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Friday, June 26, 2009

'Mr Polar Bear' for charity


'Mr Polar Bear' is the 'test/prototype' for a limited run of five teapots created by Andy in 2005 for the 'Teapot Designer Rally'.
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Sold for £180.00 5th July 2009

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Teapot signed by Gary Rhodes


A number of celebrities, illustrators and artists have been 'going potty' and decorating teapots in support of the Willow Foundation's Piece of Cake fundraising campaign this June.
Gary Rhodes is a Michelin starred chef, restaurateur and cookery writer, known for his love of British cuisine.
This decorated teapot has been signed by Gary Rhodes

The teapots will be auctioned online from Thursday 25 June 2009 (closing on Sunday 5 July) - marking the end of the charity's Piece of Cake campaign and helping to raise valuable funds that will help the charity to provide special days for many more seriously ill 16 to 40 year olds.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Woodland teaset


Sharon Ferguson made this wonderful miniature woodland tea set!
She also makes needle felted toys and twig furniture to go with them.
See Sarah's shop here.

200 years of Denby


THE chairman of Denby Pottery has encouraged the workforce ahead of its 200th anniversary celebrations by saying he hopes it is around for another century.
At the end of the month, the firm's visitor centre in Derby Road will hold a weekend-long bicentenary party.
Full details here

Tuesday, June 16, 2009


Mr Benn teapot by David McKee
A number of celebrities, illustrators and artists have been 'going potty' and decorating teapots in support of the Willow Foundation's Piece of Cake fund raising campaign this June. Piece of Cake, in association with McVitie's Jamaica Ginger Cake, encourages people across the UK to hold a tea party for the charity - at home, at school, at work - with friends, family or work colleagues. Click here to find out more.
The small teapots (10.5cm high x 18.5cm long approx) have been created in association with the Pottery House Café based in Hove. As well as the one-off creations by celebrities and artists, a selection of teapots have been donated from London's leading hotels, best known for afternoon tea.
The teapots will be auctioned on-line from 25th June to 5th July - marking the end of the charity's Piece of Cake campaign and helping to raise valuable funds that will help the charity to provide special days for many more seriously ill 16 to 40 year olds.