Do you watch the Pottery Throw Down or the film Ghost and think " I want to try that!" Well, you can with these taster throwing sessions in which you will explore the techniques of throwing on a wheel. During the workshop you will learn how to wedge and prepare balls of clay and then have lots of time to practice the basics of throwing, centring your clay, pulling and then shaping clay to make cylinders and bowls. At the end of the workshop you will be able to choose two of your favourite pots which will be bisque fired, then glazed in a colour of your choice before being fired again. Your finished artwork with be ready for pickup from Felix and Tabitha usually within 8 weeks, depending on drying conditions. Aprons are provided but please wear appropriate clothing and take off any jewellery as clay can be very messy. There will be a maximum of 7 people attending this workshop, each with their own dedicated potter’s wheel. Suitable for Adults and older Children. 2024 dates and times: 27th January 2-4.30pm 10th February 10-2.30pm 24th February 2-4.30pm 30th March 10-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm (you can book all day) 12th May 10-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm (you can book all day) 22nd June 2-4.30pm 27th July 10-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm (you can book all day) The workshop costs £50 including materials. Refreshments are served throughout the workshop.

What's included in the price?

Materials and clay, tools, tuition, refreshments, firing.


2½ hours

Cancellation policy

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



Felix Tabitha

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Felix Tabitha offer a diverse range of workshops and events in our amazing Sorting Office space in Emsworth on the Hampshire and Sussex borders. If you’d like to try your hand at making your own unique piece, join one of our workshop sessions. All our workshops are fun and friendly and have a range of skills sets suitable for beginners to arty pros.

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