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Pottery & ceramics courses

Pottery and ceramics courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK. Want to learn the art of making pots or ceramics pieces? Learn the techniques from experienced potters and ceramicists. Generally speaking, pottery and ceramics courses include shaping, glazing and firing a piece of clay. You may also learn about different types of pottery, such as earthenware, porcelain and stoneware. The opportunity to use a pottery wheel and throw pots, as well as learn the basic principles of clay modelling or how to design and make a ceramic mosaic may be included.

Northamptonshire - Next course on 16th December 2018
Ever wished you could throw pots successfully at the potter's wheel? Well, now you can! Richard Gibson MA is a qualified ceramicist with over 20 years' experience of throwing clay pots and producing all manner of fine art made in clay. There is nothing as soothing or as therapeutic as sitting at the potter's wheel and throwing pots. This days course will give you a head start on some of the essential techniques required to...
West Midlands - Next course on 7th January 2019
Students will be working in clay and from a life model to produce a life size portrait. This course is taught by Miranda Wakeman a professional sculptor with 20 years teaching experience. The course is suitable for beginners. Classes take place in a light and spacious studio. All abilities are welcome. The Sculpture Place, a community interest company, is located in the Newhampton Arts Centre Wolverhampton.
Derbyshire - Next course on 22nd March 2019
Design and make your own mosaic. Explore traditional or contemporary approaches using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. An inspirational slide show is followed by instruction on materials and shaping techniques. A design session will help you develop your own creative project in the style and material of your choice. You are welcome to work from your own design or one provided by Zantium....
One day pottery courses near Norwich. A full day of potting for two people, cost per couple, £195.00. 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 very rural working studio pottery at the heart of the Norfolk Broads. We start the day by looking at various designs for...
This course is designed for those who have had some previous experience at throwing or have attended the day course here at Potterydayz. If you would like to come and practise or learn a particular aspects of throwing, e.g. creating specific shapes or more advanced techniques like collaring, making handles, lips for jugs or galleries for casseroles or just learn to repeat shapes- then this course is for you. Individuals are very welcome to book...
Whole day pottery and ceramics workshops, right on the beach in one of the newly renovated arches at Spice Island in Old Town Portsmouth. Maximum 3 students on each workshop. Fay lived in Greece for many years where she apprenticed with a tenth generation potter, went on to run a studio and gallery and take her masters in contemporary ceramics. An experienced teacher to all age and skill levels. You will get the chance to...
These classes are for all abilities. During the sessions I will take you through basic techniques in hand-building, decoration and wheel work. There will be a maximum of 4 students per class. What will I learn? - Hand-building techniques including pinch pots, slab building and coiling - How to make pots on a wheel (throwing) - Decorative techniques on green-ware (unfired clay) including Sgraffito, inlay, paper resist, printing and stamping - Glazing and decorative techniques...
North Yorkshire
This course is ideal for beginners with an interest in ceramics and who wish to participate in an enjoyable practical ceramics course. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in hand building principals, coiling, slab building, pinching and surface relief for ceramics including under glazing and glazing. You will be given the opportunity towards the end of the course to develop a final piece in your `Guided making time`, which will be linked to...
Hertfordshire - Next course on 8th January 2019
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. About the teacher Elly...
Isle of Wight - Next course on 19th December 2018
Join Little Bear Pottery in the studio during this drop-inn session on 19th December. Painting on quality pottery blanks. Timings are from 5-8pm so come at a time that suits you and you will be welcome to take as long as you need for your chosen projects (see below for the choices) The £35 total project packages on offer are; a plate + mug pasta bowl + mug plate + 2 tiles (tiles make great...