Powys Art Month will be rolling down Wales during October. In the third week the focus will be on Radnorshire where Far Hall is one of twenty-five venues in the region. Julienne and I have been working at turning rooms into painting and drawing galleries and friends recently completed the oak stair to give external access to the attic studio and showroom. In the great weather we’ve been enjoying the area is looking particularly fine and we hope to welcome plenty of new visitors to this little known part of Britain and to this listed building in particular.
Hereford Art Week was, by all accounts, a huge success this year; for sure, the pots sold well. I’ve been working at a few new ideas, or reviving old ones, for the Powys show. I’ll also be showing in a mixed salt-glaze exhibition at the Twenty Twenty Gallery in Much Wenlock.
I dismantled the Norfolk kiln over two days and loaded the bricks onto pallets. With Tony Hall, of the Castle Pottery, Knucklas, as co-driver, I’ll be hauling them back here on Saturday. They can then stare at me through the winter, challenging me to get on with the building.