Scroll down for dates & details of Evening Events, Lunch Days & Potter’s Wheel

To enquire or book email us: info@hpbpottery.com

‘Learn &  Lunch’ & Leisurely Lunch Days

An extra long pottery painting session, 11am to 3pm, plenty of time to create at your leisure! – arrive and leave when it suits you.  Help and guidance if you need it.  Freshly cooked jacket potato lunch served at 1pm,  Teas & Coffees included.

Leisureley Lunch: Session fee including lunch only £14.00, just add the cost of the item you choose to paint. Please book in advance, as places are strictly limited…adults only (17+)

‘Learn & Lunch’: Includes step by step instruction to a new design technique, a choice of   ‘prestige’ pottery items to decorate, and a freshly prepared hot buffet lunch, served in the studio at 1pm.  Strictly over 17 years only, please book in advance. Session including tuition, pottery item & lunch only £25.00

‘Learn & Lunch’ Clay Making £14 session fee including lunch, add the cost of the clay and tuition of the project you are making.  Call or email for costs.

Wednesday 15th Jan       Pottery Painting – Paint with Silk Screen Stencils or  – Clay making make a garden mushroom.

Wednesday 5th February      Pottery Painting – Introduction to banding & special effect glazes or Clay making – Make a Bird House

Wednesday 4th March           Pottery Painting for all or Clay making  – Make a pair of garden daffodils

Wednesday 1st April               Pottery Painting for all or Clay making  – Make a spring flower bowl.

Lunch days will return to every other week after Easter.

 Evening Events 7pm to 9.30

Pottery painting and Clay making evenings.   Open to all adults (17+). An ideal and fun starting place for complete beginners.  Snacks & drinks included in your session fee. Please book in advance.  Open sessions £7 session fee per person, plus the cost of the item you paint, or the clay project you make.  Paint Nights £22 per person including a wide choice of pottery items ot paint and much more!

Thursday 16th January SALE NIGHT Pottery items at SALE prices, buy to paint today or to take away and paint later.  Plus: look out for some  great bargain in our shop too!

Book now, this is one you won’t want to miss!

Thursday 30th January      Pottery Painting for all plus Potter’s Wheel ‘Taster’ Sessions. Taught in pairs, in less than half an hour, you will each make your very first pot with tuition and help from one of our potters.  Ideal Date night!  £30 per person includes two visits.  One to make your pot and a second to decorate the pot you have made. or   Clay making: Make a Mushroom

 Thursday 13th February     Valentine’s Night.  Have a creative night out! Quote ‘Table for two’ when you book for a special couples offer.  Everyone welcome, quote Friends Table when you book for a non date night!

Thursday 27th February     Pottery Painting for all plus: Introduction to banding and painting with special effect glazes, Potter’s Wheel ‘Taster’  Sessions Taught in pairs, in less than half an hour, you will each make your very first pot with tuition and help from one of our potters.  or Clay making: Make a bird House

 Thursday 12th March    Cheese & Wine Paint Night.  Try some delicious wines, and some unusual cheeses to go with them, all while painting pottery!  Fun night with a difference –  don’t forget to bring your ‘designated driver’!  £22 per person inclusive of a wide choice of items to paint.  £20 per person when you book one month or more in advance.

Thursday 26th March     Pottery Painting for all plus Potter’s Wheel ‘Taster’ Sessions. Taught in pairs, in less than half an hour, you will each make your very first pot with tuition and help from one of our potters. £30 per person includes two visits.  One to make your pot and a second to decorate the pot you have made.  Or Clay making: make a pair of daffodils

Thursday 9th April     Pottery Painting for all plus Potter’s Wheel ‘Taster’ Sessions.  Taught in pairs, in less than half an hour, you will each make your very first pot with tuition and help from one of our potters. £30 per person includes two visits.  One to make your pot and a second to decorate the pot you have made.  Or Clay making: make a spring flower bowl.

 

Thursday 23rd April

It’s 80’s Night

Non-stop 80s music – 80’s style snacks and drinks. Large  selection of pottery items to paint.

Come in 80s dress if you dare – Prizes for the best dressed table.  80s quiz with prizes.

Cost  £22 per person including everything: snacks, drinks, pottery item to paint, session fee, glazing & firing of your pottery.  Book before 23rd March for £20 per person

Potter’s Wheel

Adult Potter’s Wheel ‘Taster’ Sessions

Suitable for everyone (ages 17+) who has potting on the ‘Bucket List’,  for birthdays, anniversaries or to give pottery a try before booking a class.  In a one to one or one to two session with one of our potters you will create your first pot – in less than half an hour!   The price includes the firing of your work plus a return visit to decorate.  Available on Sundays and Bank Holidays call or email to book £30.00

Potter’s Wheel ’Experience’  sessions

For those who want a longer session of potting –  or for those thinking of starting a new hobby.  The sessions last between one hour to one and a half hours, depending on how you get on!  You will try two pots during your session, and the price includes the firing of the pots you make plus a return visit to decorate.  Small groups of up to 4 taught by one of our potters.

Available on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings at 10.30am during school term times.  Saturdays at 10.30am and 2pm.   Sundays at 2pm. Call or email to book £48.00.

Beginners to Advanced Classes

Starting with a beginners class which is designed for those who have done a potter’s wheel experience session, you will make at least two pots and start to understand the art of potting. Cost includes firing of your pots.  Small group of up to four.  Book classes at intervals to suit you and progress at your own pace, learning new skills and taking time to practice the skills you have gained until you feel ready to throw pots independently.

Available on selected weekdays during school term time and Saturdays at 10.30am.  Call us or email for booking.

NEW – complete Introduction to Potter’s Wheel for beginners.

Potter’s Wheel  – 4 sessions for £99  Wednesdays at 10.30am              

 

22nd April                      Introduction for beginners, you will make (or try to!)

                                          2 pots, with introduction to the wheel and tuition.

6th May                          Throw a mug or jug and try your first handles.

20th May                        Go Big!  Time to try plant pots, be brave and go big!

3rd June                      Paint your potter’s wheel work.  Introduction to painting pottery using colours  and glazes.

Gift vouchers available for this course, please check that the dates will be suitable before booking – alternative dates can be offered for both the first and the last session.  Call us on 01268 270892 to discuss and book in. Full payment on booking please. 

 

 Full payment must be made at time of booking. Classes require a minimum number of participants to run.  In the event of cancellation we will contact you to discuss.

Making in Clay       

Every Friday Morning at 10.30am.

Our projects are ideal for total beginners.  Sessions are clay making only, your work will be kiln fired and you can return at a later date to decorate. Maximum group size 8 to 12 , with step by step tuition.    See Evenings and Lunch days above for available dates and projects, but on Friday mornings we can do more!  This is the day to move on from beginner projects and explore you clay creativity!  Call us to chat about projects on offer or ideas you have before booking.

When you return to paint your project there is an additional painting session fee, also there is an extra fee is you wish to decorate using speciality or crystal glazes.  

Cancellation Policy Classes must be paid for in full 14 days before the date of your class. You may cancel or move the date of your class up to 14 days before the class, without penalty. If you cancel your class less than 14 days before the class, your payment or  voucher will be lost.  At our discretion we may permit a free transfer from class to class once we have been able to fill the place remaining on the class.