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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.

£95
West Midlands
Please visit my website for full details including discount packages for two or more people, exclusive workshops for your group, and returning students. One day ceramics and pottery workshop which can include a day or throwing on the wheel and/or handbuilding and sculpting with clay. Complimentary drinks and cakes also available if you wish to partake of our afternoon tea. Lorraine Bates is a fully qualified teacher and designer maker who trained at Bath Academy...
£60
Merseyside
Saturday morning or a mutually convenient time for both of us The Introductory Class is for those who have never done pottery before or maybe not since they were at school We use slabs to make a tea light or vase, we add texture to the clay and learn how to join slabs of clay together using the score and slip method. I then demonstrate how to Throw a Pot on the Potters Wheel, which...
£50
Suffolk - Next course on 8th March 2019
Valley Craft Studio is a fully equipped studio, set in the heart of picturesque Constable Country on the Essex/Suffolk border. Founded by Fiona, with her art degree and years of crafting experience, the studio was set up as a space for herself and others to create beautiful artwork. Here at Valley Craft Studio we offer you the chance to get away from it all while trying your hand at creating something unique. Our courses offer...
£260
Oxfordshire - Next course on 30th March 2019
Spend two days learning how to make clay animals using a contemporary technique that is loose, expressive and breaks all the rules. The course is great for beginners and experienced artists alike. And the best part is that you can make pretty much whatever animals you like too. The course is taught by artists, James Ort and Alison Pink. They specialise in a form of contemporary clay modelling which pushes clay to its limits –...
£96
Wiltshire - Next course on 24th February 2019
An introductory course, run by highly experienced degree qualified ceramacists suitable for complete beginners or those who are wanting to refresh their skills. The sessions will introduce students to a number of different clays, their suitability for different techniques, firing ranges and workability. Students will progress through slab building, coiling and throwing projects and will also have the opportunity to explore surface decoration using coloured slips. This is a very informative course with a practical...
£80
Pembrokeshire
A brilliant introduction to mosaic techniques which sets you up to succeed. Lesson in preparation, cutting, grouting etc giving loads of hints and tips which will give you a head start with your chosen project. Even if you have made mosaic before, you could find all sorts of hints and tips in this session. Beautiful purpose built fully equipped studio. Small friendly groups with the emphasis on fun, creativity and enthusiasm.
£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 - Next course on 22nd April 2019
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...
£25
Suffolk - Next course on 25th February 2019
Valley Craft Studio is a fully equipped studio, set in the heart of picturesque Constable Country on the Essex/Suffolk border. Founded by Fiona, with her art degree and years of crafting experience, the studio was set up as a space for herself and others to create beautiful artwork. Here at Valley Craft Studio we offer you the chance to get away from it all while trying your hand at creating something unique. Our courses offer...
£170
Oxfordshire - Next course on 23rd March 2019
Take a couple of days out from your normal life to create a portrait in clay. We provide the model, tuition, clay, oh, and the perfect environment for total absorption! Taught by Karin Ort, she will take you through the whole process creating a portrait from building your armature to preparing your model for firing. It can be as figurative or abstract as you like – the choice is yours – and Karin will help...