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Pottery Discovery Weekend - Beginners' wheel-throwing

Pottery Discovery Weekend - Beginners' wheel-throwing

Duration: 2 days

Price: £195

Run by: Sarah Plackett
at Swanspool Ceramics

01604 968533

Parkhill Yard
Parkhill Road
Castle Ashby

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About the Course

Escape for a weekend of pottery in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside!
Our state-of-the art studios are nestled in the tranquil fields surrounding the magnificent Castle Ashby House.
Day 1: Learn basic throwing techniques: how to centre clay on the wheel and how to make simple cylinders and bowls
Day 2: Learn to trim ('turn') your thrown pieces to refine them, and apply various surface-decoration techniques prior to firing.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All clay, tools, equipment and aprons are provided.
Tea, coffee and biscuits are available throughout. Please bring a packed lunch.
Your pieces will be fired and glazed for you ready for collection approximately 3 weeks later (no charge). Alternatively we can post your pieces to you for an additional fee.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.