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Stepney, London E1pottery, ceramics      
Jessica Joslinevening series1-day workshoptailored tuition  beginnersimprovers
 jessica.joslin@yahoo.co.ukgo to website
Rural Art Centre
Stepney City Farm
Stepney Way, London
E1 3DG
Expert and friendly tailored tuition in throwing and decorating. All abilities welcome on evenings and weekends. Individual, group, 5 & 10 week courses plus one-off tasters available.
Haggerston, London E2pottery, ceramics     18+
Studio Manifoldevening series    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07970 234083rawceramicworkshops@gmail.comgo to website
Arch 33, Ermine Mews
Laburnum Street
E2 8BF
Matthew Raw leads a variety of workshops from 7-9pm on consecutive Mon or Tues evenings. Prices £85-£95 materials and firings included. See website for more info.
Shoreditch, London E2pottery, ceramics     16+
Turning Earth Ceramicsdaytime    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7729 4819info@turningearthceramics.co.ukgo to website
361-362 The Arches
Kingsland Viaduct
Whiston Road, London
E2 8BW
Classes at Turning Earth, East London's dedicated ceramics centre. Covers all of the basics: throwing, hand building, press moulding, decorating & glazing. 8 & 12-week classes on Tue, Wed, Thu evenings + Tue, Wed & Sat mornings.
Lea Bridge, London E10pottery, ceramics     16+
Turning Earth E10daytimeevening series   beginnersimprovers
Top Floor, 11 Argall Avenue
Lea Bridge
E10 7QP
Opening Mar 2017: Turning Earth's 2nd premises, in E10. Classes cover all the basics: throwing, hand building, press moulding, decorating & glazing. 8- & 12-week classes every day - am, pm, evening available. Inspiring environment, passionate teachers.
North, London N7pottery, ceramics      
Kerry Hastingsevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residential beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07714 234861kerry_hastings@yahoo.co.ukgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJun  SepOctNovDec
Studio 211
Regent Studios
1, Thane Villas
London   N7 7PH
Learn pottery under expert tuition in a creative working studio. Throwing on the wheel, the various handbuilding techniques and glazing and firing work. Beginners taster sessions and courses offered. All levels of ability welcome.
North, London N7pottery, ceramics      
Edit Juhaszevening seriestailored tuition   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07783 265108juhasedit@gmail.comgo to website
Studio 211, Regent Studios
1 Thane Villas
N7 7PH
Monday-Wednesday evenings 6:30-8:30pm. Improve your throwing skill. One to one tuition. Professional potter-thrower. Friendly,creative studio. £25/hour including materials.
Stoke Newington, London N16pottery, ceramics     18+
Lesley McShea1-day workshop    beginnersimprovers
 lesleymcshea@googlemail.comgo to website
Church Street Workshops
Guttridges Yard
172 Stoke Newington Church St.
London   N16 0JL
Ceramic classes for all levels! All techniques, inc. wheel. Every second Saturday 1-3pm. From £25 + materials per session. Pre-booking essential. Max 8 per lesson. Gift vouchers and Private Pottery Parties available to book.
Mill Hill, London NW7pottery, ceramics     14+
Dawn Isaacstailored tuition    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07771 983232dawnie.isaacs@hotmail.co.uk
 Pottery classes: throwing, handbuilding, glazing. Friendly class. All abilities. One-to-one or groups. From £20 for one and a half hours including firings and materials. Phone for details: 020 8906 3715 or 07771 983232.
Southwark, London SE1oils, acrylicslife drawing, life paintingwatercoloursdrawingpastelsprintmakingpottery, ceramics
 sculpture, carving, castingglassother (various creative courses)   18+
The Art Academydaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaysbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7407 6969info@artacademy.org.ukgo to website
Mermaid Court
165a Borough High Street
The Art Academy is a unique organisation & artistic community. Set up as an independent art school on the South Bank, we make artistic tuition accessible. Courses as shown + metal, moulding & casting taught by resident artists.
Lewisham, London SE14pottery, ceramics     15+
Shirley Stewartevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentiallonger non-residentialtailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 8692 2513shirli_stewart@yahoo.comgo to website
Lewisham Arthouse
140 Lewisham Way
SE14 6PD
Three-day weekend throwing and glaze technology workshops. Evening studio pottery courses. 10-day summer course in August. Children's classes and pottery parties available.
Peckham Rye, London SE15pottery, ceramics     18+
The Kiln Roomsevening series2-3day non-residential   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07779 698490info@thekilnrooms.comgo to website
9c Copeland Park
Peckham Rye
SE15 3SN
Pottery Classes & open access studio. Great classes, good teacher, friendly atmosphere. Covers all of the basics: hand building, press moulding, throwing, turning, decorating & glazing. 12-Wk classes. Short Courses. Studio use memberships available.
Waterloo, London SW11pottery, ceramics     16+
CWC Ceramicstailored tuition    beginnersimprovers
Tel: 07814 525716camilla@camillawebbcarter.comgo to website
23 Makespace Studios
Newnham Terrace
One to one classes will last just over 2 hours in Camilla's studio 5 minutes from Waterloo station. Classes will be adapted to suit your requirements. Flexible timings whether you are new to clay or would like to build on skills you already have.
Hammersmith, London W6pottery, ceramics     9+
Zoe Lloyddaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentialtailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 07854 518080zoe@zoelloyd.comgo to website
JanFebMarAprMayJunJul SepOctNovDec
Studio Lloyd-Rena
Arch 57, Cambridge Grove
Hammersmith, London
W6 0LD
Ceramic hand building techniques and sculpture tuition. Glaze/slip decorating/plaster mould-making/mono-printing & screen printing. Individual tuition £40 ph groups £25ph includes materials and firing costs.
Bloomsbury, London WC1Blife drawing, life paintingdrawingpottery, ceramicssculpture, carving, castingjewelleryother (various creative courses)19+
Central YMCAevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residential  beginnersimprovers
Tel: 020 7343 1728paul.jelley@ymca.co.ukgo to website
Central YMCA
112 Great Russell Street
Large well-equipped art room. Ceramics - wheel & hand building, glazing & firing. Sculpture from Life & Drawing from Life. Jewellery design and making in cast gold, silver or pewter. General metal casting for small objects. 8-week courses.
Nantwich, Cheshirepottery, ceramics      
Joy Wild1-day workshoplonger non-residentialtailored tuition  beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01270 780345 go to website
The Firs Pottery
Sheppenhall Lane, Aston
Cheshire   CW5 8DE
Have a making day classes held twice weekly (lunch included). Beginners or advanced potters welcomed. Make up your own course - throwing, handbuilding, glazing + firing (stoneware clay). Also corporate day workshops.
Dittisham, Devonoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastelsprintmakingpottery, ceramicsother (various creative courses)
Coombe Farm Studios2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: UK 01803 722352lara@coombefarmstudios.comgo to website
Lara Lloyd
Coombe Farm Studios
Dittisham, nr. Dartmouth
Devon   TQ6 0JA
Join watercolourist & author Paul Riley at his beautiful S Devon farm amid unparalleled countryside. W/colours, oils, pastel, ceramics courses throughout the year. Large well-lit studio, first-class tuition. Non-residential & non-participants welcome.
Shotley, Suffolkpottery, ceramics     14+
Deborah Baynes Pottery Studio2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: 01473 788300deborah@deborahbaynes.co.ukgo to website
Nether Hall
Ipswich, Suffolk
Serious fun for potaholics - every summer since 1971. Expert friendly tuition - handbuilding, throwing, decorating, raku and salt glaze. Excellent food wine and accommodation in our 16th Century hall by the Orwell Estuary.
Devizes, Wiltshirepottery, ceramicssculpture, carving, casting     
Fired Thoughts Arts Studiodaytimeevening series1-day workshop2-3day non-residentialtailored tuitionbeginnersimprovers
Tel: 01380 840666geri@professor-radd.eclipse.co.uk
Fired Thoughts Arts Studio
The Old Potato yard
Lydeway, Devizes
SN10 3PU
Beginners and intermediate ceramics and sculpture courses. Arts Award for young people using various mediums. Hand building, thrown ceramics and raku.
Kythnos, Greecepottery, ceramicssculpture, carving, casting    16+
Accademia d'Artelonger non-residentiallonger residential, holidays   beginnersimprovers
Tel: +33 608177897nicole@nicoledurand.netgo to website
 JunJul Sep   
29 via Moretti
Mortola Sup
18039 (Imp)
Cyclades adventure: Sculpt the traditional way like the ancient Greek masters used to do. Enjoy this wonderful island, sculpt and enjoy the thermal baths near the art studio. A complete holiday! Non-sculpting partner welcome.
Bellagio, L Como, Italyoils, acrylicswatercoloursdrawingpastelspottery, ceramicssculpture, carving, castingcooking
 other (various creative courses)     16+
Abele Experientia Artis1-day workshop2-3day residentiallonger residential, holidaystailored tuition beginnersimprovers
Tel: +39 3420931568info@abeleexperientiaartis.comgo to website
Via Jacopo Rezia, 24/26
San Giovanni di Bellagio (CO)
Enjoy a real art experience with a professional artist & teacher: fine arts, classical Italian arts, Maestri Comacini art, marble sculpture, stone decoration and much more. Exclusive professional courses held on the romantic & inspirational Lake Como.
Ventimiglia, Italypottery, ceramicssculpture, carving, casting    15+
Accademia d'Arte1-day workshop2-3day non-residential2-3day residentiallonger non-residentiallonger residential, holidaysbeginnersimprovers
Tel: +33 608177897nicole@nicoledurand.netgo to website
29 via Moretti
Mortola Sup
18039 (Imp)
Learn to sculpt (stone, wood carving or clay) on the beautiful Italian riviera and famous Cote d'Azur like the old masters, seaview artists residencies on site. We also do workshops in Greece - see www.nicoledurand.com