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Workshops // Coming up // Pottery Workshop: 3 Day Intensive Throwing
26 June

Pottery Workshop: 3 Day Intensive Throwing

Discover the art of pottery throwing with our 3-day intensive course at The Poly Pottery. Led by our head potter Karl Owen, you'll learn the fundamental techniques for creating basic cylinders and gradually progress to more complex forms.

Through hands-on practice and expert guidance, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the nuances of this craft and develop your skills to create unique and beautiful pottery pieces.

Please note that this workshop is physically demanding, requiring the use of various muscle groups such as lower back, wrist, finger, arm, and shoulder muscles. 

Whether you're a beginner or looking to refine your skills, this workshop is perfect for anyone interested in exploring the world of pottery throwing. Join us at The Poly Pottery and discover the joy of creating beautiful and functional pieces with your own two hands.


Pottery Workshop: 3 Day Intensive Throwing

When: 26th, 27th, 28th June 

Where: The Poly Pottery (at the back of The Poly, accessed from New Street)

Duration: Three days

Class size: three per class

Tutor: Karl Owen

Cost: £325, including £1 Poly Fund and all materials and equipment.

If you have any questions about the suitability of this course, please contact our head potter Karl at

New beginner, intermediate and advanced pottery workshop dates are released through the year. To ensure you are notified as soon as more workshops are released, make sure you're signed up to our newsletter and follow us on social media @PolyFalmouth. 


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