Hand Building Pottery Course

Learn hand building pottery techniques over five weeks in Newcastle!

5 x 3 hours Class size 1 to 8

label $599 (or 4 payments of $149.75 Afterpay)

On the hunt for unique Newcastle activities? Sink your hands into clay for five weeks at our hand building pottery course!

This workshop is designed for all skill levels, offering you the chance to learn exciting techniques like slab building and coiling to make beautiful bowls, plates, platters and decorative vases.

Not only will you learn the relaxing and therapeutic art form of hand building, but you'll also be able to experiment with surface decoration and glaze techniques.

Anyone aged 8 and over is welcome to join, but anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult who is also taking the class.

If you left your items to dry or be fired in our studio, You'll get an SMS when they're ready for pickup. Please be sure to label your pieces and show us a pic to make it an easy collection for everyone. If you're taking your creation home, let it air dry for 4 weeks for best results. Shipping? Yes! Just $15 if you live in NSW and $18 for the rest of Australia. Please contact the team to arrange if you'd like us to post your pieces to you when they're ready.

*Work may crack or even explode during kiln firing; we do not offer refunds for such instances. If your piece is mistakenly picked up by someone else, we regret we cannot offer refunds. Ensure your name is clearly marked on your work.

Knowledge required
Session repeats

This class series runs over 5 consecutive sessions, at the same time every week.

Suitable for

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 8 years old).

An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.


The Art Department Newcastle - 1/133 King Street, Newcastle NSW

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Led by professional pottery teachers, relax, get messy, and connect with others while learning fun techniques. All you need is your imagination and creative spirit, whether you're a beginner or a pro.


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