Regular Courses

Handbuilding techniques £110pp 5 weeks

This course is suitable for all, from beginners to more experienced. Techniques such as slab building, pinching, coiling, press moulding, surface texture, colour and glazing are covered in the five weeks. From here, you are able to develop your own creativity with the material and are encouraged to explore your own interests and ideas. The class sizes are small (6 max) so advice and technical help is always there when needed.

Dates available:

Monday 19.00-21.30 : 2nd Sept - 30th Sept / FULL

Tuesday 10.00-12.30 : 3rd Sept - 1st Oct / FULL

Wednesday 19.00-21.30 : 4th Sept - 2nd Oct / FULL

Thursday 10.00-12.30 : 5th Sept  - 3rd Oct / FULL

By arrangement

Make a cup and bowl 2.5 hours £40pp

If you fancy doing something a bit different to meeting up for coffee, why not book out a creative couple of hours just for you and your friends or family (2 people min). You will learn how to hand build and decorate your own cup and bowl. These will be glazed and ready for you to collect at a later date. Simply fix a date between yourselves and book it in!

Throwing £30 per hour

If you would like to have a go at throwing, or if you have done throwing before and would like to refresh your skills, then why not come along for individual tuition. The session is one hour long and will cover clay preparation, centring, and forming. Two of the best pieces produced will be fired and clear glazed for you. You may also book a longer session if you prefer. Please note, I only have one wheel so this session is not suitable for groups.

Porcelain flower making 2 hours £25pp

Based on traditional flower making techniques this is a class where you will make three delicate porcelain flowers*. Beautiful as decorative objects in their own right, or a lovely addition to add to a bunch of fresh flowers. To book, get in touch to arrange a day to suit your group (2 people min).

*extra clay available to purchase.

Adult and child pottery taster 1.5hours £20pp

Available on weekends, school holidays, and term time, these sessions are suitable to have a go at pottery with your little ones, up to six spaces available so great to do with friends.  You will make and decorate one item from a range of options, which will be fired and glazed ready to collect at a later date. Just get in touch if you'd like to book in!

Course information

Classes take place in the friendly and relaxed environment of my own garden studio, catering for up to 6 people. The small group size allows people to pick and choose techniques they enjoy, and to work at their own pace. The courses have a broad outline, however they are also flexible, and you are encouraged to explore your own creative ideas, while I am on hand to offer advice and support with how best to realise them. The studio is well equipped with a wide range of tools, materials and a wide range of ceramics publications and information to inspire you to create work you will be proud of. 

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