1955 First saleable pots made at Claybrook Pottery (CBP) and sold to Dryads of London
1959 Became member of Craftsman Potters Association (TP102) supplying pottery for sale at the Lowndes Court shop.


1962 'Solus' exhibition at Craftsman Potters Association, Lowndes Court, London
1962 Work purchased for the Van Achterburgh collection, Holland
1965 Exhibition at Royal Norfolk Show
1966 Exhibition Edinburgh Festival
1967 British Potters travelling exhibition to Australia
1967 Three artists show with Peter Forrester (painter) and Mathew Frere-Smith (sculptor) at Stalham
1968 British Potters travelling exhibition USA
1969 East Anglian Craftsmen at Home


1972 Exhibition at 18th Kings Lynn Festival
1973 Solo Exhibition Wellington College, Kent
1973 Contemporary Crafts Norfolk and Suffolk, Aldburgh
1974 Solo Exhibition Pottergate Gallery, Norwich
1975 Ceramic Form Exhib, Kettles Yard, Cambridge (work purchased by Fitzwilliam Museum)
1976 Pots Ancient and Modern at Colchester Museum1977 Crafts 77 Exhibition Norwich Castle Museum
1977 Solo Exhibition at the Assembly House Norwich
1979 Artist Craftsmen of Quality at Norwich Castle Museum  


1981 Crafts 81 Norwich Castle Museum
1981 Exhibition at Norwich Cathedral Undercroft
1981 Solo Exhibition Phoenix Gallery, Henley
1981 East Anglian Artists, Fermoy Gallery, Kings Lynn
1981 Exhibition at Quarry Hangers, Surrey
1981 Sotheby's sponsored solo exhibition Artist at Work at Norwich Castle Museum
1985 Exhibition The Well Dressed Table Norwich Triennial
1986 Solo Exhibition at The Sackhouse Gallery Wells Arts Centre


1991 The old workshop gallery, Corpusty, Norfolk
1992 A Family Affair Exhibition, Stalham
1993 Hand and Eye Landscape paintings by Mark Goldsworthy and ceramics by Thomas Plowman

Work in numerous private and public collections in Britain and abroad including:

The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
The Van Achterburgh Collection, Holland
I.L.E.A. London
Hertfordshire County Council
Suffolk County Council
The Castle Museum, Norwich
Norfolk County Council


The regular use of a camera for the purpose of recording all aspects of my ceramics led to an active involvement in photography.  Work was undertaken for Tetanal Photographic, Birds Eye U.K., The Broads Authority, Rural Arts East, University of East Anglia and a variety of other commercial and educational establishments. 


1987 Taught residential photography course for Norfolk County Council at How Hill, Ludham
1989 Visiting lecturer at NORCAT for BTEC National Diploma – photography
1989 FINDINGS An Exhibition of photographs and related text at Wells Arts Centre looking at many aspects
of the Norfolk coastline.  Sponsored by Eastern Arts and Norwich Camera Centre it was subsequently
shown at the University of East Anglia


1990 Eastern Arts Artist in Residence Gt. Yarmouth
1990 Visiting lecturer University of East Anglia. Creative Photography for B.Ed Degree course.
1991 Established Photography Department at Gt. Yarmouth College and taught BTEC courses there for a
number of years.
1991 Project photographer for community arts programme Close to Home sponsored by Eastern Arts
1992 Exhibition of work generated by Close to Home shown at Buffalo University, New York State, USA.
1993 Project photographer in Eastern Arts sponsored photographic project at Trunch, Norfolk.

Resulting from winning a Kodak competition, work was shown at The National Museum of Photography and Hamiltons Gallery, London.

Photographic work also shown in Norwich Castle Museum, Fermoy Gallery, Kings Lynn, Norwich Arts Centre, Wells Arts Centre, Norwich Cathedral and Norwich 20 Group exhibition, Bath.