Summer holiday pottery fun for all

Clay burger made by young potter at Eastnor Pottery during the school holidayFamily pottery sessions throughout the Summer Holidays Simply email admin@eastnorpottery.co.uk or tel 01531 633886 to book a session, turn up and choose from an exciting menu of pottery projects using real clay.

No minimum order of participants required and projects start at just £5. A brilliant and creative indoor activity for individuals, families and friends.

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Children’s space themed pottery workshops

Pottery experiences for children and young peopleChildren’s Pottery Workshop sessions at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter 30 & 31 July 2014 ‘Walking on the moon’

To celebrate the seemingly glut of Space related anniversaries in July – 1st moon landing, NASA’s birthday etc… young potters and space cadets are warmly welcome to make and paint galaxy inspired clay sculpture and pottery artefacts.

Aliens, rockets and spacemen will be fired and glazed in our kilns ready for collection approx. 1month later. 4-8 yrs on Wed 30th & 9-12yrs on Thurs 31st (guide only as younger and older siblings will never be turned away) Sessions 11.30am-1pm & 2pm-3.30pm on Wed and 11.30am-1pm on Thurs. £15 per child (10% discount for x3 or more places booked)Telephone or email booking essential. Tel: 01531 633886 or admin@eastnorpottery.co.uk

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Evergreens @ LPS

YR5 children co-construct values based story pots with the Evergreen Club LedburyGot to spend a lovely morning in the company of Ledbury’s Evergreens at Ledbury Primary School.

Evergreens is a well-established club (in its 48th year) providing a weekly meeting for senior citizens within the Ledbury area to meet for a chat and Tea. Once a month they arrange an outing/or “treat”. Last week’s treat – Jon the Potter, a selection of articulate YR5 students and a bag of clay!

The children chatted with the Evergreen’s about their School’s values based education before helping members construct their own ‘values’ based story pots based upon their life long experience.

Lots of stories, anecdotes and lively discussion – oh and some super clay constructions too.

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Rain Forest Critters

Pottery toucans at Eastnor Pottery HerefordshireA little while ago we worked with YR6 at Bishops Cleeve Primary School making clay animals from the Rain Forest. Having been painted in slips & underglazes, shipped back to Eastnor Pottery and fired, the critters emerged from the kiln recently looking pretty amazing.

Apprentice Ethan enjoyed setting up little compositions and photographing them around the Pottery garden. Here’s the rest of his images.

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Tenbury Wells Primary School

Potter Jon Williams worked with Tenbury Primary School WorcestershireCreated a stunning collection of collaborative terracotta sculptures with the children at Tenbury Primary School.

KS2 made owls whilst the little ones made the life cycle of a butterfly.

Nursery helped construct this rather handsome clay man during the interactive demonstration of pottery techniques.

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