Pottery Wheel Throwing Taster Class

Discover the joy of pottery in this small, friendly class in Hackney, East London!



2 hours Class size 1 to 4     label £60 - £70 (£60 per The Making Experience, £70 per Making + Glazing and Firing)

Have you ever been mesmerised by the smooth spin of the potter’s wheel, transforming a lump of clay into a beautiful form? Ever wondered if you could create something magical with your own hands? If so, then our pottery wheel throwing classes are the perfect place to start!
In our engaging pottery wheel throwing class, you will uncover the art of crafting pottery from scratch. Delve into the fascinating world of clay as you learn how to master basic techniques and mould your very own pieces of pottery to cherish.
Don't worry if you're new to this – our small classes ensure a supportive environment where you can flourish at your own pace. Our expert guidance and personalised attention will help you feel at ease and confident in exploring your creativity.
  • Enjoy a hands-on experience with just 4 students per class, allowing for a tailored learning journey.
  • Immerse yourself for 2 hours in the art of wheel throwing, where all materials including clay and tools are provided.
  • Learn how to throw on the wheel and transform a lump of clay into a unique work of art under the guidance of our experienced teacher.
Ticket types:
£60 - The Making Experience
Perfect if you just want to try what it's like to make on potters wheel, have fun and play and don't want to keep your pots. This is our sustainable and environmentally friendly option, where we recycle your pots at the end of the class.
£70 - Making + Glazed and Fired pots
At the end of the class you will choose your favourite pot. We will then trim it, glaze it and fire it for you with our lovely satin white, food safe glaze. Your pot will be ready for collection 4 weeks after the class.
If you're not sure which option to choose, don't worry, you can decide on the day. If you decide you want to keep your favourite pot, the glazing and firing fee of £10 can be paid at the end of your class.
Experience the magic of creating something truly special with your own hands. Unleash your inner artist and leave the class with your own handmade pottery pieces, a tangible reminder of the wonderful journey you have embarked upon.
Knowledge required
This class is beginner-friendly. No previous experience is required.
 
What you'll get
All materials included: clay, tools, aprons and everything you need to create are provided.
If you selected the "Glazing and Firing Ticket" - at the end of the class you will choose your best pot and we will trim it, glaze it and fire it for you. You pot will be ready for collection 4 weeks after the class.
What to bring
Curiosity and creativity!
What should I wear to class?
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty. We provide aprons, but you may want to bring your own if you prefer.
What if I have long nails/long hair?
We recommend cutting your nails short before the class. If you have long hair, please bring something to tie your hair back.
Location

Boso Studio - Arch D, Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace, E8 2BT

Just 10 mins walk from Hackney Downs station

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Boso Pottery Studio
Boso Pottery Studio

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Nestled within a charming Hackney Downs railway arch, Boso Studio is a haven for all things pottery. Founded by ceramic artist Ania Perkowska, the studio is a bright, comfortable, unique space to explore your creativity and connect with the joy of clay.
Ania brings years of experience and expertise to every class, driven by passion for ceramics and desire to share her knowledge. Her infectious enthusiasm and patience create a welcoming environment where beginners and seasoned artists alike can thrive.
Boso Studio was designed to create a spacious, comfortable and welcoming space that inspires you! We believe that pottery is more than just shaping clay or making things. It is an amazing journey of joy, self-discovery, mindful exploration and creative expression. It can be a life changing experience. Magic, that can start and happen just here!

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