We’ve wanted to build a clay oven for a number of years, and finally got around to it in October. We enlisted the services of Sam Makumba, a local potter who has built dozens of clay ovens over the years, and press-ganged 20 friends into a weekend’s service! Despite choosing the weekend when the St Jude storm hit, the build went very well. Read on for a fairly thorough description of our method, which I hope will help others construct clay ovens. If you have any questions or would like to suggest improvements then please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Read more

As you can see, our new website is now online. We’ve made a new website as the old one hadn’t been updated for many years, didn’t work very well on phones and tablets, and didn’t have many images. We hope that this website is more informative and easier to use. We’ll also update this news section much more frequently. If you have any feedback we’d love to hear from you, so send us an email. Read more