Christmas at Aston Pottery 2018

This year we started planning and designing our Christmas trees only 3 weeks after Christmas.  It may seem absurd but it really is the best time as the previous year’s trees create lots of new ideas. We work as a team of four people travelling across Europe trying to find decorations that fit our new ideas and concepts. This year, we have given the traditional red, green and gold tree a strong element of bling and glitz with over 800 decorations combining to create a sea of colour. Our second tree is very cool. A cream and soft gold combine […]

Stephen’s Gardening Blog September 2018

Stephen’s Gardening Blog September 2018 Well… now is as good a time as any to start a gardening blog; I have been thinking about it for the last three years (inspired by Bill Collins of Collins Guitars). Now with the BBC Gardeners’ World showing this Friday I feel it is now or never. I suppose that I am quite shocked by people’s reaction to what I do here at Aston Pottery. I create lots of colour in a seemingly organised way, but the truth is that more recently much of it is done in a very spontaneous manner, with me […]