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2016 Throwing Courses and Taster Sessions from Leach Pottery St Ives

Whether you are a student potter, a keen amateur, an improver or a complete beginner, a throwing course at the historic Leach Pottery is a unique experience.

We offer a 3 or 5 day practice-based throwing course aimed at beginners who would like to learn basic throwing skills and for those who have some experience of throwing, and would like to further develop their skills. Courses still available as follows:

9th – 13th (5 days)
16th – 18th (3 days)
30th – 1st June (3 days)

6th – 10th (5 days)
13th – 15th (3 days)
20th – 22nd (3 days)

4th – 8th (5 days)
11th – 13th (3 days)
25th – 27th (3 days)

8th – 12th (5 days)
15th – 17th (3 days)
22nd – 24th (3 days)

Duration – 3 or 5 days (10am – 4pm daily). Designed to improve your throwing skills, techniques and experience. One-to-one tuition sessions on a daily basis. Clay supplied. Participants can choose one piece that will be fired here (postage charge will apply). Basic tools available if required.
Cost: £300 (3 days) and £450 (5 days).

Half-day introductory taster courses throwing on the potter’s wheel in the Clore Learning Studio. These courses offer an introduction to throwing for beginners and includes one-to-one tuition with one of our professional potters. Courses still available as follows:

Wednesday 16th March
Monday 23rd May
Monday 18th July
Monday 5th September
Monday 7th November

Each session limited to 2 places maximum. Half day 10am – 12noon. Firing is not included but you are welcome to take your pots and have them fired elsewhere.

Cost: £50 including tuition, materials, aprons and tools.

For further details email jackie@leachpottery.com