Hand-build pottery classes

Our hand-build sessions are kept to small groups of people, this keeps classes intimate and allows all students to be given sufficient help in a friendly atmosphere.

We cater for all abilities, those with previous experience can join at any time, beginners will be shown how to make a coil pot, a pinch pot and a small slab-built pot. We then encourage you to choose a project and we will work with you to achieve this.

Courses last for four weeks and cost £60. These ongoing sessions include many returning students after the initial four week commitment.

Course times

Monday: 10-12, 2-4 and 7-9

Tuesday: 9-11, 12.30-2.30 and 7-9

Beginners wheel throwing session

This two hour session is ideal for those wanting to try the potters wheel. 

During these sessions, after a brief demonstration, you will learn the steps of wedging and centering, to throwing on the wheel and trimming your pieces. We will then assist you in making a pot/bowl of your choice which will then be fired twice and ready for collection in approximately three weeks.


Session price is £40 per person, £30 for members.

Additional pots are charged at £5 per item.

Course times

Wednesday: 10-12 and 1-3

Clay sculpture class

Our Saturday morning clay classes are ideal for those looking to learn a new skill, develop their sculpting skills and create their own masterpiece.

Working with clay you will learn a range of techniques with the opportunity to explore your own creative project.

This is a great opportunity to discover, or return to, making three-dimensional work and develop an individual approach.

Session price is £100 for a four week course.

Course times

Saturday: 9-12

Afternoon of clay

An enjoyable afternoon making pots. Suitable for all skill levels.

You will make and decorate a pot with colourful underglazes, which will be fired, glazed and ready for collection in two weeks.

These are run twice a month on Saturday afternoons.

Session price is £25 per person.

Private parties can also be catered for. Email or phone to enquire.

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