Pottery | Ceramics for the Garden

Course Type: Adult leisure and hobby, Open to international students Campus: West Durrington Campus

Why this course?

Pottery student adding detail to clay

Learn how to create decorative ceramics for the garden including bird feeders, garden bells/chimes and plant stake toppers using hand building techniques.

Your tutor will demonstrate a range of hand building techniques such as pinching, extruding and slab work to make a variety of decorative garden ceramics. Students will have the opportunity to make the garden ornaments of their choice and decorate them with coloured slip. Work will be fired and ready for collection at a later date.

All materials included in course fee.



Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CL0632-1C 12 Jun 2021 West Durrington 10.00am - 4.00pm One day £54.00 Enrol & Pay

Course content

Bring along lots of enthusiasm together with images/designs that you would like to replicate on your tile or wall piece. Pinterest is a great resource for inspiration if you're stuck!

Materials for this course are included in the course fee. Please wear old clothes- preferably trousers as you will be sitting astride a wheel - an overall/apron and strong, flat, closed-toe footwear. 

Why the MET?

  • Online access to course documents, resources and study support through the MET’s virtual learning environment
  • High-quality learning resource centres providing library and computing facilities
  • Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support
  • Cafés and coffee bars with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks

Course fees

The course fees are £54.00 for a one day course. 

This course is eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. This discounted fee is shown as category B below:

A. £54.00

B. £27.00

Find out more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply for this discount here.

Course fees

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Other ways to enrol

You can also enrol by calling 01273 667704 or in person at our Central Brighton or West Durrington Campuses.

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