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. Intermediate handbuilding

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 31 May 2020
    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: £449.00
    Senior fee: £449.00
    Concession: £449.00

  2. Ceramics as a canvas: traditional slip decoration and surface treatments in clay

    Ceramics as a canvas: traditional slip decoration and surface treatments in clay

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 11 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop new skills in traditional ceramic decorating - including how to interpret patterns, text and drawings on a clay surface using slip-techniques, agates and textures. Suitable for beginners and those with previous experience.
    Full fee: £449.00
    Senior fee: £449.00
    Concession: £274.00

  3. Experimental ceramics

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 12 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A chance to use different clays with the addition of oxides, fluxing agents and natural combustible materials. Fuse found objects in the kiln, make biscuit slips and investigate the textural possibilities of glazes.
    Full fee: £449.00
    Senior fee: £449.00
    Concession: £449.00

  4. Ceramics: throwing and assemblage

    Ceramics: throwing and assemblage

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 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. Intermediate level, requiring basic throwing skills.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £243.00

  5. Intensive throwing week

    Intensive throwing week

    Course Date: Mon 27 Jul 2020
    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.
    Full fee: £449.00
    Senior fee: £449.00
    Concession: £274.00

  6. Intensive throwing week: beginners and refreshers

    Course Date: Mon 3 Aug 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:.
    Full fee: £449.00
    Senior fee: £449.00
    Concession: £274.00

  7. City Lit ceramics workshop

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Workshop in ceramics alongside students on VR710 City Lit ceramics.
    Full fee: £1,299.00
    Senior fee: £1,299.00
    Concession: £792.00

  8. Pottery

    Course Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019 (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 introduction to basic glazing and simple glaze mixing.
    Full fee: £1,159.00
    Senior fee: £927.00
    Concession: £707.00

  9. City Lit ceramics

    City Lit ceramics

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    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.
    Full fee: £1,649.00
    Senior fee: £1,319.00
    Concession: £1,006.00

  10. Pottery intermediate

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019
    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: £1,249.00
    Senior fee: £1,249.00
    Concession: £762.00

  11. Ceramics portfolio course

    Course Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019
    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.
    Full fee: £2,499.00
    Senior fee: £1,999.00
    Concession: £1,524.00

  12. Pottery: introduction to throwing and decoration

    Pottery: introduction to throwing and decoration

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019
    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.
    Full fee: £499.00
    Senior fee: £499.00
    Concession: £304.00

  13. Beginners' throwing course

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 10 Oct 2019
    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:.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  14. Pottery: Saturday throwing course

    Pottery: Saturday throwing course

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 11 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For beginners or those with some experience of throwing, this is an ideal chance to experiment, refine and develop your skills at the wheel.
    Full fee: £449.00
    Senior fee: £449.00
    Concession: £274.00

  15. Pottery on Saturdays

    Pottery on Saturdays

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 22 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn lots of different ways of making pottery, from handbuilding to throwing. Look at a variety of different ways to decorate your work. All levels welcome.
    Full fee: £479.00
    Senior fee: £479.00
    Concession: £292.00

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