DEPOSIT: 3 Day Throwing Course

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DEPOSIT: 3 Day Throwing Course


The course will cover: Clay preparation – wedging techniques, centering clay on the wheel, throwing basic cylinders then moving on to different forms – Jugs, vases, plates, bowls etc. Practicing your preferred form, throwing to specific measurements and repeat throwing. Turning and finishing, pulling and attaching handles and decorating techniques.

Total Cost: £300

  • £100 deposit - balance (£200) due by first day of course (for conce
  • Duration – 3 days (10am – 4pm daily)
  • Maximum 4 students
  • Designed to improve your throwing skills, techniques and experience.
  • All clay supplied. This is our Leach standard tableware body.
  • Participants can choose one piece that will be fired here (postage charge will apply).
  • What to bring - Please bring an apron or whatever you would normally wear when you work with clay.  We provide all tools and everything else you will need but if you have any of your own tools, maybe favourites, please do bring them along. We also provide a Leach Pottery note pad and pencil for drawings and notes.
  • Lunch – There is a shop close to the pottery that has sandwiches etc and there are several places in St. Ives to eat or you can bring a packed lunch with you. Tea and Coffee is provided. 
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All cancellations must be sent in writing by email to

Cancellations received 28 days or more before the course start date – deposit will be refunded in full

*Please note: We are unable to hold deposits to secure a place on another course unless there is a course in place with a place available. Your deposit will be refunded and we will keep you informed on future course dates.

Cancellations received within 28 days of the course start date – deposits are Non –Refundable

Cancellation of courses by Leach Pottery

A minimum of two places booked are needed to run a course. If your course is cancelled you can choose another course to transfer to at no extra charge, or receive a full refund for any fees/deposits paid. The Leach Pottery reserves the right to cancel any course at short notice. In this event you will be notified as soon as possible, at least two weeks before the course start date.