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Pottery for beginners in Norfolk

Duration: One day

Price: £60

Book with: Clare Talbot
at Countryside and Craft courses

Brakehill lodge farm
Shipdham road
IP25 6SU

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About the Course

Come and try you skill on our one day beginners pottery workshop with tutor Richard Wilks.

Brakehill Lodge Farm looks forward to welcoming the talented Richard Wilks from his ceramics studio for a day of pottery. You can try throwing on the wheel or learn some hand building techniques.
Hand construction of the following ;
Construction platter, impression dish, soapdish and soap
Opportunity for throwing a pot on the wheel
Sculptural form using high grade Raku clay.

Places limited so please get in touch to secure your place - call us or email

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What's included in the price?

Materials and lunch included.

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Booked this relaxing day of beginners pottery as a treat. No experience necessary and it is surprisingly easy to knock up a few pieces during the day. Clare, our host, made us all feel very welcome and we stopped halfway for a delicious lunch. Tea and coffee was on tap all day and there are lots of chairs to sit down if you need a break from bending over your ceramic creation. We were based in Clare’s large barn in order to spread out on two large tables so be sure to wear layers if you feel the cold. To get the best out of the day, have a few simple designs in mind for scratching into your pottery and you can come away with lots of ceramic pieces. I made a mug, a wonky bowl(!), a coaster and ceramic earrings and this was in between chatting and eating cake! Clare fires and glazes your pottery which you collect a couple of weeks later. Highly recommended.

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What a great day,the venue was just perfect, plenty of space to do the class, and the content was easy to follow and take part in.
Facilities were great, tea and coffee on tap and a super home made lunch, the host made everyone feel very welcome.
A great way to de-stress and learn something new, a real treat.


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Course Start Dates

Saturday 5th October 2019

  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Weekends

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