(Short Course) Ceramics Throwing

Course details

  • Duration 8 weeks
  • Location Wrexham
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Close up of hands on a potters wheel

Why choose this course?

Have you ever wanted to have a go on a potters wheel? Our course takes you through the basics of preparing and centering the clay though to how to throw your own bowls and vessels. Taught by professional ceramicists, you will have the chance to develop your skills and produce objects to use at home.

Key course features

  • Practical sessions in our Regent Street Art School workshops.
  • Discover a variety of ceramics techniques.
  • Design and produce your own personal creations.

What you will study

This evening class will introduce you to some of the processes of throwing ceramics on a potters wheel. Participants will be guided through a variety of ceramic techniques, from preparing the raw clay through to finished glazed pieces.

You will be guided to produce your own individual design ideas using experimental methods guided by demonstrations.

Entry requirements & applying

To book visit the online shop.

This course is subject to minimum participants and payments will be returned in full if the course does not recruit the minimum cohort.

Teaching & Assessment

The portfolio of work accumulated during the short course can be presented for assessment providing 10 HE credits.


Fees & funding


This fee covers attendance and tutorage, including assessment and basic materials.  Additional cost may be incurred if participants choose to work with non-standard materials or at high volume or large format.

Course dates

This 8-week short course will run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6pm-8:30pm in the following blocks across the year:

Block 1

Monday 11th October 2021 - Monday 29th November 2021

Tuesday 12th October 2021 - Tuesday 30th November 2021

Wednesday 13th October 2021 - Wednesday 1st December 2021

Thursday 14th October 2021 - Thursday 2nd December 2021

Block 2

Monday 31st January 2022 - Monday 21st March 2022

Tuesday 1st February 2022 - Tuesday 22nd March 2022

Wednesday 2nd February 2022 - Wednesday 23rd March 2022

Thursday 3rd February 2022 - Thursday 24th March 2022

Block 3

Monday 25th April 2022 - Monday 20th June 2022 (no class 2nd May 2022 due to Bank Holiday)

Tuesday 26th April 2022 - Tuesday 14th June 2022

Wednesday 27th April 2022 - Wednesday 15th June 2022

Thursday 28th April 2022 - Thursday 23rd June 2022 (no class 2nd June 2022 due to Bank Holiday)

Block 4

Monday 4th July 2022 - Monday 22nd August 2022

Tuesday 5th July 2022 - Tuesday 23rd August 2022

Wednesday 6th July 2022 - Wednesday 24th August 2022

Thursday 7th July 2022 - Thursday 25th August 2022