ADULT CLASSES & COURSES

Combined potter's wheel & handbuilding course

9 Week beginners Intro to Pottery course

This complete pottery course gives a a grounding in boththrowing on the potter’s wheel and handbuilding. There will be 4 weeks of intensive work on the potter’s wheel learning the basic technique of throwing, turning bases and pulling and attaching a handle. You will also be looking at several handbuilding techniques such as coiling, pinching and working with slabs over 4 weeks and then finishing the course with a glazing session. It gives a great starting point to further your pottery studies. Held on a Wednesday evenings 7-9.15pm.

The cost is £325 inclusive of all materials and firings.
Please note that there is a fee of £30 for a catch-up class.

This course is not suitable for pregnant women.

Dates:

Next course starts in September. Dates coming soon.

Throwing courses & classes on the potter's wheel

One-off Have a go session

Held every Saturday afternoon this short class gives you a taste of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Suitable for those who are not sure about signing-up for a course or those that just want to try it, the class starts at the centred point and finishes with you choosing a glaze which is applied to your pot after it has been fired.

The sessions are on Saturdays and are at 1-2.30pm and cost £45 per person inclusive of all materials and firing for one pot (additional pots are fired at £5 per pot)

Please note that this class is not suitable for pregnant women.

Dates:

25th May 2019 1-2.30pm FULLY BOOKED

25th May 2019 2.30-4pm FULLY BOOKED

25th May 2019 4-5.30pm FULLY BOOKED

1st June 2019 1-2.30pm FULLY BOOKED

1st June 2019 2.30-4pm FULLY BOOKED

1st June 2019 4-5.30pm 1 SPACE LEFT BOOK NOW

8th June 2019 1-2.30pm FULLY BOOKED

8th June 2019 2.30-4pm BOOK NOW

8th June 2019 4-5.30pm BOOK NOW

15th June 2019 1-2.30pm BOOK NOW

15th June 2019 2.30-4pm FULLY BOOKED

15th June 2019 4-5.30pm BOOK NOW

22nd June 2019 1-2.30pm BOOK NOW

29th June 2019 1-2.30pm BOOK NOW

29th June 2019 2.30-4pm BOOK NOW

29th June 2019 4-5.30pm BOOK NOW

Crystal Palace Festival Sunday 23rd June

We’re so excited to be a part of the Crystal Palace festival this year!

We’ll be opening our doors between 1-4pm on Sunday 23rd June for quick 20 minute slots on the potter’s wheel for adults and children over the age of 10.

Each slot costs £12. There is an additional charge of £3 if you want your pot glazed and fired.

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8 week beginners potter's wheel course Tuesday mornings 11am-1.15pm

This potter’s wheel daytime course is for those who are a little bit more serious about their learning. Done on 7 consecutive Tuesday mornings 11am-1.15pm with an additional 2.15 hour glazing session once the work has all been fired this course teaches you the technique of throwing, centring, making bowls and cylinders, turning bases, pulling and attaching handles and throwing a basic plate.

The course runs on Tuesday mornings 11am-1.15pm.

The cost is £295 inclusive of all materials and firings.

Please note that this class is not suitable for pregnant women.

Please note that if you are unable to make one of the dates there is a rearrangement fee of £30 for each class missed.

Dates Tuesday mornings 11am-1.15pm:

Next course starts in September. Dates coming soon.

8 week beginners potter's wheel course Tuesday evenings 7-9.15pm

This potter’s wheel evening course is for those who are a little bit more serious about their learning. Done on 7 consecutive Tuesday evenings 7-9.15pm with an additional 2.15 hour glazing session once the work has all been fired this course teaches you the technique of throwing, centring, making bowls and cylinders, turning bases, pulling and attaching handles and throwing a basic plate.

The course run on Tuesday evenings 7-9.15pm

The cost is £295 inclusive of all materials and firings.

Please note that this class is not suitable for pregnant women.

Please note that if you are unable to make one of the dates there is a rearrangement fee of £30 for each class missed.

Dates Tuesday evenings 7-9.15pm:

Next course starts in September. Dates coming soon.

3 week Improvers/refreshers course Saturday mornings 10.30am-12.30pm

This intensive potter’s wheel course is aimed at people who have completed a beginners course and feel they still need to iron out a few technique issues while building their confidence and also for people who have done throwing in the past and want to come back to it. The aim of the course is not to get fixated on making a pot from start to finish but to look at your technique, and work on the weak points practicing them again and again. Suited for people who want to continue their practice being either becoming a member or coming to the open sessions. Anything you make will be fired (this is included in the price), glazing is charged for separately. 

Please note that there are only 2 people in any class allowing for a lot of one on one teaching.

The course runs on Saturday mornings 10.30am-12.30pm.

The cost is £165 inclusive of all materials and firings.

Please note that this class is not suitable for pregnant women.

Please note that if you are unable to make one of the dates there is a rearrangement fee of £40 for each class missed.

Dates coming soon.

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handbuilding courses

5 week beginners handbuilding course Wednesday evenings

This handbuilding pottery course is on 5 consecutive Wednesday evenings 7-9.15pm. It covers coiling, pinching tiles and building with slabs giving you an essential grounding in the art of handbuilding. The last session on the course is used to glaze all your work.

The cost is £185 inclusive of all materials and firings.

Dates:

Next course starts in September. Dates coming soon.

4 week improvers/intermediate handbuilding course Tuesday evenings

This handbuilding pottery course is on 4 consecutive Tuesday evenings 7.15-9.30pm. It takes you on to the next level. Using our project cards as a basis, you can either spend 3 weeks developing one or two pieces of work or do a different piece every week. The project cards help with ideas and you develop the creativity while improving your techniques. The last session on the course is used to glaze all your work.

The cost is £160 inclusive of all materials and firings.

Dates:

Please get in touch for bookings: claykilncraftpottery@gmail.com

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