Half day introduction to pottery throwing.



In this 3 hour workshop you will learn the technique of how to throw pots on the potters wheel. The workshop is suitable for either a complete beginner, or for those that have some experience working with clay and would like to develop their skills. You will have access to an electric potter’s wheel and all tools and materials that you will need for the duration of the workshop. Places are limited to a maximum of two people, and you will have lots of one to one tuition from a fully qualified potter.

During the session you will learn how to prepare the clay, wedging techniques, centering clay on the wheel, throwing basic cylinders then moving on to different forms – vases, bowls, plates etc. You can practice your preferred form and try to reproduce it.

We are located in a rural, peaceful setting on a small farm on the outskirts of Holbeach, near Spalding in Lincolnshire, where we also keep our pedigree sheep! There is also plenty of off road parking.

Please be aware that working with clay can be a physical activity and also require you to sit for long periods of time on the wheel. If you have any special requirements, please contact us prior to booking your place to ensure that we can accommodate your needs.

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?

Duration: 3 hour workshop from 2 -5pm.
Tea, coffee and cold drinks will be provided.
Equipment & materials: We will provide you with all the clay, materials and tools to use. You can bring additional tools if you wish.
You can choose two of your pots to be fired and glazed, which is included in the price. These can be collected approximately 6 weeks later or posted to you for an additional fee.


Jo Rollason at Greenfield pottery

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Greenfield Farm
Washway Road, Holbeach
PE12 8AH

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Easter
  • Father's Day
  • Intermediate level
  • Mother's Day
  • Parking provided
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday


3 hours (2:00pm to 5:00pm)

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