An Artist's eye, a craftsman's hands
Philip Simmonds is firmly established as one of Britain's leading designer makers of large sculptural ceramics. Experience the deep satisfaction of choosing sculpture which is designed, made and presented to you by one man. Philip's skilled craftmanship is at the heart of everything he makes.
the finest handmade pots, on a grand scale
"Clay is amazing. To take this humble material from the earth and turn it into something beautiful is profoundly creative and a real joy. I'm privelidged to experience this transformation every day."
Ceramics workshops for children and adults
We want to share our expertise and our new, purpose built studios at Applehayes allow us to do this. Come and enjoy an informal, creative hands-on pottery workshop with Philip and his wife Claire, both qualified and experienced teachers. You will try your hand at various different hand building techniques and all your work will be fired and available for coillection afterwards.