1 Day Introduction to Ceramics – Throwing Technique

An introduction to working with clay

This introductory day course in ceramics is suitable for anyone with no or little experience. Students will learn a range of throwing techniques from practical demonstrations. A chance to learn basic wheel based ceramic skills and practice throughout the day. Make a tea bowl or ornamental vessel.

The course aims to be upbeat, rewarding and allow participants to enjoy pottery at their own pace.

10.00 – 16.00 / £60 / Age 16+

Please note the times of this class have been changed on 9 May to 9.30am – 3.30 pm to avoid the road closures that come into place at 4pm for the Sunderland City Run.

Artist: Michael Emmott

Booking essential



We have been working hard to implement Covid-19 safety measures for our adult courses and workshops.

Although the content of our courses has stayed the same, we have followed government guidelines to make changes in how we deliver courses and workshops safely. We have put in place training and new procedures and protocols around social distancing, hygiene, handling of equipment and materials and PPE (personal protective equipment).

Please note that participants are asked to provide their own face-covering to walk through the building to get to their class and may be asked to wear their face-covering at certain times in class.

All our events are subject to regular risk assessments and while we currently expect to deliver these sessions it may be necessary to cancel for safety reasons if we deem it to be in participants’ best interests. Please refer to our full terms and conditions.

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