Potting and hand bulilding 4 week course

Pinch pot with nature imprint made with Geraldine Francis Ceramics@Fired Thoughts Studio Market Lavington


So you have always fancied having a go at potting, but not sure where to start. For beginners Geri's small friendly classes build your skills level through a number of projects each using a different technique for working in clay including working on the potter's wheel. From these foundations you will gradually gain in confidence and be ready to go on to develop your own projects. After the initial 4 weeks you may continue if you wish.

Classes are for 3 hours which allows you to get to grips with projects without rushing. 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.

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?

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


Geraldine Francis at Geraldine Francis Ceramics


Fired Thoughts Arts Studio, Unit1 Woodlands Yard
Market Lavington
SN10 4AF

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Qualification offered
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel


12 hours (10:00am to 1:00pm)

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