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EtsyMCR’s Christmas Market at People’s History Museum.

So excited to have been accepted to this wonderful Christmas Fair this year.

The vendors are all local to Greater Manchester who create a huge variety of items. The one thing we all have in comnmon is we are part of the online shopping site called

It really is one NOT to be missed. Vistors get to enjoy a unique shopping experience together combined with a lovely Christmas feel thats not too commercialised.

With music and free events on over the whole 3 day event, plus onsite cafe and the museum to visit whats not to like?

In the 200th anniversary year of Peterloo in Manchester, come and join us for a great time this December.


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My impressionist journey

In April 2019, I travelled to the USA, and visited quite a few galleries in the D.C. area. I have always loved impressionism, but had never thought I could do create this wonderfully soft painterly effect with ceramics before now. I realised that my latest experiments with layering glazes could be incorporated on some pieces Id thrown back in the UK. Eager to get back to home after my trip, I started straight away to test and work on my idea. Its still ongoing, but Im fairly plaesed with the results so far.

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Handmade Christmas @ Bolton Albert Halls

I am pleased to announce that I will be at Handmade Christmas event @ Bolton Albert Halls on 23rd November. Its a one day only event, free to enter. Lots of different handmade goodies on offer and a refreshments area.

Located within the town Hall, The Albert Halls in Bolton is a stunning venue which has recently been renovated by Bolton Council back to its former glory. The Christmas fair is organised by MWL events who have hosted this event for several years. Last years fair was hugely popular, with musicians on all day, it was a really lovely place to shop for unique special gifts, and stay warm and dry. Suitable for all the family, young or old.

Where is it? Right in the centre of Bolton, there is plenty of afforadble parking nearby and disabled spaces right at the door if required. Entrance on Le Mans Crescent.

So what should I make for the Christmas market this year? Just email me and let me have your suggestions.


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A Curious Collection

Ruths beautiful ceramics are available to buy from A Curious Collection,Withington, Manchester.

Alongside 40+ makers this unsual collection of handmade goods, artist design cards and vintage clothing is fast becoming a favourite of the local people.

Opening times are Wednesday – Saturday 10am -6pm Sunday 12-4pm *

445 Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester M20 4AN


*Please check opoening times on instagram

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Colour tests

Im always testing new glazes and layering combos.

These are from July. Ive got some more exciting options for you to choose from to follow soon.