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The view of Bird Gardens Scotland from Oxton Pottery



Oxton Pottery offers classes and a chance to see a working pottery as well as a large selection of Mark's work. Featuring a large selection of the well-known sets of flying bird plaques along with one off sculptural and domestic pieces.


Oxton Pottery is located adjacent to Bird Gardens Scotland - an avian conservation breeding centre. Visitors can enjoy two hectares of gardens and the birds from around the world that live within them. 


Mark Haillay graduated in 1990 from Loughborough College of Art and Design in Ceramics and has worked as a full-time potter ever since.


Growing up in his mother's antique shop, he loves old china and handmade objects. His influences include plants, birds and yoga. Mark's fascination with pattern - both natural and designed can be seen in his work.

Mark cleans the ash from a Raku-fired pot
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