Ceramics and pottery

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 visual.arts@citylit.ac.uk or call us on 020 7492 2700, Monday to Friday between 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm.

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  1. Animal forms in ceramics
    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 12 May 2021

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    Have fun exploring the possibilities of designing small scale animal forms in clay. Slab and hand building will be taught along with tooling techniques to bring your figures to life. Some experience with clay is beneficial.

    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 £279.00 Concession £213.00
  2. Introduction to ceramics
    Course Date: Mon 9 Aug 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    Gain a basic understanding of hand-building,coiling, slabbing and decoration techniques. Explore your creative ideas whilst learning the exciting possibilities of working with clay. Enjoy a taster experience of throwing on the wheel in the final session.

    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 £449.00 Senior fee £359.00 Concession £274.00
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  3. Ceramics: throwing and decoration
    Course Date: Mon 19 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    Experiment with and develop your existing throwing skills and decorating techniques. Make experimental pieces and explore your ideas.

    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
  4. Pottery: evening course
    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021

    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'll 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 £399.00 Concession £304.00
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  5. Ceramics: advanced throwing
    Course Date: Thu 22 Apr 2021

    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 £949.00 Senior fee £759.00 Concession £579.00
  6. Advanced ceramics
    Course Date: Fri 23 Apr 2021

    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
  7. Ceramics: throwing and assemblage
    Course Date: Mon 19 Jul 2021

    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. Intermediate level, requiring basic 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 £449.00 Senior fee £359.00 Concession £274.00
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  8. Intensive throwing week
    Course Date: Mon 26 Jul 2021

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    Develop your skills on the wheel. You will have your own wheel and the opportunity to use a variety of types of clay. The course is for experienced throwers and is ideal if you wish to develop your practice further. Intermediate level, throwing skills required.

    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 £449.00 Senior fee £359.00 Concession £274.00
  9. Intensive throwing week: beginners and refreshers
    Course Date: Mon 2 Aug 2021

    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 £449.00 Senior fee £359.00 Concession £274.00

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