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Make your own beautiful ceramic art at our Brighton studio
Hand-building workshops

We run regular group hand-building workshops which you can book online. These are great taster sessions if you want to give pottery a go before committing to a course, but are also perfect just for a fun, creative activity!

We also offer sessions for just two people or private groups, on a date to suit you.

And don't forget our legendary body-bits workshops if you would like to immortalise a body part (naughty or nice) on a mug or jug.

What is hand-building?

In a hand-building workshop you aren't limited to making circular objects (like you are on the wheel) and can get very creative (if you like!) You're also much more likely to make something useable if you hand-build it, as throwing on the wheel takes a lot of practice to get good!

In a half-day session you could make something like a mug, vase, plant pot, butter dish, candle-holder, oil burner, number for your house etc... (there are lots of possibilities!)

In a full-day session you could make a couple of objects, or could take time to explore some interesting decoration techniques. We'll also give you lunch!

Have a look at our gallery of student work to get an idea of what you might be able to make in a workshop with us.

Such a relaxing and lovely time at our workshop. Location, ambience, and guidance during the pottery making were all top notch.


Private Workshop Prices:

Half Day:

£180 for two people

£250 for three people

£50 for each additional person (max 8 people in total)

Full Day:

(includes a nice lunch, and you can have a go at throwing if you want to)

£360 for two people

£480 for three people

£100 for each additional person (max 8 people in total)

Check our online booking page for workshop availability, if you don't see the date or time you want please email us as we may be able to help!

Please see our group booking page for groups larger than 8.

The price includes clay, a selection of glazes and firing. Hot drinks and aprons are also provided.

On-street parking is free at weekends and you can park on our drive at other times.

If needed we can post your finished pots to you for the cost of postage and packing.

What is hand-building?
Private workshops
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