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Pottery - Throwing: Next Step

Extend your skills in this Next Step pottery course, aimed at those who already have the basics. (Held at Wellington Potters' Association, 130 Grant Road, Thorndon).


A follow-on course for those who have some experience of throwing on the wheel and would like some guidance to take their skills to the next stage.

You’ll learn how to “turn” your pots with more confidence and be able to make a variety of small to medium-sized projects. Basic glazing of your pots will also be covered.

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
• Turn a pot
• Make a lidded container
• Make a rounded vase
• Form a reasonable sized bowl
• Do basic glazing

All materials included in course fee. Wear old clothes and footwear suitable for a workshop environment and bring an old towel.

Pottery courses are held at Wellington Potters' Association, 130 Grant Road, Thorndon.  All our courses are scheduled up to a year in advance which means the at times we may need to make changes to the original schedule.  Please make sure you check your emails regularly in case of any changes.

Note:  Courses need a minimum number to go ahead so if we don't have enough enrolments a few days before the start date, we have to cancel. We'll let you know by email so please check yours regularly. If you need to cancel your registration, here are our terms and conditions: "What You Need to Know".


You need to have completed a throwing course and be able to centre a piece of clay and make a cylinder or bowl.

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