Introduction to throwing on the potter's wheel

thrown pots with Geraldine Francis Ceramics


This half day course is for those with ambitions towards mastering this craft, It will give you all the information you need to get started with throwing on the potter's wheel. The session begins with some background information on the material you will be using-Clay.

You will be shown how to reconstitute previously used clay, how to prepare and wedge your clay and the types of clay to use on the wheel. You will be given a step by step demonstration before being guided through making your own pots.

After practice throwing pots you will be shown the turning process and then you will have the opportunity to have a go at turning a pre prepared pot yourself.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All materials, clay and glazing and firing.


Geraldine Francis at Geraldine Francis Ceramics

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Unit1 Woodlands Yard
Market Lavington

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel


3 hours (flexible times to suit)

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