Ceramics & Pottery Courses in London

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. Ceramics: architectural slab construction

    Ceramics: architectural slab construction

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 14 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A course constructing sculpture from slabs of clay. Develop analytical and making skills to building subtle, minimalist or bold complex ceramic structures. Suitable for beginners and those with previous experience.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £349.00

  2. Glazing your work

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 19 Nov 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For students who have attended our ceramics courses, this is an opportunity to return and glaze your fired work. Basic glazing techniques will be taught, with advice on which glazes to use.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  3. City Lit ceramics

    City Lit ceramics

    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn a wide variety of techniques including throwing, handbuilding, decoration and glazing. Ideal for beginners to pottery or for those with some experience.

    This course is now full for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £1,729.00
    Senior fee: £1,383.00
    Concession: £1,055.00

  4. City Lit ceramics workshop

    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Workshop in ceramics alongside students on VR710 City Lit ceramics.

    The course is currently full but is taking applications for the waiting list .

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £1,499.00
    Senior fee: £1,499.00
    Concession: £1,499.00

  5. Ceramics portfolio course

    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Attending two days a week, you will develop your ceramic techniques and drawing skills to build a portfolio of 2D and 3D work. Focus on the development of your personal ideas within a structure of varied projects, which could lead onto study in further and higher education. Some materials are included.

    This course is now full for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £2,609.00
    Senior fee: £2,087.00
    Concession: £1,591.00

  6. Pottery: evening course

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For those with previous experience who want to work towards their own goals, or for beginners who want to learn hand-building and throwing processes. We will also cover glazing and surface decoration.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £499.00
    Senior fee: £499.00
    Concession: £304.00

  7. Pottery: morning course

    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn and explore both traditional and experimental making and decorating techniques in ceramics: coiling, slab-building, press moulding and throwing. With an introduction to basic glazing and the use of stains and oxides.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £409.00
    Senior fee: £327.00
    Concession: £249.00

  8. Pottery: afternoon course

    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn and explore both traditional and experimental making and decorating techniques in ceramics: coiling, slab-building, press moulding and throwing. With an introduction to basic glazing and the use of stains and oxides.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £409.00
    Senior fee: £327.00
    Concession: £249.00

  9. Advanced ceramics

    Course Date: Fri 18 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for Intermediate / Advanced level. Students will be encouraged to develop their practical skills alongside critical thinking leading to a more personal visual language.

    Through an experimental approach, students will be encouraged to extend their knowledge and experience with a variety of hand building techniques and to build an understanding of a range of clays and their properties. Also to explore fully the potential of colour and glazed surface.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £799.00
    Senior fee: £639.00
    Concession: £487.00

  10. Ceramics on Sunday

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 20 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to get your hands on clay and make finished ceramics work? Familiarise yourself with the properties and processes of clay by shaping your ideas and working with techniques such as coiling, pinching and slab building on this introductory course.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £549.00
    Senior fee: £549.00
    Concession: £335.00

  11. Pottery: introduction to throwing and decoration

    Pottery: introduction to throwing and decoration

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn basic throwing skills to enable you to make a variety of forms including bowls, vases and lidded forms. Gain a basic understanding of surface decoration using glazes, underglazes, oxides and slips.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £499.00
    Senior fee: £499.00
    Concession: £304.00

  12. Ceramics workshop

    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For those who have attended City Lit Ceramics or Ceramics Portfolio courses at City Lit.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £929.00
    Senior fee: £743.00
    Concession: £567.00

  13. Ceramics: advanced throwing

    Course Date: Thu 24 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Build on your existing skills by exploring form and surface. Create functional or non-functional objects by throwing, cutting and later assembling different components and learning repetition throwing Advanced level, requiring throwing skills.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £649.00
    Senior fee: £519.00
    Concession: £396.00

  14. Glaze technology: exploring materials, making and modifying glazes

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 25 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course combines theory with practice to give you an understanding of what a glaze is and how glazes work. You will be introduced to ceramic raw materials, discover how they combine to create glazes and learn the difference between shiny, satin and matte glazes. You will learn how to plan and carry out glaze testing programmes to colour and modify a glaze and to develop your own glazes.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £479.00
    Senior fee: £479.00
    Concession: £292.00

  15. Beginners' throwing course

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 8 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to throw mugs, bowls and lidded jars. Intermediate students can use this course to refresh their skills on the wheel. Tutor:.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

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