(Short Course) Ceramics Throwing

Course details

  • Duration 8 weeks
  • Location Wrexham
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

Apply now for the July start date.

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 3

Monday 25th April 2022 - Monday 20th June 2022 (FULLY BOOKED)

Tuesday 26th April 2022 - Tuesday 14th June 2022 (FULLY BOOKED)

Wednesday 27th April 2022 - Wednesday 15th June 2022 (FULLY BOOKED)

Thursday 28th April 2022 - Thursday 23rd June 2022 (FULLY BOOKED)

Block 4

Monday 4th July 2022 - Monday 22nd August 2022 (FULLY BOOKED)

Tuesday 5th July 2022 - Tuesday 23rd August 2022 (FULLY BOOKED)

Wednesday 6th July 2022 - Wednesday 24th August 2022 (FULLY BOOKED)

Thursday 7th July 2022 - Thursday 25th August 2022 (FULLY BOOKED)