Potting and hand bulilding 4 week course with Geraldine Francis ceramics.



Have you have always fancied having a go at potting, but not sure where to start? Have some experience in working in clay and looking for a friendly studio in which to develop your work? Geri's small friendly classes help beginners build skills through a number of projects using a different technique for working in clay each week. This course includes working on the potter's wheel. From these foundations students gradually gain in confidence and go on to develop their own projects. After the initial 4 weeks students may continue if they wish. If you already have experience in potting you are welcome to join the group and work on your own projects confident that you have expert help on hand to guide you through to a successful conclusion for your creation. Young people under 25 may use the course for Arts Award National Qualification in the Arts and as part of the D of E developing new skills section.

What's included in the price?

All standard clays earthenware and stoneware, decorating slips, underglazes and glazes, firings.


8 hours (10:00am to 12:00pm)

Cancellation policy

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


Geraldine Francis is a ceramacist whoruns tutored classes in Market Lavington near Devizes in Wiltshire. She has many years of experience in teaching ceramics and works from the studio as well as in the community, bringing the opportunity to work in clay to many people. From those in care homes to children's nurseries Geraldine delivers ceramics and pottery sessions to suit all ages and abilities. She offers tuition in all aspects of working in clay including sculpture and throwing on the wheel. Geraldine is from a fine art ceramics background and her own work is on display in the studio and includes thrown work as well as sculpture and tiles.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Hearing impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Qualification offered
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Tutor can travel
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Unit1 Woodlands Yard, Market Lavington, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN104AF