• Courses and Workshops – 2018

Pottery Classes at Adrian Bates Ceramics:
Transferring to The Clay Loft

In an exciting development and after several successful years teaching from his studio, Adrian is moving to a larger space! The Clay Loft, which is extremely well rescourced, offers a larger space with more equipment and lots of natural light (and artificial for those late evenings!). See The Clay Loft for details and to join. Day and Evening Classes available.

• Pottery Classes at New Brewery Arts:
Friday mornings, Friday afternoons
Classes with Adrian at the New Brewery Arts complex in Cirencester. Just contact New Brewery Arts for details and to join.

• Ceramics & Outdoor Sculpture shows – 2018

• Potfest in the Park – July 27-29th

Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria
See www.potfest.co.uk.

• Art in Clay, Hatfield – August 17-19th

Hatfield House, Hatfield, Herts
See www.artinclay.co.uk.

• Crafts Alive at Rodmarton Manor – September 5-9th

Rodmarton Manor, Cirencester, Gloucestershire
See The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen website.

• Past events

2018

• Winter Sculpture Exhibition @ RHS Garden Rosemoor – Nov 19th 2017-Feb 19th

• Make your own Ceramic Planter: 2 hour workshop at Made By Hand, Cheltenham – March 10th

• Make your own Ceramic Planter: 1 day workshop at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum – April 6th

2017

• Bristol University Art & Sculpture Easter Festival – April 14th - 16th

University of Bristol, Botanic Garden, Hollybush Lane, Stoke Bishop, Bristol BS9 IJB

• 1-day Workshop: Slump Moulds & Slip Decoration – April 30
ABC Studio, Bowbridge Lane, Stroud

• The Affordable Garden Art Exhibition – April 27th - June 11th
Showborough House, Twyning, Gloucestershire GL20 6DN

• Potfest Scotland – June 9th-11th
Scone Palace, Perth, Scotland

• Rodborough Hidden Gardens Sculpture Exhibition – June 10th & 11th.
Various locations around Rodborough, Stroud, Gloucestershire

• Potfest in the Park – July 29th - 31st. Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

• Art In Clay – August 18th - 20th. Hatfield House, Herts

• Porcelain Tealights and Lanterns – Sunday Nov 3rd Cheltenham.

• Maker of the Month @ Potters, Bristol – Oct 16th-Nov 30th

Potters, 9 Perry Road, Bristol BS1 5BQ
See www.pottersbristol.com.

• Winter Sculpture Exhibition @ RHS Garden Rosemoor

Great Torrington, Devon – Nov 19 2017-Feb 19, 2018
See www.rhs.org.uk/gardens.

• Chapel Arts Christmas Exhibition

Chapel Arts, Knapp Road, Near St James Square, Cheltenham – Dec 13th-23rd
See www.thechapelarts.com/exhibitions-events/.

2016

Winter Sculpture Exhibition at RHS Garden Rosemoor – Nov 19 2016 - Feb 19th 2017
RHS Garden Rosemoor, Gt Torrington, Devon EX38 8PH

1-day Workshop: Handbuilding – Exploring Organic Forms – October 16th
ABC Studio, Bowbridge Lane, Stroud

Art in Clay Hatfield – August 19th-21st
Hatfield House, Herts

Countryfile Live! – August 4th-7th
Blenheim Palace,

Potfest in the Park – July 29th-31st
Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

SIT Open Studios – May 7th/8th, 14th/15th
ABC studio, Bowbridge Lane

Guest Demonstrator at West Forest Potters Association – Febuary 10th

2015

Open Studio and Year-end Sale – December 5th/6th
Adrian Bates Ceramics, 39 Bowbridge Lane, Stroud GL5 2JN

Translucent Porcelain Tealights & Lanterns – December 4th
Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen 'Craft Skills Workshop'. Handbuilding 1-day course
Foyle Learning Space at The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, Clarence Street, Cheltenham GL50 3JT

Art in Clay Farnham – November 14th/15th
The Maltings, Farnham, Surrey

Translucent Porcelain Tealights & Lanterns Sat Nov 7th Nov. – November 7th
Adrian Bates Ceramics studio. Handbuilding 1-day course. Stroud.

One-off Children's Pottery Classes at Adrian Bates Ceramics – October 27th & 29th
Stroud

Select Showcase Craft Fair – October 23rd-25th
Cheltenham

South Staffordshire Guild of Craftsmen & Friends Winter Show – October 17th/18th
Middleport Pottery, Port Street, Burslem, Stoke on Trent ST6 3PE

Sept 5-27

'Open Air' Sculpture at Hidcote Manor Garden
Hidcote Bartrim, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Sept 5-6

Salisbury Contemporary Craft & Heritage Festival
Cathedral Green, Salisbury, Wilts

July 24-26

Potfest in the Park
Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

July 16-19

Art In Action
Waterperry Gardens, Oxon

July 3-5

Art in Clay Hatfield
Hatfield House, Herts

June 12-14

Potfest Scotland
Scone Palace, Perth

May 23 - June 14

Solo:Solar
Tim Andrews' Gallery, Woodbury, Exeter, Devon

May 23-31

Contemporary Ceramics Show
St Michael's Church, Discoed

May 9 & 10, 16 & 17

SITselect Open Studios
Locations around the 5 valleys, including Adrian Bates Ceramics at 39 bowbridge lane, stroud

May 1 - Sept 1

Borde Hill Sculpture exhibition
Borde Hill Gardens, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

2014

Dec 6 & 13

Open Studio and Year-end Sale
Adrian Bates Ceramics, 39 Bowbridge Lane, Stroud GL5 2JN

Dec 5

Translucent Porcelain Tealights & Lanterns
Handbuilding 1-day course
Foyle Learning Space at The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, Clarence Street, Cheltenham GL50 3JT

Nov 15-17

Art in Clay Farnham Pottery and Ceramics Festival
The Maltings, Farnham, Surrey

Nov 1

Pottery Workshop to accompany 'Ahead of the Curve' exhibition
The Foyle Learning Space, Cheltenham

October 9-12

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair
Manchester

July 25-27

Potfest-in-the-Park
Hutton-in-the-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

May 17-18

Stroud Valleys Open Studios
Various venues throughout the Five Valleys, Stroud, Gloucestershire

May 9-11

Handmade in Britian – Spring Edition
Chelsea Old Town Hall, Kings Road, London SW3 5EE

May 2-4

'Pottery – Earth & Fire' Handbuilding weekend course
Hawkwood College, Stroud, Gloucestershire

May 7 - 11

Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen Spring Show
Market House, Tetbury, Gloucestershire

2013

Christmas Exhibition at The New School House
November 15th - December 21st (10-5 Tues-Sat)
The New School House Gallery,Peasholme Green, York
'Illuminating Winter – Porcelain pottery making' Handbuilding weekend course
November 29 - December 1
Hawkwood College, Stroud, Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen Summer Show
August 15-18
The Beacon Hall, The Painswick Centre, Bisley Street, Painswick, Gloucestershire

Potfest-in-the-Pens
Aug 2-4
Skirsgill Auction Mart, Penrith, Cumbria

'Pottery – Earth & Fire'
Handbuilding weekend course
July 13-14
Hawkwood College, Stroud, Gloucestershire

Potfest Scotland 2013
June 7-9
Scone Palace, Perth, Scotland

Fired Works 2013
May 9-11
Blackthorpe Barn, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen Spring Show 2013
May 8 - 12
Market House, Tetbury, Gloucestershire