Beginners 3 hour Weekend session



Come learn the basics of throwing, this workshop is designed for you to experience the ceramic craft. Materials and tools will be provided to you as well as your own apron for the day. Ridgeway Studios workshops work with groups of four only, to provide the right atmosphere.

  • Clay preparation – How to handle the clay
  • Learn how to wedge
  • Centring
  • Throwing forms
  • One to one help

Each session lasts three hours, with the choice of a morning session (10am-1pm) and afternoon session (2pm-5pm).



Three hours


Morning 10am – 1pm
Evening 2pm – 5pm

current dates

June 15th
July 20
th, 21st
September 7
th, 8th, 21st, 22nd


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Course Terms and conditions:

  • The course must be paid upfront to ensure a space. (There are only four spaces on this workshop so do bear that in mind.
  • NO refunds after course has started
  • If you are ill and miss a session or for unforeseeable issues we can arrange another time. But we cannot offer exchanges for more than one session.
  • The workshop is designed purely to gain skills and knowledge and only your best work will be selected by you to fire and to be glazed. If you wish to fire extra work you have created in your time at Ridgeway Studios payment additions can be added at the end of the session. A lot of work will be created in this workshop but a lot of the work will be trial and error and practicing.
  • No food and drink is allowed to be eaten during or in the workshop, however we have a garden and kitchen where you can relax on a break if you wish.
  • Clothing – make sure you wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting a bit messy. No heels. No necklaces.