Courses

Evening Classes

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We welcome enquiries for new 10/11 week terms. If you are interested in enquiring for the Spring term, which begins in January 2019, 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 three ten or eleven 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.

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

Reservations for a 10 or 11 week term are made with a £50 deposit, the remaining balance of £145, or for Tues/Thurs. £170  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 £3.50lb. 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: 01989 562498 or E-mail: info@workshops-at-wobage.co.uk

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MONDAY CLASS – AUTUMN 2018 TERM DATES

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WEDNESDAY CLASS – AUTUMN 2018 TERM DATES

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TUESDAY CLASS – AUTUMN 2018 TERM DATES

week 1  18th September
week 2  25th September

week 3  2nd October
week 4  9th October
week 5  16th October

(SATURDAY 20TH OCTOBER, Wood-salt firing for last term’s pots.)


week 6  23rd October

no class 30th October- HALF-TERM,  then no classes, 6th, 13th, 20th November

week 7  27th November
week 8  4th December

week 9  11th December

weeks 10 & 11   Feb’/March 2019, Saturday to be confirmed,  student wood salt-firing of the ‘Phoenix’ kiln. The throwing studio will be open as usual, daytime and evening, for making inbetween student stoking shifts. 

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THURSDAY CLASS – AUTUMN 2018 TERM DATES

week 1  20th September
week 2  27th September

week 3  4th October

(SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER, Wood-salt firing for last term’s pots.)


week 4  11th October
week 5  18th October
week 6  25th October

no class 1st November- HALF-TERM,  then no classes, 8th, 15th, 22nd November

week 7  29th November
week 8  6th December

week 9  13th December

weeks 10 & 11   Feb’/March 2019, Saturday to be confirmed,  student wood salt-firing of the ‘Phoenix’ kiln. The throwing studio will be open as usual, daytime and evening, for making inbetween student stoking shifts. 

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