planning a soup night in September, 11th; we have booked the pizza oven to bake some bread to accompany the soup. the Hub pizza oven is booked for for our Christmas function on December 11th.
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