Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Wassail Update

The Wassail on Sunday evening was a great success for all concerned
over 400 people attended and over 350 pints of Cider were sold
in a 3 hour spell.
I had made 8 of these small Wassail Cups
that came out of the kiln earlier in the day and they all sold on the night
and I took orders for 10 more.
This is Mathew Applegate, the chap that commissioned the Wassail Cup
and tonight was it's first outing

as you can see all sorts got their hands on it.
and put it to good use
and this was later in the evening, you can see my workshop
lit up in the background.
On Monday we were watching a programme on BBC 2 called
Escape to the Country, where people look to move from a city to the Countryside
They were showing a couple houses in Somerset this week and in one of the houses
was a set of my pots. great to see them on telly.
Looks like it's going to be a good start to the year.

6 comments:

Ron said...

Fun to see these pics Paul and cool to hear your pots showed up on the television. Very cool.

Hollis Engley said...

That is really cool, Paul. What a great community event. And the wassail cup looks great tipped up and spilling its cider into a celebrant.

Dirt-Kicker Pottery said...

Those are awesome huge cups! It looks like a fun celebration.

Lori Buff said...

Congratulations on having your pots on Television and on selling out of the Wassail Cups, they are really fun looking.

cookingwithgas said...

Now that is a mug!
It looks like great fun.

Dan Finnegan said...

400 people - 350 cups of cider...were the other 50 designated drivers?!
The cups are great!

Time to start planning for the show season.

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