Little Wren Pottery is a handmade ceramics studio run by English potter Victoria Baker in the picturesque market town of Northallerton, North Yorkshire focusing on functional yet decorative items for everyday use.

Little Wren Pottery at Casa Rustica

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You can now find Little Wren Pottery tapas bowls at Casa Rustica in Northallerton. Casa Rustica is a lovely Italian style coffee shop in the heart of the town, you can find it in Barkers Arcade serving up Italian specialties.

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Anchors away!

anchormug blog Anchors away!

Sometimes at Fairs I get asked questions I don’t expect and why I make anchor mugs was one of them. While I know the nautical trend isn’t going away anytime soon there are a few good reasons for this seaside theme.

In creating these anchor mugs I was intentionally looking to break up the shop with a more ‘manly’ item. While most of my pieces aren’t gendered subconsciously or not I’m sure my work has a feminine touch to it!

The shape of these has changed through various iterations and has settled on a one I think of as a vintage milk bottle or churn shape. The barrel body and narrow neck helps to keep whatever your drinking warm as it reduces the exposed surface area at the top.

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Homegrown Food Festival Northallerton

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Just a quick reminder for those of you planning your weekends in advance! It’s the Northallerton Homegrown Food festival next Sunday, June 29th.

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Pottery Quarterly

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This post is almost totally the opposite of the one a couple weeks ago about Ceramic Review. Pottery Quarterly is quite an old magazine published during the 50′s and 60′s, these were given to me by my Dad’s old pottery teacher Ron. I’ll admit I love stuff like this.

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Little Wren Pottery at The Good Apple Cafe

Last weekend I dropped by The Good Apple Cafe in Sunderland you can now find delicious snacks and meals being served up on Little Wren Pottery plates and bowls.

thegoodapple1 Little Wren Pottery at The Good Apple Cafe

You can find The Good Apple on Derwent Street in Sunderland just a few steps from Park Lane metro station. Inside they specialise in hearty vegan and vegetarian food. I’ve had their vegetarian breakfast before but this time I dropped by for lunch to sample some new items which were a delicious scotch egg and a cashew pie.

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