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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.

£230
West Sussex - Next course on 5th May 2019
Techniques include burnishing and the use of terra sigilatta, naked and horsehair/feather raku, ferric fuming, and saggars. This workshop is suitable for participants with at least a basic experience of working with clay who want to know more about these 'alternative' techniques. The 'Introduction' workshop is not primarily aimed at producing finished work but intended to give participants experience of different methods of achieving surface markings which they can then employ in their own work....
£40
Lancashire - Next course on 6th July 2019
You will learn how to make a ceramic moon gazing hare in one day (approx 18cm tall). Step by step tuition from experienced artist and workshop facilitator. Hares will be ready for collection 2 to 4 weeks after completion, postage available by arrangement. If you are interested in a group booking (minimum 6 people) then separate dates can be arranged I have many more workshops available on my facebook page including a large hare weekend...
£65
Kent - Next course on 30th April 2019
Brenda Burgess welcome students of all abilities to her ceramic sculpture workshops in some of the loveliest places. Clay is an amazing material and Brenda provides quality tuition in a relaxed and supportive environment to allow you to explore your creativity. Brenda truly welcomes students of all abilities to these session. Student numbers are limited to allow for plenty of tuition time. Friendly, supportive and fun sessions. Suitable for unusual team builders and hendays. A...
£170
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th October 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...
£50
Derbyshire
Throwing a pot on the wheel. A fun and friendly taster course for those who want to try out throwing a pot on the wheel. Small class numbers and personal attention make sure that you get all the support needed. Perfect for the complete beginner, or a refresher for more experienced students. Your session price includes choosing your best pots and having them fired. The price given above is for 2 people for 2 hrs...
£25
Oxfordshire
I teach children and teenagers above 8 years of age Holiday and Sunday AM sculpture workshops are particularly addressed at the under-18s - but they are family friendly , encouraging children and adults to share the studio; I feel everyone could benefit in the best case scenario: children learn to be more concentrated, persevering and calmer; adults are encouraged by the confidence of children to throw themselves into new projects. I teach all topics -...
£50
Surrey
I love to inspire others to create beautiful pottery, so I offer a range of one-to-one and small group (max two) tuition in my garden studio in Dorking, covering the basics of throwing, turning and decorating, also coiling, slab work and the use of glazes, oxides and lustres. Students can explore pottery at their own pace, follow their individual interests and create lasting objects. One-to-one lessons cost £50 per 2-hour session, including materials and two...
£150
West Midlands
Students will be working from a life model. A variety of facial expressions will be sculpted as sketches. In the final two weeks a more detailed piece can be sculpted for firing. This course is taught by Miranda Wakeman a professional sculptor with 20 years teaching experience. The course is suitable for beginners. There will be a charge for firing of up to £10 Classes take place in a light and spacious studio. All abilities...
£135
Sussex
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...
£60
Hampshire - Next course on 27th April 2019
If you are new to pottery and ceramics and or simply want to spend some time improving your throwing on a dedicated wheel, sign-up for one of our Throwing Days. Private Group / Corporate booking available. You will enjoy your own dedicated electrical wheel in a relaxing countryside location near Winchester. The Studio is newly equipped and offers a selection of beautiful studio glazes. An opportunity to improve your throwing skills and unleash your inner...