Classes and workshops

Hand Building workshops

Jug Making Masterclass

Come and experience a jug making masterclass using slabs of clay, texture and colour you will construct, step by step, a beautiful hand build ceramic jug.


Nearly every last Saturday in each month – check the dates in the box below.
How long do the workshops last?
All workshops are around 2.5 hours long.
What does the price include?
All equipment, materials and firings, step by step tuition and a nice cup of tea coffee or cold drinks.
How does it work?
You are provided with ready rolled out slabs of clay, loads of interesting texturising tools and a good selection of coloured slips. You will design your jug and then be taught step by step how to construct it and decorate the surface. All work is left with me to dry out, bisque fire, hand glaze with a transparent glaze and glaze fire for you to pick up up to three weeks later. Postage can also be arranged.
How many places are there?
I can accommodate up to 7 people in my studio.handb
What age is it for?
Mostly the workshops fill up with adult participants but it is completely fine for young people from 10 years upwards. All children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult also booked onto the workshop.
How much does it cost?
All Hand building workshops cost £60 per participant.
How do I book and pay?
Please contact me first to book, and then pay in advance by cheque, or Click here to pay online

Group Bookings
If you have a group of 4 or more people (adults or children) then you can book a private workshop at a time that suits you! Evenings and weekends included. Perfect for birthday parties, team building or just lovely family time. You can even bring along your own wine and nibbles if you like!

Other Hand building workshops, such as mug and plate, tile sets, serving bowls etc. can be arranged if you have attended the jug making session already. Please ask me for details.

Handbuilding workshop dates – 2017
Sat 26th August 10am
Sat 30th September 10am
Sat 28th October 10am
Sat 25th November 10am
Sat 2nd December 10am
Sat 9th December 10am

Private tuition

Hand building techniques and also throwing on the wheel

housesYou can book a minimum of two hours private tuition with me for £75 if you would like one to one learning experience – perfect for throwing tuition, I can get most people to throw a pot in their first session! Please contact me to book first, then pay in advance here

Regular classes

Tuesday evening class 6.30pm – 9pm
Wednesday morning class 10am – 12.30pm
Wednesday afternoon class 2pm – 4.30pm
All classes are £20 per session drop in or £18 per session if you book a whole term. Class fees include all materials and firings. If you are making huge items, or bringing in extra work there will be a separate charge for firing. Please pay by cash or cheque, in person, at the beginning of term. I can’t accept online payments for regular classes. Classes get quite booked up but people do come and go so you might be lucky or I can put you on a waiting list and contact you when a space becomes available.
All Workshops £60 per person
Classes £18 (£20 drop-in)
Private tuition £75 (2 hours)
How do I book?

Contact me by Phone, email or the contact form

How do I pay?

You can pay for workshops or private tuition (but not regular classes) in advance using Paypal or send a cheque to secure your place. Please contact me first to book

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