Our facilities include seven electric wheels and a kick wheel, two large kilns and test kiln, damp-store, moulds, decorative slips, underglazes, glazes and more. We use smooth white stoneware clay, Crank (Raku type clay) and Earthenware.
What is Your Pottery Level?
Completely new to Pottery
Wed and Friday mornings, Wed and Thurs evenings beginners classes and Saturday Workshops.
Have attended one or two beginner classes
Repeat a beginner class with a different tutor - Wed and Thurs pm beginner classes, Wed mornings, Saturday workshops.
Have completed a full beginners course and/or have sufficient knowledge of the basics of materials, tools and processes to launch into own projects with support and can work for much of the session independently
Mon or Tues day studios or evenings, Wed or Thurs pm improver classes.
Confident with own ability and skills and starting to develop own style
Mon or Tues day studios or evenings, Wed or Thurs evening improver classes.
N.B - Returning students, please note that once you have studied up to the improvers and advanced levels and you have reached a level with your pottery where you are quite independent and developing your own style, please think about making the space available for new students to learn. The Folk House wants to offer the chance to as many people as would like to come and have a go and learn new things. Thank you.
This course is suitable for you if you are new to making pottery. You will complete a series of short projects in which you will learn to plan, make, decorate and glaze several types of hand built dec ...
Starts: Thu 28 April 2022, at 17:30
10 Week Course
Course Code: BP03
For practiced and aspiring makers to explore and develop their work in greater depth. This course offers a choice of all day or half days and focuses on self-directed projects with tutor guidance, ind ...
Starts: Mon 06 June 2022, at 10:00
5 Week Course
Course Code: BP06
For practiced and aspiring makers to explore and develop their work in greater depth. Working through mainly self-directed projects with tutor guidance and tuition. Focussing on individual and shared ...
Starts: Mon 06 June 2022, at 14:00
5 Week Course
Course Code: BP08
These sessions offer the opportunity to work on your own projects, learn new techniques and develop ideas. Tutorials on ceramic methods in construction, decoration and design along with demonstrations ...
Starts: Tue 07 June 2022, at 10:00
5 Week Course
Course Code: BP10
This workshop is for our current students to work in a self-directed way and for others with some experience of working in clay who want to see a project through to completion in a day. Not suitable f ...
Starts: Sat 25 June 2022, at 10:00
1 Day Course
Course Code: SP07
Summer Term 2022 - In person and Online coursesDownload pdf
Available for all courses and workshops or amounts of your choice.
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