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The Shieldfield Ceramic Studio

The Shieldfield Ceramic Studio at The NewBridge Project is run by Stephen Brown (Ouseburn Pottery), Juliet Ferguson-Rose (Northern Clay Room), Angharad Creissen and Olivia Chakraborty.

The Shieldfield Ceramic Studio at The NewBridge Project is run by Stephen Brown (Ouseburn Pottery), Juliet Ferguson-Rose (Northern Clay Room), Angharad Creissen and Olivia Chakraborty.

The on-site kilns can fire stoneware and earthenware clay, which can be bought in the workshop or you can bring your own. There’s also a selection of glazes, which can be used after bisque firing your ceramics.

Open access to the ceramics room is now available for the studio holders only 24/7 – Booking required Stephen is responsible for organising the access on a day to day basis please email Stephen at nbpceramics@gmail.com. Bring your own materials *or liaise with Stephen to purchase materials.

Northern Clay Room

Juliet is available for taught workshops on a bespoke basis, for more info contact @northernclayroom on instagram or nbpceramics@gmail.com

For studio members only:

  • £8 for up to 3 hours access
  • Access is for us of the room and its equipment
  • Raw materials (e.g. clay or glazes) are not included* Please provide your own or contact Stephen or Juliet
  • Kiln firings will cost £10 per firing (covering cost of required repairs, loading, monitoring kiln for 10 – 12 hrs, unloading) plus a percentage cost of firing currently approx. £2.20 – £6.40 – e.g. 1 item £10 or a full kiln £10 plus cost of firing.
  • Firing cost is depending on size of kiln used and temperature of firing. NBP subsides these firings and have asked for 35% of the cost which is currently between £2.20 – £6.40. Costs may increase further depending on the price per kilowatt.
  • If instruction is required this may be provided on a bespoke basis please contact one of us. Anticipate minimum of 3 – 4 weeks from making to fully fired object.
  • Largest kiln is a 45 cm tall by 45cm wide cylinder

Kiln firing is an additional cost on a case by case basis, please contact Stephen at nbpceramics@gmail.com

More info please email nbpceramics@gmail.com

or visit

https://www.instagram.com/shieldfield_ceramicstudio/
https://www.instagram.com/northernclayroom/