We welcome announcements of woodfire related events: workshops, conferences, seminars, exhibitions etc., to be included on this page and also perhaps published in the Backlog Events Calendar of the next issue of The Log Book. (This will depend on how the date of an event ties in with actual publication schedules for The Log Book.)
Please give details of your event including dates, venue, venue address and contact details (e-mail, telephone, website).


This Listing up-dated on 9th November 2019

25 October - 16 November - Sasayama, Hyogo Ken, Japan
Making, glazing, packing and anagama firing workshop with John Dix at the Fieldwork Studio.

26 October - 2 November - La Borne, Cher, France
Grands Feux 2019 - Now an annual occurrence in the village of La Borne and its environs, sixteen woodfire kilns will be fired during the 2019 event. There will also be several other special events taking place.

3 - 9 November - Certaldo, Tuscany, Italy
Community woodfiring in the 'Bagano Express' - a two chamber noborigama cross-draught kiln with a cascade type Bourry firebox, with David Trueb and Teja Hlacer, at La meridiana International School of Ceramics.

16 November - 1 December - Malvern, Victoria, Australia
Exhibition of work by Yuri Wiedenhofer at Malvern ArtistsÕ Society Gallery, organised by the Skepsi Gallery.

16 November - 4 December - Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, UK
The Sake Vessel - Contemporary Interpretations – International Sakeware Exhibition curated by Lucien M. Koonce. Work by 36 makers including many woodfirers, at the Stratford Gallery.

20 - 24 November - Cooroy, Queensland, Australia
Woodfiring with Rowley Drysdale in one of the tree woodfire kilns at Quixotica Art Space. Kiln opening on 30 November.

23 November - 31 December - La Borne, Cher, France
Exhibition of work by Élisabeth Joulia (1925-2003)- at the La Borne Contemporary Ceramics Centre.

8 - 14 December - Morrison, Colorado, USA
EFiring the new tube woodfire kiln at Justin Lambert's pottery.

29 February - 15 March 2020 - Malvern, Victoria, Australia
A Daedal Gallimaufry - exhibition of anagama-fired and new work by Owen Rye – at Malvern Artists’ Society.

5 - 8 March 2020 - Seagrove, North Carolina, USA
The 33rd North Carolina Potters Conference – guest demonstrators include Bede Clarke and Dan Finnegan. The conference which is hosted and organised by the North Carolina Pottery Center will be held at the Historic Luck’s Cannery complex.

6 March - 25 April 2020 - Red Lodge, Montana, USA
Solo exhibition by Perry Haas – at Red Lodge Clay Center.

Until 8 March 2020 - St Ives, Cornwall, UK
An exhibition illustrating how potters evoke surface - in the Cube Gallery at the Leach Pottery. Includes many historic and contemporary wood-fired pots.

18 - 24 April / 25 April - 2 May 2020 - Good Hope, Trelawny, Jamaica
The Eloquent Wood Fired Vessel workshops parts 1 and 2 – Anderson Ranch Arts Center (Colorado, USA) Jamaica Destination Workshops. Tutors include Randy Johnston, Jan McKeachie-Johnston, Pelusa Rosenthal, Chris Gustin, Nancy Train Smith, David Pinto, Doug Casebeer.

19 April - 2 May 2020 - Certaldo, Tuscany, Italy
Finding the Beauty in Imperfection – handbuilding, throwing and woodfiring workshop with Akira Satake.

29 April - 8 May 2020 - Kecshemét, Hungary
Stoneware Glazes for Woodfiring – workshop with Markus Böhm including a woodfiring, at the International Ceramics Studio.

29 April - 17 May 2020 - Sasayama, Hyogo Ken, Japan
Making, glazing, packing and anagama firing workshop with John Dix, Bruce Dehnert, and Ashwini Bhat, at the Fieldwork Studio.

23 - 27 May 2020 - Seagrove, North Carolina, USA
Seagrove pre-conference kilns: Several pre-conference woodfiring workshops to take place including Ben Owen III hosting guest artists Chris Gustin, John Neely, and Cynthia Bringle to fire his four chambered wood-fired kiln.

28 - 31 May 2020 - Star, North Carolina, USA
Woodfire NC will examine the relevance of woodfiring in educational, historical, ethical, and aesthetic contexts. The conference will be preceded by several woodfiring workshops across the state.

4 - 6 June 2020 - Newberg, Oregon, USA
Northwest Wood firing Conference on the themes of Sustainability, Accessibility, and Education. Lectures, demonstrations, panels, exhibitions. Pre-conference firing of the East Creek anagama in Willamina.

7 - 21 June 2020 - Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Sculptural Serving Vessels – workshop with Jeff Shapiro at Gaya Ceramic Arts Center. Making, packing, firing, cooling, unpacking, followed by a dinner using works produced in the firing.