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Superhero!

Superhero poster children's pottery session 30-5-18Children’s Pottery sessions in half term. Wed 30 May 2018

We are delighted to announce details of our fun and creative children’s workshop sessions scheduled for the approaching half term holiday.

Superhero is the exciting and inspirational theme.

It doesn’t necessarily mean we’ll be encouraging the children to make Marvel Comic inspired characters (although who can fail to be impressed by the powers of Ironman or The Hulk!) We’ll also be encouraging the young clay enthusiasts to consider Superheros closer to home. We’re thinking mums, dads, grandparents, teachers or some other figure they admire or look up to.

Once the children have modelled their superheros using a range of pottery making techniques, they will have the opportunity to paint their creations, there and then with coloured slips and underglazes.

The resulting work will need to dry thoroughly before it can be fired in the kiln. We allow approximately one month for this process and details of collection times will be issued on the day of the workshop.

1.5 hr sessions commence at 11.30am and 2pm and are tailored for two age groups: 4-8yrs in the morning and 9-12yrs in the afternoon. Although, these age ranges are not strictly adhered to as younger and older siblings are always welcome to participate on either session.

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

Pirates!

Pirate pottery fun for children in half term at Eastnor PotteryChildren’s workshops in the ½ term Holiday
Pirates!
31st May 2017

We are delighted to announce details of our fun, creative and pirate themed children’s workshop sessions planned for the rapidly approaching ½ term holiday.

Youngsters will take a spin on the potter’s wheel to make a pirate galleon filled with rogues and treasure.

Captain Long Jon Potter and his crew of ceramic sea-dogs will be on hand to aid the seafaring creativity:

Those young landlubbers and scallywags who visited the Pottery back in 2006 might recall our ‘Pirates & princesses’ children’s workshops. We reckon everybody loves a bit’ a pirate and the sessions were fit to bursting. Eleven years on, we thought it was high ‘tide’ we hoisted the jolly roger and readied the rowlocks for another voyage of pottery pilfery. We set sail on the 31st . Arrr me hearties!

The children’s terracotta creations will be fired and ready for collection from the Pottery approx. one month later.

Sessions are designed for two age groups although younger and older siblings will never be turned away: 11.30am-1pm 4-8YRS and 2-3.30pm 9-12YRS. Places cost £15 per child with a 10% discount for x3 or more places booked. Telephone or email booking essential. 01531 633886 admin@eastnorpottery.co.uk

 

 

The hens of Hardwick

Mobile pottery hen party visits Hardwick House nr TewkesburyGreat to be back at Hardwick House facilitating more hen party pottery creativity.

Hardwick House is a half hour drive from Eastnor Pottery and is the perfect country retreat for large groups of girls looking for a Gloucestershire base. (The grand steps leading up to the front door always make for a good group photo too)

This particular bunch made and painted coil pots as well as each taking a turn on the potter’s wheel.

The fruits of their creative labour will be fired, glazed and returned to the girls in time for the bride’s big day.

Plan your pottery hen party 2017 NOW!

Girls choose pottery as a creative and fun hen party ideaLooking for a totally memorable, creative and unique hen party experience?

Here at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter we have been entertaining groups of gals for over 25 years and in our experience, January/February are the months hen party bookings come flooding in. If you fancy a bit of clay fun & therapy, nows the time to get in touch. TEL 01531 633886 or email admin@eastnorpottery.co.uk

We can cater for groups of up to 30 participants, offereing a wide range of making techniques including the potter’s wheel. (We have no less than 15 potter’s wheels for you to take turns on) Sessions available all year round – weekdays, weekends and evenings and prices start at just £15 per person.

So, relax, create and have fun in our idyllic Herefordshire studio on the Eastnor Castle Estate.

Examples of our pottery hen parties:

Potter’s wheel

Potting tent

Animals and sculpture

Coil pot creations

Hen party coil pots and their makers in the Potting Tent at Eastnor Pottery

Stop shopping start potting!

PFREE potter's wheel event Dec 2016 at Eastnor PotteryFree-wheeling & pot sale.

FREE Potter’s wheel event 16 & 17 Dec 2016 10am – 5pm

Calling all tired and weary Christmas shoppers! We are offering FREE potter’s wheel sessions to families and individuals to help them relax in the oasis of calm of our Herefordshire studio.

All you need to do is Tel 01531 633886 or email admin@eastnorpottery.co.uk to book onto one of our 15 minute slots held regularly through out the two days.

So take a break from the crowded stores and seasonal bustle, relax and make a complementary pot on the potter’s wheel.

Please note: pre-booking is essential

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