The Pottery is in a small hamlet in the stunning Lot region of South West France. We have a lovely and light, fully equipped Pottery with 3 electric wheels, an electric kiln and a gas one on the way!
We offer 2 day and 4 day courses, the 2 day courses are Mon – Tues or Thurs – Friday. The 4 day courses run from Mon – Friday with the Wednesday off to give you the opportunity to explore the local markets or vineyards, or spend time in the workshop honing your skills!
We can also offer accommodation on site, Fiona, my sister, has 2 holiday cottages, please have a look at her site, she generally caters for young families but these beautiful cottages are equally suitable for Potters!! www.childfriendlycottage.com
Course dates 2019 – 2020
23rd – 27th September 2019 with Emily Myers (4 days)
30th Sept – 1st Oct 2019 with Katherine Winfrey (2 days) -3 spaces
3rd – 4th October 2019 with Katherine Winfrey (2 days) -full
27th Apr – 1st May 2020 (4 days)*
4th – 5th May 2020 (2 days)*
7th – 8th May 2020 (2 days)*
4 day course £400 per person
2 day course €160 per person
*guest tutor to be confirmed
Please click the links below for courses for 2019-20
AN INTRODUCTION TO POTTERY
2 DAY POTTERY COURSES 2019
This course is aimed at enthusiastic Beginners and those with limited experience.It covers the basics of slab building, coiling and throwing.
You will be guided through the processes by Emily Myers & Jennie Gilbert
The Course will take place in Jennie’s workshop in the Chalke Valley, west of Salisbury in Wiltshire.
***If you have a group of friends that would like a course just for you (4-6 people) get in touch and we can arrange the date!!***
New Dates for 2019
Thursday 10th & Friday 11th October 2019
Thursday 17th & Friday 18th October 2019
Price/Person for 2 days is £190 including Lunch and Refreshments.
Also see our facebook page Chalke Valley Pottery courses