4th - 22nd October 2021
A pop-up exhibition at
51 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU
A B O U T
Launching as part of London Craft Week 2021, Leach 101 is a delayed celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the internationally acclaimed Leach Pottery, St Ives, presenting the Leach Studio Team of today.
Founded in 1920 by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada in St Ives, Cornwall, the Leach Pottery is among the most respected and influential potteries in the world. Over the last hundred years it has forged the shape of Studio Pottery in the UK and beyond. The current studio team, led by lead potter Roelof Uys, carry forward this precious legacy while adding their own voices to its philosophies and teachings.
E V E N T S
- Sat, 09 OctLive via Zoom
L O C A T I O N
The exhibition will cover the ground floor gallery of the Old Brick Shop (formerly the Menier Gallery) while the basement gallery will display a curated selection of emerging and leading names in contemporary ceramics today.
Open Monday - Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 11am-5pm.
F E A T U R I N G
The exhibition features their individual work as well as their Standard Ware to present the Leach Pottery 100 years on.
Featuring new collections by Roelof Uys, Britta James, Callum Trudgeon, Matt Foster and Annabelle-Smith.