A weekly 2 or 3 hour class ( please see booking options) which will take you through all the basics of building in clay including a 1:1 throwing tutorial. Also suitable for people with some prior knowledge of working in clay, those wishing to concentrate on wheel throwing a wheel will be reserved for your use, please indicate on booking. Gentle and encouraging teaching approach. Use of slips and approaches to introducing colour to clay and basic glazing also included in the course. Small group of up to 5 people max. Please be aware that course length varies depending on term and prices are adjusted accordingly.

What's included in the price?

Slips, clays glazing and firings.


5 weeks

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 area 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
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
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Certainly, where possible I can offer an alternative date or time within the same term.


Parnella House, 23 Market Place, DEVIZES, Wiltshire, SN10 1JQ

Booking options

Morning session
10:00 - 12:00
£160.00 See dates
Monday Pottery 3hr per wk
09:30 - 12:30
£240.00 See dates
Monday am Spring 1
10:00 - 12:00
£160.00 See dates
Monday am Spring 2
10:00 - 12:00
£128.00 See dates
Monday am Early Summer
10:00 - 12:00
£128.00 See dates
Monday am Summer
10:00 - 12:00
£128.00 See dates