Wednesday, 23 September 2009
Somerset Art Weeks 2009 until 4th Oct
Following on from a very successful Private View on Friday Night.
in which we managed to drink our way through 56 bottles of wine,
24 cans of chilled Stella, 3 bottles of Champagne.
and a partridge in a pear tree.
just opposite Yeovil Town Football club.
I also have a display in the Somerset Guild of Craftsmen
Court House Gallery in Somerton.
Sales are going very well, as you know I like to keep tabs on the figures,
and on the first day we had 87 new visitors who had come from seeing our info in the
which included a blind man who enjoyed feeling all of the pots in their different stages
and the difference between mine and Doug's work.
I have also built a ramp for wheelchair access which has proved very useful.
On the Sunday I lost count of the visitors, but it was well over the 100 mark.
Monday was a bit quieter which helped me get a glaze kiln loaded.
But Yesterday was a bumper day with visitors coming from far and wide
and buying lots of pots.
Luckily new pots to come from the kiln today to re stock the shelves.
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