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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.

Oxfordshire - Next course on 27th January 2018
A day of fun and relaxation held at 'The Pottery' in the beautiful countryside near Henley on Thames. Learn the art of hand-building pots and vessels with pinch, coil and slab methods. Workshops will give the participant a chance to experiment and play with the clay and have at least 3 finished products at the end of the day. Classes are limited to a maximum size of 4 people. (Weekdays can be arranged for groups...
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...
West Midlands - Next course on 10th January 2018
The Sculpture Place runs this 6 week sculpture course. This course is taught by Miranda Wakeman a professional sculptor with 17 years teaching experience. Our new course starts in January - a six-week tutored course working from a life model and sculpting a full size portrait head. Class starts 10am and runs to 1pm. Cost is £110 (excluding firing). Classes take place in a light and spacious studio All abilities are welcome. The Sculpture Place,...
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.
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 -...
Come to my purpose built studio near St Davids and make something beautiful for your house, garden or for a special present. Book a two hour intensive lesson learning technique to set you up with the knowledge of how to design, plan, cut, place and finish your mosaic. Or book a two hour creative fun session and take a finished piece home. (Group discount available.) Materials provided include lots of different shapes and colours of...
Come and learn how to make unique glass beads from rods of glass in the flame... addictive fun for you alone or with friends where i do a 50% reduced rate for the second and subsequent people.. 3 hrs where you make the beads in the flame and keep them all. An opportunity to make them into beautiful jewellery if you choose on the day. A great gift! NEW.............................Pottery transfers, choose an item to decorate...
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...