clay vases hanging to dry

Govanhill Baths Ceramics

close up of clay pot

Pottery For Beginners

colourful clay pots

Pottery For Improvers

Our current Ceramics’ classes and courses listed below. Booking is essential and can be done online by clicking the link for each class, or contact us at: ceramics@govanhillbaths.com or call 0141 423 3919. Please also check our Facebook page

Salt Pig with Spoon

Sat 12 Oct, 10:00am – 1:00pm, £35

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Learn to use pinch, coil or slab building techniques to make a Salt Pig and Spoon.

Six-Week Handbuilding Day Course

Beginning Mon 14 Oct, 10:30am – 12:30pm, £95

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This six-week course guides you through the various techniques required to get ‘a handle’ on handbuilding. Starting with basic techniques, you’ll soon learn ways of combining, working, and finishing your new creation. Beginners are fully supported and directed throughout the course, and more experienced participants are given the room to choose their own direction of study.

Six-Week Handbuilding Evening Course

Beginning Mon 14 Oct, 7:00 – 9:00pm, £95

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This six-week course guides you through the various techniques required to get ‘a handle’ on handbuilding. Starting with basic techniques, you’ll soon learn ways of combining, working, and finishing your new creation. Beginners are fully supported and directed throughout the course, and more experienced participants are given the room to choose their own direction of study.

Fermenting Jar

Four evenings beginning Wed 16 Oct, 7:00 – 9:00pm, £95

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Learn step-by-step to use the slab technique to make your own fermentation crock and lid with handle. Once built, learn to decorate with slip and the sgraffito technique to customise your jar.

Pair of Mugs

Sat 19 Oct, 10:00am – 1:00pm, £35

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Learn to use the slab technique to make a pair of mugs and attach handles.

Coil a Vase

Sat 26 Oct, 10:00am – 1:00pm, £35

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Learn the coil technique to make a functional, watertight vase.

Hanging Planter

Sat 02 Nov, 10:00am – 1:00pm, £35

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Learn the slab or coil technique to make a hanging planter with holes for rope.

Milk and Sugar Bowl

Two evenings beginning Wed 13 Nov, 7:00 – 9:00pm, £35

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Learn slab and coil techniques to make a milk and sugar serving set with spoon.

Planter and Water Tray

Sat 16 Nov, 10:00am – 2:00pm, £45

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Learn the slab or coil techniques to make a planter with a water tray for drainage.

Pour-over Coffee Set

Three evenings beginning Mon 18 Nov, 7:00 – 9:00pm, £60

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Learn slab and coil techniques to make a pour-over coffee filter holder and pot.

Christmas Decorations

Sat 23 Nov, 10:00am – 1:00pm, £35

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Using textures and stamps, make beautiful decorations for your tree or mantle piece.

Christmas Decorations

Sat 07 Dec, 10:00am – 1:00pm, £35

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Using textures and stamps, make beautiful decorations for your tree or mantle piece.