I think you’d all agree this Winter has been a long, cold and drawn-out affair. Not only have we been frustrated by frozen clay (it really does!) but, the three bouts of heavy snow fell at weekends, blitzing x3 fully booked potter’s wheel workshops. That’s quite a lot of participants that need rescheduling so we’ve added a few extra workshop dates to accommodate the snow refugees…which means even more opportunities to take a day or weekend spin on the potter’s wheel – C’mon you know you want to!
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FREE wheeling III 23 – 25 March 2018
Once again we are ‘throwing’ caution to the wind and taking part in the immensely popular, terribly creative and extremely good fun HEY CLAY event.
We are inviting individuals and families to make a pot on the potter’s wheel for FREE.
Participants get to take their creations away on the day to dry and paint at home or, they can be left with us to be fired and glazed at just £10. An additional £5 per pot will entitle the maker to paint their pot in ceramic colour right there and then.
15 min time slots available all day. Pre-booking essential. Tel 01531 633886 or firstname.lastname@example.org
We also have oodles of FREE parking on site.
HEY CLAY! is a national celebration of clay which gives everyone the chance to unleash their inner potter at venues across the UK through free workshops and taster sessions.
Here are a few pics from last year’s Hey Clay:
We just love hosting big family groups, no more so than when the lovely Capper family visited the Pottery in January.
Participants of all ages made pots on x7 potter’s wheels we’d prepped especially to celebrate Grandad Ron’s 65th Birthday.
We call this option our Deluxe potter’s wheel experience where participants spend 3 hrs taking turns on multiple wheels. We then fire and glaze the group’s creations ready to be collected from the Pottery approx one month later.
Fabulous inter-generational fun!
A lot of our lovely hen party groups opt for our 3hr ‘Deluxe’ potter’s wheel experience. As part of the package, the group make a collaborative artwork as a permanent memento for the bride to be of her celebrations at Eastnor Pottery.
The artwork is usually themed and we encourage participants to clay-model an anecdote about the hen, to be added to a large clay form. The addition can relate to any part of the hen’s life and can illustrate almost any story or personal attribute.
We love the stories that emerge as we construct the ‘story pot’ and the activity works wonderfully as an ice breaker, particularly if the girls are not previously acquainted.
Chief hen Philippa (pictured above) made a fantastic clay bee to symbolise her fascination, as a child in catching bumble bees in her bare hands!!! Once Philippa’s hens had completed the collaborative masterpiece, they all took turns on the x5 potter’s wheels we’d prepped for their enjoyment.
Everybody had a fab time and the experience is documented in photographs right here.
Valentines potter’s wheel event for creative couples. Wed 14th Feb 2018. 8pm – 9.30pm
We are hosting a fun fuelled evening of potter’s wheel fun for couples wishing to get dirty on the most romantic day of the year
Sweethearts will be assigned a wheel between two, taking turns to make love pots and funny shapes. The ‘best’ ones will be fired, glazed and ready for collection from the Pottery a month later – a permanent reminder of a truly memorable Valentines.
We have one of our customers to thank for the idea. A mum with young children and a regular at our family events mentioned her husband would love to do some pottery but because of work commitments can’t visit us in the day. Can we do something in the evening? She even came up with the title…Wine & Wheel…..Brilliant!!
Although complementary tea and coffee will be available, participants are encouraged to bring their own alcoholic drinks.
The cost is £50 per couple. The workshop runs from 8pm ‘til 9.30pm and places are limited to 8 couples and are expected to fill up quick. To book your Patrick &- Demi Experience, call Eastnor Pottery on 01531 633886 or email: email@example.com