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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.

£59
West Yorkshire - Next course on 27th April 2019
Hello! I’m Richard from Twisted Earth Ceramics and I am based in West Yorkshire, just a short distance from Leeds and Bradford. I make hand-crafted animal sculptures all of which begin life from a single block of clay. I am fully mobile and work from several sites across Yorkshire and beyond! Why not spend the day learning how to make a sculpture to be proud of using a technique that is fun, expressive and gets...
£20
Cleveland
Weekly classes suitable for, but not exclusive to, beginners. Our groups are small, friendly & informal, with a maximum of 6 people per class so that we can provide you with ample support & encouragement. To get you started you will be given a demonstration a technique to be used in the session. You will then be able to create your own unique piece using the technique you have been shown or work on our...
£250
Staffordshire
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 design ideas and small batch ceramic production projects. I teach ‘one-to-one’ at dates to suit you, my tuition fee is £250 per day....
£45
Worcestershire
Sessions for up to 3 people. Adult tuition run throughout the year with Chris Greening in North Worcester. You can choose to book either a one-off lesson that is suitable for absolute beginners as well as those revisiting skills that may have got rusty or, sign up for multiple sessions to complete a pottery project. The workshop is equipped with 3 potter’s wheels, slab roller (good for making tiles and platters), extruder (for squeezing clay...
£75
Shropshire
The mosaic workshop takes place in a quiet studio, set within the historic town of Shrewsbury. The workshop is led by Lindsey, who has worked in 3 and 2D design, along with many years experience of teaching art, design and mosaics. During this one day workshop you will learn how to apply a range of tiles using the direct method onto an MDF base. There will be a large collection of tile material to choose...
£340
East Sussex
All levels from beginner to experienced are very welcome at the studio. We teach various aspects of ceramics from hand building, sculpture, throwing on the wheel, and a range of decorating and glazing techniques. This is to ensure that everybody is able to experience all methods and will be rewarded by taking some beautifully hand-built and designed pieces away with them at the end of the course. There are always two teachers present per class...
£80
Suffolk - Next course on 24th April 2019
Design and make a pair of coffee cups with 2 spoons and 2 coasters. You will use use the traditional hand-building 'slabbing' technique and experiment with decorative surfaces using coloured slips, stamping, imprinting and sgraffito. Working in an informal studio environment, above an antique furniture restorer, local artist-teacher Louise Gridley will guide you through the design and making process using clay. Creative surface decoration techniques will be explored to enable you to realise your own,...
£50
Nottinghamshire
This is a one to one, 2 hour pottery throwing class. Students will be taught by Harriet Lawson, a fully qualified ceramicist who graduated from Sunderland University in 2013 and has had various pottery studios since. Now, Harriet is located in her beautiful summer house studio in the picturesque location of Carburton, near Worksop. Less than 1 mile from Clumber Park, 10 minutes from The Major Oak and Rufford Abbey, Harriet is perfectly located for...
£65
Great Britain - Next course on 28th April 2019
As of 18th March 2019, there are only 3 places available on May 19th The April 28th date is now full. 2 places available on 12th May 5 places available on 2nd June 1 place available on July 14th These one day throwing workshops take place at an Art Centre in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. The pottery workshop can accommodate 5 students at a time. Clay and tools are provided and the fee includes the firing of...
£180
Midlothian
The course runs over three sessions, each 3 hours long and the number of students will be limited to a maximum of 4. For the first session you will learn to throw pots on the potter's wheel, guided by a highly qualified potter/teacher who will demonstrate each stage of the process and carefully support you according to your level of ability. In the second session, you will trim the bases of your thrown pots, maybe...