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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.

£345
Essex
Paul Siggins is one of Britain’s most accomplished mosaic artists whose works have been commissioned, sold and exhibited around the world. He is author of ‘The Mosaic Sourcebook’ which has been translated into six languages, and is asked to speak of his work to the media and attendees of UK and international events. From our Westcliff studio, we produce mosaics for private & commercial clients throughout the UK and overseas. Our Day & Evening Master...
£35
Staffordshire
Staffordshire potter Caroline, of EarthFireCeramics, will expertly guide you through some of the various techniques to get you started on your ceramic journey. From pinch pots, coiling and slabwork to clay decoration using slips and glazes you will work at a steady and relaxed pace to create some wonderful objects to be proud of. Studio sessions are bookable on a 4 week block basis at £35.00 and includes 4 x 2 hour sessions a ball...
£85
Northamptonshire
This course is designed for those who would just like to try their hand at throwing or have had some previous experience or have attended the day course here at Potterydayz. If you would like to come and practise or learn a particular aspects of throwing, e.g. creating specific shapes or more advanced techniques like collaring, making handles, lips for jugs or galleries for casseroles or just learn to repeat shapes- then this course is...
£190
Hampshire - Next course on 23rd February 2019
We offer weekend courses with a maximum of seven students on each course. Over the years Jo has developed a personalised teaching style which enables students to follow their own interests with professional support. There will be demonstrations throughout the two days with each day split between throwing on the seven wheels and hand building, including slab building and coiling. The course can be residential or non-residential with guests staying in our 17th Century Farmhouse....
£220
DEVON - Next course on 6th April 2019
This is an intensive firing course, where you will learn how to fire work (your own or provided by us) in saggar and raku firings over two days. The workshop takes place at Abi Higgins Ceramics’ beautiful studio in Christow in Devon and is run by Abi Higgins and Alison West. Christow is a village in the Teign Valley on the eastern edge of Dartmoor National Park with easy access to Exeter. The name Raku...
£55
West Midlands
Join us for a fun and relaxing morning painting a ceramic slip cast giant snail using a combination of specialist glazes. Saz's Ceramics & Crafts is an established pottery painting and ceramics studio set in the heart of the Black Country within the site of the historic Red House Glass Cone. With a maximum of 10 people per class, Saz will guide you as to how to decorate your snail, whilst making sure that you...
£25
Oxfordshire
This is a half day workshop that can be attended with two sessions minimum to complete a sculpture. All day sessions are being offered on demand, so please enquire! The teaching studio is idyllically situated in a conservatory surrounded by a sculpture garden, in a village just outside Oxford. The choice of topics includes all of sculpture - animals, human figure and head, abstract forms.There are some 100 toy animals (Schleich ) and a huge...
£30
West Yorkshire - Next course on 23rd February 2019
LEVEL: Beginner Students will be shown how to centre the clay, throw a few simple bowls and/or cups, and use coloured clay slips to decorate their creations. The finished pots will be glazed and fired for you and will be available for you to pick up at a later date. There are two workshops to choose from, 10am until 12pm or 3pm until 5pm. There will be places for up to 4 students on each...
£195
East Sussex - Next course on 13th April 2019
On this popular 2-day course you’ll be in the woods making hand built pottery, using clay that we’ll dig from the land on the day. This in-depth course provides a thorough understanding of what’s involved in making wild pottery, and gives you a hands-on appreciation of the origins of this craft. An exciting, elemental and alchemical process: earth, water, wood, fire- it’s all in there. You’ll learn how to fire your pots successfully in an...
£50
Norfolk
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...