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Future exhibitions and displays

Ceramics in the City: A three-day selling fair

Thursday 22 September 6 - 8.30pm (open evening)

Friday 23 - Sunday 25 September, 10am - 5pm. Free entry

Lisa Ellul - circle bowls - stoneware

Lisa Ellul - circle bowls - stoneware, exhibitor at Ceramics in the City 2016

Ceramics in the City at the Geffrye Museum is a popular three-day selling event which attracts potters, collectors, design and craft enthusiasts and museum visitors from across London and the UK. All appreciate the high quality and variety of work on display in the museum’s striking setting. Now in its 14th year, the show is also part of the annual London Design Festival.

55 potters will show their work and there will be a busy programme of events including potter demonstrations and craft activities for children and families.

Read the press release here

Part of the London Design Festival.

Exhibitor list

Justine Allison Myer Halliday 
Richard Phethean 
Tamsin Arrowsmith-Brown Richard Heeley
Lesley Risby 
Debbie Barber  Akiko Hirai Collingwood
Vivienne Ross
Kochevet Bendavid  Ikuko Iwamoto
Suleyman Saba 
Daniel Boyle  Corinna Kenyon-Wade  Jane Sarre
Carlo Briscoe  Yuka Kikumoto  Schneider 
Rowena Brown  Ruth King  Yuta Segawa 
Karen Bunting Katharina Klug  Alice Shields
Marshall Colman  Tim Lake  Moyra Stewart
Prue Cooper  Beth Lewis-Williams
Simon Taylor
Jane Cox  Sophie MacCarthy 
Jessica Thorn 
Ben Davies  Hilary Mayo
Michael Twomey
Isabel Denyer  Kyra Mihailovic  Joanna Veevers
Pam Dodds  Albert Montserrat 
Sarah Villeneau
Lisa Ellul  Emily Myers
Rose Wallace
Judit Esztergomi  Veronica Newman  Anna Whitehouse 
Lucy Foakes  Jeremy Nichols
Mizuyo Yamashita 
Penny Fowler  Sue Paraskeva   
Margaret Gardiner  Martin Pearce   

Demonstrations by potters - free event

Friday 23 September, 2.15 - 3pm with Moyra Stewart

Saturday 24 September, 12.45 - 1.30pm with Yuta Segawa

Sunday 25 September, 12.45 - 1.30pm with Carlo Briscoe


Teenage Bedrooms: 'like a house inside of a house'

Tuesday 4 October 2016 - March 2017 (tbc)

Teenage Bedrooms - Kyna Gourley

Photograph by Kyna Gourley as part of a PhD research project by Carey Newson. This bedroom belonged to Georgia who was aged 15 at the time of the study. (c) Kyna Gourley

This display looks inside the bedrooms of London teenagers and explores how identity, memories and friendships are expressed in these spaces. Twenty-six teenagers invited guest curator Carey Newson and photographer Kyna Gourley into their rooms to research and record how they live in and feel about these homes within homes.

Christmas Past: 400 Years of Seasonal Traditions in English Homes

Tuesday 22 November 2016 - Sunday 8 January 2017. Free

A Hall in 1630 at Christmas Past at the Geffrye photographed by Jayne Lloyd

Each year, authentic festive decorations, lighting, music and greenery transform the Geffrye’s period rooms, giving visitors an evocative insight into how Christmas has been celebrated in middle-class homes in England over the past 400 years. Step back through the centuries and discover the origins and meanings of some of the rich and vibrant traditions of Christmas past, from feasting, dancing and kissing under the mistletoe to playing parlour games, hanging up stockings, sending cards, decorating the tree and throwing cocktail parties.