Pottery Making Taster Workshop

Learn how to make your own handmade pottery at this North London class!



2 hours - 3 hours Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 6 to 14

label £45 - £60 (price varies across dates)
Looking for chilled-out London activities to help you escape the hustle and bustle of the city? Sit back, relax and get creative with clay at this pottery making workshop in Stoke Newington!
During this beginner-friendly class, you'll learn all the tips and tricks needed to transform handmade clay into bespoke pottery pieces. Your expert guide will demonstrate hand-building techniques using coils and slabs before covering wheel throwing as you prepare to get hands-on with your clay!
Whether you're a complete beginner or a more experienced clay crafter, this workshop is a great chance to unwind in a London pottery studio as you let your creative side take over.
At the end of the class, your beautiful pottery pieces will be taken away to be biscuit fired and glazed, ready to collect after 4 weeks to display at home or give away as handmade gifts!
Please note:
  • This Workshop is only for age 11 or above.
  • Your finished pieces will be fired and glazed, ready to collect 4 weeks after the class.
  • A materials fee of £5 per piece of pottery kept is NOT included in the class and is payable on the day of your workshop.
  • Pieces are ready around 4-5 weeks after the class. We will send you an email when they are ready to be collected. Please check you email and spam folder. We will keep your pots in the studio for a month. If not collected in time they may be disposed of.
  • It is your responsibility to arrive on time for the class. Upon arriving to your class 30 minutes or later, we have the right to reject you joining the class without any refund or rescheduling.
  • No cancellations or reschedules allowed.
  • During summer, there is no air conditioning in the studio, so please bring water and dress for the heat!
  • During winter, it would be a bit cold in the studio. Whilst we try our best to keep the studio warm, please prepare an extra coat or clothes to keep yourself warm during class.
  • Please enter and leave the studio quietly - the studio is in the middle of the neighbourhood!
*** Please note that due to the nature of clay, results may differ from expectation, including but not limited to:
  • Glaze may vary from examples and are for reference only
  • Texture created may not shown in the final result
  • Pots will appear smaller from what you created from class, since clay have a 15% shrinkage
  • Pots may not be completely cleaned and may have small lumps of clay
  • Pots may be cracked or exploded
 We try our best to mitigate this problem but these are inevitable. Unfortunately, the class is non-refundable and we are only able to reimburse you if your work exploded.
Knowledge required
This class is suitable for anyone without any experience in pottery.
 
What you'll get
Clay, aprons and tools will be provided during the class.
Please be aware that a materials fee of £5 per piece additional will be required if pots to be kept.
Pieces are ready around 4-5 weeks after the class, please pick them up as they will be kept in storage for up to one month. We will send you an email when they are ready to be collected. Please check you email and spam folder.
We will keep your pots in the studio for a month. If not collected in time they may be disposed of.
What to bring
  • Fingernails should be kept short for health and safety reasons.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing that you don't mind getting a bit of clay on.
  • Please come 10 minutes prior to the start of the class, as this will allow you to sign in and get ready for class demonstration.
  • It is your responsibility to arrive on time for the class. Upon arriving to your class 30 minutes or later, we have the right to reject you joining the class without any refund or rescheduling.
  • No cancellations or reschedules allowed.
  • Cash or bank info for a transfer on the day to keep pieces.
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a date idea, team building activity or hen do.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum or gift for couples.

Location

cernamic studio - Stoke Newington 36A Windus road N16 6UP London

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Cernamic
Cernamic

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A rare and hidden pottery Eden in the heart of east London, Stoke Newington. Cernamic studio in Stoke Newington was founded, created, and built during the first lockdown of the pandemic, through hard work, blood, sweat, and tears. Nam and Susi two professional ceramicists run this fun and affordable pottery studio open for everyone from all walks of life.
Nam Tran is an award-winning practitioner who gives lectures and demos at universities and exhibits internationally. A ceramic lecturer and head of the departments in design and multi-media with Kensington and Chelsea college. Nam specialises in wheel-thrown raku, bringing years of experience and craftsmanship to every object made.
Tran's work is focused primarily on exploring the physical properties of clay and material experimentation is a strong characteristic of his work. He has been developing making enclosed forms that are much stronger than open forms and therefore resonates well with the alternative firing technique he uses. His work is dominated by thrown pieces that subtly echo the urban roots and conceptual design. Nam Tran first made pots as a teenager on a wheel in his own bedroom and remembers being captivated by the experience. With his unique alternatives methods and approach to ceramics, Nam Tran identifies rules and manipulates and bends them.

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