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‘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

Wednesday 5th June               Paint a beautiful Vintage style cake plate – with a  choice of plate and bowls to use.  Or Clay Making:  ‘Lace’ dishes.

Thursday 20th June                  Pottery painting or clay making :Garden Mushroom. 

Wednesday 3rd July                    Pottery Painting – Paint a Martha Stewart Stencil Platter or Vase.  Great for beginners!


 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 £18 to £20 per person including a wide choice of pottery items ot paint and much more!

Thursday  6th June                   Pottery Painting for all plus   Potter’s Wheel: ‘Clay to finished pot’  Sessions. See potter’s wheel section below for details.  Clay making : ‘Lace’ dishes.

Thursday 20th June                        Ascot Paint Night.  Have some horseracing fun and win prizes without gambling!  Come in your best hat or make your own hat or fascinator  – best one wins a prize!  Watch a demo by Katie Vale, Barleylands own couture milliner – and all while painting pottery!£20 per person inclusive of a wide choice of items to paint.   £18 per person when you book one month or more in advance. Call us on 01268 270892 or email to book.

Thursday 4th July                           Pottery Painting for all plus Potter’s Wheel: ‘Clay to finished pot’  Sessions.  See potter’s wheel section below for details.  Clay making : email us for tonight’s project

Thursday 25th July                  Christmas in July Paint Night  Paint Christmas pottery in the sunshine!  Make your own Christmas decorations from clay, with mince pies and mulled wine too!

Thursday  8th August             Pottery Painting for all plus Potter’s Wheel: ‘Clay to finished pot’ Sessions. See potter’s wheel section below for details.  Clay making : email us for tonight’s project


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 session with one of our potters you will create your first pot!   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 £23.00

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 £45.00.

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 for 2019

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

Easter to Summer course now running.  Contact us with your name, email and days you are available to received dates for the September classes.

Session 1                 Introduction for beginners, you will make (or try to!) 2 pots, with introduction to the wheel and tuition

Session 2                  Throw an open shape for a bowl, and an upright form for a mug or jug.

Session 3                   Finish your shapes from last session by adding a handle, and impressed or sprig decoration.

Session 4                Decorate your work – introduction to painting pottery using both colours  and a variety of different glazes

 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       

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.

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.