This taster course is for individuals, couples, families and friends and is a fantastic opportunity to get your hands in some clay, as well as making something fun and useful.  Learn about pottery processes and techniques, and gain practical experience of working with clay. The fee includes 2 of your creations glazed and fired in our kilns! 

If you are new to clay this course will introduce you to making pots on a wheel - throwing, and hand-building pots . If you already have some experience this course will enable you to practice what you already know and extend your knowledge. The fee includes a delicious lunch and 4 of you pots glazed and fired in our kilns!

On our ‘ceramics for all’ our course leader and experienced ceramicist and educator Pat Thompson will handle the development of your clay knowledge with her very capable hands. This course is ideal for you if you are looking for an extensive introduction to throwing, hand building, surface decoration and glazing or just to refresh rusty skills. 

An intensive course in the foundations of making ceramics. This week long course allows you plenty of time to explore throwing, hand building, surface decoration and glazing ceramics under the expert tutoring of our course leader leading to accelerating skill development. There will be 5 days of making followed by a return to the studio to learn how to glaze your bisque-fired pots .

This course is for beginners who wish to develop their throwing on the wheel, with the additional benefit of one month's 4 hour a week studio access for extra practice time. Running on four consecutive Friday nights with former professional production thrower Becky Redway.

*We cannot refund any course bookings cancelled within 10 days of the course date. Cancellations/postponements of courses within 10 days of the course date carry a rebooking fee per participant if we do not fill the space/s you have cancelled.




If you are a student, rely on benefits for your income or are on Universal credit we provide all of our membership plans and a fifth of our course intake at a 15% discount. (Proof required)

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