POTTERY WHEEL EXPERIENCE SUITABLE FOR
Adults and children from 8 years and above
THE POTTERY WHEEL EXPERIENCE IN A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FAMILY OR FRIEND BUBBLES ONLY
We will have from 1 to 4 guests on the wheels from members of the same household/ bubble in a private class, booking daily between 9 30 am and 5 pm
Simply give Rachel a call on 07970793727 to buy a experience or alternatively by one line.
Once your guest receives your voucher which is generated by return email on our eCommerce shop, They just need to call to arrange a date to suit them. Vouchers last 18 months.
The well-equipped studio has 4 static wheels as well as smaller portable shimpo wheel which we use to go mobile within a 50 mile radius of Pontefract, or you can hire the portable wheel for £100 for a week with a bag of clay and tools with colour. We then charge per pot for firing and glazing.
Our most senior potter was 95 years old and it had been on her bucket list for 50 years Rachel grandson throws at the age of 4
So if it is on your bucket list of experiences to have a go or if you just want a really different experience then call Rachel today.
RACHEL HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED SINCE 2086 AND LIZ HAS BEEN WITH US FOR 24 YEARS SO WE HAVE OODLES OF EXPERIENCE
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
Rachel has been teaching the wheel for over 25 years and and making and teaching general pottery, ceramics and decorative art for 35 years. Rachel has a real passion for it no matter how young or old you are. Nothing is too much trouble for her.
On all the below experiences you make 1 to 6 pots depending on which one you book and in all cases you will paint your pot on the same day, or you can book a painting session at a later date at £4 for 2 hours should you rather just make pots on the day. The pot/pots will then be fired to bisque temperatures making them food safe and functional. They are then glazed and will be ready for you to pick up within approximately 8 days. Alternatively, you can have them posted out to you for an additional cost of £10
Two Hour Pottery Wheel Experience date and time to suit you for group of 1 to 4 who know each other (in the same bubble)£50.00 – £200.00 Select options
Weekend Pottery Wheel Experience available with or without accommodationCall for Price Call for Price
Full Day Wheel Experience for 1 to 4 persons date to suit you£150.00 – £375.00 Select options
Half Day Pottery Wheel Experience date to suit you£90.00 – £315.00 Select options
Our Residential Accommodation
We have an apartment next to the pottery that sleeps 6 great accommodation for a special occasion. Airbnb gave it a super host status.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE COST OF THE RESIDENTIAL COURSE WITH ACCOMMODATION?
The course includes 1 or 2 nights’ accommodation on Saturday and Sunday with provisions for a continental breakfast in the accommodation.
Refreshments and light lunch Saturday and Sunday, Tuition 10am to 4pm on both days. All materials and firings.
Your pots can then all be fired for you and posted out to you if you wish (£12 extra).
We have 5 wheels. If you wish you can also go on the slab roller and make a pot. Maximum of 8 pots made and fired.
Price £90 for apartment per night for 2 and an additional £15 per head for up to 6
1 double room
1 twin room
1 softer bed
includes continental breakfast left in apartment and general needs such as milk tea coffee.
wheel days with slab roller experience doing up to 6 items which are glazed and fired.
£225 a day for 2 and £75 per head for up to 6. additional person can attend for £75 a day without accommodation
should you want to do it without accommodation just take of the accommodation price.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
How to wedge clay
centering the clay
Make a Cylinders
Make a Vase
Altered bowl with a foot which you will put handles on
Jug with a handle
Paint all your pots ready for firing