Make Time at The Potter’s Yard.

Autumn/Winter Workshops.

Relaxed, creative, taster workshops in pottery making for lazy days in October & November. 

Saturday Pop-Ups and Evening Classes.

SOCIAL, FUN, and CHALLENGING

Autumn/Winter Workshops at The Potter’s Yard

5th October 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Costs €125 Inclusive.

Porter’s Yard Night Classes

These 2-hour sessions are suitable for Beginners and Improvers. You will learn forming techniques such as pinching, soft slab building, and coiling, there will be time to try the potter’s wheel. Your pieces will be glazed and fired during the 6-week course by you and what you make is yours to take. 

The 5th is booked up but spaces on the 6th are free so book now by calling Patricia on 087 3681216.

6th October 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Costs €125 Inclusive.

Porter’s Yard Night Classes

These 2-hour sessions are suitable for Beginners and Improvers. You will learn forming techniques such as pinching, soft slab building, and coiling, there will be time to try the potter’s wheel. Your pieces will be glazed and fired during the 6-week course by you and what you make is yours to take. 

8th October 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Costs €60 per session.

An Introduction to Lino Printing with Print Artist Ann Kenny

Suitable for beginners experiment with cutting a lino block and printing your own design onto fabric or card.

15th October 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Costs €60 per session.

Seasonal Themes – Handbuilding in Clay with Ceramicist Ger Draper. 

Small seasonal ceramic wreaths, candle sticks & decorations for indoors.

22nd October 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Costs €60 per session.

Slow Making, Fast Firing  –  Raku with Potter Patricia Howard

Raku is a Japanese technique of fast firing small dry pots in a hand-built kiln, drawing the pots out of the fire whilst red hot, and using various dipping methods to produce some magical glaze colors right before the eyes.

5th November 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Costs €60 per session.

Seasonal Themes – Handbuilding in Clay with Ceramicist Ger Draper. 

Small seasonal ceramic wreaths, candle sticks & decorations for indoors.

12th November 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Costs €60 per session.

**Workshop Postponed**

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this workshop has been postponed until the spring of 2023.

Slow Making, Fast Firing  –  Raku with Potter Patricia Howard

Raku is a Japanese technique of fast firing small dry pots in a hand-built kiln, drawing the pots out of the fire whilst red hot, and using various dipping methods to produce some magical glaze colors right before the eyes.

In all workshops at The Potter’s Yard materials are supplied and what you make is yours to take. As space is limited booking is essential and a deposit will hold your place. Tea and coffee and homemade cakes are served during the morning.

For further information and to book please contact Patricia on 087 3681216. Beginners welcome. We plan to offer both raku and pit firing, and further details of timing and dates for these specialised techniques of the potter’s craft announced by the end of the month.