Thursday, March 17, 2011


Millstone Pottery in MacGregor

Wood-firing Workshop

29, 30 April & 1 May 2011

An intimate week-end workshop celebrating this ancient and time-honoured firing method; for ceramicists, potters and other romantics wanting to have work fired in a wood-fired kiln. Specialised attention to all attendees.

Make your pots at a pre-firing teabowl workshop in Cape Town to ensure your efforts are rewarded when firing the kiln.

Workshops and events planned over the week-end include:

· decorating and glazing for wood-firing with Paul de Jongh

· firing of train kiln

· participatory continuous slab building with Hennie Meyer

· powerpoint presentation with Clementina van der Walt

· “Elemental” – a film about Ken Matsuzaki, a Japanese wood-firing potter

· Journey along the McGregor art route

Cost: R2 000 for the workshops, inclusive of food on Friday night, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Camping facilities available.

For more information or to book, please contact Nina or Paul on (023) 625 1599 or e-mail: See also:

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