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The Sydney Teapot Show 2016

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Something for everyone- quirky to unusual
Over the month of August and some of September, Sydney residents are in for a treat in Glebe with the Sydney Teapot Show. Local group, the Clayworkers, are holding their 29th Annual Teapot Show of quirky craftsmanship. The Clayworkers have been together since 1982, and are a non-for-profit group of potters. They hold this show all over Australia with designs that range from functional to ridiculous!

Annual Sydney Teapot Show 2016
The Clayworkers Gallery. Photo via their website


The gallery, located in Glebe on the corner of St Johns Road & Darghan street, was created & thrives still to this day due to the dedication and excitement of it's members in creating these gorgeous masterpieces. They strive to offer an exciting & welcoming experience to all at this years Teapot Show & every other day of the year.
Pottery. Sydney Teapot Show
Copyright: Marion Mewburn


The thing that makes Clayworkers work so unique is the vibrant people who create it. They thrive of not only the gallery and the chance to exhibit their work, but the members of the cohort who they associate with, learn from and enjoy their passion with.

Pottery. Sydney Teapot Show
Copyright: Kim Tarpey


Pottery. Sydney Teapot Show
Copyright: Claire Locker


Pottery. Sydney Teapot Show
Copyright: Tanya Bechara


The event runs from August 3rd until September 4th and is open from 10:30am until 5pm everyday. The opening night for purchases begins on a Friday the 5th August at 6pm. Then everyday after the 5th you are able to browse, speak to the creator of works and purchase your own piece of art. It will be overwhelming by the plethora of teapots to browse from, so the clayworkers will give you a complementary cuppa while you find the perfect one for you.
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Why? To see some pretty craftswork
When: Over the month of August. 10:30am until 5pm everyday
Phone: (02) 9692 9717
Where: Glebe, crn St Johns Rd and Darghan St
Cost: Free entry, cups range in $
Your Comment
Our thanks to Sydney Weekend Notes!
We are really looking forward to welcoming our guests this month. If you're coming in please tell us know your favourite teapot so that we can award the People's Chioce Award at the end of the Show to the public's most popular teapot. Thanks again!
by tanya (score: 1|37) 1052 days ago
Some lovely creative tea pots there. I have two friends who would both love the sunflower teapot.
by Jenny Rossiter (score: 3|4067) 1053 days ago
Thanks for your comment Jenny! I agree, there are also so many weird but gorgeous pieces of art on their website :)
by Chloe Doyle (score: 3|1361) 1053 days ago
I think it's going to be an awesome event Tanya! Looking forward to stopping by after work one day :)
by Chloe Doyle (score: 3|1361) 1052 days ago
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