Raku Making and Firing workshops 2019

23 or 24 March 2019 – Hurry hurry!  Still  a few spaces left for our Making for Raku one day workshops!

6, 7, 13 or 14 April 2019 – Spaces still available also for our The Art of Raku: Glazing and Firing one day workshops 

Spring/Summer Term 2018

Enrolling new members from 7th December onwards.  
So that your message is not lost in the end-of-term busy-ness, please be sure to contact us after that date.  Enquiries made before that date will need to be re-submitted later or they will be likely to be missed.  The reason for this is to reward the loyalty of our existing students by giving them the first option on retaining their places.

SPRING/SUMMER TERM DATES:   Monday 26th February – Tuesday 22nd May
Please note:
 there is a one week mid-term break for Easter beginning on Monday 2nd April

One-day Hand building workshops in June!

A Bird in the Hand!
Inspired by my regular students’ wonderful and characterful bird-making this term, I am offering two one-day workshops where you can make your own terracotta birds – follow the link above for more information.
If you want to see what we have all been making for yourselves, do come to visit our venue at the wonderful Lady Bay Arts Festival.

April 2017 Raku workshops with guest expert, Andy Mason

A FABULOUS OPPORTUNITY to participate in a one-day Raku firing workshop with the expert guidance of Andy Mason.  Choose either April 8th or 9th to join us to decorate pots with special Raku glazes and to experience the fire and smoke of this great rapid-firing technique!
ALSO ON THIS PAGE:  “A Bird in the Hand” – scroll down for advanced notice of our up-coming one-day hand-building sculpture workshops in June – images and more details will be added soon, but feel free to get in touch if you want to know more or to book a place

May 2017 Lady Bay Arts Festival

May 20 & 21
Make a note in your diaries of the dates for this year’s bigger-than-ever Lady Bay Arts Festival – we are very excited to have Mark Dally showing his fabulous ceramics and Hannah Sawtell‘s wonderful illustrative paintings at our venue as well as Rod Bailey, artist.  We will also have ceramic bird-themed exhibits throughout the garden made by students at our pottery classes and our team of potting ambassadors will be here to chat with you and show you what they are working on.  Come along and enjoy a very special event in a very special community!

Last few places for 2016 Autumn Term

Places for our regular weekly pottery classes have never gone so early but there are still a handful left, so get in touch asap if you would like to book or to join the waiting list for places.

Lady Bay Open Gardens July 2-3 2016

A second chance to see our


at Lady Bay Open Gardens

July 2-3 2016, 2-6pm


Last few places for February-June classes!

Wow!  Just a couple of places left in our Tuesday morning and Tuesday afternoon pottery classes – book now before they’re gone!  It’s going to be a fun term with a lovely balance of new and returning students … I can’t wait!

Enrollment now open for Spring/Summer term 2014

See here for our full programme of weekly classes in Pottery and Print-making.

For the perfect pre
for someone special you can buy a gift voucher for a place on any of our regular or one-day weekend classes or for some one-to-one tuition time!   For more information please contact us

DATES: 24th February – 11th June
There are 12 teaching weeks within the term as usual with a two week break for Easter beginning 14th April and with breaks for bank holidays in the weeks beginning 5th and 26th May.

PRICE: £150 for 12 weeks (contact time) …. to reserve your place please contact us. 



One Day and Weekend Classes for Autumn 2013

Our programme of ONE DAY AND WEEKEND CLASSES is now ready and we are taking bookings – take a look at the great classes we have this term!