Have a Go at Pottery Throwing


  • Date: Thursday 22 August 2024
  • Time: 1.00 - 2.00 pm
  • Location: Risingholme
  • Tutor: Della Goodinson

Participants will watch a demonstration and can participate in an interactive way if they wish to.  Participants are welcome to ask questions and touch and sit at the wheel to feel the clay spinning.

Get a sense of what is involved in wheel throwing, wedging clay and good posture at the wheel.  Understand the speeds of the wheel and the way hands are used as tools.  Understand health and safety and the cleaning that is involved when doing wheel work.

Please note: Participants will not be glazing, firing or making any pieces to take home.

Please also note: Clay is messy please wear clothing that is ok to get dirty, hair to be secured off the face and flat closed in shoes to be worn.

'Have a Go' Enrolment form

Our taster courses are only for those who have never enrolled or attended a course that has been run through Risingholme and are over the age of 16 years old.

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