Throwing Taster Session

The Art House


Sat 22 Jan 2022 - Sat 22 Jan 2022


11:00 - 16:00



This taster is running on multiple dates and requires a booking for each taster.

Have a go on our potters wheel and learn to handle clay. These intimate 5 hour sessions will explore the processes of manipulating clay on the wheel.

In this one day session you will be guided through the processes of throwing, including: Prepping and centering your clay, coning, lifting a wall, and the introduction of tools into the making process. This session will be a small group, which will mean direct one-on-one contact to develop your skills and improve your throwing.

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Hannah Way

Hannah Way is a Designer, Maker and Ceramicist based in Wakefield. Hannah graduated from Cardiff Metropolitan University in 2018 with a BA in Artist: Designer Maker specialising in ceramics. She has since gone on to develop her own work in her previous studios in Cardiff and is now developing the Ceramic Studios at The Art House.

Who is the Workshop for?

This course is suitable for adults who are complete beginners or for those who wish to refresh their previous knowledge. You don’t need to feel confident in clay to start this course as all aspects of the medium is covered.

Do I Need to Bring Anything?

All equipment and tools will be provided for you as well materials to explore all processes. We recommend wearing old clothes or bringing an apron in case you get a bit messy! If you have long hair we recommend tying it back.

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Booking Terms and Conditions

Workshop and course bookings can be cancelled and refunded up until 7 days before the scheduled start date. Our workshops support the work we do as a charity, and because materials and equipment are ordered in advance, we regret that refunds cannot be offered less than 7 days before the workshop date. Please note that Eventbrite's booking fee is non-refundable. Bookings cannot be transferred between courses however bookings can be transferred to another person in the event that you are unable to attend on the day. In the event that The Art House needs to cancel a workshop for any reason, for example due to tutor illness or if lockdown measures are put back in place your ticket will be refunded in full.

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Venue Details

Find us at

Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2TE




Access Facilities

Accessible Car Parking

Accessible Toilet

Baby Changing Facilities

Family Friendly Venue

Guide Dogs Welcome

Hearing Aid Loop

Wheelchair Accessible