Clay Making Day at 'The Pottery' near Henley on Thames


Duration: 1 Day

Price: £125

Run by: Workshops at the Pottery

Contact: Trisha Crocker

01491641854

1 Post Office Cottages
Highmoor Cross
Henley on Thames
Henley on Thames
Oxfordshire
RG9 5DS

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About the Course

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 have at least 3 finished products at the end of the day.
Classes are limited to a maximum size of 4 people.
Weekdays can be arranged for groups of 4.
Enjoy a relaxing homemade lunch in a friendly atmosphere.
Specially individualised gift vouchers are available.

£125 for the day (includes all materials and first kiln firing)
Tea coffee and biscuits throughout the day.

10 am to 4 pm
Trisha Crocker is an exhibiting sculptor and art psychotherapist.

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

What's included in the price?

Materials and first firing are included (a second session can be arranged for glazing).
Tea coffee and biscuits
A relaxing homemade lunch is included.


Want to review this course?

I’ve attended several courses now at Trisha’s beautiful home and workshop. I had no experience of pottery previously but felt very much at ease in the relaxed and informal environment. It was a totally relaxing experience which I thoroughly enjoyed. The beautiful sculptures and pots in the house are very inspiring and the day is made perfect by fantastic home made cakes and lunch. A lovely setting with a patient friendly artist makes for a perfect day. Definitely recommended.

- - #11572

Day 1 Lots of lovely pots or bowls or figures were made with different techniques. Great homemade food - cakes and biscuits, and lunch .
Day 2 Glazing the pots and things you have made . Really interesting- bringing them to life !
Day 3 Collecting the pieces . The colours are sensational, so vibrant and rich and gorgeous .
Such a fantastic experience ! I am already booked for more fun !

- - #11465

What a wonderfully playful and creative experience. Trisha is incredibly welcoming and encouraging and creates a very relaxed atmosphere. I learnt a lot and was delighted with my creations. The great lunch was an added bonus.

- - #11354

My friend and I spent a lovely day with Trisha. It was great to feel so encouraged to learn and experiment with clay. Trisha is a warm and inspiring teacher and sculptor, and her beautiful home and garden make for a very special day - the food was yummy too! Can't wait to go back and do the glazing.

- - #11342

We have had two wonderfully nurturing days with Trisha so far. The first to make our pots and the second to glaze them. She encourages you to play with the clay and the glazes and I have rarely seen my husband so engrossed. A delicious and relaxing lunch in the middle of the day just added to our sense of wellbeing. Thank you Trisha.

- - #11231

I contacted Trisha because I wanted a private, shorter pottery session with my husband (the theme of the 9th wedding anniversary is 'pottery'!)
I was not disappointed; Trisha could fit us in very flexibly, and organised a wonderful evening for us with some snacks and bubbly. Trisha is a very inspiring teacher, she taught us 3 different techniques with great materials and we both enjoyed our short evening course so much we booked to come again and glaze what we had produced. And I am sure we will be back, maybe with the kids! Thank you!

- - #10533

Another fantastic day at Trisha Crocker's studio! This was my third time on her course and I will be going again and again and again. A great day out learning something new each time in friendly, relaxed and beautiful surroundings. Trisha is a great teacher and inspires you to create. I can not recommend her highly enough. Good coffee and food too.

- - #10433

A fantastic day spent with Trisha, a warm welcome with coffee and homemade cakes. Then an introduction to different pottery techniques, by the end of the day I was very pleased with the many pots I had made, can't wait to glaze them now.
Great lunch too, thank you.
Lesley x

- - #10426

Trisha was fantastic throughout the day, made us feel very relaxed and entertained us with her special sense of humour!!!
Loved it and will definitely go back again!
Huge thank you! X

- - #8188

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 27th January 2018
Sunday 25th February 2018
Saturday 24th March 2018
Sunday 29th April 2018
Saturday 26th May 2018
Sunday 24th June 2018
Saturday 28th July 2018
Sunday 26th August 2018

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