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

FORGAN ARTS CENTRE
Courses: All levels and ages catered for in hand-building, throwing, raku, sgrafitto and mishima
Dates: Various, see website
Location: Newport on Tay, Fife
forganartscentre.co.uk

SEATREE CRAFTS
Courses:
Beginners’ classes, workshops, after school club, supervised open access
Dates: Various
Location: Innellan, Argyll
seatreecrafts.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

Loveheart Workshops
Courses
: Evening and daytime weekly classes for all abilities, taster sessions, parties (adults, children, team-building)
Dates: Mon-Thurs 6.30-8.30pm & Tues-Wed 12.30-2.30pm weekly class running all year round
Location: Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland/Durham/Teesside
FB: loveheartworkshops
loveheartworkshops.co.uk

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

BOO EVERETT
Courses
: Day and evening courses in all aspects of hand building with clay. Further courses available in order to decorate the fired bisque. Individual one to one or group sessions. All tailor made to your requirements
Dates: The dates are flexible. My studio is always open, so I can fit in with you
Location: Castle Howard Estate, North Yorkshire, about 12 miles from York.
E: booeverett@onetel.com
boo-artist.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

HULL COLLEGE
Courses
: Specialist Ceramics and Glass Courses to suit a range of abilities. Full range of techniques covered, within bespoke facility supported by specialist lecturer and technician.
Dates: 10 weeks per term – terms start Sept,  Jan,  April and run on Wednesdays or Fridays. Full or half days
Location: East Yorkshire
Tel: 01482 598751 enquiries/view facility or 01482 598744 info/enrolment
E: npliener@hull-college.ac.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

SHEEPWALK STUDIOS
Courses
: Handbuilding and throwing. Classes, one to one and workshops – including Christmas reindeer workshop
Dates: Contact for info
Location: Upton, West Yorkshire
Tel: 07769955150
E: l.bulleymentceramics@gmail.com
sheepwalkstudios.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

CARLA POWNALL
Courses: Throwing, 6-week course, beginners to advanced, using
stoneware and raku clay. One-off courses on last Saturday of the month
Dates: Weds am & pm, plus last weekend of month
Location: Wirral
E: carlapownall@yahoo.com
FB: carlapownallceramics

NOTTS/DERBYS/LEICS/MIDLANDS

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

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

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

CLAY STUDIO MANCHESTER
Courses
: One-off taster sessions to regular weekly courses
and 1:1 tuition. Anyone from beginner upwards is welcome, monthly membership scheme
for more advanced makers
Dates
:Various
Location
: Hulme, Manchester
claystudio.co.uk

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

DAVID STOCKS
Courses
: Beginners Basics, although open to all, including disabled (carers free when accompanying). Pinch pots through to slabs, coil work and throwing and glazing
Dates: Thursday Evenings 18.15-21.00 £15 per session (Dorridge), plus Tuesday & Wednesday evenings at the Sense Pears Centre. See web for details of 10 and 8-week courses.
Location: Dorridge Methodists Church and Sense Pears Centre, Selly Oak (see above)
Pottery@gmail.com for Dorridge, or for Selly Oak contact Sense Pears Centre: sunney.sharma@sense.org.uk
RamOnTheRoundabout.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

Potterydayz
Courses
: Handbuilding, throwing lessons from Richard Gibson
Dates: Full and half days by arrangement
Location: Kings’ Cliffe, Northants
E: potterydayz@gmail.com
FB: potterydayz

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

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

CHARLIE’S POTS
Courses
: Intensive day-long Sunday throwing courses for beginners
Dates: Various
Location: Aylesbury, Bucks
E: throwingpottery@gmail.com

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

KATE RADFORD POTTERY
Courses: Hand building, throwing and sculpture for all abilities and ages.
Electric, gas and raku firings
Dates: Weekly courses on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday daytime and evenings.
One to one and group sessions available
Location: Kensworth, S Beds
kateradfordpottery.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

Where Inspiration Blooms
Courses
: Beginners’ classes, workshops, hand-building, family sessions, pottery room hire, kiln space hire
Dates: Year-round
Location: Chesham, Buckinghamshire
whereinspirationblooms.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

CERAMICSPACE  BRADFORD ON AVON
Courses: Full-time access and/or practice without tuition (experienced ceramicists), one-off 2.5hrs taster sessions (beginners), adults taster workshops (individuals or groups), mentoring/tutoring/specialist training (1 or 2 days), intensive course (4 days in groups). Gift vouchers: for lessons or taster workshops
Location: Bradford on Avon Wiltshire
Tel: Julia Warin 07800 778582
E: juliaartscool@btinternet.com
FB: CeramicSpace Bradford on Avon

‘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

DIANA PATTENDEN
Courses
: Sculpture, throwing,  hand building, Prosecco & Clay sessions, children’s parties, hand casting. All ages and abilities welcome
Dates: Daytime, evenings and weekends
Location: Newbury, West Berkshire
dianapattenden.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

STONEHENGE POTTERY
Course: Weekly classes, Tuesday and Thursday. Handbuilding and throwing.
Weekender workshops and group sessions by arrangement
Dates: Various, all year round
Location: Winterbourne Stoke, nr Salisbury and Amesbury
T: 01980 620328
E: stonehengepottery@btinternet.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/SUSSEX/SURREY/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

LOUISE BELL CERAMICS
Courses
: Hand building, surface decoration, simple mould making and glazing for beginners. Taster afternoons and bespoke sessions for up to three people of any level or ability.
Dates: Various
Location: Lewes, East Sussex
Louisebellceramics.com

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

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

CLOVER LEE CERAMIC
Courses: Throwing courses for one day or six weeks, and independent sessions for all abilities
Dates: Weekly, regular, weekends and private bookings available throughout the year
Location: SW London , SW19
clover-lee.com

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

MORLEY COLLEGE
Courses: Hand building, throwing, plus summer workshops.
Beginner to advance levels, adult and family education
Dates: From Sept, various dates throughout the year
Location: London
morleycollege.ac.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

POTTERY CORNER @No. 45
Courses: Clay club, raku, handbuilding and throwing courses.
Dates: Clay club on Tues/Thurs evenings, others various throughout the year
Location: Chichester, W Sussex
E: sarahamos1305@gmail.com

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

SUSAN RAMSEY-SMITH POTTERY BARN
Courses
: Experienced tutor, max 6 students, throwing/hand-building, all levels
Dates: Thursdays am 10-12, pm 7-9, 5-week terms
Location: Heathfield, East Sussex
experiencesussex.co.uk

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

SUTTON COLLEGE
Courses: Hand building, throwing, plus summer workshops.
Beginner to advance levels, adult and family education
Dates: From Sept, various dates throughout the year
Location: Sutton, Surrey
suttoncollege.ac.uk

THE STUDIO AT CLAPHAM LTD
Courses
: Taster course, project-based workshops, tailored tuition. Beginners Handbuilding Courses. Learn to pinch, coil, slab and throw! Wednesday drop in for experienced enthusiasts. All levels catered for
Dates: Various
Location: Clapham Near Worthing, West Sussex
thestudioatclapham.com

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

STACEY MCDONALD POTTERY
Courses
: Fully equipped, spacious clay studio offering beginner & intermediate wheel throwing, handbuilding and beginner sculpture classes, workshops and special events for adults and children 10 and over. Cone 6 electric firing, white stoneware and a selection of other clay bodies, glazes made in-house
Dates: Ongoing start dates; days, evenings and weekends
Location: 12 W. Spring St. Illinois USA
staceypottery.com