Our Sponsors

Thank you to the following sponsors who have provided financial and in-kind support to this year’s festival


Potclays has a worldwide reputation for their premium quality clays, especially for their unrivaled pan milled bodies, which are manufactured using traditional machinery and a process unique within the industry. They also have a highly qualified and experienced team of engineers building top-quality kilns for hobby, education and industrial use. Potclays are in the privileged position of being the only authorised UK importers of Shimpo machinery, L&L Kilns, Bisque Imports and the legendary Southern Ice Porcelain. 

Johnson's Tiles

Johnson Tiles are the UK's leading manufacturer and importer of ceramic wall and floor tiles, operating in both the residential and commercial markets. With over 100 year’s experience, we are committed to design, quality and the environment having won various accolades and awards in these areas. We also offer a wide range of porcelain, glass and mosaic tiles so whatever the type of tile you’re looking for you’ll find it with Johnson Tiles. Our well known ranges include Prismatics, Kerastar, Minton Hollins and our latest range Absolute. Within our Kerastar and Absolute ranges we have a large selection of slip resistant tiles. Minton Hollins is our prestigious range of classic Victorian and fireplace tiles.


Staffordshire University

Established in 1992, Staffordshire University has evolved into one of the country's most dynamic, progressive and forward-thinking learning institutions. Always quick to adapt as student requirements change, we have become renowned for our groundbreaking new courses and first-class learning opportunities. Staffordshire University has a long and proud history of providing high quality, progressive and inclusive higher education for people from across Staffordshire, the region, the UK and the rest of the world.