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Geoffrey Whiting’s Candlesticks for Canterbury Cathedral

You can find candlesticks made by Geoffrey Whiting in Canterbury Cathedral It is always gratifying, but still all too rare when potters get major commissions. In 1982 Geoffrey Whiting was commissioned by the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury Cathedral to … Continue reading

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A Pioneering Ceramic Studio

Behind every successful man, there stands a woman. A Pioneering Ceramic Studio There is a very old and famous saying, ‘behind every successful man, there stands a woman’, and Geoffrey Whiting had Anne Whiting. After the second war she co-founded … Continue reading

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Making Useful Simple – Geoffrey Whiting at the KSC

1st October – 14th December Our latest show at the Ken Stradling Collection highlights the art of making beautiful items for the home through an examination of the work of potter Geoffrey Whiting (1919-1988). The exhibition is totally Covid-19 friendly. … Continue reading

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Loved Design: an Online Exhibition

Reading the obituaries of Sir Terence Conran, who sadly passed away last week, it’s been amazing to realise just how much of what has made life enjoyable came from him and his vision of good design. From the duvet we … Continue reading

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CERAMICS STUDENT VOLUNTEER CHLOE MONKS

Chlöe Monks is a 2nd year student on the BA (Hons) Ceramics course at Cardiff School of Art and Design. She has been very much involved with the Ken Stradling Collection this year as a volunteer. She is volunteering with … Continue reading

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