Tarka Pottery

pottery classes,

  • 5 Week Pottery Course

    Suitable for total beginners or those with some experience of clay.

    For beginners or those who would like a refresher of techniques, we can show you pinch pots, coil, slab and tiles, in addition to exploring texture and decorating techniques.  We can give instruction to get you started with or help to getting back to throwing on one of our six potter's wheels.

    During the classes you can work on your own ideas or we can suggest projects, including seasonal ones, to give you creative inspiration throughout the year with lots of support and encouragement. 

    Our classes are friendly and informal and numbers are limited.  The voucher purchaser or recipient can contact the studio to book onto the next available day or evening 5 week course.  Please contact us if you'd like to check availability or book a place on a course when buying the voucher.

    -  5 consecutive weeks
    -  Same day and time each week during set term dates
    -  Suitable for age 18+ only
    -  Small charge is made projects fired

    Experience Voucher

    We post your voucher first class and it is valid for a course starting within 6 months from valid until date.  It's a good idea to get in touch early to secure a place on the course you'd like. 

    Experience Voucher

    Recipient can contact us to book the next available date/time for their course. Availability subject to space.

    Voucher is valid for 6 months from date of purchase. We can date it from a special occasion within 3 months of date of purchase, eg for a Christmas, birthday or a anniversary present.  Please state date of occasion when purchasing. 

    Standard postage (3-5 days) is included

    First class post costs £1.50

    For last minute purchases or if you prefer, we can email a voucher to you.  

  • Throwing Taster

    A great 30 minute introduction to the potters wheel where you can learn and develop centering and throwing techniques during a half hour experience on the wheel with instruction. 

    You'll make 2 to 4 bowls from scratch with individual help and advice.  You can choose one of your thrown pots to keep, which will be glazed in a colour of your choice.

    For an extra £10/person, you can stay for a further hour to decorate & glaze one of your pots.

    Suitable from age 16+

      

    Experience Voucher

    Recipient can contact us to book a convenient date/time during our opening hours. Booking essential and subject to availability.  

    Voucher is valid for 6 months from date of purchase. We can date it from a special occasion within 3 months of date of purchase, eg for a Christmas, birthday or a anniversary present.  Please state date of occasion when purchasing. 

    Standard postage (3-5 days) is included

    First class post costs £1.50

    For last minute purchases or if you prefer, we can email a voucher to you.