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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. 
Plaster Model/Mould Making For Slip Cast Ceramics with Ed Bentley - December 03, 2014 to December 05, 2014
These three day residential courses help craft potters, students or anyone wishing to develop their skills in plaster mould making for slip-cast ceramics.   All are welcome to attend, regardless of current skill level and background. 
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.
Julian Jardine - Adult Clay Sculpture courses - October 28, 2014 to December 17, 2014
Adult Clay Classes - A course of classes allowing individuals to have a go at sculpting in clay.  £88 - for 8 weeks
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. 
Pottery - 10 Wk. Evening Classes (no dates yet): Gary Wood - October 08, 2014 to January 28, 2015
Explore your creative potential through clay!
Pottery Weekend Workshop with Gary Wood (no dates yet) - October 06, 2014 to January 31, 2015
Gary will teach you a number of forming techniques and methods of mark making which you can develop over the weekend. 
Plaster Model/Mould Making For Slip Cast Ceramics with Ed Bentley - February 04, 2015 to February 06, 2015
These three day residential courses help craft potters, students or anyone wishing to develop their skills in plaster mould making for slip-cast ceramics.   All are welcome to attend, regardless of current skill level and background. 
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.
Evening Classes at Wobage - Jeremy Steward, Patia Davis & Ana Simmons - January 05, 2015 to March 09, 2015
Jeremy Steward, Patia Davis & Ana Simmons - These 10 week courses, predominantly in thrown ceramics are suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced makers. (Now **Monday evenings too!)
Evening Class Monday's Patia Davis - January 05, 2015 to March 09, 2015
A wheel throwing course run by Patia Davis at Wobage.
Plaster Model/Mould Making For Slip Cast Ceramics with Ed Bentley - April 22, 2015 to April 24, 2015
These three day residential courses help craft potters, students or anyone wishing to develop their skills in plaster mould making for slip-cast ceramics.   All are welcome to attend, regardless of current skill level and background. 
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.
Glaze making and surface explorations: Jim Robison - May 24, 2015 to May 29, 2015
Informative lectures followed by practical experience of mixing raw materials into slips and glazes.
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! 
Making and decorating: Jim Robison - July 26, 2015 to July 31, 2015
Hands on making in all areas, but with specific emphasis on hand built and extruded forms.