Ceramics & pottery

Pottery Classes & Ceramics Workshops in London

Try your hand at making beautiful, creative objects out of clay. Working in one of our ceramics studios, our friendly and experienced pottery 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. Intensive throwing week: beginners and refreshers
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Mon 29 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Matt Sherratt
    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 £499.00 Senior fee £399.00 Concession £324.00
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  2. Pottery: evening course
    Course start date:  Tue 10 Sep 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Trish Spence
    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.
    Full fee £599.00 Senior fee £479.00 Concession £389.00
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  3. City Lit ceramics portfolio
    Course start date:  Wed 11 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Robert Cooper, Ruth Franklin
    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.



    NOTE: Applications will be reviewed in May 2024.
    Full fee £3,699.00 Senior fee £2,959.00 Concession £2,404.00
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  4. Glazing your work
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 15 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Josie Warshaw
    For students who have attended our ceramics courses, this is an opportunity to return and glaze your bisquit fired work. Basic glazing techniques will be taught, with advice on which glazes to use.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £59.00
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  5. Full fee £699.00 Senior fee £559.00 Concession £454.00
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  6. Sculpture workshop: developing personal ideas
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 25 Sep 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Annie Attridge
    Realise your personal project in 3D. Come with an idea and you will be supported through your making to a final piece. Learn how to structure your idea from inspiration to reality. Ideal for students with previous experience or students who may need extra workshop time and guidance to complete a project.
    Full fee £429.00 Senior fee £343.00 Concession £279.00
  7. Pottery for beginners
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 26 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kate Starkey
    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.
    Full fee £549.00 Senior fee £439.00 Concession £357.00
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