Our Story

Frankie is a ceramic artist based in East Anglia – with a gallery in Suffolk and a studio in Essex. She enjoys working in a spontaneous fashion inspired by the colours and textures of the surrounding landscape. Coming from a creative background, Frankie moved to Suffolk having studied in London at Camberwell and Chelsea Art schools. Her BA (Hons) degree is from the University of the Arts, London and she is extremely experienced at both hand built and thrown ceramics, as well as teaching pottery to both adults and children alike.

Over the last three years Frankie has initiated a range of workshops and short courses through which she has shared her enthusiasm for ceramics to inspire and educate others.

In 2020 Frankie set up her studios in Ardleigh, where she operates a full workshop with potters’ wheels, space for hand-building, glazing and firing. You cannot fail but be inspired on every visit, when shelves full of creations both from Frankie herself, students or visiting potters are on constant view. Various courses and workshops are available to book here.

 Ardleigh Studios

Continuing the theme and success story, Frankie’s of Hadleigh gallery and Lifestyle store was opened in January 2022

Joining the small, close-knit team are a group of fellow creative people who bring the offering both at the gallery and studio to life through retail, workshops, studio sessions, private events and lifestyle gatherings. Confidently discover the inner creative within you, whether this is through purchasing a piece of ceramics, or creating your own, assisted by our friendly team who are here to help you all the way. Enjoy our events and workshops in Hadleigh or Ardleigh, where you will find an array of different activities and ideas to inspire and motivate you. Do get in touch if you have any questions or simply wish to follow what we do on our Instagram @frankies.studio_ and share the love.



Discover beautifully curated objects for your home at our gallery in the historic market town of Hadleigh. With shelves full of original works from Frankie, including her iconic signature pieces, scalloped plates, candlesticks, pinched and block colour glazed mugs, berry bowls, large statement pieces and commissioned items, you will find something different on every visit. Whether you are looking for the perfect gift, or simply want to treat yourself, Frankie’s ceramics will provide you with a tactile and treasured piece of pottery to love and cherish.

In our retail space you will also find complementing homewares and artist produced items, which will fill your home with loveliness. The stock continues to change with the seasons, and is wholly unique by its nature, so you can be certain your treasures will be pretty exclusive or even one-off pieces. Providing a lovely addition to Frankie’s ceramics on sale, you’ll enjoy pre-loved clothes, paintings, pictures, textiles, candles and much much more.

 Make the most of our studio/gallery space as we host various workshops and events throughout the year in this versatile and creative space. Everything from yoga, to ceramics workshops and food tastings to music evenings are possible. See our events listing for current offerings here. why not think about Private Hire, where the space becomes your own to host a workshop, party, team building or motivational event?

Frankie shares her love of teaching in a busy studio and is ready to inspire and lead you through your creative experience. Do get in touch if you would like to get creative or discuss events in the gallery space.

Frankie Ceramics