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Find a ceramics and pottery course that suits you. From complete beginner to experienced potter you can develop a range of skills from throwing, slab building, coiling and glazing techniques. Click on an image to see a full description of the course and also information about the school.

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  • In-Person Course

    Primitive Pit Firing

    You will learn clay hand building skills to make two clay vessels. Tutor Pete Bodenham will guide you through making a thumb pot, building with soft slabs and texturing clay. At the end of the session you will take home your unfired vessels along with printed notes on how to fire them safely and without drama in your own open space.

    £96.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Wales

    You will learn clay hand building skills to make two clay vessels. Tutor Pete ...

  • In-Person Course

    Throwing Experience Day

    The Throwing Experience Day focuses on using the potters wheel, and is suitable for all skill levels.

     

    £120.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Dorset

    The Throwing Experience Day focuses on using the potters wheel, and is suitable for ...

  • pottery course participant painting his pot made on the potter's wheel
    In-Person Course

    Potter’s Wheel Weekend Course

    Escape to the country and spend a relaxing and immersive weekend learning how to make pottery on the potter’s wheel.

    £280.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Herefordshire

    Escape to the country and spend a relaxing and immersive weekend learning how to ...

  • team photo of potter's wheel day course at eastnor pottery
    In-Person Course

    Potter’s Wheel Course

    Escape to the country and spend a relaxing day learning how to make pottery on the potter’s wheel.

    £150.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Herefordshire

    Escape to the country and spend a relaxing day learning how to make pottery ...

  • pottery course participant proud of her pot she's just made on the potter's wheel
    In-Person Course

    Introduction to the Potter’s Wheel

    Making a pot on the potter’s wheel is one of those ‘I’ve always wanted to do’ activities. This fun session offers the opportunity to do just that! Perfect for individuals, couples and small groups wanting to get creative with clay.

    £40.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Herefordshire

    Making a pot on the potter’s wheel is one of those ‘I’ve ...

  • In-Person Course

    Monthly Studio Membership

    Want to improve your ceramic techniques in a social environment with expert support?

    Studio membership is perfect for you if you love clay and want to develop your skills in a fully equipped, professional studio surrounded by friendly, like-minded people to chat about all things clay with.

    £50.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Cambridgeshire

    Want to improve your ceramic techniques in a social environment with expert support? Studio ...

  • In-Person Course

    Beginners Hand Building Ceramics Course

    Paula teaches this 10 week ceramics course for beginners at her studio in Fenstanton, Cambridgeshire. During the course you will learn all the basics of working with clay. You will begin by learning the three main clay hand building techniques (pinch pots, slab building and coiling) and exploring surface textures for decoration. You will then learn about glazes and glazing techniques as well as other decorative finishes such as oxides and underglazes.

    £165.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Cambridgeshire

    Paula teaches this 10 week ceramics course for beginners at her studio in Fenstanton, Cambridgeshire. ...

  • Online Course

    Beginners Clay Hand Building Video Set

    During this online beginners’ clay hand building video course I introduce you to clay and teach you the basics of hand building in a series of videos. During the course you will learn all the basics of working with clay as well as the three main clay hand building techniques – pinch pots, slab building and coiling. Each video is a step by step demonstration of making, using a particular technique with hints, tips and explanations of how and why we do certain things when making. You learn what you need to watch for, and some ways to bring a make back, when something goes wrong.

    £45.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    During this online beginners' clay hand building video course I introduce you to clay ...

  • In-Person Course

    Raku Sagar and Barrel Firing Course.

    During this weekend course you will learn about the alternative firing methods Raku, Sagger and Barrel firing. You can bring your own pots to fire, or you can use ones we can provide for a small charge. Preparation details are on our websites. Lunch, tea, coffee and snacks are provided during the day.

    £280.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Devon

    During this weekend course you will learn about the alternative firing methods Raku, Sagger ...

  • Online Course

    Pottery Kits with Firings Included from Woodsetton Art Pottery

    BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY IN CLAY. KITS OF CLAY AND TOOLS WITH FIRING SERVICE. Woodsetton Art Pottery is run by Lorraine Bates a production thrower, glaze chemist and designer maker of 30 years. Get in touch, and we will help you to start as a beginner potter from beginner or whatever level you are at. Large choice of kits, clays and glazes and firing services all explained so that you buy only what you need with full instructions and skilled technical follow up.

    £30.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY IN CLAY. KITS OF CLAY AND TOOLS WITH FIRING SERVICE. Woodsetton ...

  • Pottery Workshop Voucher
    In-Person Course

    Pottery Vouchers for Throwing and Experience Days at Woodsetton Art Pottery Est.1986

    Woodsetton Art Pottery Gift Voucher are available from any amount between £20 and £90. Your vouchers can be personalised and emailed for you to print, posted out to the receiver, or collected from our gallery and workshop. Vouchers can be used for Throwing, Glazing and Raku days or for pottery making kits or pots from our gallery shop. Visit our website for full details.

    £30.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Midlands

    Woodsetton Art Pottery Gift Voucher are available from any amount between £20 and £90. Your vouchers ...

  • In-Person Course

    Pottery Wheel Throwing Experience at Woodsetton Art Pottery Est 1986

    WHO WE ARE…
    We are Woodsetton Art Pottery established 1986. We are in The Black Country right on the Eastern edge of South Staffordshire and Shropshire. Do feel free to look us up online to judge our credentials as pottery makers and see the pots we make as inspiration for what you might like to have a go at.

    YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH US…
    Up to 6 people of any age can throw pot on their own wheel. Weekend or weekday options as per availability. All the family/bubbles will enjoy this opportunity on our six adjustable wheels (please enquire, several are wheelchair accessible).
    On a Taster session you will be provided with all tools, materials, in fact everything you need to throw as many pots as you like in your enjoyable and relaxing hour of throwing at the wheel and then during the remainder of the two-hour session you can apply some decoration and plan which pots you’d like to take away with you and what colour you’d like any glazed. Up to three pots each can be taken away with you that day along with advice on how to preserve your works at home (or do your own bonfire/pit firing instructions available by email) free of charge. Or you can opt to have any or all of your pots expertly dried, finished, bisque fired, glazed in your choice of colour and then fully glaze and fired again to stoneware temperature to make them oven/microwave/dishwasher/garden proof to last a lifetime. This extra service is charged at £5 per item to cover the time taken by the potters.
    Complementary refreshments of tea/fruit tea/green and black teas/coffee/hot chocolate are on hand.
    Safe free parking.

    Your tutor Lorraine, a graduate of Ceramics from Bath Academy of Art, with post graduate teaching qualification and full DBS check.
    She has worked as a production thrower in a Black Country factory, at a company in Stoke and for the last 20 years as a degree lecturer and award-winning designer maker, for numerous customers including the Victoria and Albert Museum.
    Enquire about full course information and booking details including discount packages, exclusive workshops for your group, Children and returning students.
    Children of 15 and below accompanied by a full paying adult are charged at half the adult hourly rate.

    £30.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Midlands

    WHO WE ARE... We are Woodsetton Art Pottery established 1986. We are in The Black ...

  • In-Person Course

    Pottery wheel classes – various options available

    I have been teaching pottery wheel classes for 10+ years and offer a range of different pottery classes in Worcester for 1-4 people, as private classes. You will have a wheel each and learn how to throw and decorate a few pots with coloured slips which I then fire and glaze for you after the class. Classes can be a short 1.5 hour taster session, up to whole day or a series of regular classes to build up specific skills. My wife runs glass fusing and enamelling classes too, and we offer a combined pottery & glass course, run as a half-day or all-day, and you can book directly through my website or get in touch. Flexibility in dates available. Prices vary depending on number in your group and length of class, so please check my website for details. You can also buy gift vouchers for any of our courses.

    £45.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Worcestershire

    I have been teaching pottery wheel classes for 10+ years and offer a range of ...

  • In-Person Course

    2 Crafts in 1 Course – Pottery & Glass Fusing Courses (Half or Whole Day)

    Chris has been teaching pottery wheel classes for 10+ years, and I’ve been teaching glass fusing classes for about 4 years, and we offer a range of different pottery & glass fusing classes in Worcester.
    Try 2 crafts in the same course – no artistic experience necessary! In glass fusing you can choose what to make from a selection of jewellery, coasters, sun-catchers, hanging decorations etc. In pottery, you will have a wheel each (4 people max in a class) and throw and decorate a few pots with coloured slips.
    The combined pottery & glass course is run as a half-day or all-day, and you can book directly through my website or get in touch. Flexibility in dates available. Prices vary depending on number in your group and length of class, so please check my website for details.
    You can also buy gift vouchers for courses.

    £90.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Worcestershire

    Chris has been teaching pottery wheel classes for 10+ years, and I've been teaching glass ...

  • In-Person Course

    Wheel Throwing Classes

    Beginners initially learn to throw small cylinders well. Eventually
    turning them into mugs and jugs with handles. They move on to making bowls,
    plates and lidded containers.

    £10.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : East Sussex

    Beginners initially learn to throw small cylinders well. Eventually turning them into mugs and ...

  • In-Person Course

    Hand Building Classes

    You well be introduced to the basic hand building techniques
    pinching, coiling, slab building, and making with press moulds, exploring form and surface decoration. Students will also lean to glaze their work.

    £360.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : East Sussex

    You well be introduced to the basic hand building techniques pinching, coiling, slab building, ...

  • In-Person Course

    Full Time, 3 Month, Residential, Ceramic Development Course

    Aimed at aspiring potters wanting to discover their identity as ceramists, their distinct style and preferred materials.

    £3,900.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : East Sussex

    Aimed at aspiring potters wanting to discover their identity as ceramists, their distinct style ...

  • In-Person Course

    1 to 1 Wheel Throwing Full Day

    For the whole day class you will be able to learn the basics from weighing up your clay, wedging, centering and pulling up the walls of your pots and using tools to create some beautiful bowls or cups.

    £150.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Surrey

    For the whole day class you will be able to learn the basics from ...

  • In-Person Course

    Wheel Throwing and Hand Building 5 Week Course

    A 5 week course which is designed specifically to give you a greater insight into the fascinating world of pottery.
    In this course you will learn all about the craft, create on the wheel and hand build some beautiful pots, bowls and plates.

    £225.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Surrey

    A 5 week course which is designed specifically to give you a greater insight into ...

  • In-Person Course

    1 to 1 Wheel Throwing Half Day

    Learning a new skill is always so rewarding with a great sense of achievement. For the half day class you will be able to learn the basics from weighing up your clay, wedging, centering and pulling up the walls of your pots and using tools to create some beautiful bowls or cups.

    £80.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Surrey

    Learning a new skill is always so rewarding with a great sense of achievement. ...

  • In-Person Course

    Raku Kiln Firing

    Japanese Raku Kiln Firing method.

    Great Fun, Steam, Smoke and Flames. If you have tried Raku before you know what fun it is, if not you have a great experience ahead of you.

    £95.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Cheshire

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  • In-Person Course

    Pottery Course

    The Potters Barn offers pottery sessions covering throwing on the potters wheel, handbuilding, explanation of glazing and firings.

    £95.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Cheshire

    The Potters ...

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