The Regional Platters Guide

Pilliga Pottery has been included in The Regional Platters Guide. In this guide you will find an agricultural trail guide of local producers from the Central West Region of New South Wales. Click here to read the Regional Platters Guide...
Central West Lifestyle Magazine

Central West Lifestyle Magazine

Pilliga Pottery is very proud to be featured in Central West Lifestyle Winter Edition 2017 on pages 20-23. The magazine has done a town feature for Coonabarabran & Gilgandra. They have written a lovely article that tells the story of Pilliga Pottery and where it...
Sydney Weekender

Sydney Weekender

We had The Sydney Weekender here to do a feature on The Pilliga Pottery and The Pilliga Forest. After 12 years, it was great to have Micheal Whitney and Maria back on camera! The Pilliga deserves recognition for it’s lovely people, hidden treasures, and its...
Happy Birthday Julie!

Happy Birthday Julie!

If you have ever handled a piece of Pilliga Pottery then it is 99.9% probably the case that Julie Squire, the engraving artist, has put her mark on it. All of those blue wrens, and waratahs, and dragons…all Julie. It was Julie’s birthday last week, and...
Spring Sunshine  Scones

Spring Sunshine Scones

There’s nothing better on a Spring afternoon then to come down for a wander around  Pilliga Pottery and the gardens to see what is new and then sit in the sun having freshly baked scones with a cup of tea or coffee from the Blue Wren Cafe. The weekend saw...
While We Were At AgQuip

While We Were At AgQuip

We handed over the business side of things to Pidgie as he has been at Barkala Farm now since March last year and knows the ropes pretty well. Pidgie was found as a baby on Dandry Rd by two cyclists. He was covered in meat ants and probably only minutes from being...
What’s on the Wheel This Week?

What’s on the Wheel This Week?

  Master potter Richard is back at the pottery throwing some HUGE commissions. If you pop in over the weekend you will see the works in progress. Why not say two nights and get a free hot breakfast on that last day as part of the August Special. If you want a...
Spring is Almost Here at Barkala Farm

Spring is Almost Here at Barkala Farm

Spring: A time of new beginnings, and what better time to start a weekly blog so you get to see what is happening here at Barkala Farm Stay – Home of Pilliga Pottery. The plan is to post weekly, with pictures, words, videos, and deals so you get a taste of what...