craft class

Throwing a cup on a potters' wheel

Throwing a cup on a potters' wheel

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is extremely rare.

About your host

Pottery is playing with clay and I'm passionate about this, I run my own ceramics business. I have a background in creation education and communication, I grew up in a creative household both parents artists and went on to love the process of making too. I've also taught science and geography in both schools and university and so feel comfortable with clear communication.
Jake
Jake
Jake
Jake

What we’ll do

Introduction to clay, where does it come from and how does it feel. Hand-building techniques, use coils of clay to build a pot. Pottery as a process, history and modern methods. Ceramics and how clay becomes a cup, how does this simple cup come to be, how the potters' wheel can be used to create a cup. Using the potters' wheel, experiencing the process of throwing on the potters'…

What else you should know

No prior experience needed, I will provide all the tools and equipment plus tea and coffee. The process is fun and engaging yet relaxing. Soon after, you will receive your cup in the post.

What I’ll provide

coffee tea
water
clay
potters' wheel, firing, and onward postage

What to bring

Cloths that don't mind having clay on them, clay can be washed of.

Jake
craft class
£50 per person
£50 per person