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Holiday Pottery Workshop

Pottery Workshop
Holiday Thursdays
build & glaze a clay model

Thurs 9 Aug:
Unicorns theme week
Oh no you missed it! Join us next week :) ....

Thurs 16 Aug: 1 place left!!
Life's a Beach theme week 

Thurs 23 Aug: 8 places available
English Country Garden theme week 

Thurs 30 Aug: 5 places left
Under the Sea theme week

min age Year 1 at school, max age 15yrs (please see T&C's below)

£18 per person
accompanying adults can join in too!.. why go home when you could get stay and get messy with your kids!

This is a tutor-led workshop where the group will be given instruction on a technique appropriate to the ages of all those booked into the class. Each member of the group will create their own clay project and decorate it with glazes during the class. This project will stay at the studio to be fired in our kiln - to be collected two weeks after the class.

(minimum 4 children must be booked in for the workshop to go ahead, if not we reserve the right to cancel the workshop)
Please note: Advance Booking Essential

Please book your activity to avoid disappointment

using the form below

or call the Studio tel. 01753 206 265 Tues-Sat 10am-5pm

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You will receive an emailed receipt from PayPal, then, within 48 hours, we will email you confirmation of your activity booking with a Unique ID. 
Please look for an email from:   as this is a business email it may well be accidentally redirected into your junk/spam folder.

Potter's Wheel Taster Experience
One-to-One tuition on our potter's wheel with our tutor, to enable you to "throw" your very own pot!
Can be also booked on weekday afternoons during the school holidays and Saturdays all year round (subject to availability)

Advance Booking Essential: tel. 01753 206 265


STANDARD: £12 per person/per pot... 1 activity:

clay + personal one-to-one tuition on our potter's wheel to "throw" your own pot and take it home the same day, approx. 15-20mins per person; suitable for display only (not foodsafe or watertight)

PREMIUM: £22 per person/ per pot... 2 activities:

1. clay + personal one-to-one tuition on our potter's wheel to "throw" your own pot, approx. 15-20mins per person;


2. return two weeks later to decorate it with our glazes, approx. 1 hour;

then collect it after it's second firing!

How long does it take
tuition: approx 20 minutes per person/pot on the potter's wheel;
PREMIUM package only: return to decorate fired pot with coloured glazes: approx. 1 hour;

For Full Details please click  here 
Please pre-book to avoid disappointment / a long wait.
Please call 01753 206 265 to book.

These activities can also be booked as  parties !

Terms & Conditions:

By signing a child up for any activity at Hands-on Art, the parent/legal guardian of the child has agreed:

1.       to complete our Consent Form in order to leave* said child in the care of Janet Craig, owner of Hands-on Art Adventures, for the length of the workshop only and provided the child remains within the studio and is prepared to follow instructions.

2.       to drop off and pick up said child* promptly at the agreed and advertised Club times (a fee of £15 will be applied if late pick-up is occurs more than once and/or if a child is left waiting at the studio for 15 minutes or more on any occasion).

3.       to take full responsibility for the actions and behaviour of said child during their absence – Hands-on Art Adventures reserves the right to decline attendance if a child’s behaviour is detrimental to the groups’ enjoyment of the activity, regrettably any breakages must be paid for.

4.    to take full responsibility if said child chooses to leave the Hands-on Art Studio - our staff cannot leave the Studio to go after them.

5.    to return to the Studio immediately if contacted by Hands-on Art (please keep your mobile switched on, volume on high and within hearing at all times).

* applicable to Wed & Thurs activities only, completion of consent form essential; children aged 5-6yrs cannot be left and must be accompanied by a responsible adult during the booked activity.

Your pottery will be ready for collection two weeks after your activity date.  We quality check every item when it comes out of the kiln, before we pack it ready for you to collect.  You are very welcome to unpack your item(s) in the Studio before taking them home.  Unfortunately we cannot be held responsible for any damage that occurs to items once they have been taken from the Studio.

Bookings should be paid for in full at point of purchase.  Payments can be made in person at the Studio or by card over the phone during our opening hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm tel. 01753 206 265; or by bank Transfer details on request).  Payments are non-refundable - please see cancellation policy below.

Please arrive promptly for your activity.

Cancellation Policy:
  1. If you cannot attend the workshop you have booked, we cannot offer a refund as the workshop will have gone ahead as planned.
  2. If Hands-on Art Adventures cancel the workshop you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.