4-Weeks Evening Pottery Throwdown Course in Schull 2023


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4-Weeks Evening Pottery Throwdown Course in Schull

We are really happy to introduce our 4 weeks pottery wheel course to Schull and hope you will enjoy it in this beautiful village environment which looks down towards the sea.

If you would like an immersive pottery throwdown experience where you learn to make your own pottery during a 4-evening course, then this may be just what you are looking for!

On this 4weeks evening throwdown course, in a small class guided by our expert potter, you will work on your own pottery wheel to shape clay, learning throwing, centring, and pulling techniques and making pottery pieces which you can take home with you to airdry (please note these pieces can be used for display only and are not watertight).  

We really hope you enjoy your time on the wheel as much as we enjoy teaching it, and look forward to seeing you in Schull!

If you would like to give this Workshop as a gift please look at our Gift Cards options here.

Where: Arran Street East Creative Hub, Main Street, Schull, West Cork

Time: 6pm-8pm

Cost: €250

Where and What Time: This workshop runs for 4 evenings (6pm-8pm) in the Arran Street East Craft & Design Studio, in Schull, West Cork, google map


Who is this course for? This pottery workshop will suit beginners looking for an introduction to working with clay, or those who have worked with clay before and would like a simple refresher or time to make some new pieces.

Is there an age limit for the Workshop? This course is generally for people aged 18 and above. A teenager over 15 may attend if they are accompanied by an adult. Please let us know in advance. 

What's the day like? You will be welcomed by your teacher and brought to a dedicated pottery classroom. Each participant will have access to their own pottery wheel/workstation and tools for the duration of the workshop. We supply all the materials you need. The workshop ends with a class and equipment tidy up - another important part of the potter's training! 

What should I wear/bring? Please wear comfortable clothes that you do not mind getting messy. Please bring your own apron and hand towel.

Accommodation: If you are visiting Schull and looking for accommodation, Schull Harbour Hotel offer 10% off their quoted price to anyone doing an Arran Street East course in Schull. Please mention this to the staff at the hotel at the time of booking! www.schullharbourhotel.ie

Are there any Health and Safety issues? Please note you will be working on a pottery wheel in a bent position which might put some strain on your neck or back or wrists. Please first consult your doctor if you have had back, neck, wrist or any other injuries

Please keep your hair tied up and your nails short. 

Can I take my work home with me? You will make  pottery pieces during the week which you are welcome to bring home to airdry if you like. Please bring your own wrapping (bubble wrap, tissue paper, small cardboard box, etc) if you would like to do this. Please note these pieces can be used for display only and are not watertight. You can recycle the clay in these pieces if you want to make something else or use our At Home Clay Kit if you would like to learn some handbuilding techniques in your own time.

What if I have COVID symptoms on the day of the workshop or have a positive antigen test? Please read our Workshops Covid Measures here. Please get in touch if you have any questions. 

Is my booking transferrable and what is the cancellation policy? You may transfer your booking into someone else's name - please just let us know before they attend.

Where can I contact you with any questions? You can email us at hello@arranstreeteast.ie.

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