Pottery Class - Throwing on the Wheel

Discover he art of pottery making in this wheel throwing class in Manchester.



2 hours Class size 1 to 2     label £50
Sink your hands into this pottery class in Manchester with your friendly teacher from Partington's Pots. Unleash your creativity onto the clay as you learn wheel-throwing techniques.
Ideal for absolute beginners, this immersive workshop will guide you through different techniques needed to feel confident on the wheel. You'll enjoy intimate class sizes, so you can be sure to get plenty of personal time with your teacher in a cosy pottery studio.
Experience the joy of transforming a lump of clay on the pottery wheel as you make four to six pieces over two hours. Plus, one finished, fired and glazed mug is included in the price - hand-glazed by your teacher!
Once this Manchester wheel-throwing class is over, you can swing by later to collect your masterpiece or have it mailed directly to you. Either way, you'll end up with a tangible reminder of a wonderful day spent discovering new talents!
What you'll get
Your fired and glazed hand-thrown mug to keep.
 
Location

Studio 4204B, Unit 4 (Islington Mill), Regents Trading Estate, Salford, M5 4DE

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Partington's Pots
Partington's Pots

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David Partington is a ceramic artist and educator. He is interested in the historic and universal appeal of clay as a common material with creative, utilitarian and industrial applications.
He produces high-fired stoneware pottery thrown on the wheel, mainly commissioned for restaurants and retail -- his clients include James Martin, John Lewis and The White Company. David is inspired by the country potters of 18th and 19th century who produced pots that were unpretentious, useful and beautiful.
David has worked in creative education for over 20 years, engaging diverse communities with the practice of clay. A recent commission, Islington Mill: Place in the Community (funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund) engaged local audiences with the fabric of Salford's textile industry, through the industrial heritage and social narrative of the area. He regularly works in primary schools and recently appeared on Show Me How, for Milkshake!, an educational programming slot for Channel 5.
He has exhibited nationally and internationally, with many pieces held in private collections around the world. His studio is based at Islington Mill, Salford.

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