Ceramics 2

Ceramics (Tuesday evening)

Ten week course
Tuesdays, 7–9pm
Course Fee: £150.00
Additional Costs: Stoneware or Grog Clay, sold at £10.00 per 12kg bag

Booking for next term (September–December) open Monday 16 July 2018
Call for booking and enquries, including putting your name on the waiting list: 01908 608108

What to bring: A small sketchbook and pencil.
Materials and tools provided. Participants receive one 12.5kg bag of stoneware clay for the course. Additional bags of clay can be purchased at £10.00 per bag. Please note, ceramic ware is available to collect on Fridays and Saturdays, 1pm–4pm. You are responsible for collecting your own work.

Gift vouchers available
Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions carefully before booking.


A ceramics and surface decoration course designed to inspire and encourage new potters, as well as furnishing the more practiced potter with more advanced techniques and skills.

Who is this class suitable for? 

This class is suitable for beginners to the more experienced ceramic student. Whilst teaching the foundations of hand building, coiling, slip casting and throwing, the course offers the more advanced student more sophisticated techniques such as working with different types of clay and glaze techniques.

What will be covered in the class?

This course will focus on surface decoration such as stamping, slip work, screen-printing, layering of texture and blending clays and unusual glaze techniques.

Tutor Details

Belle McIntosh has been working with ceramics for the last 7 years after returning to University later in life and completing a B.A. and Master’s Degree in Fine Art; specializing in ceramics. She has had the opportunity to work with and be taught by esteemed potters and loves all aspects of surface design. Currently her body of work uses glaze included in ceramic slip.

‘If you are looking to experiment and also have fun with clay I guarantee you will enjoy this course.’ – Belle McIntosh

What to Bring A small sketchbook and pencil.

Photographs and/or video will be taken during this course
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications.  By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

Booking Terms and Conditions

Learning Agreement
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Refunds and Cancellations
Bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. Any workshops that you are unable to attend cannot be refunded and cannot be reallocated.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance only will refunds be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.