REMINDER: Competitions and Opportunities ICF 2019

CSAD Ceramics has a long and amazing history with the International Ceramics Festival Aberystwyth with students and graduates volunteering and demonstrating, exhibiting, presenting, watching their peers and the most inspirational ceramic practitioners, writers, researchers from across the globe. For further opportunities to get involved see below.

Deadlines for applications:

Potclays Ltd. New and Emerging Makers Award (in association with Jingdezhen Sanbao Ceramic Institute) Open to UK potters and artists working with clay, who have graduated within the past five years
Deadline: 30th April 2019.

International Ceramics Studio (ICS) Kecskemét, Residency Award 2019
Applications are open to ALL UK based ceramic practitioners
Deadline: 30th April 2019.

Student Demonstrators
Open to UK students in HE institutes teaching ceramics.
Deadline: 30th April 2019 (extended from 31st March)

Top Pot Supplies & ICF Short Film Competition
Open to international filmmakers over 18 years of age.
Deadline: May 1st 2019


We have a special PhD and Research symposium chaired by Dr. Jo Dahn featuring presentations from invited PhD and research students. If you are working on research in the UK and would like to give a presentation about your work please get in touch.


Festival Assistants applications are now closed, applicants will be informed in mid-April if they have been successful.

Please see Opportunities for Students and Potters for more details. Information about the Festival and the 2019 programme is regularly updated on our website and social media.