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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. Fresh 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. 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 6th February Pottery Painting – Paint a poppy platter or vase – funproject using stencils and sponges. Great for beginners no artistic ability required.
Thursday 28th February Pottery painting including using special glazes for a wide variety of effects. ‘Big Brush’ painting – if you can paint a wall you can have fun with these ideas!
Wednesday 6th March Pottery Painting – Paint a Martha Stewart Stencil Platter or Vase. Great for beginners! no artistic ability required.
Thursday 21st March Pottery Painting and Clay project making. Make a simple clay project idea for beginners, or enjoy a session of pottery painting with help if you need it.
Wednesday 3rd April Paint a beautiful Vintage style cake plate. Choice of plate and bowl style available. Easy designs to follow.
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, £7 session fee per person, plus the cost of the item you paint, or the clay project you make.
Thursday 10th January Pottery Painting for all. Plus Clay making for beginners, make a clay wall pocket.
Thursday 17th January Sale Night Book now for bargain pottery to paint! Buy now and paint later in the year. Exclusive bargains in our shop too!
Thursday 24th January Pottery Painting for all plus clay making – Make a fun clay project for beginners.
Thursday 31st January Pottery Painting for all. Beginners very welcome. NEW ideas to inspire you.
Thursday 7th February Pottery Painting for all plus clay making – Make a fun clay project for beginners.
Thursday 14th February St Valentine’s Night. Don’t take your loved one to dinner—have a fun creative evening instead! Quote ‘Table for two’ when you book. Or, if you don’t want to spend St. Valentine’s alone, Come and join us! Quote ‘New Friends’ table when you book.
Thursday 21st February No Evening Class – Half term. See you next week.
NEW for 2019
Potter’s Wheel – 4 sessions for £99 Day session at 10.30am or Evening at 7pm
Thursday 17th Jan Introduction for beginners, you will make (or try to!) 2 pots, with introduction to the wheel and tuition.
Thursday 31st Jan Throw an open shape for a bowl, and an upright form for a mug or jug.
Thursday 14th Feb Finish your shapes from last session by adding a handle, and impressed or sprig decoration.
Thursday 28th Feb Decorate your work – introduction to painting pottery using both colours and a variety of different glazes
Book either: Day session at 10.30am or Evening at 7pm. Each short course costs £99 per person. Full payment must be made at time of booking. If you are booking for someone else, please check dates before booking.
Classes require a minimum number of participants to run. In the event of cancellation we will contact you to discuss.
Clay to Finished Pot 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 £20.00
Potter’s Wheel ’Experience’ sessions
For those who have throwing a pot on the ’Bucket List’ 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 £42.00.
Beginners to Advanced Classes
Starting with a beginners class which is designed for those who have done either a clay to finished pot session or 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
Weekdays £43.00 Weekends £52.00
Please Note: Potter’s Wheel Weekend sessions for all the above options are currently very popular, you may be need to book several weeks in advance.
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.