Beginners Ceramics Course

On this 8 week course we start from the beginning, showing you the fundamental techniques and getting used to handling the clay with pinch, coil and slab building techniques. Constructing box’s mugs and bowls. Exploring different surface decoration. Then moving on to under glazing and glazing techniques. Your three favourite pieces will be bisque fired then culminating in your pieces being glaze fired with a choice from one of our standard glazes, which we will then arrange for you to collect when they are out of the kiln. A great introduction to ceramics. After this course, If you want to continue your pottery journey, you can enroll onto our dedicate wheel throwing course to develop extra skills in your repertoire or join our Pottery Club to work on any specific skills and techniques you may want to explore further.

The cost of the course is £200 with an initial deposit of £50 to confirm your place and then payment of the remainder before your course starts. (payment options are available on request)

Beginners ceramics course start dates
  • Monday sessions – 6pm till 8:30pm
  • Next course 16th May (2 places available, 7 week course at the old price of £175)
  • Course starting 4th July (places available, new 8 week course)
  • Course starting 29th August (places available)

To book your place on the above please contact us via email info@spirepottery.co.uk with a contact name and number and a suitable time were we can call you back to book your course and arrange payment, or use the contact us form by clicking here

If you enjoyed your pottery beginners course we will be running longer intermediate courses to try out other interesting pottery techniques, details can be found here. If your interested please get in touch for scheduling and pricing.