Throw and decorate a gorgeous pinch jug in this workshop lead by our head potter, Mathew Dimbleby. This class is perfect for those w ho have never thrown before or are still at beginner level. In this two hour workshop you will learn to centre the clay on the wheel, and how to produce forms of even thickness, before moving on to creating at least one pinch jug. Once you have achieved the correct shape and are happy with what you have produced, it will be time to get the paint brushes out to decorate your jug with underglaze colour whilst the clay is still wet. Your final step in getting creative. Post lesson the jug/s will be dried out in our studio before going through a double firing process. The first firing process is the biscuit firing to 1000oc before being glazed with a food safe, lead-free glaze and fired again to 1120oc. Your jug/s will be ready to collect in approximately 2-3 weeks after your lesson.

What's included in the price?

You will be provided with all materials and an apron to wear on the day. Liquid refreshments will be provided but you will need to bring a packed lunch.


2 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Mathew, our head potter has worked in ceramics and the arts for over 30 years, including manufacturing, teaching, education, management and lecturing. He is a naturally skilled teacher sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm with great generosity, guiding potters in making their works of art.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Vision impaired
  • Parking provided
  • UK Holiday
  • Intermediate level
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Christmas
  • Hen dos
  • Father's Day
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Public transport
  • Mother's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
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14 Brook Rd, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 8BH

Booking options

Evening Session
18:00 - 20:00
£70.00 See dates
Afternoon Session
14:30 - 16:30
£70.00 See dates