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Pot throwing top up or taster throwing workshop

Brilliant First Pot from Val 25/10/2019

Duration: 3 hours

Price: £75

Book with: Richard Gibson
at Potterydayz

6 Station Road
Kings Cliffe, Peterborough

About the Course

This course is designed for those who would just like to try their hand at throwing or alternatively have had some previous experience perhaps having attended the day course here at Potterydayz. It is also designed with small groups in mind, with the emphasis on as much 1 to 1 tuition as possible and achieving successful and satisfying results. Interestingly, during this 3 hour course our novice, student potters produce some stunning results (see gallery).

Individuals are very welcome to book for themselves or friends in advance and there are larger reductions for booking in pairs, threes and fours, for example, for 2 people £70 each, for 3 people £65 each and for 4 people £60 each.
Four people can be accommodated at the same time.

These sessions make great birthday treats, anniversary surprises, Christmas presents or just a great experience. Sessions can be booked A.M or P.M

Please note I am not a 'hobby' potter but a professional.

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?

Included in the course price is tea, coffee on arrival, the clay, firing and glazing of your best pieces of work.

Also included is a great deal of learning and experienced gained during your time (3 hours) here as the classes are deliberately kept small. Our potters find that 3 hours gives them the opportunity to really make some headway in their learning of the pottery skills.

Want to review this course?

As a total newbie to pottery I was a little worried about not being able to do anything and coming away disappointed. I couldn’t have been more wrong and my worries were unfounded.
Richard was kind, patient and a brilliant teacher.
I had an absolute blast and can’t wait to see how my items turned out!
It doesn’t matter if you’re a novice or if you’re a worrier, Richard was great throughout the whole session!

- - #25345

I booked a Pottery afternoon for a team of colleagues as a celebration for completing a project. The afternoon was great fun and suitable for all the team. Richard was very accommodating with us all and very enthusiastic and informative teaching us the basics of throwing and hand building. We all learnt a great deal from the session and were all able to make something to take away with us. Would recommend as a great fun team activity!

- - #24184

The session was booked as a surprise for my wife's birthday, something we could both do together. The experience exceed my expectations. 

Richard was very knowledgeable and a good teacher plus a nice chap into the bargain. All of which meant we really enjoyed the afternoon. 

- - #18995

I thoroughly enjoyed my throwing session with Richard. His instructions were very clear and as an expert thrower he could correct my technique on the spot. Highly recommended

- - #17664

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Course Start Dates

Friday 22nd November 2019
Saturday 23rd November 2019
Sunday 24th November 2019
Monday 25th November 2019
Friday 29th November 2019
Saturday 30th November 2019
Sunday 1st December 2019
Monday 2nd December 2019
  • Advanced/professional level
  • Child friendly
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Intermediate level
  • Other locations possible - tutor willing to travel
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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