We welcome announcements of woodfire related events: workshops, conferences, seminars,
exhibitions etc., to be included on this page and also perhaps published in the Backlog Events Calendar of
the next issue of The Log Book. (This will depend on how the date of an event ties in with actual
publication schedules for The Log Book.)
Please give details of your event including dates, venue, venue address and contact details
(e-mail, telephone, website).
This Listing up-dated on 1st May 2018
24 March - 8 July - Nan¨ay, Cher, France
Exhibition of work by Jacqueline and Jean Lerat at Galerie Capazza.
31 March - 11 November - La Borne, Cher, France
La Borne Grandeur Nature - is the theme of the 2018 exhibition at Le Musée de la Poterie de La Borne.
April - May - Oxford, England, UK
Both the smaller 'Willow' and large 'Brick' kilns at Wytham Wood in Oxford will be fired this Spring. Packing of the Willow kiln - from 9 April; firing from 16 April; unpacking 26 April. Packing of the Brick kiln - from 10 May; firing from 17 May; unpacking 4 June. Space is available in both kilns.
26 April - 7 May - Dingle, Co Kerry, Republic of Ireland
Train Kiln Building Workshop with Robert Sanderson - building, packing, firing, unpacking a small train kiln. The kiln cooling days (5/6 May) will coincide with Féile na Bealtaine - Music and Arts Festival in Dingle (3-7 May).
Contact Ursula Tramski: ursel 'dot' tramski 'at' web 'dot' de
27 May - 8 June - Penland, North Carolina, USA
Making and firing workshop - with Simon Levin, at Penland School of Crafts.
3 - 9 June - Queen Camel, Somerset, England, UK
Summer School Course with Douglas and Jennie Phillips - making and woodfiring. Further courses from 1 - 7 July and 5 - 11 August. Ridge Pottery.
9 - 24 June - Herbster, Wisconsin, USA
Anagama firing workshop - with Mike Webster at his forest studio in Bayfield County.
21 - 30 June - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Bourry-box kiln building workshop with Markus Böhm (D) - at the University of Manitoba. Contact: maryann 'dot' steggles 'at' umanitoba 'dot' ca
22 - 26 June - Layton, New Jersey, USA
Firing the noborigama - workshop with John Dix.
20 - 23 July - Making work for the anagama and 24 - 31 July - Firing the anagama - with Ashwini Bhat and Heidi Kreitchet, at Peters Valley School of Craft.
22 June - December - Bourges, Cher, France
Exhibition of work by the artists who established studios in La Borne from the 1940s to 1960s - at the Museum of Decorative Arts Hôtel Lallemant.
24 June - 7 July - Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA
Woodfiring Intensive: Exploring regular and reduction cool processes - with Ted Neal. 16 - 22 September - Woodfiring and Cooling workshop - with Lindsay Oesterritter, at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.
12 - 24 August - Penland, North Carolina, USA
Form & Fire - focusing on atmospheric firing in wood and soda kilns with William Baker and Joy Tanner.
25 August - 1 September 2018 - La Borne, Cher, France
The 3rd European International Woodfire Conference will be hosted by the ceramists of La Borne and the Centre Céramique Contemporaine La Borne - kiln firings, exhibitions, presentations, demonstrations, films, lectures and more. Further details will be available in January 2018.
18 - 21 October - Helena, Montana, USA
Cultural Confluence - three-day woodfire symposium.