August Magazine and a trip to the Potteries

I’m sorry – I know I’m a bit late with the preview this month – yesterday I took the day off and headed up to Stoke-on-Trent with Rosie on a 300 mile round trip to the Emma Bridgewater factory.  I do love my Bridgewater china….

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and so I was fascinated to see how it’s made….

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Shelves and shelves of blank biscuit-fired pieces waiting to be decorated and glazed ….

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The decorators are amazingly skilful – some of the pieces are very intricately decorated.

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There was a chance for us to have a go too …

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I think I am better with a needle than a sponge!  But perhaps my attempt will look better when it’s been glazed and fired – fingers crossed!  Meanwhile, here’s the preview of the August Magazine (out tomorrow) ….

Better late than never!!  If you’re a subscriber then do  watch out for it arriving in your inbox tomorrow morning.  If you’re not a subscriber and would like to learn more then please CLICK HERE to visit our magazine page and find out about our current special offer.

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