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Blue Hare Studios has a light and friendly space dedicated to clay, where ceramic workshops for adults run on a weekly basis. Students of all abilities are welcome and can follow their own artistic direction.

Hand building classes give you the opportunity to use all types of hand building techniques: sculpture, slab building or coiling. With small classes and full support from tutor Hayley Webb. 

Feel free to book just one class to try it out or come regularly to see your skills develop. Please go to the bookings below to see available dates. 

Throwing pottery lessons are designed to get you started and comfortable with the basics of throwing on the wheel. you will work on your own electric potter’s wheel. With lots of 1:1 tuition and assistance.

 The skills you will learn include

  • Clay preparation and wedging.

  • Setting up your wheel.

  • Centring the clay.

  • Making a cylinder

  • Making a bowl.

  • Making a cup. Including how to make and attach a handle.

  • Turning and finishing your pieces ready for firing.

  • Glazing.

  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment

The focus during the course is on learning the technique of throwing. classes are very small so there is plenty of one to one tuition. Your chosen pieces will be bisque fired in the kiln for you after week 6. You will be able to complete your pots with glaze, by booking into a handbuilding session available throughout the week.  Your pieces will be fired in the kiln for you and ready to collect in 2-3 weeks after glazing. a small charge is made for each completed pot (approx £2 per pot)

Throwing can be very messy, so wear suitable old clothes that you don’t mind getting messy. An apron and an old towel to wipe your hands is recommended.

Childrens workshops are also available in the school holidays. To see what is available please go to bookings below

Handbuilding workshops can also be booked for groups of up to 8 people for friends or team building activities 3hrs for £84 plus £8 per person please contact me for more details.  

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