The Poly

24 Church St, Falmouth : 01326 319461
The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society

What's On Calendar

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Workshops // Coming up

What's on - Wed 20 November~Wed 27 November
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Workshops // All

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20 November
Wednesday
10:00am

Pottery Drop In Session

These sessions are perfect for established ceramicists and artists who’d like to access workshop facilities and equipment.

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27 November
Wednesday
10:00am

Pottery Drop In Session

These sessions are perfect for established ceramicists and artists who’d like to access workshop facilities and equipment.

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30 November
Saturday
11:00am

Living Festive Wreaths

Join Down by the River Florals to create a beautiful living wreath, perfect for adorning your door for the festive period and for time to come.

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4 December
Wednesday
10:00am

Pottery Drop In Session

These sessions are perfect for established ceramicists and artists who’d like to access workshop facilities and equipment.

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7 December
Saturday
10:30am

Swashbuckling Cornwall: Guns for Film

Guns - love 'em or hate 'em, they are a common sight on screen! But how do they get there? Come and find out in this pre-Christmas workshop.

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11 December
Wednesday
10:00am

Pottery Drop In Session

These sessions are perfect for established ceramicists and artists who’d like to access workshop facilities and equipment.

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16 December
Monday
6:30pm

Mini Wreath Decorating Workshop

Join Down by the river florals and get cosy this festive evening as we learn to create some beautiful mini wreaths. They are perfect for using on the Christmas tree, to hang in your home or as gift labels for someone special! We'll be using willow bases, and a mixture of dried and fresh materials to create beautiful & unique decorations this festive season!

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18 December
Wednesday
10:00am

Pottery Drop In Session

These sessions are perfect for established ceramicists and artists who’d like to access workshop facilities and equipment.

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13 January
Monday
6:30pm

Beginner Handbuilding Ceramics Course

The perfect introduction to ceramics, take part in our six week beginner's course. Handbuilding is one of the oldest forms of pottery, allowing you to make pots, bowls, plates and more, using just your hands and basic tools.

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14 January
Tuesday
6:30pm

Pottery Throwing Course

Our head potter Karl will teach you the basics of pottery throwing, starting with throwing basic cylinders and then developing your skills to help you make more complicated forms - covering bowls, jugs and mugs, as well as turning, firing and glazing techniques. Our class size for this course is limited to three spaces - so there will be plenty of opportunity for one-to-one tuition.

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15 January
Wednesday
6:30pm

Intermediate Handbuilding Ceramics Course

Develop your knowledge of working with clay, build on your existing skills and explore the processes of ceramics. This six weeks is Saggar Firing. Saggar firing is a ceramic boxlike container which allows reduction/smoke firing in an electric kiln the results from this method are very exciting.

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3 March
Tuesday
6:30pm

Glaze Technology

Glaze technology. When: Poly pottery Falmouth Places: 8 total Duration: Tuesday 6:30-8:30pm Tutor: Karl Owen Equipment & Materials required: Rubber gloves, dust mask, note book and pen. Aim of the course: : To give you an opportunity to gain an insight into the materials that make up glaze. : Gain a basic understanding of what these materials are and how they effect your glazes through experimentation and developing tests. : You will make basic glaze recipes from scratch and see the results each week. : Extended knowledge will be gained through taking notes, discussing your findings and sharing your results with each other. By the end of the course you will be able to: : Understand what the individual glaze ingredients do in a glaze. : Understand how to put together different ingredients to create a glaze. : Weigh different materials and mix glazes tests. : Reflect on fired glaze tests and analyse results. : Build a folder of glaze recipes and results. : Understand a basic awareness of Ceramics glaze, materials and studio Health and Safety practices. Level: Beginners & professionals - no previous knowledge or practice is required, yet it is also suitable for potters who have not had tuition in glaze chemistry.

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