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SANAA Africa Festival


As Ardmore is part of the South African matric syllabus it gave us great pleasure to exhibit at the SANAA Africa Festival at St Stithian’s College in Johannesburg, South Africa. During the event fine artists, poets, dancers, actors, fashion designers, filmmakers and musicians joined forces to celebrate Africa’s creative diversity.

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The Birdcage!


This Saturday, 28 May, ’The Birdcage’ Ladies’ Event is all about “mink and manure” at the Greyville Racecourse, Durban! We will be showcasing our bird inspired treasures, ‘Ardmore Collection’ table linen fabrics and vibrant scatter cushions, as well as our handbags. We look forward to seeing you there!

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The Great Zambezi!


All are welcome to come and join us at Patrick Mavros, 104-106 Fulham Rd, to view our incredible “The Great Zambezi” Exhibition from 18-29 May. Fée will be presenting a slideshow to showcase the inspiration behind the theme of the Hermès scarves and our latest 2016 collection at 11:30 on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st of May.

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This week we honour Senzo Ntshalintshali, son of Bonnie, the first artist Fee worked with in 1985. They went on to win the 1990 Standard Bank Young Artists Award. Senzo joined us last year and has clearly received his mother’s creative genes. He has made some stunning Waterbuck Riders that have just arrived in London to be exhibited at the ‘Great Zambezi’ show at Patrick Mavros from the 18th – 29th of May.

Donald Greig inspires the Ardmore sculptors


The Greig Brothers, Christopher, Billy and Donald have been great supporters and friends of Ardmore Ceramic Art. This Friday, Donald spent the day in the clay studio sharing his wildlife sculpting expertise with Ardmore sculptors. We so appreciate visits of this kind as it encourages and inspires.

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Ardmore event in London


The Zambezi River and its myriad species of plants and animals have inspired the stunning range of artworks for Ardmore Ceramic Art%u2019s The Great Zambezi event, which will take place at the Patrick Mavros flagship store in London from May 18 to 28. The river, which runs through Ardmore founder, Fee Halsted%u2019s country of birth, Zimbabwe, is also celebrated in the designs on the Herm’s scarf %u2018La Marche du Zamb’ze%u2019.

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Easter weekend with Rovos Rail


TArdmore is honoured to be included in one of Rovos Rail train stop overs en route to Durban and Pretoria which happens every second weekend in our summer season. We so enjoy meeting people from all over the world and telling them our story. We salute both Fee Halsted and Rohan Vos on their visions of excellence.

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Fée inspires local community


Ardmore Ceramic Art founder, F&e Halsted, was the guest speaker at the May meeting of the popular Midlands Forum at Howick High School. In her presentation F&e shared Ardmore%u2019s history, the way the works are made and new innovations including the launch of the Halsted fabric range and a collaboration with Herm’s in France to provide designs for scarves. Four hundred guests attended the presentation, including the top 20 Howick High School pupils. F&e donated all the proceeds from her talk to the Howick art department.

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Jabu Nene


This week we would like to honour Jabu Nene, who has been at Ardmore and working with Fee for twenty-three years. Jabu%u2019s incredible painting talent is often paired with Somandla Ntshalintshali%u2019s majestic and rhythmic forms. This urn has been created for our 2016 Zambezi Collection where Jabu, with her intricate and rich patterning, has truly elevated this vessel to masterpiece status.

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Launch of the Qalakabusha Ottoman in London


Bergdorf Goodman, the high end New York department store, have recently featured Ardmore Ceramics in a Safari display on the 7th floor. We will be show casing our new range of ceramic lamp bases paired with our Ardmore Collection fabric shades, vibrant scatter cushions show and the launch of our exciting new Ottoman at Patrick Mavros Store, 17th of March, 104- 106 Fulham Road, 4-6pm.