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Ceramic summer evening school - throwing on the potters wheel in The Black Country, West Midlands

Walled Garden Studio

Duration: 6 x evening classes

Price: £150

Book with: Lorraine Bates
at Woodsetton Art Pottery

159 Tipton Road
West Midlands

Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

About the Course

Ceramics Evening School 6 weekday evenings. Please contact me for various dates.
A chance to learn the art of the potter from a postgraduate designer maker in the Victorian walled garden studio between Dudley and Wolverhampton.
6 electric potters wheels.
Evening session over 6 weeks from 6:30pm - 9pm with safe free parking.

Your tutor is a working potter of over thirty years who has worked as a production thrower in a factory, as a designer in Stoke on Trent for eight years and produced and makes and exhibits designs for galleries all over Europe including the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Our assistant teacher is a ceramic technician at one of the leading universities.

For beginners our potters will guide you through the basic techniques.
Or for advanced learners come with your own ideas of what you’d like to make or a firm idea of what you want to have achieved to hone your skills at the end of the course. Our lead potter is familiar with teaching at degree and post graduate level.
Wheel throwing materials available.
Sculpture materials available.
Hand mixed and commercial glazes ready to learn about and use.
Three electric, one gas and one RAKU kiln to learn about.

Safe free parking
Tea and coffee making facilities.
Toilet facilities
Both teachers are DBS checked.

Bookings can be made via the contact form above and once we have confirmed there are spaces, payments can be made by card over the telephone, PayPal or BACS.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tools and clay for sculpting and throwing on the wheel
and firings.
Wear old clothes.

Review this course

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Advanced/professional level
  • Children
  • Evenings
  • Intermediate level
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Parking provided
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair friendly

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