Wed, 27 Apr


17 Thistle Rd

Adult Pot throwing & handbuilding session

Approx. 3 hour session, you will learn to wedge & prep clay before making a pinch pot planter or dish and throwing on a wheel. Please note the glazing will be done by me at a later date after firing. Items will not be ready for collection until 4 weeks after.

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Adult Pot throwing  & handbuilding session

Time & Location

27 Apr, 10:00 – 13:00

17 Thistle Rd, 17 Thistle Rd, Hedge End, Southampton SO30 4TS, UK

About The Event

Suitable for beginners.

During this approx 3 hour session you will learn to wedge and prepare your clay for use and it’s importance.

I will demonstrate how to turn your ball of clay into a beautiful pinch pot flower pot, or roll the clay to create a slab worked heart shape, round or egg dish. You can then decide whether to add feet to your items, or holes for hanging. You will have the opportunity to add textures or prints to your final piece.

I will then demonstrate how to throw a dimple cup on the table top wheel. I will guide you throughout, step by step as a small group. You will then have the opportunity to throw your own cup, don’t worry if it goes a little wrong as you will be able to choose one from your best. All materials and firing are included. You will then have the chance to choose a glaze colour which I will apply to your fired bisque at a later date after the first firing. Additional colours/glazes aside from the one you choose will incur an additional charge. You may wish to keep and have fired more than 1 of each of the items that you make, that can be arranged fine at an additional cost of £10 per item.

Whilst you’re making your pinch pot flower pots, each of you will then have the chance to come and throw your cup.

Feel free to bring lunch with you incase the session over runs. I wouldn’t want anyone to go hungry.

Biscuits will be provided, if you have any dietary requirements please notify me before.





  • Clay handbuilding with throw


    Please park along the road outside and not in the driveway. There Is ample free parking and no restrictions. Come to the roll up Garage door and knock. Parents must stay with their children and only 1 parent per child due to space. A ticket must be booked per child (adults do not need a ticket) Address: 17 Thistle Road, Hedge End SO30 4TS


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