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Throwing a cup on the potters' wheel

craft class

Throwing a cup on the potters' wheel

48 reviews
Paused until 28 May. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 2 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Chinese (Simplified), Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
craft class

Throwing a cup on the potters' wheel

craft class

Throwing a cup on the potters' wheel

48 reviews
Paused until 28 May. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 2 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Chinese (Simplified), Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

What you'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, guided step-by-step to experience the process of throwing on the potters' wheel. Throwing yourself in at the deep-end, making a cup on your own. Cleaning the hands. Sharing experiences.

Your host

Learn more about Jake

Jake

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.

What's included

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

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Where you'll be

We will be in my ceramics studio, cosy often warmed by the kiln. Set in woodland with sculpture garden, you can see the sights and hear the sounds of the babbling brook and chirping birds.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 2 guests ages 18 and up can attend. No previous experience needed.

What to bring

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

More tips

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.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Jake
Throwing a cup on the potters' wheel
48 reviews
From £80/person
48 reviews
From £80/person