Keith Brymer Jones from BBC Two’s ‘Great Pottery Throw Down’ will be at Steamer Trading Cookshop’s Bluewater store next Wednesday (November 18) from 12-3pm.
Steamer Trading Cookshop said: ‘Keith will be making mugs to order – so if you want that perfect unique mug for your special someone, arrive early to avoid disappointment’. The cost is £14.94 per mug, which includes post and packaging.
Keith is currently starring in ‘The Great Pottery Throw Down’ The second episode of ‘the six-part series aired last night. Made by the team behind ‘The Great British Bake Off,’ the show – filmed at Middleport Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent – aims to find pottery’s hottest stars.
Master potter Keith Brymer Jones, who is head of design at MAKE International, has joined presenter Sara Cox and ceramic artist Kate Malone to judge 10 home potters from around the country in their quest to become Top Potter.
The Bluewater shopping centre branch of Steamer Trading Cookshop is playing host to a variety of in-store demonstrations this month. Last Friday (6th November 6) it was the turn of Zwilling JA Henckels knives. This housewares supplier will be followed by KitchenAid on Friday (November 13) and Dualit on Saturday (November 14). For the rest of the month there are demos scheduled from Le Creuset (Thursday November 19) and KitchenAid (Friday November 27), while on Sunday November 29, the Magimix Patissier will be put through its paces by ‘The Great British Bake Off’ 2012 contestant Cat (Cathryn) Dresser.
The Bluewater branch, on Upper Thames Walk, launched last November. Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal attended the grand opening, where he held a Q&A with fans, signed copies of his book ‘Historic Heston’ and demonstrated his range of Sage appliances.