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. Glazing your work

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 13 Sep 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Pottery for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 31 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the exciting possibilities of pottery using the main pottery techniques of hand-building and throwing. Simple surface decoration, glazing and firing will also be taught.

    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: £469.00
    Senior fee: £469.00
    Concession: £286.00

  9. Pottery: a taster course in throwing

    Pottery: a taster course in throwing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 15 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal for beginners who want to experience the basic techniques of throwing on the potter's wheel. Learn how to produce mugs, bowls and simple forms, as well as how to apply slips and glazes, on this four-day 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: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £243.00

  10. 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

  11. 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.

    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

  12. 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 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

  13. City Lit ceramics portfolio workshop

    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Workshop in ceramics alongside students on VR711 City Lit ceramics portfolio.

    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: £1,329.00
    Senior fee: £1,063.00
    Concession: £811.00

  14. 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

  15. 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

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