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 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.

Wednesday  6th May   Pottery Painting –  Using Silk Screen Stencils or  Clay making  Make a Garden Mushroom.

Wednesday 3rd June   Pottery Painting – Introduction to banding & special  effect glazes Clay making – make a Bird House

Wednesday 8th July  Pottery Painting for all or Clay making  – Make a        Garden Lantern

 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 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

Thursday 7th May  Pottery Painting for all plus Potter’s Wheel ‘Taster’       Sessions.   Clay making: Make a Mushroom

 Thursday 21st May Forget me not nightMake one in clay, paint one, or paint any item you choose – Maybe paint something for a friend or relative with memory issues. With a tombola in aid of Dementia Awareness week. All staff working tonight are Dementia Friends.

 

Thursday 4th June Pottery Painting for all plus: Introduction to banding and painting with special effect glazes, Potter’s Wheel ‘Taster’  Sessions or Clay making: Make a bird House

 

Thursday 18th June Strawberries & Cream Night Looking forward to Wimbledon?  Paint a choice of great looking bowls and servers for your strawberries & cream!  You can also paint another item of your choice, in a fun night, with wine, nibbles and of course…Strawberries and Cream!

Thursday 7th May Pottery Painting for all plus Potter’s Wheel ‘Taster’ Sessions. See back page for details.

Thursday 16th July Christmas in July Paint Christmas pottery in the sunshine!, with mince pies and mulled wine too!

£7 session fee plus the item you paint.

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. 

To read our terms and conditions for potter’s wheel booking click here

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.