I teach  variety of evening classes and one day workshops in ceramics

Small classes, friendly atmosphere.

Introduction to Ceramics 6 week course, Make a Roman Oil Lamp, Make a hanging garden




Create your own mini gardens in a Hackney Pottery Studio

In this 4 hr workshop you will make 2 plant holders for succulent plants in red terracotta clay, one free standing and one hanging pot. They will be fired and ready to pick up later with a selection of plants and hanging material

Sunday 26th Jan 2020 price £55 More info and to book

Saturday 16th May 2020 1-5pm  £55



INTRODUCTION TO CERAMICS starting Mon 2nd March -6th April 2020 7pm-9.30pm

This 6 week course will lead you step by step through some of the many and varied ways of working with clay

Projects include tiles, small dishes, a ceramic mirror or clock, a Roman oil lamp, ceramic jewellery and a taster session of throwing on the wheel. Suitable for complete beginners or those with some experience

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Make a working replica Roman oil lamp in clay. These lamps use cooking oil and a wick and are lit like a candle. 

The workshop offers an introduction to pottery techniques including using a press mould, joining clay, fettling and finishing and the experience of making a ceramic oil lamp using the same techniques and materials as the Romans did. Next workshop dates Sunday 23rd Feb 2020, Sunday 17th May 2020 . cost £38 More info and booking


 For people who have completed the Introduction to ceramics course I run a Tuesday night class for your own projects or a 3 session raku course ( runs twice a year)

For photos of what people have made in my classes see Instagram the.potting.shed.London