Over 100 exhibitors invited from all over Europe and beyond. All with very distinctive individual styles, all passionate about working with clay.
The venue, Hutton-in-the-Forest, is a cultural destination in itself with it’s historic house, walled garden, topiary terraces and woodland walks. The ceramics festival takes place in and around marquees in front of the castle, with the potters special competition pieces on the lawn, juxtaposing ancient architecture and modern ceramics. This year’s competition theme is “Ancestral Voices – echoes of another time, another place“.
Hutton-in-the-Forest lies 5 miles northwest of Penrith, Cumbria (M6 junction 41) – on the edge of the stunningly beautiful Lake District National Park… (Postcode CA11 9TH for sat navs).
Potfest in the Park 2017 – July 28th-30th
Fri, Sat & Sun 10am – 5pm daily
Adults £6-50 (includes admission to gardens)
Accompanied children free. Free parking.
Refreshments on site. Picnic area.
Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome.
Please be aware that many of the exhibitors are unable to process credit card transactions, and the nearest cash machines are six miles away in Penrith.