Pottery ceramics Wednesday morning school - throwing on the potters wheel in The Black Country, West Midlands



We look forward to welcoming you to Woodsetton Art Pottery established 1986. Please note; before booking, please click the “message the tutor” to see if your required date is available for the number in your party. Ceramics Wednesday Morning School 6 sessions: Please “message the tutor” before booking to see if there are vacancies for various dates. Briefly bookable online until the last two places fill (there is normally no guarantee of spaces on certain dates as priority for is given to existing students or those who have previously attended a day course or taster at Woodsetton.) A chance to learn the art of the potter from a postgraduate designer maker in the Victorian walled garden studio between Dudley and Wolverhampton. 7 electric potters wheels. Safe free parking. Coffee area. Your tutor is a working potter of over thirty years who has worked as a production thrower in a factory, as a designer in Stoke on Trent for eight years and now lectures, demonstrates and produced and makes and exhibits designs for galleries all over Europe including the Victoria and Albert Museum. Our assistant teacher is a ceramics technician at one of the leading universities. For beginners our potters will guide you through the basic techniques. Or for advanced learners come with your own ideas of what you’d like to make or a firm idea of what you want to have achieved to hone your skills at the end of the course. Our lead potter is familiar with teaching at degree and post graduate level. Wheel throwing materials available. Sculpture materials available. Hand mixed and commercial glazes ready to learn about and use. Three electric, one gas and one RAKU kiln to learn about. Safe free parking Tea and coffee making facilities. Toilet facilities Both teachers are DBS checked.

What's included in the price?

All tools and clay for sculpting and throwing on the wheel Large choice of glazes. Firings (Bring an apron)


6 weeks

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



Woodsetton Art Pottery

with Craft Courses since 2014

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Lorraine trained at Bath Academy of Art, spent 8 years working in The Potteries in Stoke & twenty years experience as a designer maker. Woodsetton also hosts a ceramic gallery & clay & materials shop with kiln firing service. Lorraine has design & made pieces for museums & art galleries at home & abroad including the Victoria & Albert Museum. Currently designing pieces for Kelmscott Manor, the country home of William Morris & Rossetti, Keswick Museum & Art Gallery & Lapworth Museum of Geology.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Vision impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Evenings
  • Pet lovers
  • Tutor can travel
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Easter
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • UK Holiday
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
  • Spooky
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Public transport
  • Stag dos
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Father's Day
  • Parking provided
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Hen dos
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Mother's Day
  • Weekends
  • Romantic
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159 Tipton Road, Woodsetton, Dudley, West Midlands, DY3 1AA