Ridgeway Potters Collective
Bill Crumbleholme, "The Beakerfolk Potter", and some of his pottery class
students have started to work together more cohesively under this banner.
of the folk who are addicted to using the wood fuelled kiln to fire their
pots, the group now comes together to sell their wares at various events.
These events will be listed on their Facebook Page
- when that is set up - try searching for it!
The collective potters are introduced below. (Bill is detailed elsewhere
on this website!)
Nix is a domestic ware maker, with a fine eye for design and colour. Her
Etsy shop is at
Belinda mainly uses raku firing to create her sculptures and pictures. Her
website is at this link.
Richard makes fucntional vessels, vases, mugs, jugs and bowls. His Facebook
Page can be found at
Nick Jackson, Birgit Falker, Steve Pallant
Information about these potters will follow in due course.
Processes of making and firing pottery
The collective potters mainly use a large brick kiln which is fuelled with wood,
follow this link to see an archive of each firing.
They have become famous for
demonstrating Raku firing, more about this can be seen
at this link.
"Naked Raku" is a particular type of raku,
If you wish to contact Bill please email him :-
Bill is a member of the Upwey Potters, in his home village. Their website is at this link.