Courses

Evening Classes

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We welcome enquiries for new 10 week terms. Our Spring 2020 term is already full, but if you are interested in enquiring for the Summer or Autumn terms, which begin in April and September 2020, please forward your details via the booking page and we will add you to our reserve lists.

Evening classes at Wobage run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, between 6.45 and 9.15pm, for two or three 10 week blocks per annum. These termly courses, predominantly in thrown ceramics are suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced makers. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 9 students to ensure sufficient one to one tuition and a power-wheel for each participant. The focus of the classes is with the development of wheel-thrown work, along with other related skills such as clay preparation, turning, handling, slip-decoration and raw-glazing.

On Tuesday and Thursday evenings, Jeremy’s students make with stoneware, salt-slips and raw-glaze.  Students will be invited to make a selection of approximately a dozen of their best pots which they will wood-fire and salt-glaze. Each term consists of 10 evenings and a wood-firing which takes place on a pre-planned Saturday. The throwing studio is open on the Saturday for student’s to pot, inbetween their kiln stoking shifts.

On Mondays and Wednesdays, Patia’s students make slip-decorated earthenware.

Reservations for a 10 week term are made with a £50 deposit, the remaining balance of £170 (Monday/Wednesday) or £214 (Tuesday/Thursday) is payable on the first evening of term. A charge will be made in addition to the course fee to cover the cost of fired pots. For wood-salt fired pots (Tues/Thurs) this is £4.00lb. Once you have joined a course, students are offered priority of place for the following term should they wish to continue.

For  general details and availability  please use the online booking availability check, or e-mail: info@workshops-at-wobage.co.uk

For individual class availability, term dates and booking forms please use the following contact details:

Patia for Monday and Wednesday classes. Tel: 01594 542534 or E-mail: patia.contact@googlemail.com

Jeremy for Tuesday & Thursday classes. Tel: 07583287339 or E-mail: info@workshops-at-wobage.co.uk

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MONDAY CLASS – SPRING 2020 TERM DATES

  • week 1  13th January
  • week 2  20th January
  • week 3  27st January
  • week 4  3rd February
  • week 5  10th February
  • (NO CLASS – 17th February- HALF-TERM)
  • week 6 24th February
  • week 7 2nd March
  • week 8  9th March
  • week 9  16th March
  • week 10  23rd March 

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TUESDAY CLASS – SPRING 2020 TERM DATES

week 1  7th January
week 2  14th January
week 3  21st January

week 4  28th January
week 5  4th February

week 6 11th February

(NO CLASS – 18th February- HALF-TERM)

week 7 25th February
week 8  3rd March
week 9  10th March
week 10  17th March

weeks 11 & 12  – Saturday 25th April 2020, student wood salt-firing of the large ‘Phoenix’ kiln. The throwing studio will be open as usual for making inbetween student stoking shifts. Tuesday group have the morning/early afternoon shifts, so arrivals from 7.30am and last hand-over shift ending at 3pm Studio clean and tidy from 2pm to to facilitate Thursday group arrivals at 2.30pm.

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 WEDNESDAY CLASS – SPRING 2020 TERM DATES

  • week 1  15th January
  • week 2  22th January
  • week 3  29th January
  • week 4  5th February
  • week 5  12th February
  • (NO CLASS – 19th February- HALF-TERM)
  • week 6 26th February
  • week 7  7th March
  • week 8  11th March
  • week 9  18th March
  • week 10  25rd March 

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THURSDAY CLASS – SPRING 2020 TERM DATES

week 1  9th January
week 2  16th January
week 3  23rd January

week 4  30th January
week 5  6th February

week 6 13th February

(NO CLASS – 20th February- HALF-TERM)

week 7 27th February
week 8  5th March
week 9  12th March
week 10  19th March

weeks 11 & 12  – Saturday 25th April 2020, student wood salt-firing of the large ‘Phoenix’ kiln. The throwing studio will be open as usual for making inbetween student stoking shifts. Thursday group have the afternoon/evening shifts, so arrivals from 2pm for first hand-over shift starting at 2.30pm.

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TUESDAY CLASS – AUTUMM 2020 TERM DATES

week 1  15th September
week 2  22nd September
week 3  29th September

week 4  6th October
week 5  13th October

week 6 20th October

(NO CLASS – 27th October- HALF-TERM)

(NO CLASSES – 3rd, 10th & 17th November)

week 7 24th November
week 8  1st December
week 9  8th December
week 10 15th December

weeks 11 & 12  – February/March 2021, a Saturday to be confirmed,  student wood salt-firing of the large ‘Phoenix’ kiln. The throwing studio will be open as usual for making inbetween student stoking shifts. Tuesday group have the  afternoon/evening shifts, so arrivals from 2pm for first hand-over shift starting at 2.30pm.

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THURSDAY CLASS – AUTUMM 2020 TERM DATES

week 1  17th September
week 2  24th September
week 3  1st October

week 4  8th October
week 5  15th October

week 6 22nd October

(NO CLASS – 29th October- HALF-TERM)

(NO CLASSES – 5th & 12th November)

week 7 19th November
week 8  26th November

(NO CLASS – 3rd December)

week 9  10th December
week 10 17th December

weeks 11 & 12  – February/March 2021, a Saturday to be confirmed,  student wood salt-firing of the large ‘Phoenix’ kiln. The throwing studio will be open as usual for making inbetween student stoking shifts. Thursday group have the morning/early afternoon shifts, so arrivals from 7.30am and last hand-over shift ending at 3pm Studio clean and tidy from 2pm to to facilitate Thursday group arrivals at 2.30pm.