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    Take the structured approach or go off on your own.

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  • Manchester pottery classes

    You will get all the help and inspiration to create what you like.

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Turn messy mud into objects of your own creation in small, friendly classes.



The British Ceramics Biennial

The British Ceramics Biennial is on show right now until the 5th November. There’s a fantastic mix of conceptual artwork, functional […]

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Great Pottery Throw Down Returns!

The Great Pottery Throw Down returns Thursday 2nd February at 8pm on BBC Two!

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The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

The best contemporary craft show in the North returns to Manchester this week. At Old Granada Studios 6-9th October (Thursday […]

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Winner of Great Pottery Throw Down revealed

The finale of Great Pottery Throw Down aired this week and it was a tense episode and a close call […]

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"What I get out of pottery is a chance to express myself in a fun and rewarding way. From Wendy I learn so many new and varied techniques that I can take forward from project to project to create whatever I can think of. Everyone is really friendly; definitely one of the highlights of my week!"


"For me pottery is a two hour escape from my normal life where I can be creative and learn some new skills. The two hours go so quickly and because its so engrossing its also very relaxing enabling me to switch off from daily life and just focus on what I'm making. Its also a chance to meet new people and enjoy a relaxed and friendly environment. In short, I love it!"


"I look forward to pottery because it gives me the opportunity and time to concentrate on something outside of daily concerns. Handling the clay is relaxing and restorative. The sessions also provide a supportive environment to develop creativity and challenge personal perceptions of skills and abilities."


"What I enjoy about pottery is that it's a versatile, relaxing and non-competitive hobby. Building with clay is accessible to anyone and the process brings about concrete satisfaction for it allows free running exploitation of personal creativity."


Check back often for new courses! All our classes are for over 18s only.

Taster Saturdays
£50inclusive, 2.5 hours
  • Throwing and making and decorating something creatively!
  • Next session: Saturday 6th January
Six Week Beginners Course
£1156 classes (evenings)
  • Starting Wednesday 3rd January and Monday 8th January
  • £1.70 per lb (half kg) for finished pots
  • Throwing tuition is included on all our courses.
  • Once you have decided, book quickly to avoid disappointment
Throwing Weekend
  • Intensive weekend for complete beginners 25/26 November
  • 10am - 4pm each day
Regular Evening Classes
£115per 6 week block
  • Six 2 hour sessions paid in advance
  • £1.70 per lb (half kg) for finished pots.
  • Ongoing classes for people with some experience
  • FULL, get in touch for waiting list.
Open Pottery Day
£50£50 full day or £30 for half day
  • Open day: come make what you want, practice throwing, finish glazing your dinner set. No tuition, just pottery. Book in advance.
  • For intermediate potters only.
  • More sessions to be announced
Complete Beginner/Intermediate 6 Week Course