Book now for Potters Wheel Taster Sessions!

Have you always wanted to have a go on a Potters Wheel?

We have introduced a couple of Potters Wheels to HaaHoos so can offer you the chance to give it a try!

You can book a wheel taster session with one of our experts who will teach you the basics in wheel throwing and help you create wheel thrown pieces.

Suitable for ages 13 years and upward. (children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult who is also taking part in the activity)

These are small workshops of between 1 – 4 people so you will receive direct tuition and guidance in the creation of ceramic bowls and/or cylinders. We will provide all the clay, tools, equipment and kiln firing to make your pieces.

2 1/2 hour session – for 1 – 2 people, £60 per person (single bookings will be grouped to make pairs if necessary)

3 1/2 hour session – for 3 people, £60 per person (please note we have 2 wheels so each person will spend some time ‘off’ wheel)

3 1/2 hour session – for 4 people, £45 per person (please note we have 2 wheels so each person will spend some time ‘off’ wheel)

The cost includes firing of one thrown item. Any additional pieces you would like fired will be charged at £3.50 each. Fired pieces will be ready in 2 – 3 weeks.
Once fired, come back into the studio to paint your pieces at a later date or we can do this for you! You will pay a studio fee of £5 per painter.

We have a number of  appointments available during the week including evenings and weekends.
Weds- Sat daytime – Appointments available at 10am or 1.30pm
Weds – Fri evenings – Flexible start times

To book, please send us across an email with a date and time in mind.
Full payment is taken when booking. Send us an email or call to check appointment availability.

Things to bear in mind when attending a Potters Wheel Session:

  • Wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (we will provide aprons)
  • Wear flat, comfortable closed toe shoes
  • Remove all rings, watches and bracelets beforehand, it may be best to leave these at home
  • Come with short nails
  • Tie back hair
  • There is no guarantee of creating successful thrown pieces on your first try, come with an open mind and realistic expectations!

Cancellation Policy for Wheel Taster Sessions:
Within 7 days of your booking will allow a full refund or rearrangement to another date.
Less than 7 days notice but more than 24 hours notice will allow for a rearrangement to another date but no refund will be available.
No refunds will be offered for cancellations with less than 24 hours notice.

Contact us today!

0118 9321 441

haahoos ceramics opening times

Opening times:

Mon – Sun 10am – 5pm
(during Summer holiday only)

a. 19 Church Street, Twyford, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9DN
t. 0118 9321 441
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