Pottery Taster Classes

Looking for a creative way to spend an afternoon and try something new? Both our Manchester pottery taster classes offer the chance to create your own handmade pottery through wheel throwing, and our standard taster class also gives you the opportunity to do some hand-building too. No experience is necessary, you’ll be guided by a friendly tutor, in easy to understand steps, on how to create your ceramic art pieces. The pottery taster classes are a great way to spend a morning or afternoon trying pottery for the first time.

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Pottery Taster Classes FAQ

What’s covered in a pottery taster class in Manchester?

We have 2 pottery tasters classes. In our standard taster class you’ll throw a pot on the potter’s wheel and get creative hand-building too, giving you a sample of both ends of the pottery making spectrum. Then we also have a throwing only taster where you’ll spend a whole session on the wheel. In each class you’ll be welcomed into our functional pottery making studio. The pottery class will be broken down into easy to understand steps, helping you get a good result the first time.


Who are your pottery taster classes for?

The pottery taster class is a great experience for any adults looking for creative things to do in Manchester. It is suitable for individuals to come on their own as a solo activity, as it’s easy to meet new people there. It’s also great in couples or groups, and can be an excellent team building activity, birthday, creative couples date or hen do activity. The pottery taster class is a perfect experience gift such as a birthday gift, anniversary gift, gift for her, or gift for mum as well. Do get in touch if you want to book a private taster class for a group.


How often do you list your pottery taster classes?

We list our Manchester pottery taster classes 2-3 months in advance. If they’re sold out sign up to our mailing list for notification of when they’re next available to book.


Can I take the pots home after the class or when can I collect them?

After the class we need to wait for the pots to dry, twice fire them, and clear glaze them, which can take anywhere between 3-6 weeks. We’ll email you when they’re ready to collect, then you can come down and collect them anytime we’re in the pottery.


What should I bring/wear to your pottery class?

Be ready to get a little messy. Bring an open mind, some positive energy, have shorts nails and wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.