2018 COURSE DATES
   

Shirley Stewart's Pottery Courses offers a range of Workshops; the Dates, Times, Fees and Provisions vary slightly for each of the Workshops.

Click on the relevant link below to find out further information regarding each of the workshops:

 
   

THROWING WORKSHOPS

 
These workshops are held Friday to Sunday between 10.00am-6.00pm on the following dates:
  • February 16th
  • April 13th
  • June 1st
  • September 7th
  • October 19th
  • November 23rd

 

 

Weekend Throwing Workshops cost £230.00 for the 3 days or £85.00 per day

 



Fees for the workshop include lunch and either 15 lbs. of bisqued pots or 5 lbs. per day and extra pots will be charged @ £1.75 per lb. To optionally finish the pots, glazing and glaze firng will cost £1.75 per lb.
   

HAND BUILDING WORKSHOPS

These workshops are held Friday to Sunday between 10.00am-5.00pm on the following dates:
  • tbc
   

Weekend Hand building Workshops cost £230.00 or
£85.00 per day

   
Fees for the workshop include lunch and either 15 lbs. of bisqued pots or 5 lbs. per day and extra pots will be charged @ £1.75 per lb. To optionally finish the pots, glazing and glaze firng will cost £1.75 per lb.
   

GLAZING WORKSHOPS

These workshops are held Friday to Sunday between 10.00am-4.00pm on the following dates:
  • November 2nd
   

Weekend Glazing Workshops cost £230.00 or
£85.00 per day

   
Fees for the workshop include lunch, 5 Test Bowls and 10 Test Tiles, Glazes and Firings.
   

SUMMER WORKSHOPS

 
These workshops are held each day between 10.00am-6.00pm on the following dates:
     
  • July 23rd - 27th

Summer Workshops cost £370.00 or
£85.00 per day

 
   

Fees for the workshop include lunch and 10 lbs. of pots, bisque and glaze fired OR 2 lbs. per day bisque and glaze fired. Charge for extra pots will be £3.50 per lb bisqued and glazed: £4.50 per lb for raku.

   

STUDIO POTTERY WORKSHOPS

 
These workshops have a maximum of 8 students and are held each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 7.00pm-9.00pm :
 
  • Throughout the year
  • One session tryout welcome
  • Please email your preference for hand building or throwing

 

Ten Studio Pottery Workshop Sessions cost £160.00 + £20.00 in advance for materials and firings or
£85.00 for 5 + £10.00
or £18.00 + £2.00 per 2hr session
Taster session/ one session tryout cost £20.00

One-to-One Tutorials
@ £35.00 per hour: Sun £40.00
This can be shared by two people on a weekday/eve or Sat at £45.00; Sun £55.00

 
 

BEGINNERS THROWING COURSE

 

This is a ten week introductory course for complete beginners in using the wheel with a maximum of 5 students and will cover all the basics skills required to enable the learner further practice on their own/ elsewhere. Sessions are held 3 times per year for ten weeks each term running on a Thursday from 7.00pm-9.00pm and Tuesday 11-1pm depending on interest:

 
 
  • 20/9 - 29/11
  • Taster sessions only available any Monday to Wednesday 7-9pm

Ten week Beginners Throwing Course cost £180.00 + £20.00 in advance for materials and firings or
£95.00 for 5 + £10.00
or £20.00 + £2.00 per 2hr session
Taster session cost £20.00 per 2hr session

One-to-One Tutorials
@ £35.00 per hour: Sun £40.00
This can be shared by two people on a weekday/eve or Sat at £45.00; Sun £55.00

 
 
Fees for the Studio Pottery Workshop and the Beginners Throwing Course do not include the cost of Materials or Kiln Firings. Pots will be £1.50 per lb either bisqued or glazed. Total cost is £3 per lb.

 

 

 

CHILDREN'S WORKSHOPS IN CLAY

 

These workshops are held Monday to Friday between 4.30pm-6.00pm during term-time. They are suitable for children aged 5 yrs plus.

 
 
  • All sessions are held
    term-time only
  • One session tryout welcome

Children's Workshops in Clay cost £90.00 for 10 sessions + £20.00 in advance for materials and firings or £11.00 per session + £2.00 for materials and firings.

 
 

Please text or email with day(s) suitablility, number and ages of children.
All sessions must be paid for during Term time.

       

TEENAGER'S ON THE WHEEL WORKSHOP

 

This workshop will depend on interest and could be held on any one of the days Monday to Friday between 4.30pm-6.00pm depending on availibility from bookings for The Children's Workshops in Clay during term-time. They are suitable for children aged 12 yrs plus.

 
 
  • All sessions are held
    term-time only
  • One session tryout welcome

Teenagers's on the Wheel Workshop cost £110.00 for 10 sessions + £10.00 in advance for materials and firings or £13.00 per session + £1.00 for materials and firings.

 
 

Please text or email to register an interest and day(s) suitability.
All sessions must be paid for during Term Time.

       

CHILDREN'S SUMMER WORKSHOPS IN CLAY

 

These workshops are held Monday to Friday between 10.00am-4.00pm each day. They are suitable for children aged 8 yrs plus.

 
 
  • tbc
  • Please email or phone for further details

Children's Summer Workshops in Clay (8 years +) cost £250.00 for the week and includes materials and firings.

 
       

ONE DAY FAMILY WORKSHOP

 

These workshops are arranged at a date and time suitable, text or email to check for availibilty

 
 
  • Time to be arranged for half day
  • One day, 3 and 5 day workshops will run from 10-4pm

Half day (3 hours) - adults, £39/ child under 16, £30
One day (6 hours) - adults, £75/ child under 16, £55
Three day workshop - adults, £220/ child under 16, £160
Five day workshop - adults, £360/ child under 16, £260 and includes materials and firings.

 
 

Only The Summer Workshops for children and the The One Day Family Workshop includes materials and firings.

Fees for the other workshops, Children's, Teenager's, Family Pottery and Studio Pottery, do not include the cost of Materials or Firings and the suggested amount for materials is added at the start of term.

The requested total is adequate for the term/session, however, the larger or the more work created will incur extra expense.

 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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