Classes, Workshops and Casual Gatherings

The Cairns Potters Club runs various pottery classes and workshops throughout the year for both members and guests to the club.   Classes and workshops are announced in our monthly newsletters.

** CLASSES ARE OPEN FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN. PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR INBOX FOR NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS. **

ADULT AND CHILDREN'S CLASSES

WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY — 4pm to 5.30pm (children) and 6pm to 8pm (adults)


Astrid Elika will be running regular Wednesday classes at the clubhouse — for children from 4-5:30pm and for adults from 6-8pm. Adult classes are $25 per session for tuition, with additional clay and firing costs based on individual requirements. The children’s classes include clay, colourful glazes, and firing. Due to Covid-19 restrictions you must provide your own tools.

 

Please contact Astrid on 0406 566 227 for further information or to make your booking.

CLUB MEMBER GATHERINGS - No Cost Involved

(Must be a financial member)

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY MORNINGS - 9.00am to 12.00pm


On Tuesday and Wednesday mornings the clubhouse is opened for members to practice their hand building, wheel throwing, decorating and glazing techniques and perhaps share a firing. It is also a chance to get to know other potters and share their joy in pottery making.

THROWING OFF THE HUMP CLASSES

TUESDAY AFTERNOON - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

 

SATURDAY MORNING - 10:00am to 12noon

 

Throwing off the Hump: Adult intermediate classes . ( You must be able to centre and pull up a wall)

You will learn spiral kneading for larger amounts of clay and  techniques for throwing repeated forms.

All basic throwing techniques will be addressed and improved. Attention will be given to creating shape and form.

 

4 x  consecutive weeks @ $100 (preferred)  Casual $ 30

These are small classes, 6 person max.

For expressions of interest  please contact, Carole Lomax: clomax54@gmail.com

CLUB CLASSES

 

FRIDAY NIGHTS - 6 pm - 8.30 pm

 

Adult six-week classes for beginners and intermediate levels in hand building/sculpture and wheel throwing.  Next classes commence the 3rd of September 2021.  For further details please contact Alison on 0407 482 858 or alilacy2622@gmail.com.

 
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