Archive for children

Small steps & giant leaps

Children's footprints in clay at Castlemorton Primary School in WorcestershireCastlemorton Primary School in Worcestershire are entering a show garden at this years Spring Gardening Show at The Three Counties Showground Malvern.

It’s going to be a ‘space’ themed garden and the headteacher employed us to make clay foot prints of all the children currently at the school – one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind etc…

Pottery Family Fun Easter 2014

Elephant inspired pottery lantern made by customer at Eastnor Pottery HerefordshireThrough-out the Easter break we are offering individuals and families the chance to make pots on the potter’s wheel, model animals or make a plate, mug or clay sculpture. No minimum order and projects start at just £5. Just contact the Pottery to check availability, turn up and choose from our selection of inspiring projects. Tel 01531 633886

Children’s pottery workshops in Easter Hols

pottery humpty dumpties at Eastnor Pottery's children's pottery lessons in the Easter holidays 2014‘SMASHING EGGS!’ 16 & 17 April 2014.

Seasonaly themed pottery workshop sessions for young people aged 4-12 yrs with a respectful nod towards the tale of a certain Mr H Dumpty!

1.5 hr sessions  are tailored for two age groups: 4-8yrs on Wednesday 16th commencing at 11.30am and 2pm and 9-12yrs on Thursday 17th April starting at 11.30am. These age ranges are not strictly policed as younger and older siblings are always welcome on any session.

Places cost £15 per head with a 10% discount for x3 or more places booked. Telephone and email booking essential: Tel: 01531 633886

Make & take away

Girls take clay pots they made at Eastnor Pottery away to paint at homeDont forget, you can visit Eastnor Pottery & the Flying Potter in Herefordshire and make stuff out of clay to take away to paint at home.

These girls made a couple of beautifully decorated coil pots chosen from our menu of fired and unfired projects.

They took their creations away with them at the end of the session to seal with PVA glue and paint using water based paints.

If you would like to visit the Pottery to make coil-pots or pinch pot sculpture or even try the potters wheel, then please do get in touch to arrange a date: Tel 01531 633886 or email

Guides & splatter pots

Girl guide group visit Eastnor Pottery for some clay funWe were delighted to host Colwall Guides at the Pottery the other evening.

Apprentice Ethan showed the group one of his pieces made on the potters wheel and decorated by flicking coloured slip at the surface.

The technique obviously inspired the girls as the majority chose to decorate their coil pots (and the immediate vacinity!) in this manner.Pottery tools and boards covered in coloured slips