Ceramics and pottery

Try your hand at making beautiful, creative objects out of clay. Working in one of our ceramics studios, our friendly and experienced tutors will teach you a range of techniques to help you master the ancient craft of pottery. Our pottery courses take place during the evening, daytime and weekend, just remember to book early as these popular courses fill up fast! Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
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  1. City Lit ceramics diploma: 2 year course

    Course Date: Thu 14 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for students with previous experience in ceramics or other art-related practice. This course encourages your development in broad-based programme of ceramic study. You’ll have the opportunity to exhibit at the New Designers show at the Business Design Centre in Islington and an external venue for your final exhibition.



    Please note, advertised fees and course dates are subject to change. Fees quoted are inclusive of two years of study. Payment plans will be available, details of which are to be confirmed.



    Advisory interviews for the September 2017 intake take place during March and April 2017. You’ll need to bring a portfolio of 2D and 3D/clay work alongside your sketchbooks. During the interview you will be asked write a short paragraph to demonstrate your writing skills and likewise to show your understanding of the use of numbers. Please contact us to arrange an interview; 020 7492 2700 / visualarts@citylit.ac.uk.
    Full fee: £8,499.00
    Senior fee: £8,499.00
    Concession: £5,184.00

  2. Four day taster course in pottery

    Course Date: Sun 7 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal if you are a beginner and would like to experience and explore the major ways of making pottery - throwing and hand building. Pots will be decorated, glazed and fired during the course.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £299.00

  3. Intermediate handbuilding

    Course Date: Sun 4 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore your personal creative ideas in clay, increase your making and decorating skills. Use a range of hand building techniques to develop your practical skills and expand your knowledge of ceramic materials.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  4. Pottery

    Course Date: Tue 20 Sep 2016 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience and explore all the making techniques in ceramics: coiling, slab-building, press moulds and throwing on the wheel. Also included is an introductino to basic glazing and simple glaze mixing. Tutor: Dan Kelly.
    Full fee: £949.00
    Senior fee: £759.00

  5. Pottery intermediate

    Course Date: Wed 21 Sep 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For those with previous experience who want to work towards personal goals. Throwing and hand-building processes will be taught alongside glazing and surface decoration.
    Full fee: £1,019.00
    Senior fee: £1,019.00

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