Throwing for couples, whether you are romantically linked or friends this couple's throwing session is designed to help you learn the basics of throwing on the potter's wheel ensuring you have maximum help with a tutor to guide you throughout the process. Learn how to prepare your clay and have a tutorial explaining each step of the process before having a go yourself, expertly guided by an experienced tutor. You will produce at least one thrown pot each and hopefully more. There will be the opportunity to apply colour before leaving it to be dried and then fired, glazed and returned to you at a later date. Those wishing to pursue their hobby further may book sessions at the studio's group rate to learn turning and continue to refine their throwing skills.

What's included in the price?

All materials, clays, firing and glazing, expert tutoring.


1½ hours

Cancellation policy

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


Geraldine Francis is a ceramacist who runs tutored classes at Parnella House an 18th Century House, run by White Horse Arts in the historic market town of Devizes. 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. If the studio venue is not suitable to your needs as you are a large group or have members of your group who require access for wheelchairs etc, Geraldine is happy to arrange an alternative venue.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Hearing impaired
  • Vision impaired
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Romantic
  • Parking provided
  • UK Holiday
  • Tutor can travel
  • Christmas
  • Suitable for beginners
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Parnella House, 23 Market Place, DEVIZES, Wiltshire, SN10 1JQ