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Pottery Classes in Dunoon, Scotland

Pottery Wheel Workshops

Regular pottery wheel classes and workshops run March - October so you too can get creative in clay.


Pottery experiences are a fabulous way to enjoy time with friends or family.  At Sea Drift Pottery we provide a range of workshops and lessons for those who would just like to have a go on the pottery wheels to those committing to learning the skills.


One-off pottery wheel taster sessions are great for those wanting a day out, or for a small group celebration or families on holiday in the Cowal area. They are fun, messy and get your creativity flowing.  

1-2-1 wheel lesson

Ideal for those of you who are fairly new to the hobby or have been throwing pots for a while but would like a bit of technical help to improve your skills.  A short chat or email after booking will help establish what you’d like to work on and then in your 3 hour studio session we’ll get straight to work with targeted tuition and demonstrations to help improve technique and give you some confidence to move forward.  


£150 for 3 hour session

Kiln firing for up to 3 of your favourite pots is included

Postage cost will be applied if needed

Pottery Classes in Dunoon, Scotland
Pottery Classes in Dunoon, Scotland

Pottery wheel taster sessions

No previous experience is required to join our pottery taster sessions. Recommended for adults and young people 14+ , these workshops are fun and playful.


You will get unlimited clay and all the tuition, demonstrations and help you need to create some small pots.  These sessions last an hour and a half. Individuals, pairs or small groups up to 4 can book into these sessions.  Each person will have a wheel each for the duration of the workshop. We have 3 electric wheels and one manual kick wheel to choose from.

  • Book online on a date between March and October.

  • Pots made will be left at the studio to be fired then collected or posted once ready*


£45 per person 

* Up to 3 pots per person included and if postage is required there will be a charge applied.

Larger group sessions

For larger groups of 5-8 people we can offer a private workshop.  You will share pottery wheels between you and in the hour and a half session, there is plenty time for everyone to make some pots. We'll provide all the clay you need, lots of direction and there's messy fun to be had. A competitive spirit is optional! Suitable for adults and young people 14+.


  • Book a date between March and October

  • Please book as far in advance as you can if you have a particular date or time frame in mind.  

  • Pick your best pots to be left at the studio for firing then collected or posted if required.*


£45 per person 

* up to 3 pots per person included and if postage is required, there will be a charge applied 

Pottery Classes in Dunoon, Scotland
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Regular group classes

Regular weekly classes are held on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. This class is perfect if you want to learn and develop your pottery wheel skills on an ongoing basis, or you simply want to find a creative space in your week to relax.  There is no set format or agenda for this class, you choose what you want to make and there is direction, demonstrations and assistance on hand to help.  For beginners you will learn about taking your projects right through every stage until it is glazed and finished.

  • Minimum 4 week block for initial booking then book individual classes after that.



£22 per session for 1.5 hours

£30 per session for 2 hours

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