Pottery Practice

Here Is Karen demonstrating!!


Pottery Practice

Safety measures are in place to stop spread of COVID 19 and classes are limited.

Six-week block 6 x 2-hour session

This six-week block is designed to give you the space to develop your own work, whether you have attended one of Karen’s hand-building courses or have practised pottery at school or at another point the group environment will give you room to be inspired by other learners. Each week Karen will do a five-minute introduction on a different potter or ceramicist work to enhance your making.

This six-week block is for those with experience of clay.

Karen Dawn Curtis’ studio is a relaxing environment where your imagination and creativity will be given space to thrive. Aprons will be provided but it is advised that participants wear clothes they are happy to get a little clay on.

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?

The price includes access to the studio, including library or Ceramic magazines and books Karen’s expertise in ceramics for advice on making, hand-building tools, 5 kg of clay and 15 litres of bisque firing and 15 litres of a glaze firing and use of house glazes. There will be a further small charge payable at the studio if you need to use in excess of these materials.


Karen Curtis at Karen Dawn Curtis


Unit 12b, Foundry Lane
ST. Michaels Trading Estate

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users


6 weeks (7:00pm to 9:00pm)

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In-person course
Fiona Akins - - #33338

My daughter and I attended Karen's pottery class and had a great morning. The class was relaxed and informal, Karen talked us through the process of throwing the clay and demonstrated the process before letting us loose on the potters wheels. Throwing the clay is a lot harder than I thought it would be physically but would definitely have another go. Certainly would recommend a class with Karen.

Was very impressed with the Covid procedures Karen has in place, felt a very safe environment, strict cleaning of utensils, no sharing of equipment, open window, hand sanitizer etc.

In-person course
Siaron Hughes - - #26216

Absolutely loved the 6-week pottery course with Karen. Each week a new task to learn in pottery-making.

Very much enjoyed it and would thoroughly recommend to anyone!

Thanks Karen!

In-person course
Deborah Jones - - #25602

The lady who took the class was very welcoming, and was interested in what we needed from the course. I enjoyed the throwing session very much, and was also shown other techniques.
There was good correspondence regarding how to get to the venue, where we could park and eat etc.
I would definitely book another class. The environment where the studio was based is inspiring and in a comfortable setting.

Response from Karen Dawn Curtis:

Hi Debs,

Thank you so much for the review and so very glad you enjoyed the day!! It was a pleasure to teach you and Louise. Your work is drying nicely and I look forward to firing it.

Kind regards

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