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Enigma Pottery

Enigma School of Pottery

Pottery classes and workshops are run in Frome by Jenny Barton (BA Hons Ceramic Design)  in our spacious, well equipped studio near Bath (see map).

If you have always wanted to try your hand at making a pot or sculpture, or want a new hobby then we run a range of classes and workshops for adults and children.  Adult classes last for 2 hours and are suitable for beginners and experienced potters alike. We also run pottery parties for either adults or children, and occasional seasonal workshops ideal for anyone who loves craft.  Details of all classes and workshops can be found below – you can be assured that all our classes and workshops are fun and creative!  Read some exciting blogs from some of my students here

Fees are payable in advance to secure a place.
There is a small charge for fired work.
For more information about pottery classes in Frome call Jenny directly on 07791699770

Enigma pottery classes, Bath

Due to the popularity of the BBC television series The Great Pottery Throw-down and subsequent high demand, I am re-introducing private throwing tuition.  You can learn to throw a pot on the wheel or refresh your throwing skills.  Telephone or email to book a time slot or buy a voucher.

1 hour individual session £55
2 hour individual session £95
1 hour for 2 people £85
2 hours for 2 people £150

Select and have two pots fired and glazed for each hour of tuition

Alternatively book a follow-up session to learn the art of turning and slip decorating your pots
£15 per pot

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Pottery making parties are a popular choice for  adults whether it is a birthday, hen party or family get-together.
Your group of any ability can enjoy making and decorating their own pot or creative sculpture at a time and date to suit you.

Pottery parties are held at the studio in Frome, near Bath.
One hour £15.00 per head – One and a half hours £20 – Two hours £25 per head
All materials and firings included.  A £5 deposit per head is required on booking.

For groups of 4-12 people
Contact Jenny to arrange a suitable date.

adult pottery parties, Enigma studio Bath

Jenny holds regular adults pottery classes at the Enigma studio in Frome. The classes are suitable for beginners or experienced potters as Jenny will always be on hand to offer guidance to inexperienced members.

Mondays 7pm to 9pm
Tuesdays  10am to 12 noon, 7pm to 9pm
Wednesdays 7pm to 9pm
Thursdays 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Fridays 10am to 12 noon
Maxiumum 6 per class
Pottery Classes For Adults – FEE £96 plus a charge for fired work based on weight.
The next block of 6 sessions start 19th February 2018

If you would like to be placed on a waiting list for available places please give me a call

adult pottery classes Frome, Enigma Pottery

Children’s pottery classes at the Enigma studio are run during term times throughout the year. Each child is encouraged to be creative as well as learning the skills of hands-on 3d construction in clay.  Children are encouraged to use their own unique creativity working on projects with technical guidance given.
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
4pm to 5pm

The fee is £51 for a 6 week block plus a charge for fired work based on weight.

The next block of classes start on the 19th February 2018


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Pottery making parties are a popular choice for children as an alternative birthday treat.
Your children will enjoy the hands-on making and decorating their own pot or creat animal of their choice.

One hour £15.00 per head
One and a half hours £20 per head
Two hours £25 per head
All materials and firings included

For groups of 4-12 people
Contact Jenny to arrange a suitable date.

Childrens pottery workshop Frome, Enigma Pottery

POTTERY WITH MOTHER

Saturday 10th March  10 am-12

To celebrate Mother’s Day, spend a couple of hour with her making a pottery keepsake to cherish forever

£ 25 per person including clay, glazes and firings

Booking Essential – call Jenny on 07791699770

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EASTER HOLIDAY POTTERY
FAMILY WORKSHOPS

March 27th, 28th, 29th, 31st
10 am – 12

Make a Coil Pot or Easter Figure
Any age welcome – Booking Essential

£25 per person including all materials and firings

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RAKU FIRING DAY

Due to popular demand, we are holding another Raku Firing on
SUNDAY 8th APRIL – 10 am until 3 pm

Choose a pot to decorate with our special raku glazes and watch it being fired (£10 per pot)
The whole process will take about an hour so allow plenty of time.
Pots are fired in the outdoor kiln, taken out molten hot, covered with sawdust
then plunged into cold water. You will then need to scrub clean to reveal the
diverse and spectacular glaze effects.  Lots of heat, smoke and fire!!
No need to book, just pop in

Saturdays 10 am to 1 pm – drop in session

Saturdays 2pm – 5pm – bookings only, please call to reserve a place

Children’s Parties, Family Get-together*, Hen Parties*
for groups of 4 or more – at a time and date to suit you

Choose the piece to decorate with glaze and leave it with us to be fired
Each piece priced individually, no studio fees

*non-alcoholic refreshments served (you are welcome to bring your own alcoholic drinks)