Willey Furnace Pottery

Contact Details

Willey Furnace Pottery
2 Swan St
TF12 5HW
Elspeth Soper
01952 885759 or 07790 347007
Designer and maker of decorated earthenware and stoneware

Upcoming Events

The Willow Gallery
Sat Aug 23, 2014 - Sat Sep 27, 2014
56 Willow Street, Oswestry, SY11 1AE

For more events see the Calendar.

Designer and maker of decorated earthenware and stoneware

Elspeth Soper has been potting at Willey Furnace Pottery since 1985. The pots are thrown on a kickwheel and decorated using combinations of poured and painted slips, and underglaze colours. They are then glazed and fired in a downdraft gas kiln.

Her pots are inspired by Eastern European pottery and the ducks, geese, chickens and guinea fowl that she kept until the fox got them all!

She occasionally makes stoneware pots and also sculptural pieces which usually reflect her interest in Native American and First Nation Canadian cultures and artefacts.

Elspeth’s pots are for sale at a number of galleries, she also holds open days at her pottery and the pottery can be visited by appointment.

See elspethsoper.blogspot.co.uk for information about galleries and open days.