Saturday Classes: Pottery with Francis Lloyd-Jones
Dates: 23 April 2022 to 28 May 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Places are limited to 8 people to ensure all participants get enough time with the tutor and space to learn at their own pace. Course fees include all materials and firing.
Advanced booking is essential using the ‘Book Here’ button above.
The Farmer’s Arms, Lowick Green, Ulverston – LA12 8DT
Come and join our In-House Potter, Francis Lloyd-Jones for his new Saturday morning pottery classes in The Farmer’s Arms workshops.
All abilities are welcome from absolute beginners to those familiar with working in clay.
Taught by our in house Potter, Francis Lloyd-Jones, this six-week course will provide students with a comprehensive introduction to ceramics covering all the basics from clay to kiln. Over each session you’ll be guided through the making process from start to finish – building, finishing, decorating, firing and glazing – and taking home your finished products at the end of the course.
Each week, you’ll be introduced to different methods of working including coiling, slab building and throwing on the potters wheel.
Session 1: 23rd April, 10am – 12pm
An introduction to working with clay.
Session 2: 30th April, 10am – 12pm
Coiling and hand building and an introduction to throwing on the potters wheel.
Session 3: 7th May, 10am – 12pm
Development of work from previous weeks. Turning and finishing.
Session 4: 14th May, 10am – 12pm
Further making based on development of skills so far.
Session 5: 21st May, 10am – 12pm
Turning, finishing and decorating your work.
Session 6: 28th May, 10am – 12pm
Final finishing and glazing.
About the Tutor:
Francis Lloyd-Jones joined The Farmer’s Arms team in January 2022 as Potter-in-Residence. Originally studying Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art, Francis graduated in 2013. He then completed the Ceramics Skills and Design course in Thomastown, Ireland and undertook a 2-year apprenticeship at Maze Hill Pottery with Lisa Hammand MBE. His work is currently on show at Make: Hauser & Wirth Somerset as part of the exhibition ‘Future Perfect’.