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

72 reviews
72 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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Art

Printing

Pottery And Mosaics

Reviews(72)View all reviews

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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
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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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