Clay bottle
How to make a thrown bowl
Glazing is amazing

Improvers 4 day


Mon - Thurs 10-4PM | 4 DAYS | INTERMEDIATE

About the Class

This intensive four-day course is a great way to focus on improving your throwing, learn new skills, making bigger and better pots.  On Monday you work on the basics and your core technique, improving height with cylinders, developing these into bottle forms. Tuesday is spent mastering flatware with plates and serving bowls, working on scaling up your pieces. Wednesday is a chance to try different clays and work on your own projects. Project ideas include learning lids, pulling handles, attaching two-part forms. Thursday is spent trimming down pots and making them your own. You will have a chance to explore decorating slips before leaving your pots to dry ready for the kiln. The glazing class is the following week on Thursday 11th July from 6-9pm. 

The cost of the class includes all materials and you will be able to choose your best 20 pots included in the cost of the course with the option to purchase more during the course. We offer each student a potter’s wheel, potters apron, the studio stoneware clay, a chance to try some other clays, decorating slips and glazes.

All classes are for adults only and a maximum of 10 people. You will need to have completed a beginners course before attending this intermediate level course.


Monday - Thursday from 10 am 4 pm each day plus a follow-up glazing class on Thursday 18th July, 6-9pm.

About the Teacher

You will be taught by Simon Kidd, a Northern Irish artist making waves on the contemporary ceramics scene.


All classes are taught at our studio on Stepney City Farm, London, E1 3DG

Cancellation Policy

A full refund can only be given within 14 days from the initial date of booking.

You can reschedule your class provided I am given at least 7 days notice before your class date.

Regrettably, I am unable to change any bookings if LESS than 7 days notice is given.