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Ceramics courses

Ceramics and pottery courses, classes and workshops across the UK. Ceramics courses include pottery throwing, sculpting, clay modelling, glazing and firing techniques. Learn ceramics on residential, weekly or weekend workshops - for beginners as well as those with experience seeking to develop their techniques and skills.

£80
Suffolk
Design and make a pair of coffee cups with 2 spoons and 2 coasters. You will use use the traditional hand-building 'slabbing' technique and experiment with decorative surfaces using coloured slips, stamping, imprinting and sgraffito. 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,...
£180
Midlothian
The course runs over three sessions, each 3 hours long and the number of students will be limited to a maximum of 4. For the first session you will learn to throw pots on the potter's wheel, guided by a highly qualified potter/teacher who will demonstrate each stage of the process and carefully support you according to your level of ability. In the second session, you will trim the bases of your thrown pots, maybe...
£260
Oxfordshire - Next course on 31st August 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 –...
£110
Hampshire - Next course on 1st June 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...
£50
Nottinghamshire
This is a one to one, 2 hour pottery throwing class. Students will be taught by Harriet Lawson, a fully qualified ceramicist who graduated from Sunderland University in 2013 and has had various pottery studios since. Now, Harriet is located in her beautiful summer house studio in the picturesque location of Carburton, near Worksop. Less than 1 mile from Clumber Park, 10 minutes from The Major Oak and Rufford Abbey, Harriet is perfectly located for...
£65
Kent - Next course on 9th October 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...
£155
Oxfordshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
A day of fun and relaxation held at 'The Pottery' in the beautiful countryside near Henley on Thames. Learn the art of hand-building pots and vessels with pinch, coil and slab methods. Workshops will give the participant a chance to experiment and play with the clay and the keen student could have as many 7 or more small pieces by the end of the day. Most go on to glaze their pieces on a further...
£50
Hampshire - Next course on 19th May 2019
This is a 2.5 hour throwing lesson on a potter’s wheel. The lesson will be tailored to the specific requests of the student/s and caters for the complete beginner upwards. This lesson is ideal for anyone wanting to try out throwing on a potter's wheel with friends or individually. There will be a maximum of 4 students on any one course. There are a number of dates to pick from: - Tuesday afternoon dates (2pm...
£35
Derbyshire - Next course on 2nd July 2019
Half-day Japanese Kintsugi workshop Kintsugi is the magical Japanese art of repairing broken pots with gold. This workshop will involve learning some traditional and modern skills of repairing ceramics. The session will start with using handmade marbled paper, 24k gold leaf and gold thread as we learn about this ancient traditional art. We will then work with a variety of ceramics which will be lovingly repaired using lacquer and gold metal powder. Each piece restored...
£180
Bristol
Hello, I will teach you the basics of throwing on the Potter's Wheel at the start of the day, followed by hand-building and coiling. You will then combine all three techniques to produce 1 sizeable finished item showcasing the techniques you have learnt. The Day will be structured as follows (I can flex timings to suit depending on your travel arrangements): 09:00 Arrival & Prep 09:30 Throwing on the Potter's Wheel (1.5hrs) 11:00 Break (tea,...