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.
If you would like to learn a particular aspect of throwing, e.g. creating specific shapes or more advanced techniques like collaring, making handles, lips for jugs or galleries for casseroles - then this 3 hour session will suit you.
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, £140 for 2 people, £195 for 3 people and £240 for 4 people.
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 two 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.
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!
Sarah - - #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!
Jessica - - #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.
Andrew - - #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
Preeti dahiya - - #17664
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