The Studio


workshop plus a wheel
workshop plus a wheel
A great light and airy space for producing beautiful art.
The Gallery
comfy seating area
Angel in progress
Angel in progress
great effort from Gwen, even made her own cutouts!
Clay Vistas workshop in progress
Clay Vistas workshop in progress
3 Friends enjoying some creative play in the Clay Vistas workshop.
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Not Thursdays.
Clay Vista
Clay Vista
The finished version of a Clay Vista tile.
two ladies enjoying a homemade lunchbreak
two ladies enjoying a homemade lunchbreak
I do lunch for when the Tearoom is closed.
My sculpture student intently working on his torso.
My sculpture student intently working on his torso.
Green man
Green man
My own more benign version of the mythical green man. This one host a mouse and a lizard.
Gallery spot with Ikebana vessels
Gallery spot with Ikebana vessels

The studio/gallery

This is also where I live, so the place has a very homely feel.

My apartment is above the studio.

The Granary, as it is known locally is a grade 1 listed building, built around the same time as Claydon House 1753. It's draughty in the winter and remote, but I love the peace and quiet and all the wildlife I encounter. Mikey the cat loves it too but his delight is more about the taste! 

Claydon House is the main attraction here, gifted to the National Trust in the 1950s. The gardens belong to Claydon estate so there is a small charge for entry even if you are an NT member.

Well worth the price of a coffee.

The Phoenix Kitchen in the main courtyard is where you may enjoy lunch and a delectable array of homemade cakes and goodies.

Visitors are welcomed and encouraged to enjoy the space and the garden. 

On display is a variety of my own artworks which I  distribute to galleries throughout the UK and internationally. 

All Lucinda Brown collections are available to buy from the gallery. 

for an up to date stock list email.



My Angel Workshops



The workshops are from 10 am until 4 pm until April when the light stays longer.

From then it's from 11 am until 5 pm. Through until October.

The morning session is spent deciding on a design and experimenting with different methods of adding clay to the base. 

You will learn various methods of hand building at this stage. 

we break at 1 pm for lunch available at the Phoenix Kitchen in the

main courtyard of Claydon House. Or bring a picnic lunch.

This is when the brain processes all that has been absorbed so far.

I always see a difference in the confidence of clients after lunch. 


We have a glass of Prosecco after the break, this gets the party started! 

 What I try to help everyone understand, is that you cannot make a mistake.

 If you do something that you don't like or is likely to fail in the firing,

you can redo the elements until satisfied.

Clay is very forgiving right up until it is bone dry.

Once everyone is happy with what they have done and considered the piece completed, it is left with me to dry, fire and then glaze or oxide wash before the second firing. After this some further embellishment with metallic acrylic if wanted.

The whole process takes around two weeks to complete, depending on how much I have to go in the kiln.

I will call or email to arrange collection.

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