Ceramic Workshops for all - Weekly class 1 or more sessions
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About the Course
Beginners: You will learn ceramic hand-building techniques such as slabbing, coiling and pinching and make items such as a poppy, hanging ornaments, an owl, a tea-light holder, a snowman, a vase etc. and will also have the opportunity to develop your own project using the techniques learned in a relaxed informal atmosphere. Discount for block bookings. Minimum 2 sessions recommended (1 making 1 glazing).
Advanced potters also welcome to work on your own projects.
Groups and family sessions available - please see the website via the link above for more details. Please note, no wheel available.
You may start any day you want. There are no course beginning dates.
Book & pay at least 7 days before session:
1-2 sessions: £15 each
3-6 sessions: £14 each
7-10 sessions: £12.50 each
Sessions bought are to be used within 4 months of purchase. Cancel 48 hours or more before a session for a full refund/transfer, otherwise you lose 50% of the missed session.
Last minute booking: £17.00 each, book 6 days or less before session, pay on the day.
Wednesday: 1.00pm - 3.00pm and 7.15pm - 9.15pm
Thursday: 6.15pm - 8.15pm
Friday: 10.00am-12.00pm and 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Family/Group sessions can be booked too. I can accommodate up to 4 people.
Please book by email or phone (details above) to make sure the class is running that day and that there's space for you.
Tutor : Marion Walsh from Blue Butterfly Crafts.
Please note that at this time unfortunately we do not have disabled facilities (2 steps to get in workshop), but there are downstairs toilets in my house, next to the workshop.
Check up my other course, here on Craft Courses or my website.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
Tools, material and refreshments included. There might be a small charge for firing large items. You may want to bring an apron or old T-shirt (some available).
I loved the way the session was taught, and very welcoming atmosphere. I loved working with the wide range of materials. It was easy even for a beginner to do the class. I would recommend!
Chrissy W - - #14207
Excellent and well prepared class. Went to the "rooster workshop" and everything we could possibly need had been laid out for us - clay, tools and even templates to make it easier to shape a sculpture. Marion is extremely patient and really good at explaining and demonstrating procedures. I am a complete beginner and not a particularly 'crafty' person, and hadn't expected to be so pleased with the finished sculpture. There are lots of lovely pottery items made by Marion to look at for inspiration too. Hoping to find the time for more classes!
Mog - - #12885
Such a wonderful experience from start to finish! Was made to feel so comfortable, enjoy something new, meet the amazing Marion, and watch your creations come to life!
Would highly recommend for those totally new to pottery and glaze, or even those more experienced;
You will not be left disappointed.
Rebecca - - #5213
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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
- Accessible by public transport
- Teen friendly
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