Exclusive event for Members

Meet at the Oxford Anagama Kilns, Wytham Woods, OX2 8QQ

PLEASE NOTE this event is POSTPONED due to traffic restrictions. 
We have notified all those with tickets and will announce a new date shortly

Booking required

Exclusively for Members

With Dr Robin Wilson, Director at Oxford University Kilns & Dr Clare Pollard, Curator of Japanese Art at the Ashmolean Museum.

Take this unique opportunity to explore the wood-fired Japanese ceramics kilns at Wytham Woods, the research woodlands of Oxford University.

The team of potters and academics led by Dr Robin Wilson look forward to welcoming you to the kilns site to explore the ancient practice of wood-firing ceramics, where you can take part in a Japanese tea ceremony. The kilns will be in action, mid-firing with a team of potters stoking the firebox.

Dr Robin Wilson will explain the special nature of pottery produced in this unusual manner. Dr Clare Pollard will discuss the tea ceremony, which Miyuki Arimura will be performing.

Pot fired in Oxford Anagama Kilns, Wytham Woods

Pot fired in Oxford Anagama Kilns, Wytham Woods

Attendees are welcome to wander through the 1000-acre Woodlands following the event.

Transportation not included. Free parking is available close to the Kilns site. Please be aware that there is uneven ground around the Kilns site and the Woods.

Find further details on the Anagama Kilns website


This event is now POSTPONED, but Members who have tickets will be contacted very soon about a new date. 

If you have any questions before the event, please email us at membership@ashmus.ox.ac.uk

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