The Great British Pottery Throw Down is Back!
If you've got a loved one who loves watching The Great Pottery Throw Down on Channel 4, then how about giving them a go at a pottery experience? There are a number around the country and there are a few examples below. It's a great way to immerse yourself in something completely different for a couple of hours - and who knows, you may even find a talent for it.
| ||Introduction to Pottery for Two at Eastnor Pottery, Herefordshire |
Enjoy the rural peace and get creative! You'll be designated a potter's wheel to share, and there's a professional potter ready to coach you through the process. You each have the chance to make two pots, and then your favourite will be fired and glazed. You'll be able to collect it from the studio about a month later or you can arrange for its delivery (that's an extra cost). Find out more from Virgin Experience Days
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Potters Wheel Experience in Staffordshire
Into the Blue have a Potters Wheel Experience in Staffordshire, which gives you the opportunity to create up to six pieces on the potters wheel!! And your pieces will be kiln fired so that you can use them and show them off to all your friends and family!! Create a selection of products from bowls to jugs, depending on your progress throughout the day. The experience covers clay preparation, centering the clay, throwing cylinders with the aim of producing forms of even thickness, and wiring pots off the wheel.
You can find out more from gift experience company Into the Blue
BYOB Pottery Experience with a Studio Tour and Painting Session at Token Studio for Two
In Southwark, South London, this is a great opportunity to make and paint! There's a tour to start with so that you can see how the process of how ceramics are made in the kiln and you will experience how to throw a potter’s wheel in the standing position. Then fire the bespoke piece of pottery and learn a variety of hand-building techniques. Afterwards, create, with a free painting session! Available from Red Letter Days Get 5% off** with our exclusive code RAHW2023
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Ceramics Pottery Workshop with Rachel Byass for One
This is a two hour pottery workshop - you'll learn how to make a pot on a pottery wheel. You can choose to create a bowl, vase, plant pot, dog bowl or another item, and you'll pick from 18 stoneware glazes that the pot will be dipped in after being fired. There's tea and coffee to indulge in too! Find out more from Red Letter Days. Get 5% off** with our exclusive code RAHW2023
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Pottery Wheel Experience at Poppins Pottery for Two
In Devon (Torquay), you can enjoy an interactive pottery lesson for two. You'll create a design a pot, which will be left for six weeks so that it can dry and be kiln-fired and then posted. The experience includes materials, firing and glazing. Available from Red Letter Days Get 5% off** with our exclusive code RAHW2023
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Private Ceramics Workshop for Two with Katherine Fortnum Ceramics
In Leicestershire, this is a personalised one to one ceramics workshop for two, with a private bespoke class with Katherine Fortnum who is an award-winning degree qualified ceramcist! Learn and explore different building and decorating techniques, and create a unique ceramic from scratch! Find out more from Virgin Exprience Days.
| ||How about a At Home Pottery Kit with Paint set by Sculpd? |
Tap into your creative side from home with this Pottery Kit (wth a paint set). You'll receive a pottery starter bungle with all the materiails, tools and guidance you need to create potteary pieces from home! A great way to get creative - you can produce something for yourself or to give to loved ones! Find out more from Virgin Experience Days.
There's also a At Home Junior Pottery Kit with Paint Set by Sculpd for £44.99
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Pottery Painting Class for Two at Urban Clay Norfolk
Enjoy a pottery painting class - it's for people of all artistic levels, and you can choose from a selection of items to paint such as mugs, figurines, yarn bowls, kitchenware, money banks and more! There's lots of help on hand, and quipment you might need. Get creative and take home a piece of pottery each as a memento! Find out more from Red Letter Days. Get 5% off** with our exclusive code RAHW2023
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Ceramic Painting for Two with Pink Parrot Pottery
In Essex, enjoy a day of painting and artistry with an afternoon session - try your hand at ceramtic painting, and choose to paint special and outgoing designs with specialist ceramic paints. Once the pottery has been painted, it's time to glaze and kiln fire the final product to harden and complete. Then there's a resting period for 10-14 days. After the waiting period, collect the special souvenir of a great day out! Find out more from Red Letter Days Get 5% off** with our exclusive code RAHW2023.
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In Stoke-on-Trent, Emma Bridgewater has a number of factory experiences with a factory tour, and decorating experiences, plus afernoon tea, too. Take a look at them here.
If you like collecting pottery, why not visit Emma Bridgewater's website and join her Lifetime Collector's Club? It costs just £10 and for that you get:
- Access to the Members Only section of the website - it has exclusive news and competitions and you can buy exclusive Collectors pieces online
- Early access to Sale
- Invitations to the annual factory open days
- Access to special seasonal offers and product promotions
- Access to exclusive Collectors pieces
- Invitations to product preview and launch events
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**The code RAHW2023 with Red Letter Days is valid to 31.12.23 and is site wide including special offers and 2 for 1s, although some products are excluded.