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


This fantastic Four week course is a great fun introduction to working with clay, it can be completed, as and when you wish over a six month period. With no set times, it is perfect for those with busy schedules or those that cant commit to set days.


Once purchased you simply ring the studio and let us know when you are coming for a session and we check availability & book you in. Each session is around 2.5 hours, however there is no fixed time limit and you can take as long as needed to create your work.


Once you have completed the course you have the option of adding some additional classes at a reduced rate (must be booked within a month of completing the course).

Each of your masterpieces can be taken home to air dry and later decorated with acrylics.

Alternatively you can have your all your creations kiln fired at a cost of £20.00, this includes a return visit to paint all your creations, or you may wish to select your favourite items for firing at a cost of £3.50 per pot.

The four week course covers ...

Coil Pots

You will learn the traditional method of coil pot assembly.These pots can be finished in a thousand different ways. During the session you will explore some of these and use them to create your own masterpiece.

Potters Wheel

You will be guided through the techniques to throw,centre and pull clay. Your first two pots will be made with the assistance of the crafty potter, you then get 3 further balls of clay to practice the technique's and make your own pots.

Slab Work

In this session you will make either a Cup, lidded pot or vase from slabs of clay. You will be shown how to roll and assemble the clay,along with some different finishes that can be applied to your pot.

Figure Making

You will learn how to shape ,form and assemble a model in clay. In this session we work together during each step of the process to create either a face sculpture,highland cow or a moon gazing hare. As with all the sessions you can add your own creativity and finishes to the project.

Additional Classes...

These Reduced fee classes are for those that have completed the 4 week course and wish to explore clay work a little further. 

Scultpure £25

In this session we continue scultpting with clay. You have the choice of making any one of our potter animals. You will be shown step by step how to assemble,mould and sculpt your clay.


Potters Wheel £25

You will get to practice those wheel techniques again. You will be shown again how to throw, centre and pull clay during this session. You will also be taught how to form curved bottoms- great for bowls. You will then have 4 balls of clay to practice the technique.

Plates & Platters £15

In this session you will make a couple of unique plates or platters using GR forms. You will be shown the process along with various techniques to decorate & texture your creations


The Crafty Potter

Heskin Hall Shopping Village

Heskin Hall Estate

Wood Lane





01257 453399

077 3239 3040




TUES: 10-3pm

WED: 10-3pm

THUR: 10-3pm

Fri :10-3pm

SAT: 10 - 4.30pm

SUN: 10.30- 4pm


Last entry 60 minutes before closing time.

If no guests are painting during this time we may leave early.


 Friendly Reminder:


Due to limited space


All handmade & painted pots are only kept in the studio for 6 weeks.


Uncollected pots will thrown away. We dont refund for thrown away pots...


Please let us know if you are unable to collect your pot & need us to keep it a little longer for you


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