Summer 2019 Exhibition

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The second Harlequin Gallery exhibition of the year is the Summer 2019 exhibition that begins at 11am on Friday 28th June and will continue until the end of August. As usual it will contain a variety of British and Japanese … Continued

William Marshall – pottery master

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I admired the pots of William Marshall long before I had the pleasure of meeting him, on several occasions, during my regular springtime trips down to St. Ives in the late 1990s. William Marshall, usually referred to as Bill, was … Continued

Anniversary Exhibition 2019

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The Anniversary exhibition at the Harlequin Gallery opened for business at 11am on Friday 1st March. Although I had originally planned to refer to it as the Spring exhibition, it occurred to me that March 2019 marks 20 years since … Continued

Julian King Salter hand-built ceramics

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I first became aware of Julian King Salter and his hand-built ceramics at a solo exhibition of his work at the Harlequin Gallery in the late 1990s before taking over the gallery myself in 1999. Julian was born in 1954 … Continued

Summer 2018 Exhibition at the Harlequin Gallery

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Friday 27th July sees the start of the Harlequin Gallery Summer 2018 mixed exhibition, with a wide selection of both British and Japanese studio ceramics, together with the odd piece from elsewhere. In the last two years I have been … Continued

Bizen Pottery: One of Japan’s Ancient Kilns

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Bizen is one of Japan’s six ancient kilns, where pottery has been produced for over 1000 years. The area in and around Bizen City where the pottery is made is situated in the Imbe area of Okayama Prefecture. Descendents of … Continued

Jane Cairns: The Royal Iris connection

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A few miles from the Harlequin Gallery moored on the Thames is the sad sight of the former Mersey Ferry boat, the Royal Iris. A boat that was decommissioned in the early 1990s due to rising repair costs. The Royal … Continued

Welcome to the Spring 2018 exhibition

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It has been rather longer than planned since the last such notice but Friday 9th March at 11am sees the opening of the Harlequin Gallery Spring 2018 exhibition, featuring some recently acquired pots, a number of which are shown here.Looking … Continued

The Summer Exhibition – 4th August 2017

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Not to be confused with the other Summer Exhibition taking place in the Capital, I believe my latest exhibition that opens on Friday 4th August at 11am will have something to offer all of you. Those of you, who are … Continued