Weekly Pottery Classes

Main photo: Anna’s plate decorated using the ‘sgrafitto’ technique.

(Restrictions apply due to Covid regulations. Contact me for up to date information.)

“When people start my pottery classes, they often begin by saying that they’re not creative and not very good and making things. With my help and support they soon realise that they are creative and they can make something… their sense of achievement is incredible.”

In the pottery classes, I aim to build confidence, encourage experimentation and create a space that is welcoming and inspiring. Anyone can attend the pottery classes, they are suitable for all abilities.

Beginners will be taken through the various hand-building and glazing techniques. Worksheets are provided to give you information on the basics of clay and glazing. If you’ve done pottery before, or if you prefer, you’re free to work on your own ideas and develop your skills further. I also run extra workshops in class time that are fun, inspirational and a bit quirky. I also like to find opportunities in the local area for community projects that the pottery class can participate in.

All the materials that you need are provided and are inclusive in the price of the pottery class (which you can pay weekly or termly). You’ll have the opportunity to use different types of clay (including stoneware, porcelain, paper clay and craft crank) and there are more than 40 brush on glazes to choose from, over 40 under glazes, oxides and coloured slips if preferred.

Join one of the pottery classes and as well meeting new people whilst getting creative you’ll benefit from…

~ Working in a lovely spacious, light and warm studio
~ A tutor who is an established ceramicist
~ Structured sessions for beginners
~ Worksheets to explain the pottery basics
~ Guidance & space to further your skills
~ Various clay available, over 40 glazes, under glazes, oxides and slips
~ Additional class workshops
~ Participation in community projects
~ No extra costs – all materials inclusive of price

And importantly…
I’ll make you a nice cup of tea or coffee, and biscuits are provided!

Pottery Class Details

Day & Time: Monday, Thursday, Friday & NEW Saturday 10am-1pm (term time only)
Location: Furzebrook Studios, 52 Furzebrook Road, Wareham BH20 5AX
Pottery Class Fees: £25 per session if you pay for a half term
or £30 per session if you pay weekly (inclusive of all materials)

Where to Find Me

My pottery studio is at Furzebrook Studios, located just outside of Wareham. It’s very easy to find and has lots of car parking space. The address is 52 Furzebrook Road, Wareham BH20 5AX

From Wareham
Continue along the A351 towards Corfe Castle. You’ll come to the Stoborough roundabout with signposts to Blue Pool, take the third exit towards Blue Pool. It’s the 2nd right just a few hundred yards from the roundabout.

From Swanage
Travel through Corfe Castle and continue along the A351 towards Wareham. You’ll come to the Stoborough roundabout with signposts to Blue Pool, take the first exit towards Blue Pool. It’s the 2nd right just a few hundred yards from the roundabout.

The studio is very accessible – from Corfe Castle 3 miles, Wareham 2 miles, Swanage 8 miles, Wimborne 13 miles, Poole 11 miles, Bournemouth 16 miles, & Dorchester 20 miles.

Booking a Place on the Pottery Class

To book your place on a pottery class contact me:

Call 07966 433 165 or

Email [email protected]

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