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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.

£80
Northamptonshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
Ever wished you could throw pots successfully at the potter's wheel? Well, now you can! Richard Gibson MA is a qualified ceramicist with over 20 years' experience of throwing clay pots and producing all manner of fine art made in clay. There is nothing as soothing or as therapeutic as sitting at the potter's wheel and throwing pots. This days course will give you a head start on some of the essential techniques required to...
£65
Great Britain - Next course on 2nd June 2019
As of 6th May 2019, there are only 3 places available on May 19th 0 places available on 12th May 1 place available on 2nd June 1 place available on July 14th 5 places on 11th August 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 one finished...
£190
Derbyshire - Next course on 9th November 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....
£260
North Yorkshire - Next course on 6th June 2019
This course is ideal for beginners with an interest in ceramics and who wish to participate in an enjoyable practical ceramics course. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in hand building principals, coiling, slab building, pinching and surface relief for ceramics including under glazing and glazing. You will be given the opportunity towards the end of the course to develop a final piece in your `Guided making time`, which will be linked to...
£110
Hertfordshire - Next course on 5th June 2019
This course is suitable for all, from beginners to more experienced. Techniques such as slab building, pinching, coiling, press moulding, surface texture, colour and glazing are covered in the five weeks. From here, you are able to develop your own creativity with the material and are encouraged to explore your own interests and ideas. The class sizes are small (6 max) so advice and technical help is always there when needed. Monday evenings 7-9.30pm 24th...
£110
Great Britain - Next course on 29th June 2019
This one and half day teapot throwing workshop takes 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 one finished thrown pot. If you want to fire more pots then this can be arranged at a small cost. Aprons are available, but it is recommended that you bring your own apron or clothes that...
£75
Cumbria - Next course on 29th June 2019
An exciting new workshop for 2019 with the hugely talented Julie Gibson. Please see our website above for availability for this course, thank you. Over our first coffee Julie will run through the plan for the day and the process of creating mosaic design, familiarizing you with the various tools and processes to be used over the day, the planning out and preparing the base. She brings with her many lovely pieces of ceramics and...
£95
Herefordshire - Next course on 9th June 2019
If you are new to clay this course will introduce you to making pots on a wheel - throwing, and hand-building pots. If you already have some experience this course will enable you to practice what you already know and extend your knowledge. The day will consist of demonstrations of throwing on the wheel and hand building techniques by Pat Thompson with plenty of time for practice and coaching throughout the day. Class size will...
£240
Herefordshire - Next course on 5th August 2019
Our course leader and experienced ceramicist and educationalist Pat Thompson of 'All year round pottery' will handle the development of your skills and the conveying of our ethos with her very capable hands. This course is ideal for you if you are looking for an extensive introduction to throwing and hand building or just to refresh rusty skills. These 6 sessions will guide you through the basics of pottery techniques, using both hand-building and wheel-throwing....
£360
Hampshire - Next course on 21st June 2019
It doesn't matter how much potting experience you have - total beginner or happy hobby potter, Dave has plenty of time to tutor each individual, and so the making schedule can be flexible. As Dave is a thrower, a large part of the pottery course will be spent on the wheel learning the different techniques. We have 7 wheels for 7 people. Day one involves getting to grips with the wheel and the basic techniques,...