We keep classes small so that we can provide everyone with plenty of support & the best experience to begin a fantastic clay journey. All our classes run every day when we are open, they just need to be booked in advance.
General Info -
NEW ** POSITIVE POTS CLASS £50pp
Our Positive Pots class is about celebrating the human body in all its beautiful & diverse forms. Its a really fun class that can be both hilarious and heart warming at the same time.
We start by showing you how to create your item, this may be planter, vase, Mug or Jug- using either coils or slabs of clay.
We then use additional clay to add the Bits!!
Any body part big or small can be added- Noses, Boobs, Missing Boobs, Tummy, Bums, Body Fluff - Even the naughty bits can be added!
The class includes firing & return glazing session.
AJ INSPIRED GNOME CLASS £50pp
FLORAL WREATH OR WALL HANGER £50pp
Come & join us whilst we make either a floral wreath or wall hanger.
We show you how to prepare & make your base, then show you how to sculpt the flowers & leaves, before adding them to your creation.
Bisque firing is included in the session fee,they can then be painted with acrylics at home
OR you can return to the studio for a glazing session (£15pp)
14 yrs +
Come & join us making a fabulous little breakfast set in this 2-2.5 hour class.
This class uses the pottery wheel, GR Forms and slabs to make a Cereal bowl,Breakfast plate, Toast plate and either a Mug or juice tumbler.
There is nothing nicer than eating your breakfast from your very own handmade pots.
The class includes simple glazing ready for collection 3-4 weeks later. Should you wish to design and glaze your own pots this is an additional £15pp per session.
14 years +
A great introduction to the fabulous world of clay hand building. This is a great all rounder class that will suit the needs of many, 2-2.5hr class.
During the class we use either pinch pots, coils or slabs to make some fabulous clay creations by hand. We demostrate the method of construction along with how to shape, attach, blend and add texture & surface decoration to your creation.
A fabulous 3 hour step by step class to make a fabulous bird box for the garden.
You will prep your clay and cut out the individual pieces using templates, before constructing your bird house from your slabs of clay. Once built we then add finishing touches, that makes your bird house unique.
Firing & clear glaze is included in the session fee, should you wish to return to the studio to add colour glaze your creation its an additional £15pp per session.
14 yrs +
A fabulous 3hr step by step class. You decide on the style of house from our many examples, then you are then shown how to constuct the house along with all the quirky touches. If you wish, these can be made into lanterns.
Bisque Firing is included in the session fee, ready for painting with acrylics at home
If you wish to return to the studio to have your creations glazed, its an additional £15pp per session.
OPENING HOURS - BY APPOINTMENT
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
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.
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.