Raku Kilns in the courtyard!

Its very busy in the court yard! There is  a Raku kiln in the courtyard all day, come and see our ceramicists at work!

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Raku firing photos

here’s some photos of the kiln setting up and the work before it goes in. Apparently the kiln reaches 1000* Centigrade and at some point the work will be removed (whilst at this temperature!) and plunged into the silver dustbin which holds sawdust. I will ask Jim or Philippa to write a more accurate piece about the process later today.

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If you’re in Glossop and would like to watch  – you’re very welcome to pop and view from our window.