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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.

£125
Kent
5 weeks beginners pottery course Unleash your creativity and learn a new skill by joining one of our courses at Terra Mia UK. This is the perfect course if you have not worked with clay before. Lessons are relaxed and informal with small numbers and a student focussed approach. You will be explained the basics about working with clay as well as learning different ways to hand build, decorate and glaze your work. Terra Mia...
£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...
£85
Gloucestershire
Enjoy learning about clay in one of our many workshops or courses in ceramics at New Brewery Arts. This is a one day workshop, covering hand building and throwing. Whatever your level or ability there will be a workshop for you. To find out about all the ceramics workshops we offer please visit our website. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you...
£195
Wiltshire - Next course on 23rd March 2019
An exciting opportunity to work with both a sculptor and a potter to explore, develop and refine your practical and creative skills relating to kiln-fired clay sculpture. This 3-day course is full of valuable technical information including clay preparation, handling and firing as well as the creative development of three-dimensional composition and practical experience in the construction and modelling of clay sculpture using a fine grogged clay body and slab and coiling building techniques. We...
£80
Suffolk
Make your own personalised clay house sign or dinner plate using the traditional hand-building 'slabbing' technique. Experiment with decorative surfaces using coloured slips, stamping, sgrafitto, masking, stencilling and textural mark-making. 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, unique design. Make a ceramic...
£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 -...
£45
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 £45 per 2-hour session, including materials and two...
£95
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....
£50
Merseyside
Mosaic courses run by award winning professional mosaic artist working in the UK and abroad for over 25 years on public and private commissions. Bernadette has also taught in schools, colleges and further education for 20 years. One day courses are £50 per student. All groups are small. Every workshop is designed to be inspiring, relaxing and fun. Students always leave happy with their works of art. You will learn all the essential skills required...
£110
Hampshire - Next course on 2nd March 2019
This is a 1 day pottery throwing course running from 10am - 4pm, including a delicious lunch of local breads and salads. During the course, you will be taught all steps of throwing a pot on a potter’s wheel. The course caters for complete beginner upwards. There will be a maximum of 4 students on each course to allow each student to be given individual attention. There are currently a number of dates to pick...