Workshop 305 Community Interest Company art classes in London
Workshop 305 Community Interest Company art classes in London

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Workshop 305 Community Interest Company

201 reviews
201 reviews

A social enterprise based in Wimbledon offering pottery, mosaics & print making at evening and weekend workshops.

Workshop 305 have created a relaxed studio atmosphere with a spacious ground floor that is divided into 2 large studios with a kiln room as well as a kitchen/dining area. The fully accessible building allows access for everyone.

Day to day, the workshop has classes for students with disabilities but also runs evening workshops in pottery, mosaics and print making for both adults and children with all abilities.

Our evening and weekend workshops, team building days and specialist workshops all support the work that we do.

FIND US

  • The nearest tube station is Wimbledon Park.
  • The nearest train stations are Haydon’s Road and Earlsfield.
  • Buses: 156, 200.
  • We have ample free parking.
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Chelsie
20 Jul
Thanks for the informative workshop!
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Nancy
28 Sep
Teacher explained really well all the techniques and outcomes. Love it!
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Gemma
1 Mar
The glazing workshop was really good. We were taught different techniques and then helped throughout, the teachers gave hints and tips to make things better :)
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Daniela
26 Mar
As a beginner the class was very welcoming class and the teachers were really helpful! Definitely recommend!

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Chelsie
20 Jul
Thanks for the informative workshop!
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Nancy
28 Sep
Teacher explained really well all the techniques and outcomes. Love it!
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Gemma
1 Mar
The glazing workshop was really good. We were taught different techniques and then helped throughout, the teachers gave hints and tips to make things better :)
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Daniela
26 Mar
As a beginner the class was very welcoming class and the teachers were really helpful! Definitely recommend!
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Louise
24 May
We had so much fun , experimenting with paint & glazinging , the tutor was really helpful and extremely patient with my children .
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Nancy
18 Nov
Love it! Amazing teacher, space, very nice atmosphere. Lots of utensils to work, cant wait to see the results!
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Helen
8 Dec
Very informative and personalised session, tutor was patient and helpful, warm and positive learning environment, would highly recommend.
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Helen
15 Dec
Had so much fun glazing the pots I made last week. Didn't get to do mosaic - maybe next year!
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Grace
18 May
A great afternoon! Everyone was super friendly and helpful, although it's in a bit of an awkward location I'd definitely recommend to anyone looking to have a fun afternoon getting your hands dirty!
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Chelsie
17 Jul
I bought this workshop as a birthday gift for my mother. She didn’t think she would be any good at it and therefore was very apprehensive about the session. She was pleasently surprised and we both enjoyed everything from start to finish. Our tutor Emily was so patient and helpful. Needless to say we will be back for more.
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Clare
10 Jan
Great class, lets you try several different techniques and the instructors are so friendly and helpful! Can't wait for the next!
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Rebecca
25 Jan
I attended a introduction to pottery workshop just before Christmas. It was a lot fun. The class size was small and intimate which meant plenty of time to get on the wheel and moulding. We were taught some great techniques for both the wheel and moulding. The teachers were patient, friendly, made the class and even let us rest our arms with a midway tea and biscuit break
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Francesca
6 Feb
Really enjoyed the session - it felt like a nice balance of being able to try different things with the clay, plus between being supported by the staff and left to your own devices.
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Ellie
20 Feb
Lovely friendly staff, very welcoming. The venue was easy to find and very interesting to look around all the good work they do there. I bought the taster session as a present for my partner and wasn't expecting to enjoy it so much myself, we are now going to book the next session to glaze the bits we made on the evening.
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Sarah
14 Mar
Really informative and relaxed, definitely recommend on your own or with a friend
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Katie
23 Mar
Really good workshop that gave a great introduction to ceramics- had a go at hand building and throwing. Staff were very nice and very helpful - definitely would recommend!
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Louise
24 Apr
Having never made pottery before we didn’t know what to expect, the team in Wimbledon made us all very welcome and explained what we could do , taking the time to help /guide us with our pieces. Would of liked more time to use the wheel , but it just means we will have to go back .
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Ella
19 May
Brilliant teachers that were fun and relaxed, loved this taster!
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Ruby
15 Jul
The team were really knowledgable and friendly. It was therapeutic and lovely. Really enjoyable
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Izabella
18 Jun
Lovely- helpful staff and very relaxing as an activity! Loved it.
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Christina
12 Jan
I love this place. It is the best post work wind down. Great people to give you as much (or little) advise, help or encouragement as you want. Good vibe and enough equipment to keep learning new things. Give it a try.
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Izabella
11 Mar
Loved it and will go again. Staff are lovely, helpful & encouraging!
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Izabella
5 Jun
Lovely staff & atmosphere. Many different types of techniques to try out too.
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Izabella
30 Jul
Lovely workshops & lovely helpful and supportive staff!
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Izabella
7 Dec
Great class- good facilities and tutors are lovely 😊
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Daniela
25 Feb
As a beginner to pottery, I thoroughly enjoyed the course! The teachers are very friendly and the class was very relaxed. Will definitely come back :)
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Izabella
11 Apr
Lovely class and lovely staff - will be coming again!
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Sophie
11 Apr
Really great classes where you can try a variety of techniques. Staff are really helpful in assisting you with whatever you want to make, and teaching you the different elements you need to get there.
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Ivett
16 Mar
It was an amazing experience, enjoyed a lot, nice friendly people in a place what reminds me for my kindergarten back in a days... I highly recommend to Everyone, specially if you want to relax your mind and escape from our running “everyday-life”... Hope to go back soon! :)
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Sylvia
9 Dec
A lovely evening, very welcoming and highly inspirational. Totally recommend
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Monica
29 Jan
Loved every minute of it! The team is great, good engagement and support in doing your best work!! I had the glazing class booked 2 weeks after the pottery one and I would recommend to anyone to book both of them! Much fulfilling to see the pieces developing and shaping in little decorations that could be displayed at home or even made into gifts!
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Lylie
2 Mar
Another lovely evening spent here, originally for making pottery, on this visit to glaze our pottery. The ladies are inviting, patient and knowledgeable - I absolutely recommend giving it a go; it's really relaxing!
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A
16 Mar
Excellent as ever. WorkshopStaff are extremely knowledgeable - most are artists themselves to a greater or lesser degree -
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Lena
30 Mar
Brilliant! Lots of colours to choose from, including dipping colours and underglazes. Lovely teacher and very efficient and welcoming course organiser.
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Philip
4 Apr
Had an awesome time learning about different glazes, how to apply them and how different colours interact not just with the clay, but with each other. Looking very forward to my next session to try some different ideas!
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Gemma
4 Apr
Great workshop - enough time to get all pieces done and have a cup of tea! Excited to see the results now!
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Laura
6 Apr
Amazing experience, I would definitely recommend! The tutor was lovely and so very helpful!
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Catriona
13 Apr
Such a lovely evening, learnt some really cool techniques for glazing and the ladies who ran the class were really great and always made the time to answer any questions we had. Can’t wait to see how the pieces turn out!
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Yuhong
17 Apr
Great fun and teachers there were very helpful
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Marine
18 Apr
I had a great time, and I can't wait to pick up my creations. The teachers are super nice and give different glazing options. They help you whenever you need but always let you do everything.
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Rebecca
19 Apr
This glazing workshop was fantastic, the instructors were helpful and patient and full of great ideas. Thanks to everyone at the workshop!
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Gabrielle Hedley
1 May
Another great class by the guys at 305 Community Interest Company. I had so much fun trying out the different techniques and learning about the glazes. I can’t wait to see how they turned out! Would thoroughly recommend this class and the pottery taster class!
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Shruti
23 May
Fantastic workshop again where we got to learn and use different glazes on our pieces, time flew by as usual! Would definitely recommend for when you've finished your pottery workshop!
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Raj
23 May
Second time I've been to the studio - really friendly, loads of advice and help, highly recommend! Looking forward to seeing how my pieces turn out...
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Jen
3 Jun
Fantastic class! The girls were awesome, really knowledgable, helpful and relaxed easy to learn environment! Thanks so much. Can’t wait to come back!
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Catherine
5 Jun
The ladies were very helpful and explained everything in an easy to follow way. Thank you
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Leyton
5 Jul
Workshop 305 are absolutely fantastic, Both sessions I done have been very informed. Staff a great and informative, always happy to help you when you need. I highly recommend these guys! Looking forward to collecting my work and putting them to use. 👌🏽
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Christopher
10 Jul
Thoroughly enjoyable evening! The workshop leaders where quick to offer support in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Will happily sign up to other sessions. Many Thanks, Chris
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Rebecca
10 Jul
Loved this workshop. The instructors were really helpful and informative.
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Sheila Rayner
3 Nov
305 was a lovely venue very light and spacious the staff were very friendly and helpful the children made Christmas decorations they thoroughly enjoyed themselves and couldn’t wait to go back each year
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Jo rayner
3 Nov
305 is a very spacious and has lots of room to work . I am a foster carer and the children made Christmas decorations for their parents they really enjoyed it ,the staff were very patient and helpful with the children. Really looking forward to going this year .
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Sally
18 Nov
Enjoyed the start of the festive period making porcelain decorations. Can’t wait to get the finished items ready for the tree.
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Alison
30 Jul
Lovely! I had a really relaxing and creative time. All the staff are really friendly and helpful. Facilities and equipment were just right and tea and biscuits, a very welcome extra!
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Lily
9 Jul
The taster session was brilliant. The studio is really relaxed and welcoming. You can have a try at anything and the tutors give you all the guidance you need. Would really recommend
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David
8 Oct
My wife and I both really enjoyed it. It was a friendly and relaxed environment. The teachers gave you guidance and some space to experiment. Their enthusiasm and love of clay was apparent and it made us enjoy it even more. Thank you.
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Gaurav
8 Oct
I had a great time - 5 stars!
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Lorraine
29 Oct
I really enjoyed it. Everyone was friendly and helpful.
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Nicola
29 Oct
Awesome pottery session. Extremely helpful team, fabulous materials and equipment. Wholly recommend.
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Viktoriya
20 Nov
Very creative , inspiring and relaxed atmosphere, friendly people.The only reason I am giving 4 stars is because of the location-industrial zone, it was a bit scary in the darkness to get there.And one tip-have an idea what do you want to create, at least kind of idea. After all WORTH IT!
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Daniel
24 Nov
Absolutely brilliant time with obby. Myself and my wife decided to try out some pottery and it was fantastic, really got stuck in, got to try wheel throwing and even managed to do some moulds. Really impressed and happy to go again any time.
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Nele
24 Nov
We had a great time getting to know the different techniques in pottery. The staff was super friendly and made us feel relaxed.
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Fiona
8 Dec
Loved the pottery taster session! Our tutor Sorcha was lovely and very friendly! I really enjoyed being able to try out the wheel, looking forward to glaze the pottery in our next taster session!! :)
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Lavina
8 Dec
Nice spacious and homely workshop. Very friendly staff!
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Lavina
8 Dec
Nice spacious and homely workshop. Very friendly staff!
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Fiona
15 Dec
Another great session where we did the glazing of our small pots from the first session. It would have been even better if we had been given a few samples beforehand as example to get some ideas on different ways how to glaze. Overall, really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and it was real fun! Will be signing up for the pottery course!
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Margot
12 Jan
The Pottery Mosaic Taster session was great.They very kindly listened to what I wanted to do and guided me to all the materials and gave me help and suggestions when ever I asked.It is run in a large room with lots going on and people of every age which mean there is a lovely community spirit.It is rare to see people of so many different ages working alongside one another to be creative.Thank you I will now be doing the whole 10 weeks
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Ernie
7 Feb
Great experience, great teachers, all round great experience. Highly recommend
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Kirsten
27 Apr
This was a great session! The atmosphere is very relaxed and friendly and we were given the opportunity to try lots of techniques. It’s a great way to try out pottery and mosaic to see if you want to sign up for a full course!
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Jackie
4 May
The mosaic taster was so interesting that I shall be joining hopefully the last three weeks of the course. There are many interesting projects to begin and there are piles of mosaics and tiles to make your imagination go wild! Having already had a taster session for Pottery I was able to find my fired work and get it glazed. What a friendly place to have a go and the tutors are very helpful.
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Sophie
11 May
Although the place was difficult to find, the atmosphere and teachers were great! Emily helped us a lot with throwing on the wheel and we really enjoyed our time! Looking forward to coming back to do glazing
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Nicole
25 May
So relaxed and wonderful!
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Jessica
6 Jun
Loved this taster session. Pottery is lots of fun & the team are all so friendly. If you would like to try the potters wheel then book this taster session today! Thank you!
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Allison
6 Jun
Great fun, Glad I have learned Pottery, Cannot wait to be back!
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Georgia
27 Jun
Lovely places, lovely staff. They were so helpful and let us be as creative as we wanted. Definitely going back!
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Kit
20 Jul
Great fun and the teachers are really helpful
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Helen
27 Sep
We had a great time at the pottery beginners session. Everyone was so welcoming and Mike our teacher was great. Would recommend to anyone. Helen
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Tristan
30 Sep
My fiancee thoroughly enjoyed her evening, Mike was a great teacher and the environment was lovely too.
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Sylvia
8 Oct
Very sociable, friendly and a fun way to spend an evening learning a new skill 💖
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David
13 Oct
Would highly recommend! Staff were great and a lovely environment in which to work
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Mandy Harwar
22 Oct
Had a great time everyone was friendly and very helpful, there was plenty of parking and learnt a new skill.
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Emma
16 Nov
Completed a pottery taster session with my partner. Both loved it. It was great fun and would defo recommend to others. Made vases, box and a dish.
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Carly
16 Nov
Thoroughly enjoyable Pottery session. Patient attentive staff ...and a lovely friendly chilled atmosphere. Would highly recommend !
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Catriona
3 Jan
A blooming lovely way to spend an evening. Plenty of time to try different techniques. Everyone was really friendly too.
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Stephen
8 Jan
Very helpful and informative staff, and a very enjoyable evening for two complete beginners to pottery.
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Yuhong
8 Jan
I had a great fun and teachers were very helpful, I made three pieces of items through my class, will go back to glaze them in the future ! Definitely recommend other to try the class
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Olly
10 Jan
Great fun and our teachers were very patient. The time flew by and looking forward to going to another session
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Lylie
10 Jan
Both my partner and I had a fabulous time. A really knowledgeable team, who had both patience and skill in a lovely working environment with pottery and art on display, some of which could even be purchased. Highly recommend giving it a go!
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Monica
29 Jan
Lovely and engaging team. Loved the experience and I’m planing to go back for more fun! I recommend to book the glazing class together as they are both great experiences!
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Samantha
1 Feb
Really loved this session. The workshop is calming and lots of fun stuff to look at around the walls. Working in a corporate office but being quite arty at heart, I really loved being here for a few hours. It is so calm, after the running around I do daily in my job! Very much considering doing a full course as I enjoyed it so much The girls at the workshop are all very nice and know their stuff. Great teachers, and very patient. Went through techniques such as: - pottery on the wheel - hand building with different techniques - using moulds - using stamps to pattern the clay I wll be returning to Glaze, very soon - and discuss full courses. Thanks team, Sam -
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Katia
1 Feb
I really enjoyed tgis f7n as it was an amazing way to express my creativity and what is going on in my life at the moment. I would highly reccommend this class. The teachers were really great as they helped you on anything yiu were unsyre of and they demostrated the steps very well. You could choose up to 4 things to make including anything made by hand and also made on the wheel. It would be abpleasure to come agin, Aglaé
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Vanessa
7 Feb
This session was great, really informative, great teachers and really good fun! We were shown a number of different techniques and learnt how to use the potters wheel. The teachers were patient, very knowledgeable and friendly. I found the session very relaxing as it's in a very nice, calm environment.
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Philip
9 Feb
Thanks for a fantastic session trying pottery for the first time. Very knowledgeable teachers helped me with my very own bowl and tea light holders. Will be booking the glazing session and in the near future will sign up to a longer course to really learn the intricacies of pottery, especially the wheel.
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Anna
11 Feb
The Pottery Taster Session was brilliant, my girlfriend and I had a great time! The people running it were lovely, funny and helpful. It was exciting to learn a new skill, and a good laugh when it didn't go quite to plan on the wheel. We can't wait to come back and glaze our creations :)
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Marine
13 Feb
I really enjoyed this class. I could try 2 pottery techniques in just enough time to make 3 nice pots. The teachers are really nice and give plenty of techniques and advices to help you doing the best work possible
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Gemma Patten
20 Feb
Our pottery taster workshop was so much fun, and the ladies taking the class were so lovely and helpful. We learnt so much more than what I was expecting. The teachers really took such an interest in everyone's work and gave you hints and tips on how to make things better :D
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Jonty Naismith
21 Feb
We came to the Pottery session on Weds 13 February and had a great time - and were even pleased with some of the pots we made! :) It was great fun, the teachers were really helpful and friendly, and we particularly enjoyed the opportunity to have a go on the wheel. Thank you!
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Michael Addo
22 Feb
In this pottery taster session we learnt how to prepare the clay before working with it. We also learnt about the differnt techniques involved in modelling and using the wheel. The teachers were very helpful and gave hands on support were needed. The venue was a decent sized space and had plenty of tools and equipment for all the students in the class. I had a great time and look forwards to the glazing class
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Billie Cobb
24 Feb
We learned how to hand make pottery, and throw a bowl! The teachers were all super friendly and helpful very approachable, and we had a great laugh. The venue was easy to get to, had lots of parking and the workshop was fully equipped anything we needed.
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Gabrielle Hedley
26 Feb
I had a great time at this workshop! I was late arriving as I'd gotten a little lost on the way. I called up and spoke to Kerry, who was really lovely and offered to come and pick me up. I was a bit nervous at first as the class had already started but Saoirse made me feel very welcome and started filling me in on what I'd missed. I made 3 pieces and had a go at throwing clay on the wheel, which as great fun! It was such a fun evening, I can't wait to go back a do a glazing session. I would thoroughly recommend this place for anyone who likes to get creative and fancies trying out pottery! I will be recommending it to friends!
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Ronnie Reeve
2 Mar
The venue was wonderfully laid out displaying art for sale made by others who attend the venue. Easy parking. The teachers were lovely; patient and knowledgeable and made us feel welcomed. It was a birthday gift to me and we learnt a number of things during our two hour lesson including using the potters wheel. We enjoyed ourselves so much we booked onto the glazing class to decorate what we made. I highly recommend this course.
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Claudia
14 Mar
I had a fantastic time - the teachers were wonderful and allowed me to be creative! Loved it, and would highly recommend the Pottery Taster Session.
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Siobhan
14 Mar
Absolutely loved the course, I’ve always wanted to try a pottery class so was delighted when I was given a gift voucher for Christmas and I wasn’t disappointed. The teachers are extremely helpful and very patience. Not only do you get the opportunity to create your own clay masterpieces you get to have a go on the pottery wheel, which I found very therapeutic. I can’t wait to go back and glaze my pieces. Thank you.
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Emma
14 Mar
I thought it was very well run and l enjoyed it. The teachers were helpful and informative.
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Afra Cory
15 Mar
I learnt how to throw on the wheel which was great fun and also how to mould the clay into any shape! The teachers were AMAZING. Caroline (I think!) was so encouraging on the wheel and explained it in a way which made sense and the Irish lady (I'm not even going to attempt to spell her name) was excellent at showing how to use the moulds and make whatever shapes we wanted. She was also hilarious! The venue was lovely and spacious and loved all of the work that was displayed around the place, including the giant whale!
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Rebecca Wyatt
17 Mar
The pottery taster session was excellent, both teachers were really friendly and informative and very patient with my novice pottery skills! The class was great fun and the workshop was really creative and inspiring. Thank you!
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Catriona Wyatt
17 Mar
The class was absolutely great, both the teachers were really friendly and super helpful. It was an incredibly enjoyable evening and really interesting to learn about the different methods of making pottery, both freehand and the techniques on the wheel too. All in all a really fantastic experience - would definitely recommend!
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Gemma
21 Mar
Great class, very relaxed and not too structured (in the best possible way)! Thanks again!
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Emma
22 Mar
The teachers were so lovely and helpful. I learnt how to use a pottery wheel and produce a bowl that actually looked like a bowl! I really liked the demonstration that was given for how to use the pottery wheel, it made it much easier to then have a play. I would highly recommend.
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Emma
26 Mar
The teachers were really friendly and helpful. I learnt how to use a pottery wheel and some techniques to create different shaped pots. It was great fun, really enjoyable and relaxing after a busy day at work!
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Shruti
12 Apr
Fantastic workshop, time flew by! Teachers were both fantastic and let you get hands on with everything, was lots of fun!
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Raj
13 Apr
The location is a little out of the way, but don't let that put you off! Thoroughly enjoyed the workshop, the tutors were really friendly and approachable, full of good ideas and support. Looking forward to going back to put the finishing glaze on!
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Sinead Cusack
15 Apr
Great class - fantastic teachers. Can't wait to go back!
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Sinead cusack
22 Apr
Fabbbb class!
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sinead cusack
24 Apr
Brilliant class - loved it!
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Monty Blackhurst
24 Apr
Venue was perfect, plenty of space & equipment, a fourth wheel would of meant more time to experiment. Both teachers were very patient & helped without being condescending.We learnt how to create & had fun .only criticism is a schedule for a shared amount of time on the wheel would be a good idea.
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Patricia
29 Apr
It was good fun! Both teachers were very nice and helpful and without any knowledge prior to the session we managed to get some beautiful things done!
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Blanca
29 Apr
Lovely experience to enjoy an evening with friends learning new skills and creating beautiful things!
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Ula Lorenz
30 Apr
The pottery session was amazing! I had an opportunity to use pottery wheel as well as learn a little bit about hand building. It was a great experience and I can't wait to glaze my work on the next session. :)
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Jen
2 May
Highly recommend! Had a really lovely night learning how to throw. Super relaxed environment and I learnt so much! Thank you ladies ! Can’t wait to come back to glaze my bowl :)
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Catherine
4 May
I had an absolutely wonderful time at the Pottery Taster Class. Kerry and her team were welcoming and informative. As a local resident I can't believe it has taken me to long to find this little gem but I will definitely be back.
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Rebecca
4 May
I had never done any pottery before so I learned all the basics, including using the wheel. Both instructors were really patient, informative and helpful. I love the setting and workshop. A great way to spend an evening and learn something new.
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Brendon
4 May
Really informative teachers. Enjoyed the wheel part of the session.
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Kristine
12 May
I really enjoyed the taster class and am already planning to go back to blaze my pieces, as well as looking to book a throwing course! The two women leading the workshop were extremely knowledgeable and very approachable. Would absolutely recommend Workshop305 and their courses!
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Kristine
13 May
This was a really great taster class, the workshop leaders were really approachable and knowledgeable. Definitely going back to glaze my pieces!
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Brendon
14 May
Really enjoyed the session. Both instructors were really informative and helpful.
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Harry Maude
14 May
We did some hand building as well as some throwing on the wheel. The teachers were great and we thoroughly enjoyed it.
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Pratik
18 May
The class was fantastic with 2.5 hours going by in a flash. The teachers were really skilled, carried tons of patience, were super friendly and gave great guidance throughput. Would thoroughly recommend anyone who want to try a bit of clay work and spinning pottery.
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Somers
20 May
Friendly instructors and a very useful beginner's introduction to pottery. The session was split into throwing clay and then working with pre-cut pieces and we ended up with some nice pieces to glaze.
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Barbara Minich
21 May
After initial difficulties to find the venue, the pottery taster session at Workshop 305 was a fun experience! I had never done pottery before so I was grateful for the helpful introduction and tips. We had the opportunity to do both throwing on the wheel and creating our very own pottery. The tutors were very helpful and patient at all times. I can’t wait to come back and glaze my “masterpieces”!
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Kat
21 May
Lovely relaxed Saturday afternoon
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DoKyung
27 May
It was good experience for the first time in Pottery ! Tutors were very kind and helpful :)
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Attiah
29 May
It was really great and the staff are amazing in their own way.
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Leyton
8 Jun
Great class, Workshop 305 was a great place to go and get an introduction into pottery. After a long time of wanting to do a course this was the best way for me to decide to splash out and do a full course. The girls that took the class gave good clear instructions and helped all the way. Looking forward to returning and glazing my pieces soon.
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Peter
8 Jun
Really lovely teachers and we had a lot of fun. Fantastic activity to take your mind off a busy day at work :)
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Charlotte Haynes
10 Jun
Great class - managed to get a number of hand built pieces completed and ready to be fired plus we got to try out using the pottery wheel! The teachers were very informative and friendly and helped us to build great quality pieces like mugs and bowls that we will be able to use.
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Helen
12 Jun
Lovely afternoon making pottery and using the pottery wheel. Would highly recommend. Teachers were Brilliant and helpful. Great for a girly day out.!
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Louise
13 Jun
Excellent instructors and demonstrations. Fantastic resources. Would definitely recommend.
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Helen
14 Jun
Lovely morning making pottery. The teachers were very helpful and gave us great ideas. Would defo recommend this to a friend. Lovely for a girls day out.!
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Jose
14 Jun
We had such a nice time at the Pottery Taster Session. It was really well structured and we had the opportunity to create 4 items each. We can't wait to glaze and paint them! ;)
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Aaron
14 Jun
Excellent session! The teachers were friendly and explained the processes well!
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Paramdeep
21 Jun
I really enjoyed the Pottery Taster Session class, it was very informative, creative and practical. The tutors were really helpful. Thank You for a great class.
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Charlotte
24 Jun
Fantastic experience. We learnt so much on how to begin working with clay and got to make and keep 4 pieces each! We are now booking onto the glazing class. A really fun and insightful evening!
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Charlotte
24 Jun
Fantastic class. Lots of practical advice, fun evening and we got to create some usable pieces! Booking on to the glazing class now to finishing them off
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Yunil Nam
5 Jul
I took a pottery taster session. Great location near Wimbledon. Friendly teaching staff. I really enjoyed the session and it was a relaxing time.
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Aneela
11 Jul
The session was incredible, I learned a lot in the short time we had and thoroughly enjoyed myself. I will definitely be back for more classes. My only feedback is it would have been nice if the teacher was a bit more encouraging and engaging with the students e.g. going around and checking work and offering help, ideas etc. As I would’ve liked to take advantage of her experience and creativity a bit more. Her explanations and showing of techniques in the beginning was very informative and helpful however. Overall a lovely and unique way to spend an evening.
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Jenny
11 Jul
Loved this taster session. Really good demonstration and help from tutors and lots of opportunity to try things
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Rosina
18 Jul
A lovely way to spend a Wednesday evening; the staff were really friendly and helpful and it was a fab, relaxed atmosphere. Excellent value for money!
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DARONG
18 Jul
It was awesome. You can make whatever you want. Kind teachers and comfort atmosphere.
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Anja
24 Mar
This was a fantastic activity for us as a family, we loved every minute of it and made some new pots and animals to take home. All the teachers were amazing and so friendly and patient with my over excited children. Can't wait to go back
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Jackie
24 Mar
What a great class to learn what can be done with clay. Learnt how to make an animal and also turned out a bowl on the Potter's wheel with a lot of help. The staff were very helpful and it was very interesting to see what everybody else made.
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Daniella
25 Mar
Great teachers, wonderful space and great new skills learnt. Thank you!!
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Lisa
26 Mar
My son with complex needs very much enjoyed attending Hey Clay this past weekend. The leaders there were all very encouraging and geared their input to my son's abilities nicely. I will look out for further workshops in the future. Thanks very much!
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Rodney
22 May
Took my friend to the Hey Clay! Workshop. He has Down’s Syndrome and a visual/hearing impairment. He absolutely loved the session and was very skilled at the potter’s wheel, which was unexpected and amazing!!! His parents were delighted to hear about his skills and that he had such a fun filled and fantastic day! We are looking forward to returning for a glazing session in the future. A BIG thumbs up from us!!! Raz and Bex
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Yuhong
19 May
Had a great fun in the studio Teachers were very helpful Thank you so much Definitely will recommend to others
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Sally
19 May
It was great to try a new technique, always learning new things. It was a very relaxed Creative environment. All age groups.
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Hazel
24 May
Wonderful session at Workshop 305 - it was great to learn the pinch pot technique to create my animal, which was a hedgehog. The staff are very encouraging (I’m very new to pottery) and I really enjoyed the session. I’d highly recommend the workshop!
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Faith
25 May
We had such an engrossing and relaxing time, creating our own pinch pot animal design. If only we could have stayed longer! Couldn't recommend this more.
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Esme Homer
1 Jun
I really enjoyed making an animal. It was such a fun, relaxed environment, and the teachers were very encouraging and friendly. I’d definitely like to go again.
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Anonymous
14 Jan
Everyone is very helpful and the class has a great atmosphere.
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Loren
18 Jun
A wonderful atmosphere with friendly and helpful staff. It's the highlight of my week.
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Sally
17 Sep
I had a fabulous first workshop! It was so friendly and a very calm relaxed atmosphere. I also managed to make two pots, which I was not expecting.I am looking forward to the next workshop and cannot praise Sorsha, Mike & Jos for their help on the day.
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Sam
17 Sep
My first time here and very much enjoying the course. The staffing level is great. Always someone on hand to help with queries and s. The staff are very hands on and incredibly approachable. I take my 8 year old child with me and she can be a handful, but the staff are fabulous with her.
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Sally
5 Nov
I am thoroughly enjoying the pottery & mosaic evening class held at Workshop 305. It has been a revelation to have access to a variety of pottery forms and complete creative freedom, with assistance on hand when required. A great group of people with huge imaginations.
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Loren
17 Sep
Fantastic!
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Sam
15 Jan
This is my third booking for this session. There is a good balance of people doing mosaics and Pottery. The teachers are very approachable and helpful. Materials in abundance and lots of good company. Very enjoyable (from a complete novice!).
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Karen
11 Mar
Fantastic environment for all levels - both for pottery and mosaics. Lovely informal classes - with help and advice always available.
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Ragna
11 Mar
I have been going to this pottery and mosaics workshop for two years now and I absolutely love it. The teachers are amazing, very knowledgeable and lovely people. I couldn't recommend this workshop more highly.
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Sam
12 Mar
I'm thoroughly enjoying this class. The teachers are supportive, approachable and very knowledgeable. the group is friendly and mostly made of those who come back again and again, term after term. Highly recommended.
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Ragna
13 Mar
Absolutely brilliant workshop.
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Sally
16 Mar
I have now completed 3 terms at the Pottery & Mosaic class, and I’m hooked! The tutors are so adorable, helpful but not overpowering. It is such a creative environment with people of all abilities. As soon as you arrive you clear your head and get your hands dirty. I absolutely love it!
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Diana
16 Mar
Workshop305 Excellent facilities and very good tutors. Friendly atmosphere. Also if the class supports people with learning difficulties or physical difficulties, it's even better as the photographs and evidence of work by them is brilliant.
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TJ
18 Mar
lovely people and great, relaxed atmosphere. Great for all experience levels
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Jackie
27 May
Joined for last 3 week of course and found the mosaic workshop really interesting. Hope to get back to finish project on the next course. The personnel who were available for the mosaics and pottery were very friendly and the course was held in a venue that had a lot of interesting projects going on.
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Sally
2 Jun
Love the pottery & mosaic course at Workshop 305. I’m completely addicted. The tutors are so helpful and inspiring always so encouraging as are the group.
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Sam
4 Jun
I really this course. Very informal and relaxing. the staff are great, approachable and knowledgeable. You can pretty much get on with what you want and ask for advice or you take guidance if you are out of ideas. I've learnt so much in a very short time.
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Sally
28 Jul
Last Pottery & Mosaic evening class, I will really miss it. But signed up for September and planning my next project. It’s a great class and lovely tutors. Try taster session.
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Ragna Mueller Bowen
19 Oct
I‘ve been doing this amazing pottery and mosaics class for nearly 3 years now and I absolutely love it. The tutors are very knowledgeable and incredibly lovely and I’ve learned a lot of stuff to do with how to make pots and mostly how to create great mosaics. I highly recommend it.
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Sally
30 Oct
I am addicted. I really enjoy the complete freedom to create. Workshop 305 have great facilities and the tutors are very knowledgeable. I can’t give it up.
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Jacqui
1 Nov
Lovely studio, great resources, really helpful staff and have met some great friends.
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Loren
2 Nov
Now on my second year and it continues to be the highlight of my week!
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Sally
10 Dec
Another term doing what I love! Workshop 305 is the perfect place to put your creativity to use. Love it!
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Laura
25 Feb
Very helpful staff, I would definitely recommend!
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Sally Gomes
26 Feb
Loved learning to use the potters wheel, lifelong ambition. I just want to do it again. Great tutors and facilities, just add your imagination and you’re good to go.
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Sam
11 Mar
I've made a number of lovely things on this course using a potters wheel, moulds and constructing. I've struggled a bit with the glazing, but the staff are always on hand to help so I need to make more of this when I'm glazing in future. I've recently attending with my 10 year old daughter and she loves the course. she's always made some rather lovely things too. The guys there support her really well and are particularly motivational.
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Karen
20 Mar
Busy, friendly workshop with advice and instructruction readily at hand, as and when required, from great staff.
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Sally
20 Mar
Absolutely loving throwing on the wheel, it’s so satisfying to do whether or not successful! But so good to produce a little dish.
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Sam
22 Mar
I've booked this course on and off for about a year and half. The class is a nice nix of new and regular attenders. The teaching staff have remained constant over this time and are incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. In terms of ceramics I've used the wheel, I've made a number of cups, plates and bowls using a wide range of ready made plaster moulds and I've created stuff from scratch. Lots of support and advice on hand throughout the workshop.
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Rosalind
28 Mar
I really enjoyed my 7 weeks at 305. I had some previous experience but was keen to try the wheel. I managed to make a few things with expert guidance from Mike. The other staff are knowledgable, friendly and helpful and ready to answer questions and help you improve your work. I'd recommend this course if you want to improve and are self motivated in what you are making.
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Gintautas
31 Mar
Amazing experiences, the class was great,the teachers was friendly.
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Sally
7 Apr
I have been able to throw on the wheel, and am thoroughly enjoying it. It is so relaxing and takes your mind off everything else. Loving it!!
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Elluria
9 Apr
I did Mosaics with Joss and received so much personal attention and professional guidance. Plus all important encouragement when I was waning as I had chosen to do a really big project even though I am a novice. I will be joining again to get on with what I have started. It is a relaxed atmosphere and the highlight of my week!
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Sam
11 Apr
I've attended this course for a year and a half. I'm really enjoying it. So much to learn and great support on hand to help when you need. The ratio of teachers to learners is good. Usually around 3 for 16 students. Everyone works independently and makes what they want. There are potters wheels, plaster mould and all sort of glazes and under glazes to try.
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Faith Woodruff
1 Jun
The teachers are all super informative, encouraging and supportive. The atmosphere of this class is relaxed, friendly, chilled! Whether you’re a complete beginner or experienced potter I can’t recommend this class enough. Really brilliant!
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Faith Woodruff
1 Jun
The teachers are all super informative, encouraging and supportive. The atmosphere of this class is relaxed, friendly, chilled! Whether you’re a complete beginner or experienced potter I can’t recommend this class enough. Really brilliant!
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Sally
7 Jun
A really good course for all levels, tutors offer plenty of advice and the students provide all the support and encouragement needed.
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Faith
11 Jun
This workshop is a must! The teachers are super informative, helpful, encouraging. The space and atmosphere is relaxed and friendly - perfect for beginners or more experienced potters. Highly recommended!
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Hazel
16 Jun
I loved this course - it has been great. As a complete beginner, I’ve been able to learn different techniques each week, whilst also feeling relaxed during the session. I would highly recommend this course.
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Loren
20 Jun
I keep coming back to these wonderful workshops because the people are fantastic and the atmosphere is so friendly.
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fatima kassab
29 Jun
I learnt different skills to improve my pottery. The teachers are very informative and really friendly and made me feel very relaxed. The atmosphere is wonderful I look forward to Thursday evening. The venue is very good and has everything you need. I would highly recommend the workshop to anyone who wants to learn pottery. Last but not least I am going to book my next seven weeks
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Sally
4 Feb
Great afternoon a relaxing session with really helpful, friendly, informative tutor . So easy to be creative and get good results with this simple technique.
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Julia Rocks
21 Jun
I learnt how to make beautiful mosaic house sign. The teacher was knowledgeable, talented and patient. The environment was great, the team very friendly and the overall experience really positive. I would recommend this course to everyone. Good value for money and has reignited my love of art and crafts.