Pottery for all in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. In Accrington, near Junction 7 of the M65, so easy access from Burnley, Blackburn, even Preston or Bury.

Tariffs for workshops

Beginners/Improvers

You will learn various  hand-building techniques (pinching, modelling, slabbing, coiling) and make items such as a poppy, hanging ornaments, an owl, a tea-light holder, a snowman, a vase etc. Please note no potter's wheel is available.

Tariffs

Long courses: vary between 10 and 12 sessions, for instance 10 sessions would be £134.00 (= £13.40 per session)
                           
Short courses: vary between 5 and 6 sessions, for example 5 sessions would be £72.00  (= £14.40 per session).                         

Drop in: £16.00 per session for all occasional potters. Please contact me before to check on availability.

School summer holiday price: £14.00 per person per session applicable to all levels, 'pay as you go'.

Materials, tools & two firings included for regular visitors. There might be a small charge for large items, or for subsequent firings (£3/kg), in case of re-glazing or use of decals.

Discount for advanced potters: please get in touch. Initially everyone is to pay for a course at Beginner/Improver rate.

               

Days and Times of classes


Wednesday 1pm - 3pm and 7.15 - 9.15pm

Thursday   6.15 - 8.15pm

Friday        2.30 - 4.30pm

Saturday classes, one a month January-September.

10.30am - 12.30 pm £16.00 pay as you go only.

Next dates: 7 September 2019, 25January 2020

GROUPS/COUPLES/FAMILY sessions  - 2 hours

2 people: £32.00, 3 people: £46.00, 4 people: £60.00 All inclusive except glazing & glaze firing. In some cases it might be possible to apply some colour (depends on what you're making)

Also ideal for anniversaries - especially 9th as it's pottery anniversary. No wheel available though, so sorry, no 'Ghost' moment possible ;-)

CHILDREN/FAMILY sessions - 90 minutes

A shorter session, mostly aimed at children under 9 (each child to be accompanied by an adult helper). Older children 9 -14 to be accompanied by at least one participating adult.

2 people: £24.00, 3 people: £34.50, 4 people: £45.00.
All inclusive except glazing & glaze firing.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require more information.

 
Arts and Crafts Sessions (2 hours)
All inclusive, light refreshments provided

Glass Fused Pendants

Needle felted sheep - £12.00

Needle Felted Jewellery - £12.00

Iris folding (papercraft) - £12.00

Images

Above top: A happy family making pet dishes.
Above: students' work and Jasmine making an elephant.

Left top: yarn bowls painted at Accrington Yarn & Stitchers.
Left: that's me!
 

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Pottery on a theme - 2019

ON REQUEST

If 2 of you or more are interested in any of the workshops, I can schedule one just for you.

Make a ceramic Rooster - £42.00 

£42.00 including material and firing. Suitable for 16+

Note your work will not be glazed. Can be painted with acrylic paints or book a glazing session 10.30am - 3.30pm, bring your own pack lunch, hot & cold drinks, biscuits and fruit provided.

Make a ceramic tortoise - £12.50 all inclusive.

You'll use underglazes to add some colour to your creation, and I'll put a coat of clear glaze if required.

Suitable for 5+ Free for adult helpers.
under 9s to be accompanied by an adult helper. Older children 9 -14 to be accompanied by at least one participating adult.

Fairy door - from £12.00 (90mins)

For children and adults alike!

Make a fun fairy or elf door to put in the garden or house. Loads of designs to choose from or you can let your imagination run wild! Templates provided as well as step by step instructions.

You'll use underglazes to add some colour to your creation, and I'll put a coat of clear glaze if required (£2.00 extra).

£12.00 for cash payments, please contact me to arrange it, other forms of payment may incur a fee. Note: payment will secure your space. Thanks.

Suitable for 5+ Under 9s to be helped by an adult. Free for adult who help and don't make their own door. Adult helpers to contact me directly to book their free slots. Maximum 2 adult helpers each session, but I can also help one child.

Baby & Child hand/foot prints

From £12 (1 hand or 1 foot). By appointment.

Other themes

Vases, mugs or pen pots: slab work with a tube

Make a small pet bowl (11 or 14 cm diameter)

Coiled plant pots

House number plaques
 
Paint your own yarn bowl
or Piggy Bank
During regular sessions, or private session for  2-4 people  £16.00 per bowl/bank. Approx. 1.30-2 hours

Make a ceramic tortoise - £12.50 all inclusive.

You'll use underglazes to add some colour to your creation, and I'll put a coat of clear glaze if required.

Suitable for 5+ Free for adult helpers.
under 9s to be accompanied by an adult helper. Older children 9 -14 to be accompanied by at least one participating adult.

Christmas workshop: Snowman!

You'll be making a Ceramic Snowman using the pinching method, and possibly a couple of Christmas ornaments with slabs. You'll paint them with underglazes. I'll take them home for firing and if required I'll add a coat of clear glaze to make them shiny (£2.00 extra pay on the day).

No previous experience required.

Note your work will need collecting after firing.

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