A vibrant creative working environment for ceramic artists based in Glasgow, Scotland




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 Associate Member Schemes

For local artists, pottery enthusiasts and sculptors,


Introducing exciting plans for 2018! 

 Ceramics graduate internship,

Annual Residency for internationally based ceramic artists,



Classes and Events

 Scroll below for more information on the following:





Handbuilding Course - with Alison Gray

Thursday evenings, 19th October until 7th December.



Six Week Handbuilding Evening Course - with Melanie O'Donnell

Starting Friday 3rd November for six weeks.



10 Week Handbuilding Course - with Susan O'Byrne

 Wednesdays from 4th October. 



Raku Courses - with Nicola Henderson

 Fully booked - new dates coming soon.



Throwing Course - with Jonathan Wade

Pre-Christmas courses full. New course dates for the New Year coming soon.



Saturday and Weekend Day Throwing Workshops - Louise McVey

Louise is currently on maternity leave.



Tuesday Evening Handbuilding courses with Louise McVey

Louise is currently on maternity leave.





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Pottery Taster Sessions

One to one or with friends and family. Taster sessions also make a great gift! 



Private Classes

Expand your skills or work on a project with one of our throwing or handbuilding tutors.




Team building, celebrations or for groups of family or friends, we can accommodate larger groups in our studio for both throwing and handbuilding. 














Melanie O'Donnell is running a hand building evening class from Friday 3rd November for 6 weeks. You will be introduced to a variety of hand building techniques which will furnish you with the skills to let your imagination run riot!


The cost is £145, including all materials and firings, and a £30 deposit secures a place.
Please phone or email Melanie on: 00723418668 or melodee64@googlemail.com










10 week handbuilding course with Susan O'Byrne.

Start Date: Wednesday 4th Oct

Time: 7- 9.30pm

Cost: £240 - including all materials and firings.

This Introduction to basic techniques includes slab building, coiling, working with molds, mosaic, throwing and Raku.

Contact susanobyrne@hotmail.co.uk for more info.











Raku Course Dates

Hand build your own pots and discover the excitement of a raku firing!


To book or more information contact

nickyhenderson1@gmail.com or text 07711 579131















Alison Gray
Thursday Evenings, 7pm-9pm


Start date: 19th October, 2017
End date: 7th December, 2017
Times: Thursdays, 7pm-9pm
Duration: 8 weeks
Course cost: £190 per person (all materials and firings included)
Deposit: £30
Contact: alisonw.gray@gmail.com or 07908 208 466


Alison's Thursday evening class is a seven week course suitable for both beginners and experienced students wishing to improve their techniques.
In a relaxed atmosphere you will be encouraged to follow your own projects through the various hand building techniques.
Using slips the pieces can be decorated and then covered in a clear glaze.
Guidance and individual support will be given as you create your own personal project, large or small.


If you would like to reserve a place on this course as a gift for a family member or friend, gift vouchers are available.


Materials used: Terracotta, white earthenware and school buff clay,
Decoration: A variety of coloured slips and clear glaze.












with Jonathan Wade 


Pre-Christmas course full. New course dates for the New Year coming soon.

Jonathan Wade's new Monday evening throwing course will cover the basics and more advanced techniques of wheel-made ceramics.
This course is suitable both for beginners, and also for people who are
have had some previous experience with throwing and would like to
improve their skills. Throughout the course you will be using white
earthenware clay and will be able to chose from a basic palette of
glazes. Each participant will be seated at their own dedicated pottery
wheel in the studio.

The course will begin with foundation
skills like wedging and centering, before progressing onto different
aspects of throwing such as:

- Focusing on particular shapes like plates, bowls etc.
- Trimming or turning 'foot rings' on forms
- Throwing and joining
- Making lids

Course starts: 4th September, 2017 until 23rd October (with a break on 25th Sept)

Times: Mondays, 7pm-9:30pm

Duration: 7 weeks
Course cost: £200 per person (all materials and firings included)
Deposit: £30 (non-refundable)
Teacher: Jonathan Wade













Re-starting end of August, 2017

Melanie O'Donnell's new Friday evening hand building course will cover a range of techniques and decorating methods, and you will be encouraged to follow your imagination!


Course starts:January 2017

Times:Fridays, 7pm-9pm

Duration:6 weeks

Course cost:£145 per person (all materials and firings included)


Teacher:Melanie O'Donnell Contact: melodee64@googlemail.com or 07723 418 668











 Louise McVey's







Louise is currently on maternity leave.


If you would like to be added to her mailing list for Autumn/Winter 2017, please email her at louise_a_mcvey@yahoo.com



The Saturday & Weekend Day Throwing workshops are relaxed sessions for both beginners and those with more experience, with the intention of giving support to individual development, and offering time to develop consistency in technique.




Pottery Taster Sessions 

Whether you wish to have a go on the potter's wheel or handbuild your own creation, you can book a two hour taster session, private workshop or group workshop with us. It's a great way to relax with friends and family while trying your hand at something different. Family groups with children and community groups are always welcome. A taster session can be a great treat to celebrate someone's birthday or even an upcoming wedding.

Private Classes 

Private classes in throwing, handbuilding or mould making with one of our resident artists and teachers are a great way to expand your skills if you already have some experience. You can improve your general skills or work together with the tutor on a learning a new technique or to create more challenging work. 

Private classes with one to one tuition and custom tuition for groups can be booked at any time to suit your schedule. These can be taken as a one-off or as a series of classes to guide you through the entire process of making, turning, decorating, firing and glazing ceramic work. 





We can also accommodate larger groups of up to 16 people for team-building, birthday or wedding celebrations. You can choose from a range of projects for handbuilding, have a go on the wheel or divide the group and try out both the wheel and handbuilding during your session! As with the options above, the minimum length of time for a workshop will be two hours.


For information on prices and how to book for all the above please go to our Taster Session page.








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