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Potter Michelle Foote's clay covered hands refining the neck of a thrown pot

Taster Pottery Throwing for 2 people

An introduction to throwing on the potter's wheel

  • 2 hr 30 min
  • 120 British pounds
  • Carbis Bay

What to expect

Join Michelle at her garden studio in Carbis Bay alongside a friend or family member to enjoy a fun filled 2.5hrs introductory session on the potter's wheel. During the informal session you will be throwing on a traditional Leach kick wheel and an electric wheel, 2 very different experiences. Learn the basics of throwing a pot - make a cylinder, bowl, bud vase or mug (including pulling a handle). At the end of your session you choose one favourite piece and a glaze each. These will be ready for collection or onward posting (additional cost applies) usually 3/4 weeks after the session depending on Michelle's firing schedules. £60 per person = £120 a session Best to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty and close fitting shoes. It's also advisable to have short fingernails. Aprons and all materials provided. Alternative days/times are available on request. Please contact me before booking if you have any questions. PURCHASING A WORKSHOP AS A PRESENT? If you are unsure what dates would be suitable for the recipient, it is advisable to purchase an e-gift card. This will provide the recipient with a coupon code which can be used when they book their workshop online. Please contact me if you need further assistance with this process.

Cancellation Policy

The throwing workshops are suitable for adults and children over 14 years old (accompanied by an adult). Close fitting shoes are advisable. Wear comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting clay on. Aprons will be provided. Fingernails should be quite short. Please contact Michelle for advice before booking a course with any health concerns i.e. back or mobility issues. To cancel or reschedule a workshop please contact me as soon as you are able or at a minimum 3 days before the appointment.

Contact Details

  • 125 Polwithen Drive, Carbis Bay, Saint Ives, UK


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