Colchester Pottery Throwdown Summer School – Coming soon

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Colchester Pottery Throwdown
This hands on practical course is designed as an introductory exploration of contemporary ceramic processes. Each week will be based around a specific outcome introducing professional techniques and giving the learner the ability to make their own pots and the specific tools and skills they require to extend their abilities independently. Ideal for beginners and experts alike.
Neville Tatham

Originating from Durham in the Northeast of England Neville has been working in Essex since 2003, producing his hand thrown ceramics and teaching at Colchester Institute. He has exhibited at various galleries and exhibitions nationwide and has over 20 years of experience in the field of contemporary ceramics that has given him a wealth of knowledge and a diversity of approaches that give this course, depth, inspiration and a variety of creative opportunities at your disposal.

Colchester Pottery Throwdown Ceramics Course content will include:

    • An introduction to Clay types and preparation
    • Throwing
    • Pinching
    • Coiling
    • Slab building
    • Casting
    • Decorative techniques
    • Tile making
    • Ceramic design

*This course is not available to learners under 18.

As these programmes are not government funded additional learning support cannot be provided

Please call (01206) 712777 for more information.

Register An Interest Course Enquiry Line
01206 712 777
Subject Area(s)
  • Short Course
  • Colchester

7 Weeks
Start Date: New dates coming soon

Start Date New dates coming soon
Course Fees


As these programmes are not government funded additional learning support cannot be provided


Course Dates:
New dates coming soon


Attendance Days
  • wednesday
Class Times 6pm - 8.30pm


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