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If you would like to book a specific course but let the recipient choose a date that suits, simply simply get in touch – we can process a payment via a pay by link and can create an electronic voucher which will be emailed – this can be printed off and presented. The voucher will included details on how to redeem and is valid for one year.
Let them choose with a gift voucher- as a guide our bite sized workshop (under 3 hours) cost between £34-£68. Our one day courses cost between £95-£120 and our week long courses cost between £485-£600. To make things simpler we can sell a voucher that can be redeemed against any 3 hour or less bite for £50, any one day course for £100 or any week long course for £500. This allows your recipient to choose any bite, one day course or week long course according to the voucher type. To take advantage of this offer please get in touch. We’ll send a pay by link and then an electronic voucher which can be printed off and presented.
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(3 hours or less)
These make popular, fun gifts and include introductions to a range of different arts and craft: like wheel thrown pottery, painting and drawing, sculpture…
1 day courses from £85. 2 day courses from £175
We have a number of one and two day courses in subjects such as painting, pottery, photography, candle making and glass. Simply search in our short course section and free up a weekend.
5 day courses from £485
Our short courses include a number of 2 day courses which are mainly held at the weekends, along with week long courses in most subjects including painting and drawing, art and craft taster mixes, sculpture and print making. These can be viewed in our short course section.
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Learn wheel throwing basics
This 2.5 hour wheel thrown pottery introduction gets you hands-on and dirty learning wheel throwing pottery basics. (Patrick Swayze not included).
Each student will have their own wheel to work from and following a masterful tutor demonstration its straight down to practice. Out tutors include Nam Tram and Clover from the recent series of The Great Pottery Throwdown,expect to be impressed.
Support will be on hand as you try to get to grips with centering and throwing basics. We keep class sizes small: no more than 5 students to make sure you each get the proper attention. Expect a few pieces to make it below the table into the slop bucket for recycling and about 2 pieces each to make it onto the keeps board. We'll fire and glaze keeps ready for collection in about 4 weeks time.
Please note that we continually add dates to meet demand. This workshop normally runs on a Sunday morning or afternoon. If you're looking for a date in advance that is not on the list, please get in touch as we may be able to schedule it.
Want to create?
Want to play?
Your ideas with our teaching approach will get your hands dirty and sculpting in the first 5 minutes.You'll need to decide on what you want to make from the word go and we'll give you some pointers – like where to put the handle. We then fire and glaze your best 2 pieces in a colour of your choice – ready for collection up to 4 weeks later.
Want to take better photographs?
Let our trained professionals show you how.
Are you a beginner or an improver. Would like to get a clearer understanding of your camera controls. Fed up with automatic settings and ready to unleash the creative potential of your camera. Or you may have some understanding of technique but need to brush up on your knowledge and rekindle your passion for photography. If the answer is yes, this course if for you.
Our SW London digital photography course are suitable for complete beginners, and those who have taken a digital photography course before but just want to brush up on old skills.
Want to paint
but feel you need to get to grips with drawing first?
With our fast track painting and drawing course you'll make excellent progress in both painting and drawing basics in just one week. We're excellent at what we do and guarantee results.
Intensive 1 day
with Nina Burrows, BA Hons, Cert Ed.
This one-day course is pitched at beginners wishing to gain a firm grip of watercolour basics so that they can experiment and develop their skills at home. The course is suitable for those wishing to explore traditional or experimental watercolour skills.
During a 2.5 hour taster you’ll learn about the different materials that can be incorporated into mosaic, about bases and adhesives. You’ll also get to work on your own mosaic mirror using pre-cut pieces. (think candy store). Children (aged 6+) are welcome when accompanied.