About the Course
This is a private 2.5 hour pottery throwing lesson for up to four people.
The cost is £60 per person.
The lesson will be tailored to the specific requests of the student and caters for complete beginner upwards.
This lesson is ideal for anyone wanting to try out throwing on a potter's wheel individually, or with a friend.
Multiple individual lessons can be booked to allow maximum flexibility and to give the opportunity to see the full making process.
The cost includes firing and glazing all work produced.
Loam is a contemporary ceramics studio in the heart of the South Downs National Park, located just outside Petersfield. Bordering both Hampshire and West Sussex, Loam offers a beautiful, light space in which to try your hand at throwing on a potter's wheel.
Please get in touch with Jack to book.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
You will be provided with all materials,an apron to wear on the day, and refreshments.
All work that you would like to keep can be collected when it's ready or we can send it on to you for a small postage charge.
À beautiful location with insightful patient instruction from Jack who is a gem. He makes you feel relaxed and helps you through every step of the way , he was so encouraging and such a lovely instructor. This was a birthday treat and we came away feeling so goood, its such a lovely calm and beautiful way to spend time we felt so relaxed, proud and hooked! Never done anthing like this before and would highly recommend to anyone at any age. Thank you so much Jack 😀
Trish O'Malley - - #20633
I booked this as a surprise for my parents. Jack was able to sort sort out my booking with only short notice and gave my parents, both in their 70's, a very warm welcome and an enjoyable pottery experience. I would not be surprised if they return for another visit. I highly recommend you try.
Mark Robson - - #20387
What an incredible experience! I booked this as a late Valentine’s Day present for my partner, jack who runs the course/day was very polite and professional. Makes you feel very comfortable and at ease suppling coffee and nibbles whilst explaining what we was going to do and how to do it. With great guidance we created our pottery and can’t wait to get it back. Me and my partner can’t wait to do it again in the future and can’t praise jack enough for everything he has done. It’s an experience which shouldn’t be missed
Carl wheatley - - #20251
I booked the 2.5 hour course as a Christmas present for my mum and it was such lovely afternoon and really surpassed our expectations. The studio is stylish and so peaceful, a really lovely creative space. Jack is so patient and helpful and throwing the pottery was such a therapeutic experience. We can't wait to get our pottery back and on display. Highly recommend to anyone!
Hattie - - #20056
We purchased two pottery throwing workshops for our mums and they throughly enjoyed it. In fact mum spent at least 20 minutes praising it on the phone to me. They thought Jack was very welcoming, friendly and patient and they are so happy with the pots they made. It is a wonderful memory for them as they not only had fun and but learnt a new skill and did something outside of their comfort zone. Highly recommend this place!
Olivia - - #19921
What a joy!
I've been looking for something creative to do with my sports mad 13 year old daughter and the 2.5 hour throwing course with Jack was the absolute tonic.
The facilities are top notch. The coffee and croissants hit the spot. The pottery experience was just brilliant. Jack was kind, attentive and encouraging - a perfect tutor.
Such an enjoyable morning and my daughter is already asking when we can do it again. I couldn't recommend this experience more highly.
We can't wait to see our pots once they are fired and glazed!
Alison - - #19885
We had a really great time in a beautiful, warm, modern studio. Had expected it to be freezing! Teaching was excellent. Thoroughly recommend the pottery course. Great value for money. Friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Looking forward to booking up a 10 week course.
Bob and jane taylor - - #19616
Booked the 2.5 hour beginners pottery course for my husband and two daughters who really enjoyed the whole experience. They could not have enjoyed it more, making 3 pots each under the excellent supervision of Jack in beautiful surroundings. Highly recommended!
Sue Winter - - #19498
We booked onto a 2.5 hour beginners pottery course for the two of us (at very late notice!) and had a great time! We arrived at the studio in its beautiful rural setting and had some coffee and brownies on arrival. Jack was excellent at explaining the technique and we were very quickly into it. We made 3 pots each (of varying shapes and sizes!) under very close supervision and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! Highly recommended to all!
Easan - - #19439
So glad I booked a course at Loam! I bought the voucher online for the 2.5 pottery throwing session as a birthday gift for my Mum.
We attended the course together and we had a really special day. The studio is the perfect workshop setting! Jack was a brilliant teacher - we both learnt so much!
We can’t wait to see our glazed pieces - and we look forward to booking again in the future. Can’t recommend it enough!
Hayley Holmes - - #18943
Brilliant lesson at Loam with 3 other friends. Jack was very patient and a great teacher and we were so delighted with the pots we were able to create in the session. Would highly recommend the tasters for anyone looking to try pottery for the first time.
Libby - - #18885
Jack was very welcoming and a great teacher. The studio is lovely and the lesson was great! I will definitely be booking again and looking forward to joining one of the courses!
Harri Wood - - #18881
Jack was a fantastic teacher. He was so patient and helpful and put us at ease straight away! The studio was ideal and we would recommend this course to everyone! We will be back again soon!
Claire Munday - - #18862
Jack did an excellent job of running our pottery class. He was extremely patient and instructed us both well. Neither of us had done pottery throwing before but by the end of the session we had both produced pieces to be proud of! Thanks Jack!
Sam Skeet - - #18836
It was such a good experience to get out of London for half the day and actually make something with my own hands in Jack's beautiful studio in Petersfield!
Jack is an incredibly patient and enthusiastic teacher, going through each step of the process carefully and then looking after you when you give it a go. I managed to produce three different pieces, which Jack will fire and glaze for me.
I would recommend this course to anyone; my friends will be getting vouchers to attend for the foreseeable future!
Martin - - #18728
Fantastic pottery-throwing experience for my 8yr old daughter (and myself!).
Our first pottery experience as a birthday present for my daughter - she absolutely loved it and Jack helped us both from start to finish. To see the happiness on her face throughout was priceless.
The facilities and environment were perfect.
We returned to do the glazing and then again to pick up our finished pieces.
I plan for us to go back in a month or two so that we can do it all again.
Jeff Kamen - - #18702
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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