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Postponed: Ceramics Full Day Sunday| £65 | Level: Beginner

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

£30 – £65

Workshop Summary

Join our resident potter Mat Hughes and learn how to make beautiful ceramics on this full day course. You will be introduced to a various hand building technique like pinching, coiling, and slab building. Once you have hand made your pots you will be talked through various decoration processes.  You will also have a chance to throw on the potters wheel!

Day/Time:   Sunday May 17th 10am to 4.30pm

Cost: £65

Deposit option: £30

Course Tutor:  Mat Hughes

Course Tutor Business Name: Tae Hoon Ceramics

Contact e-mail/number: info@taehoon.co.uk

Workshop duration:  6.5 hours

Lunch provided? No

Ability Level: Beginner

Suitable Age: 10years+ (adult must accompany under 18’s)

What’s included: Tools, equipment & materials

Any areas of difficulty/ particular skills needed?  Non

What skill do I learn? Hand building and throwing techniques.

What will I take home? You will take home a small series of ceramic pots which will be available to pick up once they have been fired.

All glazing will be completed by the tutor. The option to return and glaze your pots yourself is also available as a drop in at any future Full Day Ceramics course for £20. Please discuss this with the tutor on the day.

What do I need to bring to the workshop? Glasses if needed for reading/close work. Lunch, or lunch money. Any stamps, dried flowers, or tools to make marks and decorate the clay with.


General Info

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to attend the event?  Contact the course tutor to check the age requirements for a workshop if not already specified.

What time should I arrive? We recommend you arrive 5-10 minutes in advance if your workshop time to ensure a prompt start. If your workshop starts at 10am, please note that access will given no earlier than 9.50am to allow us to set up The Barn for 10am opening. If you have travelled and have arrived early, we recommend you grab a cuppa from our lovely friends over at Tel Island Food bar, an amazing indie coffee shop on Milner Rd, just a minutes walk away. There are plenty of other coffee houses in Heswall too.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the venue? On street parking on Pye Rd is limited & primarily for disabled car users. The car park to the rear of The Barn is private and restricted in the daytime to Barn staff & tutors only but is often freely available evenings after 6pm. Otherwise May Road car park is accessible within a short walk of The Barn. This is a meter operated system. Public transport links are nearby with the main bus depot being a short walk to The Barn. The venue is easily accessible on foot from Heswall Centre and is located on the same street as The Johnny Pye pub and around the corner from the main PO/Sass hairdressers.

How accessible is the venue? The workshop space is located on the upper floor and accessed via approximately 10 wooden steps. Access can be gained via the front or rear. There are toilet provisions on the ground floor. We would advise wheelchair users or those with limited mobility to contact The Barn to ensure a car park space is reserved at the rear if possible although there are on street parking options for disabled Blue Badge users at the front of the building.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions? Feel free to get in touch via email to enquiries@thebarnwirral.co.uk or direct to the course tutor direct, if details have been provided. Is my registration/ticket transferrable? If you find that you cannot attend then you are welcome to pass your place on to a friend who may find it useful. Please let The Barn and /or the organiser know if you need to do this. Alternatively, tickets can be transferred to a future workshop up to 14 days before the event itself.

Do I have to bring my e-mail confirmation to the event? A register will be taken at the workshop so it isn’t necessary to print your ticket. In fact, we’d prefer you didn’t to save the paper & the environment! What is the refund/cancellation policy? Refunds will be offered in the event of the class being cancelled. In this scenario, we will give as much notice as possible and offer alternative dates if appropriate. This class does have a minimum requirement of ticket sales for it to proceed so there is a possibility of it being cancelled. However, we will aim to contact you with at least 3-5 days notice if this is the case. If for any reason you find you are unable to attend, then please get in touch and a refund (less any non refundable deposit) can be offered up to 14 days before the workshop . After this period and within 14 days of an event, we are unable to offer a refund.

What can or should I bring into the event? It is recommended to wear comfortable/old clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty and an apron to most workshops. Light refreshments will be provided along with biscuits but you are welcome to bring your own snacks, particularly if your course runs over lunch or you have special dietary requirements. Please inform the venue should you have a nut allergy 7 days prior to attending the workshop. Course tutors will provide all necessary tools, equipment & materials unless specified


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May 17
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
£30 – £65
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The Barn
Pye Road, Heswall
Wirral, Merseyside CH60 0DB United Kingdom
07707 641878