6 week pottery & ceramics courses

Tutors: Bridget McVey, Violet Shaw, Lois Gunn,  Julia Ellen Lancaster, Lou Frances-Smith, Julie Whiffin and Sarah Daly.


  • Introduction to pottery & ceramics
  • Improvers pottery & ceramics
  • Handbuilding & sculpting

These courses will cover a taster of lots of different techniques, including hand building such as coiling, sculpting, slabwork as well as working on the potter’s wheel and looking at the many ways to texture, decorate and glaze your work. There’ll be lots of demonstrations, one-to-one tuition and support, and give you the skills and confidence to develop your own ideas and style.

The courses are limited to small groups so that all the students get lots of attention and feedback.

Please note:
There is a small charge for all work you wish to be fired which is calculated by weight or volume to cover the cost of clay, glazes and firing.

Cancellation and refund policy:
Cancellations received within 7 days of the first session can be refunded or the booking transferred to another available course.

Cancellations received after 7 days will only be eligible for a refund or transfer if the place is filled before the start date of the course.