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Pottery throwing courses are great fun as you get to work on a pottery wheel. The basic concept is that the wheel spins while you learn to squeeze and gently shape your hollowed out vessel, keeping your pot shape consistent and removing excess clay. Learning to throw pots is immensely satisfying and a great way to spend a day or weekend.

One day pottery courses near Norwich. A full day of potting for two people, cost per couple, £180.00. number of students per day is 2 Throwing & Handbuilding, have a go at both. This is a great day for friends, couples, birthdays and more. The pottery courses are held at Cossey's Yard, a rural working studio pottery at the heart of the Norfolk Broads. Spend some time on the potters' wheel, experiencing both electric and...
You Choose a day and time that suits YOU The Introductory Course is for those who have never done pottery before or maybe not since they were at school. All the basic making methods in one session. So we start with a simple Pinch Pot made from a ball of clay, we then roll the clay into coils and add the coils to the pinch pot making a bowl. We then roll out the clay...
Learn to throw pots on a wheel! £50 is for a two hour taster session, for one person; £90 for 2 hrs for 2 people. A friend is welcome to join them to encourage and take pics, etc ! This introductory workshop makes a lovely Birthday/Anniversary present, perfect for the complete beginner, or the more experienced student. I have over 17yrs experience of teaching all aspects of ceramics, especially throwing. Your session includes choosing your...
Northamptonshire - Next course on 20th January 2018
Escape for a weekend of pottery in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside! Our state-of-the art studios are nestled in the tranquil fields surrounding the magnificent Castle Ashby House. Day 1: Learn basic throwing techniques: how to centre clay on the wheel and how to make simple cylinders and bowls Day 2: Learn to trim ('turn') your thrown pieces to refine them, and apply various surface-decoration techniques prior to firing.
This one day pottery workshop is for everyone who want to experience this lovely relaxing and creative craft. Have fund creating something useful and beautiful from real clay to keep forever. The day is taught in a purpose built pottery studio in a lovely Kent seafront location. The day may cover all aspects of pottery; hand building, coiling, slab building and having a go on the potter’s wheel! Work will be fired and glazed for...
Join us for one of our 6-week courses in wheel-throwing! Classes run once a week for 2.5 hours at our state-of-the art studios in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside (daytime and evening classes available). In our beginners' course, you will learn basic throwing and trimming (turning) techniques, and will be introduced to the glazing process and glazing options. Learn how to centre clay on the wheel, and throw simple cylinder and bowl shapes -...
One-to-one Pottery Courses The pottery is small but provides a great opportunity for individual tuition or two people sharing a course. This could include a mixture of throwing on the wheel and hand-building, with time to concentrate on one or the other. A variety of techniques can be explored to decorate your work. Stoneware clay is used and fired in an electric kiln with a choice of glazes. In a 2 hour class you will...
Have your ceramic shape ideas transformed from sketches into plaster moulds ready for slip casting, or attend an in-depth course to be taken through this process with expert guidance. With over 30 years’ experience as a professional ceramic shape designer, product developer and educator, I’m able to assist all makers with their ceramic design projects. I teach ‘one-to-one’ at dates to suit you. I can assist industrial designers, craft potters, students or anyone wishing to...
Spend a whole day celebrating your special occasion or just having some fun and creative 'time out' in a purpose built pottery studio in a lovely Kent seafront location. Have fun creating something beautiful and useful from real clay, to keep for ever. Have a go on the potters wheel! Make something useful for yourself, wedding favours, something for a baby's room, a keepsake of a family reunion. The day may cover all aspects of...
Weekly classes suitable for, but not exclusive to, beginners. Our groups are small, friendly & informal, with a maximum of 6-8 people per class so that we can provide you with ample support & encouragement. At the beginning of each pottery lesson there is a demonstration of a technique to be used in the class. You will then be able to create your own unique piece using the technique you have been shown or work...