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 2021
3rd – 4th May 2021 (2 days) – 1 space
6th – 7th May 2021 (2 days) – FULL
10th – 14th May 2021 (4 days) with Jennifer Hall – FULL
20th – 24th September 2021 (4 days) with Emily Myers – spaces
27th – 28th September 2021 (2 days) – spaces
30th September – 1st October 2021 (2 days) – spaces
4 day course £400 per person
2 day course £200 per person
SPECIAL OFFER… if you organise a group of 6 people to fill any of the courses you will all receive a 10% discount, this does not apply to the accommodation.
Please click the links below for courses for 2020
AN INTRODUCTION TO POTTERY
2 DAY POTTERY COURSES 2020
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!!***
Dates for 2020
Thursday 5th & Friday 6th November 2020 – Beginners – FULL
Thursday 12th & Friday 13th November 2020 – Beginners – 1 space
Thursday 19th & Friday 20th November 2020 – Beginners – FULL
Thursday 26th & Friday 27th November 2020 – Improvers – FULL
Thursday 10th & Friday 11th December 2020 – Improvers – FULL
Price/Person for 2 days is £200 including Lunch and Refreshments.
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