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Just Making Better Pots in Cornwall - Richard Phethean - September 29, 2014 to October 03, 2014
Five day intensive throwing course for experienced ceramicists or keen beginners. Lots of time, clay and individula tuition, to develop and improve throwing techniques and attempt new forms.
La Meridiana - 40 Raku and its colours - Ute Grossmann - September 28, 2014 to October 04, 2014
A superlative use of color with the Raku technique. Handbuilding and Raku firing. For all
MOULD MAKING AND BONE CHINA WORKSHOPS IN WILTSHIRE - Sasha Wardell - October 06, 2014 to October 11, 2014
This year two different types of courses are offered over five and a half days - the general introductory course and an advanced course.  Both of which are held in a working studio and are limited to 4 students maximum to allow for personal tuition.
Weekend Classes - John Huggins, Ruardean Pottery - October 18, 2014 to October 19, 2014
Held most months these pottery classes are designed to develop the skills of throwing on the potters wheel. 
Raku making decorating and firing techniques - Tim Andrews at West Dean - October 19, 2014 to October 23, 2014
Experience the tutor's methods for forming Raku pots - either by hand-building or by throwing on the wheel - and try out various ways of burnishing the unfired surface using slips, including terra sigillata.(residential available)
Last Svend Bayer workshop this year - October 24, 2014 to October 26, 2014
Svend has held two workshops this year and they have been so enjoyable he has decided to do a final workshop in October. 
Ceramic Workshop with Claire Ireland - October 08, 2014 to November 12, 2014
6 week course starting Wednesday 8th October 2014
10.00 - 1.00 £180 for 6 weeks   + £5 firing charge
Expressing Essence in Ceramic Form - Antonia Salmon - November 09, 2014 to November 13, 2014
Antonia Salmon - exploring the essence of clay forms that you create. Ref: 4D 4977. suitable for all levels
TACTILE TECHNIQUES WITH CLAY - Rachel Wood - November 15, 2014 to November 15, 2014
Explore and have fun with the process of coiling and pinching. Using an experimental approach, you will gain confidence, skills and befriend your clay!
Weekend Classes - John Huggins, Ruardean Pottery - November 15, 2014 to November 16, 2014
Held most months these pottery classes are designed to develop the skills of throwing on the potters wheel. 
Exploring porcelain - throwing and hand-building:Jack Doherty - November 20, 2014 to November 23, 2014
Develop dynamic porcelain forms or containers by learning how to understand and exploit the intrinsic plastic quality of porcelain. 
Evening Classes at Wobage - Jeremy Steward, Patia Davis & Ana Simmons - April 29, 2014 to November 30, 2014
Jeremy Steward, Patia Davis & Ana Simmons - These 10 week courses, predominantly in thrown ceramics are suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced makers.
Make ceramic spoons. Claire Ireland - December 14, 2014 to December 14, 2014
Learn how to make ceramic spoons using hand building and surface decoration techniques.
Wheel thrown lidded forms in porcelain - December 15, 2014 to December 18, 2014
Explore the making of a variety of lidded forms - for example a butter dish, teapot or ginger jar.
Pottery Classes: Weekends - Ruardean Pottery - January 01, 2014 to December 31, 2014
Held most months these pottery classes are designed to develop the skills of throwing on the potters wheel. 
Understanding colour in glazes. Linda Bloomfield - February 09, 2015 to February 15, 2015
Gain an understanding of making and using glazes focusing on how using colouring oxides affects different fluxes in a glaze.
Experimenting with paper clay. Claire Ireland - February 26, 2015 to March 01, 2015
Discover the exciting potential of building with paper clay.
Platters and place: using slips, stencils and stamps on clay. Anna Lambert - April 23, 2015 to April 26, 2015
Explore simple printmaking and drawing techniques on clay and use them to develop your responses to the beautiful gardens of West Dean. 
Tim Andrews - April 01, 2015 to April 30, 2015
Tim will be teaching in April 2015 - exact dates nearer the time or contact Coombe farm studios for more information.
Advanced Raku Workshop with John Evans - June 05, 2015 to June 08, 2015
The ĎAdvanced' workshop for those familiar with burnishing and the use of Terra Sig incorporates a wide range of  fuming and smoking techniques (including a pit-fire)  and will be over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Book early Fills up very quickly!