Pottery courses

POTTERY COURSES 

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SCOTLAND

CLAY WORKS STUDIO
Courses: All levels from beginners to
intermediate. Taster courses, general
pottery and throwing courses. Open
access facility for more advanced
makers coming soon
Dates: See website
Location: Dumfries & Galloway
clayworksstudios.co.uk

SEETREE CRAFTS
Courses:
Beginners’ classes, workshops, after school club, supervised open access
Dates: Various
Location: Innellan, Argyll
seetreecrafts.co.uk

THE WEE MUD HUT
Courses:
Handbuilding, throwing for
all ages/abilities. Groups and individual
sessions
Dates: Various
Location: East Kilbride, Scotland
Lanarkshire
theweemudhut.co.uk

 

CUMBRIA/N EAST

MUDDY FINGERS POTTERY
Courses: Adult night classes
Dates: Tuesday and Thursday
evenings, every six weeks
Location: Jarrow, Tyne and Wear
muddyfingerspottery.com

ANNIE PEAKER
Courses: Figurative ceramic courses
Dates: April – October (3 & 5 days)
Location: Penrith, Cumbria
anniepeaker.co.uk

 

YORKS

ART HOUSE, SHEFFIELD
Courses: Wheel, handbuilding, raku, figurative sculpture, family & children sessions, team-building, bespoke parties, open studio access,
Dates: Mon-Sat 10am-9pm
Location: Sheffield City centre
arthousesheffield.co.uk

KATIE BRAIDA
Courses: weekly class and day workshops
Dates: Every Thursday evening and
various others
Location: Scarborough
katiebraida.com

FIRED ART DESIGNS
Courses: 1:1 wheel work, brushwork,
surface decoration. Handbuilding, slab
work, coil work. Classes
Dates: Various
Location: Pontefract, Yorkshire
firedartdesigns.co.uk

JILL FORD
Course: Workshop and day courses
Dates: Thursday evenings & day
courses throughout the year
Location: York
T: 01717 289008

JOY GIBBS PRICE CERAMICS @
GRAPE VINE STUDIOS
Courses: Handbuilding, throwing, raku
Dates: Weekly sessions, Thurs 6-8pm,
Fri/Sat 10am-12pm
Location: Mattersley, Doncaster
joygibbsprice.co.uk

GREENWOOD CRAFTS
Courses: Handbuilding; throwing
from beginners onwards
Dates: All year
Location: N Yorks
tryacourse.co.uk

LEAFY LANE POTTERY BY SUZIE
Courses: Hand building courses
for all abilities. Learning disabilities,
residential homes, schools and private
sessions, and sculptures for your home
and gardens
Dates: Throughout the year and area
Location: Hull and East Yorkshire
leafylanepottery@gmail.com
T: 07886 841936

NORTHLIGHT ART STUDIO
Courses: Evening and day workshops,
summer schools and taster days. All levels
Dates: Weekly and throughout the year
Location: Hebden Bridge, Yorks
Tel: 01422 843519
northlightstudio.co.uk

OLD STABLES STUDIO
Courses: Throwing: bootcamp,
weekends, tasters and regular classes
Dates: Various
Location: Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire
oldstablesstudio.co.uk

JAMES OUGHTIBRIDGE
Course: Large-scale slab building
Dates: Contact for details
Location: Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
jamesoughtibridge.blogspot.co.uk

JIM ROBISON CERAMICS
Courses: Week-long Ceramics, and
Glaze and surface courses
Dates: Various
Location: Holmfirth, Huddersfield
boothhousegallery.co.uk

SCULPTURE LOUNGE STUDIOS
Courses: Throughout the year
Dates: Contact directly for further
information
Location: Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
sculpturelounge.com

 

LANCS/CHESHIRE/MERSEY

BALTIC CLAY
Courses: Evening and weekend clay courses
Dates: Tue, Wed, Thurs (6.30pm – 8.30pm) & Sat
Location: Liverpool
balticclay.com

BLUE BUTTERFLY CRAFTS
Courses: Handbuilding. Weekly 2-hr
sessions and day-courses
Dates: Various, see website
Location: Accrington, Lancs
bluebutterflycrafts.co.uk

JOAN CHAN
Courses: Introduction to clay,
handbuilding, throwing, slip casting,
glaze workshop
Dates: Afternoons and evenings
Location: Greasby, Wirral
T: 07803 848212
E: joancchan@aol.com
FB: jccermaics

THE CLAY HOUSE
Courses: Two 3-hr workshops every month
Dates: Various, see website
Location: Cedar Farm, Mawdesley, nr
Ormskirk
T: 01704 807320
theclayhouseatcedarfarm.co.uk

CLAYWORKS
Courses:
Evening & daytime classes
for all abilities (with occasional
weekend events such as ‘Raku’, etc)
Dates: Weekly throughout the year
Location: Southport, Lancashire
arthousesca@gmail.com
T: 0754 115 6119
FB: arthousesca

CRAFFITY POTTERY STUDIO
Courses:
‘Create with Clay’ drop-in sessions, with or without input.
Regular and seasonal workshops
Dates: Various
Location: Bury, Greater Manchester
craffitycreations.co.uk

THE CRAFTY POTTER
Courses: Throwing, hand-building &
modelling
Dates: Various
Location: Chorley, Lancashire
thecraftypotter.co.uk

THE DOWN TO EARTH POTTERY
Courses:
Hand-building for beginners
to advanced. We are always trying out
new techniques such as use of decals
and coloured clay
Dates: Year-round: Tuesday pm and
Wednesday eve. Some Saturdays
Location: Clitheroe. Lancs
lesleywoods19@hotmail.com
FB: thedowntoearthpottery

PAUL GOULD/MON CERAMICS
Courses: Beginners & intermediates
Dates: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2-4pm
and 7-9pm.Saturdays and Sunday workshops:
various dates throughout the year
Location: The Wirral
monceramics.co.uk

GREEN MAN CERAMICS
Courses: Pottery Discovery weekends
Dates: Various
Location: Colne, Lancs
T: 01282 871129

PILLING POTTERY/NORTHERN KILNS
Courses: From novice to professional: throwing, hand-building, glazing, making glazes, kiln loading, programming kiln controllers, fitting elements
Dates: Various
Location: Pilling, Lancs
pillingpottery.com

THE POTTERS BARN
Courses:
Adult half & full day: beginners
throwing & handbuilding. Interemediate
& advanced throwing. Raku & pit firing
Dates: Various
Location: Sandbach, Cheshire/Staffs border
thepottersbarn.co.uk

NOTTS/DERBYS/LEICS/MIDLANDS

THE CLAY ROOM LEICESTER
Courses: Range of classes for all abilities, plus membership scheme
for more experienced makers
Dates: Throughout the year
Location: Leicester
theclayroom.co.uk

SANDY BYWATER @ CURIOUS STUDIOS
Courses: All pottery skills suitable for
the beginner or the more experienced
Dates: Tuesday afternoons and
evenings. Monthly, Saturday themed
workshops
Location: Sneinton Market, Nottingham
sandybywaterceramics.wordpress.com

CAN-DO POTTERY
Courses: Hand-building for beginners
Dates: Thursdays 10.30am-12.30pm
Location: Mellor, Stockport
candopottery.wixsite.com/group

MIDLANDS ART CENTRE
Courses: Ceramics Open Studio
Dates: Various
Location: Birmingham
macbirmingham.co.uk

PARKWOOD THROWING COURSES
Courses: Basic and intermediate throwing
Dates: 8-week Thurs evenings, weekend courses, taster sessions
Location: Nr Alfreton, Derbyshire
parkwoodthrowingcourses.co.uk

PLAY WITH CLAY
Courses: Throwing, toddler clay
Dates: Saturday mornings, Tuesday
afternoons, throwing weekly by appt.
Location: Loughborough
creationspottery.co.uk

SEVEN LIMES POTTERY
Courses: Varied courses/classes
Dates: All
Location: Moss Side, Manchester
7Limes.co.uk

SEYMOUR ROAD STUDIOS
Courses: Weekly/one-day weekend classes
Dates: Various
Location: West Bridgeford, Notts
seymourroadstudios.co.uk

PAT SHORT CERAMICS
Courses: Beginners’ handbuilding workshops
Dates: Various
Location: Edgbaston, Birmingham
patshortceramics.com

LINDA SOUTHWELL
Courses: Evening classes and one-to-one experiences
Dates: Wednesday evenings and by arrangement
Location: The Harley Ceramics Studio,
Welbeck, Worksop
lindasouthwell.co.uk

 

WALES

BASEART STUDIO, GALLERY & POTTERY WORKSHOPS
Courses: Handbuilding; throwing; 1-2-1 one-off sessions; parties
(adults, children, team-building)
Dates: Ongoing, days and evenings
Location: Taff’s Well, Cardiff
baseart.org

CARDIFF POTTERY WORKSHOPS
Courses: Handbuilding; throwing;
one-off Saturday sessions; 1-2-1
throwing; masterclasses with Anne
Gibbs; parties (children, adults, teambuilding);
pottery membership tutored & un-tutored
Dates: 6-wk day & eve sessions, various
Location: Cardiff
cardiffpotteryworkshops.com

GLOSTERS
Course: Throwing
Dates: April
Location: Porthmadog
glosters.co.uk

JANE MALVISI
Courses: Raku: full day workshop 2nd
Saturdays Two-hour pottery classes inc Raku
Dates: Mon/Tues/Weds days and evenings
Location: Bridgend, S Wales
janemalvisi.co.uk

ORIEL BODFARI GALLERY AND POTTERY
Courses: Throwing, handbuilding, Raku, etc
Dates: Various
Location: Bodfari, North Wales
rjpceramic@gmail.com
orielbodfarigallery.co.uk

 

CAMBS/LINCS

PAULA ARMSTRONG
Courses: Handbuilding, workshops
Dates: Monday and Thursday mornings
Location: Willingham, Cambs
parmstrongceramics.co.uk

MATTHEW BLAKELY
Courses: Weekend courses: Throwing,
Porcelain throwing
Dates: Monthly
Location: Lode, Cambs
matthewblakely.co.uk

DEEPDALE POTTERY
Courses: Handbuilding and throwing
for beginners and experienced
Dates: Weekend and weekday courses,
including yurt accommodation if
required, throughout the year
Location: Barton upon Humber,
North Lincs
yurtatthechapel.co.uk

HILLS ROAD SIXTH FORM COLLEGE
Courses: Handbuilding, throwing,
plus summer school workshops
Dates: Various
Location: Cambridge
hillsroadadulteducation.co.uk

THE POT SHOP
Courses: Individual and small groups pottery classes in a
professional workshop
Dates: Various, throughout the year
Location: Lincoln
Facebook, Twitter & Instagram: @potshop1
Tel. 01522 528994

POTTERYDAYZ
Courses:
Wheel throwing for beginners and more experienced
Dates: Saturdays, 9.30-3pm
Location:
Peterborough/East Midlands
FB: @potterydayz
E:
potterydayz@gmail.com

WOODNEWTON POTTERY
Courses: Weekly; throwing, hand building, decorating (Tues/Weds). Clay sculpture
Dates: Throughout the year
Location: Near Peterborough
robbibbyceramics.co.uk

ZOO CERAMICS
Courses: Half and full day handbuilding
workshops, 10-week pottery classes
Dates: Various
Location: Waddington, Lincolnshire
zooceramics.co.uk

 

WORCS/SHROPS/STAFFS/HEREFORD

ALL-YEAR-ROUND POTTERY
Courses: Weekly classes; taster sessions; one & two-day courses
in throwing, hand-building and decorating; pottery parties for all
ages. All for beginners and more advanced
Dates: Various all-year-round!
Location: South Herefordshire
all-year-round.org.uk

AMERTON ARTS STUDIO
Courses: Life sculpture. Working from a life model to create a
figurative sculpture. Step-by-step tuition, beginners welcome
Dates: Termly, Saturdays
Location: Stowe by Chartley
amertonartstudio.com

BRITISH CERAMICS BIENNIAL
Courses: Beginners & Intermediate
Dates: Tuesday & Thursday
Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
The BCB operates a clay school and a
variety of courses throughout the year
britishceramicsbiennial.com

EARTH AND FIRE CERAMICS
Courses: hand-building, throwing by arrangement, pop-up pottery.
1:1 or small groups, 2-hour intensive lessons
Dates: Various, 4-weekly courses
Location: Great Haywood, Stafford
Facebook: @earthandfireceramics

KAREN FINCHAM CERAMICS
Courses: Hand building and
throwing. One to one and group
sessions
Dates: Weekdays, evenings and Saturdays
Location: Redditch, Worcestershire
clayclass.co.uk

LOVE CLAY AT VALENTINE CLAYS 
Courses: Basic/intermediate/professional/families. Throwing, slip casting & slip decorating,
sculpture, basic ceramic techniques, professional masterclasses, ceramic painting
Dates: Evenings & weekends (various)
Location: Stoke-on-Trent
loveclay.co.uk

POP UP POTTERY STUDIO (EARTH
& FIRE CERAMICS)
Courses: Beginner courses to learn simple techniques
Dates: Tuesday evenings & Friday afternoons
Location: Great Haywood (near Stafford), Staffordshire
carolinefarnellsmith@gmail.com

POTCLAYS
Courses: Basic/Intermediate/
Advanced Throwing, Intro to glazes,
Pottery Basics, Moulding and
Slipcasting, Tilemaking
Dates: Various
Location: Stoke-on-Trent
potclays.co.uk

THE POTTER’S BARN
Courses:
Adult half and full-day. Beginners throwing, handbuilding. Intermediate and advanced throwing, Raku and pit-firing
Dates:
Various
Location:
Sandbach, Cheshire/Staffs border
thepottersbarn.co.uk

THE SCULPTURE PLACE
Courses: Figurative Sculpture Classes
Dates: Weekly sessions: Monday,
Wednesday & Thursday (running for 6 weeks)
Location: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
thesculptureplace.co.uk

STONEHOUSE STUDIOS
Courses:
Throwing, hand-building ceramics, sculpture and left sculpture, portrait drawing and general art. Various one-off workshops and one-to-one tuition on request
Dates:
Weekly sessions, Mon-Fri, inc evenings. Throughout the year. One off sessions by arrangement
Location:
Drayton Bassett, Nr Tamworth, Staffs
stonehousestudios.co.uk

WOBAGE FARM CRAFT WORKSHOPS
Courses: Various multiple-day throwing workshops
Dates: Various
Location: South Herefordshire
workshops-at-wobage.co.uk

 

WARKS/N’HANTS/OXON

CENTRE OF ENGLAND ARTS
Courses: Novice to experienced,
including throwing
Dates: Weekly, Thursday evenings
7-9pm
Location: Nr Solihull
coea.co.uk

P-U-P RUGBY
Courses:
Pop-up pottery, pay-as-you-go. Come and have a go!
Dates:
Wednesdays, fortnightly
Location:
Newton Village Hall, nr Rugby
FB:
@popuppotteryrugby
E:
puprugby@gmail.com

SWANSPOOL CERAMICS
Courses: Handbuilding, throwing, all
levels. Open access studio. Weekend
courses & one-off experiences
Dates: Termly, year-round
Location: Castle Ashby, Northants
swanspoolceramics.co.uk

NORFOLK/SUFFOLK/ESSEX

PHIL ARTHUR
Courses: Pottery classes
Dates: Tuesday evening, Thursday afternoon
Location: Cawston, Norfolk
Philarthur1951@btinternet.com

DEBORAH BAYNES
Courses: Residential and nonresidential
Dates: Weekends (spring/autumn), full weeks (July/Aug)
Location: Shotley, Suffolk
potterycourses.net

BRICK HOUSE CRAFTS
Courses: handbuilding, throwing, decoration, mould making, raku
in the summer. Beginners to professional welcome. Leisure classes
& City & Guilds L2 and L3 courses
Dates: Tues – Friday 10am to 4pm, Sat 10am – 12 midday
Location: Silver End, Essex
brickhouseceramics.co.uk

MARIAM CULLUM
Courses: 1:1 tuition in throwing, hand-building, slip-casting, surface
decoration and glaze preparation and application.
Dates: Various – Monday to Friday 10am-4pm
Location: Bury St Edmunds
mariamcullumceramics.co.uk

KATIE’S POTTERY STUDIO
Courses: One-to-one & small group
tuition in throwing, handbuilding,
decorating, glazing & firing for all
ages and abilities. Children’s Saturday class
Dates: Throughout the year
Location: Leiston, Suffolk
katiespotterystudio.co.uk

SUDBURY POTTERY CLASS
Courses: Weekly classes, workshops, one offs and pottery for kids.
Various hand building, slab, coil and surface decoration. All abilities welcome
Dates: Weekly, daytime and evening/ some weekends
Location: Sudbury, Suffolk
sudburypotteryclass.co.uk

THAXTED POTTERS
Courses: Beginners and intermediates
Dates: Various, 6-week sessions
Location: Thaxted, Essex
thaxtedpotters.co.uk

BEDS/BUCKS/HERTS

CLAY WITH CAROLE
Courses: Handbuilding, throwing
Dates: Various
Location: Hitchin, Herts
claywithcarole.co.uk

DIGSWELL CERAMICS COMMUNITY
Courses: Beginners’ tuition, support for experienced potters
Dates: Tuesdays, Thursdays
Location: Letchworth
digswellarts.org

NORTH MARSTON POTTERY
Courses: Variety of pottery courses
Dates: Contact directly for further details
Location: North Marston, Buckinghamshire
northmarstonpottery.co.uk

RUBY SHARP
Courses: Hand building, throwing,
decorating pots, sculpture for home and garden
Dates: Throughout the year (weekend & day sessions available)
Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire
rubysharppottery.co.uk

 

WILTS/HANTS/BERKS

ANGELS FARM POTTERY
Courses:
Residential (B&B) & non-residential. Throwing, handbuilding, decorating
Dates:
Sat & w/ends once a month. Weekly evening classes & Fri morning. One-offs for groups, min 4, max 8 attendees
Location:
Lyndhurst, New Forest, Hants
angelsfarm.co.uk

BRACKNELL AND WOKINGHAM COLLEGE
Courses: Mixed ability adult leisure classes taught throughout
the daytime and evening. All abilities welcome in our well equipped
pottery studio, where a range of pottery techniques are taught by experienced tutors.
One-day specialist courses taught throughout the year
Dates: Mon – Thurs, daytime and evening
Location: Woodley Hill House, Earley, Berks
bracknell.ac.uk/courses/leisure/courses/ceramicssculpture
Tel: 01344 868600

‘CLAY SURGERY’ WITH SUZANNE & ABBY
Courses: Throwing, handbuilding, glazing, raku,
mould-making for beginners and improvers
Dates: Weekends throughout the year
Location: Waterlooville, Hants
E: abbyducharme@hotmail.co.uk

THE CREATIVE CAVERN
Courses: Various, inc 1:1 throwing,
Dates: Various
Location: Winnersh, Berks
thepaintnightcompany.co.uk/pages/the-creative-cavern

EASTCOTT STUDIOS
Courses:
Workshops, classes, Drop-in sessions, open access
Dates:
Various
Location: Swindon, Wilts
eastcottstudios.co.uk

FIRED THOUGHTS ARTS STUDIO
Courses: Ceramics & ceramic
sculpture courses/workshops, all
skill levels. Raku, 1:1 throwing, all
handbuild techniques
Dates: Weekly, daytime & evening/weekends
Location: Devizes, Wilts
E: whelan581@btinternet.com

JEANNE LEWISTIFF
Courses: Small groups or 1-1 in throwing and/or hand building
Dates: Contact for details
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
E: Jeannelewi@hotmail.co.uk

SASHA WARDELL
Courses: Bone china & mould making courses
Dates: May to September ( incl.) in SW France/Feb & March in Wiltshire
Location: SW France/Wiltshire
sashawardell.com

 

DORSET/GLOS/SOMERSET/AVON

ARTISAN CRAFT CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Courses: Weekly pottery classes. Wheel and handbuilding
Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays, one-offs by arrangement
Location: Winterborne Monkton, Dorchester
E: mail@artisandt1.co.uk

ASHBROOK STUDIO
Courses: Throwing, handbuilding, glazes
One-to-one or small group, daily
Dates: All year
Location: Waterrow, Somerset
ashbrook-ceramics.co.uk

BANWELL POTTERY
Courses: Throwing, handbuilding, modeling, slab work, coil work, tile-making
Dates: Weekly evening class, Weds 6-8pm
Location: Weston-super-Mare, N Somerset
banwellpottery.org

CARANTOC ART
Courses: Intensive & regular classes
available in pottery & ceramic sculpture
Dates: Year-round
Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset
carantoc-art.co.uk

CREATIVE CLAY FOR ALL
Travelling clay workshops for those
who have no access to a kiln. Ideal for
community groups.
Based in Dorset
facebook.com/creativeclayforall
creativeclayforall@yahoo.co.uk

PATRICK ESSON
Courses: Modelling, coiling, slab work,
pinching, throwing
Dates: Various
Location: Gloucester
p.esson@aliqua-art-gallery.com

CHARLOTTE MILLER CERAMICS
Courses: Throwing, handbuilding,
mould-making, surface decoration
Dates: Termly part-time, taster
workshops, pottery parties
Location: Bournemouth
charlottemillerceramics.com 

KITE STUDIOS CLAY STUDIO
Courses: Throwing, handbuilding,
glazing, adult & children courses
weekly & weekend. One-to-one
sessions and pottery birthday parties
Dates: Mon-Sat various times
Location: Kemerton, Gloucestershire,
and London
kitestudios.org

NEW BREWERY ARTS
Courses: Variety of ceramic courses
Dates: Contact directly for further details
Location: Cirencester, Gloucestershire
newbreweryarts.org.uk

RUARDEAN GARDEN POTTERY
Courses: Weekends, week-long
courses: Throwing, pot-making
Dates: Various
Location: Forest of Dean
ruardeanpottery.com

RACHEL FOOKS
Courses: Weekly classes and one-off sessions, hand-building & throwing for all abilities
Location: Wareham, Dorset
rachelfooksceramics.com

 

DEVON/CORNWALL

CHRISTOW POTTERY
Courses: 2-day saggar & raku-firing weekend workshops with Abi Higgns/Alison West.
All abilities
Dates: Throughout the year
Location: Devon
abihiggins.co.uk
alisonwestceramics.com

GOONZOYLE POTTERY
Courses: Wheel, handbuilding,
glazing, raku and pit-firing. For all
abilities in fully equipped rural studio.
Dates: Morning, Afternoon & Evening
drop-in workshops throughout
the year. Contact directly for more information.
Location: Camborne, Cornwall
E: marykaunenglish@yahoo.co.uk
FB: Goonzoylepottery
marykaunenglish.com

LEACH POTTERY
Courses: 3 & 5-day throwing, evening
classes handbuilding, throwing
Dates: Various, each month
Location: St Ives, Cornwall
leachpottery.com

TARKA POTTERY
Courses: All levels from beginners to intermediate all year round. Taster
sessions for individuals or groups, weekly throwing and handbuilding courses.
Child/family workshops, parties
Dates: Tuesday to Saturday
Location: North Devon
tarkapottery.co.uk

KENT/SUSSEXSURREY/LONDON

ART OF MINE
Courses: 1-1 throwing tuition, hand
building, surface decoration for all
ages and abilities. Birthday parties,
team building and taster sessions
Dates: Various
Location: Maidstone, Kent
E: info@thisartofmine.co.uk

ART SHOP AND POTTERY
Courses: 1-to-1 throwing tuition. One-off
taster sessions & longer courses
available. Slabbing, tile making and Kids Clay Club.
Dates: Monday to Saturday 10.00am – 6.00pm
Location: Brighton & Hove
artshopandpottery.com

AYLESFORD POTTERY
Courses: Raku days, 1-day, 10-week
pottery classes, mould-making, glaze
theory & application
Dates: Various terms
Location: Aylesford, Kent
aylesfordschoolofceramics.co.uk

BURWASH POTTERY
Courses: Various handbuilding,
decoration. All levels. Classes,
workshops, parties, taster sessions
Dates: Terms of 6 weeks, various
Location: Burwash, East Sussex
burwashpotter.co.uk

THE CERAMIC STUDIO
Courses: From beginner to
professional, plus taster sessions
Dates: Various
Location: Five Oak Green, Kent
theceramicstudio.me.uk

CERNAMIC
Courses: With Nam Tran; throwing, mould-making, raku
Dates: Various
Location: SE London
cernamic.com

CLAYNGLAZE POTTERY STUDIOS
Courses:
Pay-as-you-go pottery for all levels. Various training days/weekend courses & fine art workshops
Dates:
Days, evenings, weekends throughout the year
Location:
West Sussex
claynglaze.co.uk

THE CLAY PLACE
Courses
: 6-week courses, one-day workshops, bespoke clay days.
Hand building techniques, slab, coil, surface decoration
Dates: Wednesday/Friday 6-week courses.
Various dates for one-day workshops
Location: Ashurst, West Sussex
jwceramics.net

THE CLAY ROOM UK
Courses: Clay taster workshops;
introductory pottery; mould-making
& slip-casting; transfer; termly pottery
courses; Christmas workshops & private lessons
Dates: Various
Location: Chelsfield, Orpington
theclayroomuk.com

THE CLAY STUDIO
Courses: Hand-building & throwing, surface decoration, glazing for beginners & experienced potters.
Raku, smoke-firing. Animal sculpture
Dates: Mon-Thurs, all day inc evenings
Location: Groombridge, nr Tunbridge Wells
eunicelocher.com

THE CLAY WORKSHOP
Courses:
Throwing, Hand-building, glazing, decorating, raku. All levels, inc one-to-ones
Dates:
Various, ongoing
Location:
Central Eastbourne
grahammatthewsceramics.com

LAURA CROSLAND CERAMICS
Courses: Various, one-to-one or group
Dates: Various
Location: Chatham, Kent
lauracroslandceramics.com

PETER CUTHBERTSON
Courses: Throwing and handbuilding,
beginners and more advanced
Dates: Weekly regular day and
evening classes plus one off weekends
by arrangement
Location: East Hoathly, East Sussex
E:peter.cuthbertson@phonecoop.Coop

EASTBOURNE STUDIO POTTERS
Courses: Throwing, hand building,
surface decoration and glazing for
beginners and experienced potters.
Plus, Personal Project Development
with specialist support.
Dates: Weekly courses throughout
the year. Personal Project on Weds 6-9pm.
Location: Eastbourne
eastbournestudiopottery@gmail.com
eastbournestudiopottery.com

FOREST ROW SCHOOL OF CERAMICS
Courses
: Adult intensive
throwing and handbuilding weekly
classes. Weekend workshops: raku,
soda/smoke firing, animal sculpture,
glaze chemistry, slip decorating.
Three-month residential Sept-Nov 2018
Location: Forest Row, West Sussex
frschoolofceramics.co.uk

GO CREATE
Courses: Pottery, sculpture & craft
Dates: Various
Location: SW London
gocreate.co.uk

CLAIRE GRIFFITHS
Dates: Starting September; Weds
10.00am -12.30pm & Thurs 7.00- 9.30pm
Location: Whitstable
jc.griffiths@btinternet.com

HANDMADE IN CHISWICK
Courses: Weekly classes and one-off
workshops inc 1:1 throwing. Studio
time for more experienced learners
Dates: Term time for weekly classes,
by arrangements for workshops and
studio time
Location: London, W4
HandmadeinChiswick.weebly.com
sylviejoly@blueyonder.co.uk
Twitter: @jolyopsimath

THE KILN ROOMS
Courses: Beginners one-off taster
sessions; beginners taster classes:
beginner/intermediate courses in
hand-building, throwing, decorating,
glazing. Masterclasses. Open access
Dates: Various, year round, plus open
access
Location: Three studios in Peckham,
East London
thekilnrooms.com

KITE STUDIOS CLAY STUDIO
Courses: Throwing, handbuilding,
glazing, adult & children courses
weekly & weekend. One-to-one
sessions and pottery birthday parties
Dates: Mon-Sat various times
Location: Kemerton, Gloucestershire,
and London
kitestudios.org

LILLAGUNILLA CERAMIC STUDIO
Courses: One-day workshops and
Saturday classes in throwing and
hand-building
Dates: Various
Location: Charlton, South East
London
lillagunillaceramics.co.uk

MAZE HILL POTTERY
Course: Weekly Evening Classes
Dates: Throughout the year
Location: Greenwich, London
mazehillpottery.co.uk

PADDOCK STUDIO POTTERY
Courses: 1-day individual or shared,
throwing, handbuilding
Dates: Various
Location: Lewes, East Sussex
thepaddockstudiopottery.co.uk

THE PAINTING POTTERY CAFE
Courses: Evening classes: Throwing, coiling, slab & pinch for different monthly projects.
All materials and glazes provided. £35pp
Dates: 3rd Thursday of the month 6.30-9.30pm
Location: Brighton
paintingpotterycafe.co.uk

SULEYMAN SABA
Courses: Pottery classes
Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday
evenings (Clapham), Mondays and
Tuesdays (Kingsbury)
Location: London (Kingsbury and Clapham)
suleymansaba.com

STAR POTTERY
Courses: Taster, weekly classes
Dates: Various
Location: Lewes, East Sussex
hamid-pottery.co.uk

IMOGEN TAYLOR-NOBLE
Courses: Weekly pottery classes for adults and children.
Suitable for all levels. Hand-building, glaze mixing &
glazing, experimental firing days. Obvara, Raku, & Saggar.
1:1 throwing sessions at my Whitstable studio
Dates: Various
Location: Espressions Art Cafe, Canterbury
imogentaylor-noble.com

TURNING EARTH
Courses: Open access studio Tues-
Sun for all levels – must be working
independently. Classes available, see
website for details/availability
Dates: Open access studio Tues-Sun.
Location: Hoxton E2 and Lee Valley E10, London
e2.turningearth.uk

FRANCE

L’APIPOTERIE /E. PENSA
Courses: Handbuilding for utilitarian use and animal sculpture. Bilingual
course French and English
Dates: 10-12 July and 25-27 August
Location: Beaufort sur Gervanne/
South East of France in the Vercors
regional park
epensa26@gmail.com

MAS SARRAT POTTERY
Courses: Introduction to pottery
(handbuilding and throwing).
Improver pottery handbuilding and
throwing) 5-day courses
Dates: April 16-30 and 23-27
Location: Cazals, Lot, France
jenniegilbert.com
Facebook: @cvpotterycourses

UN PETIT TOUR DE TERRE
Courses: All levels, hand-building, surface decoration,
making tools, raku, glazing. Full-board accommodation available
Dates: All year round, Monday 9am to Friday 5pm
Location: Saint Génies de Comolas, France
Facebook: @FredPotierGres

SASHA WARDELL
Course: Bone china & mould making courses
Dates: May to September (incl) in SW France/Feb & March in Wiltshire
Location: SW France/Wiltshire
sashawardell.com

SPAIN

TOTEM CERAMICS POTTERY SCHOOL
Courses: Throwing, sculpting,
handbuilding, slip casting, general
skills for beginners. Weekly classes & courses
Dates: 1-5 day courses, weekly classes, year-round
Location: Andalucia
totemceramics.com

REST OF WORLD

DUCTAC, MALL OF EMIRATES
Courses: Introduction to ‘Pottery for all’; hand-building & throwing. Trial sessions
Dates: Sunday, Monday, Thursday 10-1pm. Tuesday 6.30-9.30pm
Location: Dubai, UAE
ductac.org