Pottery ceramics evening 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 Evening School 6 weekday evenings. Please “message the tutor” before booking to see if there are vacancies for various dates. Not bookable online as there are not guaranteed to be spaces on certain dates as priority for spaces 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.
6 electric potters wheels.
Evening session over 6 weeks from 6:30pm - 9pm with safe free parking.

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.

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 tools and clay for sculpting and throwing on the wheel
Large choice of glazes.
Wear old clothes


Lorraine Bates at Woodsetton Art Pottery

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159 Tipton Road
West Midlands

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Children
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Easter
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Father's Day
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Mother's Day
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Parking provided
  • Pet lovers
  • Public transport
  • Romantic
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Spooky
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel
  • UK Holiday
  • Vision impaired
  • Wheelchair users


6 weeks (6:30pm to 9:00pm)

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