Hesketh Potters Supplies Classes and Workshops Listing
Classes and Workshops
A listing of courses and workshops promoting the practice of the ceramic arts.

Please email to request inclusion. No fee is charged for the listing.


 Ridgeway Studio, Bristol
Ridgeway Studios, launched at the beginning of July 2019 in Fishponds, Bristol, provides a flexible workspace for craftspeople and creatives.

A wide range of pottery classes are on offer to suit a range of abilities, please refer to the website for the current course schedule. Bookings can be made on-line.

The studio also offers PAY AS YOU GO WHEEL HIRE giving full access to the facilities and equipment in the studio, e.g. Shimpo wheel, slab roller, tools, tile cutters, whirlers.

Contact Finola

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EAST SUSSEX, Bexhill on Sea
The Glass Workshop

A range of one day classes and workshops extending over a four or six week period.

Please follow the website link for information, dates and prices.

Contact Rachel

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Hot Fox Pottery offer a range of courses and workshops from our beautiful home studio in Brighton, as well as studio and kiln hire for more experienced potters. From one-off hand-building and throwing workshops, to 6-week courses, which run in the daytime and evening, we have opportunities to play with clay, for beginners and more experienced potters.

The kiln we have for hire is a large electric Skutt 1027 kiln, and potters can hire the whole thing, or can hire shelves of the kiln to fit in with firings that are already taking place. Full details of the workshops, open studio and kiln hire can be found on our website.

Contact Alice

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EAST SUSSEX, Brighton & Hove
Pots of Talent

We are a community group with the aim of offering affordable pottery classes that teach creative skills in a fun, supportive atmosphere. We meet in small groups (up to 8 participants) on Mondays 12.30 to 2.30pm and 3.30 to 5.30pm for 10 weeks each term.

During these courses we either hand build pieces of our own choice or follow the guidance of our tutor. Sometimes we also choose to engage in group projects for a term. For those of us who want to have a go at throwing a pot on the potters wheel there are also shorter courses available from time to time.

Contact Sabine Dahn

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EAST SUSSEX, Brighton & Hove
Pottery Workshops

One-to-one workshops, taster sessions and more. Course dates scheduled throughout the year.

Please refer to the Courses page on website for full information.

Contact Elaine Bolt

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EAST SUSSEX, Brighton & Hove
Sylvia K Ceramics

 Sylvia K Ceramics
Learn ceramics in a fully equipped central Brighton studio with Silvia K at Atelier 51. Develop excellent practical and technical skills in an informal, creative, and positive working studio environment. You will be encouraged to explore your personal original ideas. As all classes are small group of 3-4, Silvia will be available to offer you personal guidance throughout the day. The cost on all classes includes materials and firings. The Saturday intensive course also includes lunch. Join Silvia for 'Make your own' social Fridays, taster days, one to one, or intensive course. Classes start at £40 and are designed to suit beginners or those with little experience.

The award winning studio was established by Silvia in 2012 shortly after completing an MDes in Ceramics and Visual Research at the University of Brighton, achieving distinction. Silvia also worked for 3 years as a ceramics demonstrator at the University of Brighton specialising in hand building techniques, surface decoration, slip casting and mould making. She's looking forward to welcoming you in her studio.

Please refer to website link below for further details.

Contact Sylvia

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EAST SUSSEX, Brighton & Hove
Pottery Gagliano

We provide pottery courses in Brighton for beginners and advanced potters, and offer Open Studio access for experienced people two days a week.

Please refer to website for details of courses, dates, prices and booking.

Contact Roberto Gagliano

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Pottery Lessons for Beginners

Learn a variety of hand-building and glazing techniques. 6 week terms, 2 hours per week.

Please refer to website for full details.

Contact Mary Clarke

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EAST SUSSEX, East Hoathly
Pottery Classes

I offer classes for beginners and improvers during daytime and evenings in my own studio. Taught by a professional potter in a calm relaxed studio. small classes max 4 persons, 3 wheels, firing electric, gas and, when the kiln is completed, wood.

Classes are run in my studio in East Hoathly and normally run as a session of 6 weeks. Please get in touch for course dates and prices.

Contact Peter Cuthbertson

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EAST SUSSEX, Eastbourne
Eastbourne Studio Pottery at the Devonshire Collective

An established ceramics studio in the heart of Eastbourne with fantastic equipment and expert technical support. We offer classes for all abilities and ages led by our team of dedicated artist-teachers plus a range of taster sessions, talks and specialist workshops. For more experienced makers we offer open access studio membership, project development and a standalone firing service.

We welcome enquiries for group bookings and we work with community groups to offer bespoke programmes of activity.

Contact Karen

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Pottery classes at burnt earth studio

 Candice Coetser - pottery classes in Forest Row, East Sussex
Classes in my home studio teaching all aspects of throwing and handbuilding to any level, beginner to advanced. I have been potting for 24 years.

I have 4 wheels, you can work in stoneware and also porcelain.

Ongoing classes are held mornings or evenings for 2 hours, and cost £16 each, with a small extra charge for actual clay used.
Weekend summer workshops also available.
Please see my website for further details.

Contact Candice Coetser

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East Sussex, Friston (Near Seaford)

Three days of sculpting in a spacious barn set within private gardens. All levels welcome. Two courses available, 'Figures in Clay' and 'Portraits in Clay'.

Taking place during JUNE/JULY/AUGUST 2023. Please see PDF below for FULL details.

Contact Silvia MacRae Brown

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EAST SUSSEX, Groombridge

Pottery classes for all abilities and experience levels.

Also, shared space is available for experienced potters to work alongside each other. This allows you to have flexible access to the studio at a time that best suits you. Please refer to PDF for full details.

Contact Eunice Locher

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EAST SUSSEX, Heathfield
Ceramic Courses by experienced, qualified Pottery tutor

I provide a well equipped, heated barn studio space near Heathfield, lively demonstrations, fun tuition & guide you through traditional skills from hand building to wheel throwing on 3 electric or a kick wheel.

Available term time only, Tuesday morning 10.00 to 12.00 or Tuesday evening 19.00 to 21.00 with refreshments. Minimum 5/10 week commitment. Individual or group sessions can also be arranged to suit your needs, please enquire.

Contact Sue Ramsay-Smith

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EAST SUSSEX, Heathfield
Studio Space

Studio space available in well equipped pottery 1-2 days per week in Heathfield area.

Contact Alex

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Paddock Studio

Wheel throwing and handbuilding workshops all year round with Rowena Williams

Contact Rowena

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Adult classes: Mohamed teaches 6 regular classes a week, 3 day courses and 3 in the evening plus taster sessions on Saturdays which can be given as gifts.

Popular Children's classes: Tuesday afternoons and exciting holiday courses are on offer to school age children. 3 hour Family Fun sessions are available on request. Please see website for further details.

Contact Mohamed Hamid

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Individual Lessons

 Tanya Gomez - pottery classes in Lewes, East Sussex
This involves an all-round introduction to throwing clay on the wheel. You will be taught the basic principles of throwing techniques; centring, coning, pulling up the clay, forming and turning. It will include learning the properties and how to work the clay, firing processes and glazing. The lessons will be taught in a well equipped studio with Tanya who has had twenty years experience.

Individual 3-Week Pottery workshop for Beginners £180
Individual 5-Week Pottery workshop for Beginners £300
- Ihr 45mins sessions
- All instruction, materials, glazes and firings are included into the price
- Pieces will be ready for collection 2-3 weeks after the final lesson

Individual - Advanced throwing £70 2 hours
Potters who have had some experience in throwing and would like to advance their techniques or who would like to try with porcelain clay.

Contact Tanya Gomez

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EAST SUSSEX, Mark Cross nr Mayfield

I run small classes and one off taster days for adults teaching throwing, hand building and sculpture in my small studio near Mayfield.

Contact Shirley Scotland

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East Sussex, St Leonards
St Leonards

The St Leonards Ceramics Studio is creative community hub for all levels of experience within a friendly and well-equipped environment. Based within the historic Marina colonnade on the seafront of St Leonards on Sea its hosts the largest facilities dedicated to wheel throwing in the local area. Hand building, glazing, and decorating techniques are taught, offering students the opportunity to further explore all forms of working with clay. For those who already have an established practice, the studio has a open access membership scheme and for those new to clay, taster sessions.

Contact Kim

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at Skelton Workshops, Unit 7 Turner Dumbrell Workshops, Dumbrells Court Road, Ditchling, BN6 8TG. Children's classes, Saturday 10am to 12 (for one hour or more). Adult Classes, Wednesday/Thursday 10:00am to 12:00. Evening class by arrangement. Also Parties, Saturday pm drop in workshops for adults and children.

Jane Skelton (qualified teacher) teaches all ages from nursery school upwards.

Contact Jane Skelton

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EAST SUSSEX, Uckfield and Wadhurst
Adult College for Rural East Sussex

 Adult College for Rural East Sussex
Ceramics and sculpture classes for all abilities are held on Monday evenings 6.30 – 9pm at Uckfield Community College with tutor Clare Brown.

Ceramics classes for beginners and improvers are held on Wednesday evenings at Uplands Community College, Wadhurst, 7 - 9.30pm also with tutor Clare Brown.

Contact ACRES (Adult College for Rural Sussex and Community Learning)

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FRANCE, nr Bergerac
Residential Pottery Courses in France with Sylph Baier

 Sylph Baier Ceramics
Based in a 17th century mill near Bergerac, France, I offer weekly residential pottery courses in two beautiful workshops.

The mill is in an area which is accredited as a bird sanctuary and is situated in a valley with extensive woodland walks.

It is possible for partners of students booking a double room to come for a holiday only with full board and lodging.

For full details please follow the website link below.

Contact Sylph Baier

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ITALY, Calabria

 Mark Aspinall Ceramics Courses, Calabria, Italy
These courses shall encompass both beginners and those more experienced who would like to perfection or delve deeper in other approaches and techniques.

The numbers of participants on each course is limited in order to ensure personalized tuition.

For detailed information on the courses, the place, accommodation, and what accompanying families and friends may do and see in the area, please follow the website link.

Contact Mark Aspinall

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KENT, Tunbridge Wells
Throwing and Handbuilding Tuition

 Brigitt Head - pottery classes in Tunbridge Wells
I would be happy to offer opportunities for families or individuals to try their hand at clay work in my pottery studio which is at my home address.

My studio is equipped with two electric wheels, a kiln and rooms for hand building. The studio is in our basement and has a separate entrance.

In the past I have taught art and ceramics to all ages at schools and adult education centres and still enjoy teaching at home.

Contact Brigitt Head

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NORFOLK, Great Yarmouth
Wayside Pottery

 Wayside Pottery - pottery classes in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Wayside Pottery is my beautiful studio and creative workshop space set in the countryside of the Norfolk Broads. I am a potter and ceramic artist with a background in occupational therapy. I have combined my artistic and therapeutic skills to offer a range of creative workshops, training days and tuition for organisations or individuals.

Information on courses is available via the website link below.

Please get in touch for further details and to discuss your requirements.

Contact Clare

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We are designers and makers of ceramics with over 30 years of experience working with clay and teaching. We offer a range of workshops and facilities, including creating ceramics and thrown ware for other designers. We are ideally based in Stoke-on-Trent and 10minutes walk from the renowned Trentham Gardens Estate. Check out our reviews online.

Classes include, Beginners throwing workshop, Intermediate throwing workshop, Handbuilding workshop, Potters wheel studio hire and One to one tailored tuition.

Contact Mathew

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West Sussex, Shoreham-by-Sea
Pottery Classes

 SHoreham Pottery - pottery classes in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex
Shoreham Pottery are now offering pottery classes for Adults, Children, After school Classes, Private Parties, Family Workshops and more...

Please refer to the website for full details.

Contact Shoreham Pottery

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WEST SUSSEX, Storrington
Throwing Lessons

4 electric wheels one kick wheel. Either days, throwing in the morning and slip decoration in the afternoon. Or, weekly lessons for six weeks.

50 pounds per three hour lesson includes firing.

Contact Max Balme

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Workshops will now be at my studio in Worthing, W.Sussex and no longer be at the Angmering venue. We can offer most of the kiln and barrel firing techniques and are looking to run the naked clay courses over just a couple of days. Glazed raku courses can be full or half day.

For full details of planned workshops, please follow website link. Recent newsletter is attached as a PDF.

Contact John Evans

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