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Geraldine Francis Ceramics

Contact name: Geraldine Francis
17
Total bookings
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(9)
almost 2 years
with CraftCourses

Maker's bio

Geraldine Francis is a ceramacist whoruns tutored classes in Market Lavington near Devizes in Wiltshire. 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.

Courses, kits & gifts

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"Find Your Inner Potter" ceramics and pottery day with Geraldine Francis
Next date: Aug 12th
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Throwing on the wheel for couples morning sessions
Next date: Aug 11th
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Throwing on the wheel for couples, afternoon sessions
Next date: Aug 13th
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Weekly Pottery Classes with Geraldine Francis
Next date: Aug 12th
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Arts Award Art and Ceramics Sessions
Next date: Aug 11th
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Introduction to throwing on the potter's wheel
Next date: Aug 11th
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Pottery & Ceramics Ad hoc sessions, Learn when you want
Next date: Aug 11th
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Pottery & ceramics half day workshop with Geraldine Francis
Next date: Aug 12th
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Potting & Ceramics, Weekly Afternoon Classes
Next date: Aug 12th
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Potting and hand bulilding 4 week course
Next date: Aug 12th
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Summer pottery and ceramics sessions with Geraldine Francis
Next date: Aug 11th
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Throwing on the potter's wheel - 1:1 tutorial
Next date: Aug 11th
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Tuesday, weekly evening pottery classes
Next date: Sep 20th

Recent reviews

All maker's reviews
27 Jul 22'

Mary reviewed: Introduction to throwing on the potter's wheel

"Lovely morning with Geri revisiting clay. She was so clear in her instructions and I learnt lots of new tips. I would certainly recommend this as Geri is an excellent teacher and guides you all the way. Time flies! "

Geraldine Francis Ceramics responded:

" Thank you so much for taking the time to review the session you attended. I will let you know as soon as your pots are ready. Best wishes Geri"

4 Apr 22'

Liz reviewed: Throwing on the wheel for couples morning sessions

"My husband and I had a couples throwing on the wheel course with Geri. She is an excellent teacher and firstly demonstrated, and then guided us through making our own pots. We had great fun, the time just flew by. We were also delighted that we managed to make some nice pots, even though as a novice the shape of the pot is whatever appears rather than pre thought out design! We even added some colour which made the pots much more professional looking. We had a great day and I’d highly recommend this course"

Geraldine Francis Ceramics responded:

" Thank you for your review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your morning. I will be in touch when your pots are ready to arrange sending them to you."

20 Mar 22'

Kit reviewed: Throwing on the wheel for couples, afternoon sessions

"We had a fantastic time with Geri; we were complete beginners, and she guided us to making some wonderful pots (some were better than others!) This session is really fun and very hands on, I would recommend to anyone is feeling creative."

Geraldine Francis Ceramics responded:

" I am so pleased you enjoyed your session. Your pots are drying out nicely and once trimmed will be off to the the kiln for firing. I will be in touch when they are ready to collect, more excitement in store!"

12 Jan 22'

Susan hartley reviewed: Pottery & Ceramics Ad hoc sessions, Learn when you want

"I had a wonderful morning with Geraldine, I’m 76 years old and it was a wonderful experience, We went as a group of 4 and we all achieved a fantastic pottery piece to be proud of , I wish I had done it years ago ,"

Geraldine Francis Ceramics responded:

" Hello, Thank you so much for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your time at the studio. I will be in touch when the work is ready for collection. Best wishes Geri"

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