The Crafty Potter 01257 453399 077 3239 3040
The Crafty Potter  01257 453399    077 3239 3040                               


This fantastic friendly six week course is a great fun introduction to working with clay, each session lasts between 2-2.5hrs and runs over...

  •  6 consectutive or alternate weeks 
  •  Pick days and times to suit you 
  •  Suitable for beginners, mimimum age 16yrs 

This fabulous six week course covers...


  • 4 Weeks of exploring the various methods & techniques to make your very own clay creations. We explore a different method & a new build each week. During each session you learn how to add texture & decoration to your work.


  • 2 glazing sessions. You will explore glazes & underglazes and also have the option of adding some advanced techniques such as silkscreens, Oxides, Stamps & bubble to your work. The firing & glazing of up to six pots is included in the course fee.

       WEEK 1          Coil or pinch Pots, learning how to handle and control shape.

  WEEK 2   Potters wheel & exploring how to alter thrown pots.  

     WEEK 3         Glazing your Coil or pinch pot creation from week 1 

    WEEK 4        Slab work    Preparing & using slabs of clay to build. Exploring how to support & add texture

    WEEK 5       Sculpture.We make an animal in clay. This item will be finished in an oxide wash ready for collection.   

WEEK 6    Glazing, you'll glaze your  creations made during week 2 & 4


Having learned some of the main pottery techniques,The potter membership allows you to continue exploring the exciting possibilities of clay.

The potter membership is another 6 weeks & allows you to develop the areas that you liked most.


You have 4 making sessions & 2 glazing sessions.

The sessions are yours to use however you wish, this flexibilty allows us to respond to your enthusiam & requirements whilst you learn.


*You need to have completed the flexible course to become a potter member






TUES: 10-4pm*

WED: 10-4pm*

THUR: 10-4pm

FRI: 10-4pm*

SAT: 10-4pm*



We have changed our opening days, please dont worry if you are booked in on a Sunday- We haven't forgotten you, the classes are going ahead as planned


* We may not be in the studio if no one is booked in.


The Crafty Potter

Heskin Hall Shopping Village

Heskin Hall Estate

Wood Lane




CALL US                   During Opening Hours... 

01257 453399

OR Email

When classes are running, we cant always get to the phone.We answer mail & messages before & after classes. We endeavour to get back to you within 24hrs during opening times.

 Friendly Reminder:


Due to very limited storage space, I'm afraid I can only keep all your beatiful handmade & painted pots for 1 month.


After that point,sadly all Uncollected pots will be disposed off.

COLLECTING your pots...


If we are not in the studio when you collect your pots, dont worry, Simply take your ticket number to the sales desk just outside the studio, and the staff will kindly get your pots for you.

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