Sculpture & Pottery

Weekend Workshops

August

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  • Faces in Clay

  • Saturday 11 – Sunday 12 August. 10am – 4pm
    £61 / £41 . Tutor: Dee Barnes

  • Using simple techniques such as slab building, coiling and press moulding, our weekend pottery workshops are perfect for beginners and improvers.
  • Create a piece inspired by our exhibition In My Shoes.
  • Book now

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Weekend Workshops

January

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  • Small Scale Character Heads in Clay

  • Saturday 26 January, 10am - 4pm
    £41 full / £23 concession for 1 session

  • Tutor: Austin Orwin
  • A fun filled day working with clay exploring character and expression, using simple techniques to build up an imagined character head.
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March

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  • Introduction to Sculpture

  • Saturday 2 March, 10am - 4pm
    £41 full / £23 concession for 1 session

  • Tutor: Austin Orwin
  • Ever fancied being the next Henry Moore or Barbara Hepworth? This introductory day may be just what you need to start things off and explore those hidden talents. We’ll focus on the generation of design ideas, practical exercises, and the techniques of maquette making.
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Midweek Courses

October

  • A sculpture of a head by Austin Orwin
  • Experiments in Sculpture

  • Mondays, 6.30 – 9pm
    1 October – 10 December (except 22 October)
    Thursdays, 6.30pm – 9pm
    4 October – 13 December (except 25 October)

  • £103 full / £53 concession for 10 sessions
  • Tutor: Austin Orwin
  • Develop ideas and experiment with form, initially through drawing and Marquette making, before scaling up to create a finished sculptural piece. Learn a range of sculptural techniques through an ambitious approach to object making.
  • Book Monday
  • Book Thursday
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  • Pottery for All

  • Tuesdays, 1.30pm – 4pm
    2 October – 18 December
    £93 full / £48 concession for 9 sessions
    (except 23 October / 6 November / 13 November)

  • Tutor: Dee Barnes
  • A perfect class for beginners or for those who have had some experience with clay. Each week you will learn pinch, slab and coiling techniques.
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  • Sculptural Ceramics

  • Thursdays, 10am – 12.30pm
    4 October – 13 December (except 25 October)

  • £103 full / £53 concession for 10 sessions
  • Tutor: Austin Orwin
  • Consider form, space, shadow, balance and surface
  • Work in a variety of sculptural techniques with a range of clays, considering form, space, shadow, balance and surface. Learn in a very supportive environment.
  • Book now

January

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  • Pottery for All

  • Tuesdays, 1.30pm – 4pm
    29 January – 9 April
    £103 full / £53 concession for 10 sessions
    (except 19 February)

  • Tutor: Dee Barnes
  • A perfect class for beginners or for those who have had some experience with clay. Each week you will learn pinch, slab and coiling techniques.
  • Book now
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  • Experiments in Sculpture

  • Mondays, 6.30 – 9pm
    28 January – 8 April (except 18 February)
    Thursdays, 6.30pm – 9pm
    31 January – 11 April (except 21 February)

  • £103 full / £53 concession for 10 sessions
  • Tutor: Austin Orwin
  • Develop ideas and experiment with form, initially through drawing and Marquette making, before scaling up to create a finished sculptural piece. Learn a range of sculptural techniques through an ambitious approach to object making.
  • Book Monday
  • Book Thursday
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  • Sculptural Ceramics

  • Thursdays, 10am – 12.30pm
    31 January – 11 April (except 21 February)

  • £103 full / £53 concession for 10 sessions
  • Tutor: Austin Orwin
  • Consider form, space, shadow, balance and surface
  • Work in a variety of sculptural techniques with a range of clays, considering form, space, shadow, balance and surface. Learn in a very supportive environment.
  • Book now

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