(Short Course) Ceramics Throwing

Close up of hands on a potters wheel

Course details

Year of entry

2024, 2025


8 weeks

Institution Code




Why choose? this course?

Have you ever wanted to have a go on a potters wheel? Our course takes you through the basics of preparing and centering the clay though to how to throw your own bowls and vessels. Taught by professional ceramicists, you will have the chance to develop your skills and produce objects to use at home.

Key course features

  • Practical sessions in our Regent Street Art School workshops.
  • Discover a variety of ceramics techniques.
  • Design and produce your own personal creations.

What you will study

This evening class will introduce you to some of the processes of throwing ceramics on a potters wheel. Participants will be guided through a variety of ceramic techniques, from preparing the raw clay through to finished glazed pieces.

You will be guided to produce your own individual design ideas using experimental methods guided by demonstrations.

Entry requirements & applying

This course is subject to minimum participants and payments will be returned in full if the course does not recruit the minimum cohort.

Teaching & Assessment

The portfolio of work accumulated during the short course can be presented for assessment providing 10 HE credits.

Fees & funding


This fee covers attendance and tutorage, including assessment and basic materials.  Additional cost may be incurred if participants choose to work with non-standard materials or at high volume or large format.

Do you live in Wales? We have a number of funding opportunities available, please complete the form below to find out if you are eligible to study this course for free. Apply now via this form.

Course dates

6pm-8:15pm once a week for 8 weeks, starting on either of the following dates:
•    Monday 15th April 2024 
•    Tuesday 16th April 2024 
•    Wednesday 17th April 2024
•    Thursday 18th April 2024

•    Monday 24th June 2024
•    Tuesday 25th June 2024
•    Wednesday 26th June 2024
•    Thursday 27th June 2024