Make & paint your own plant pot from scratch

Price
£40 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs 30 mins
Age restrictions
16+
Location
Stokes Croft, St Pauls & Gloucester Road
Host available in
Bristol
Group Ticket and Group Ticket prices also available

What you'll do

Fancy getting stuck into hand-building in a fun, friendly, and accessible way? This pottery workshop is made for ceramic beginners, or anyone who has briefly experimented with clay and wants to give it another go!

What to expect:

  • Get guided through making your own plant pot and tray from scratch
  • Add personal design touches as you go
  • All ideas and designs are welcome and encouraged!
  • Choose to fill yours with personal details, from stamping your name onto it, to cutting out or sculpting shapes to join on later
  • Once you finish your pieces, the painting begins!
  • Get provided with several paints to start adding colour to your work
  • Your creations will be left for a week to be bisque fired, glazed and fired again for one final time
  • This process takes between 4 - 6 weeks - you will be emailed when your masterpieces are ready to collect!

This experience is designed to make clay fun and easily accessible to everyone. Book this workshop individually, or privately for birthdays, work do's, hen do's and other special occasions!

What's provided:

  • Aprons, clay and all tools for carving
  • Rolling pins, matt and guides
  • Letters for embossing templates
  • Teas and coffees
  • Just bring yourself!

Upcoming dates

What you'll do

Fancy getting stuck into hand-building in a fun, friendly, and accessible way? This pottery workshop is made for ceramic beginners, or anyone who has briefly experimented with clay and wants to give it another go!

What to expect:

  • Get guided through making your own plant pot and tray from scratch
  • Add personal design touches as you go
  • All ideas and designs are welcome and encouraged!
  • Choose to fill yours with personal details, from stamping your name onto it, to cutting out or sculpting shapes to join on later
  • Once you finish your pieces, the painting begins!
  • Get provided with several paints to start adding colour to your work
  • Your creations will be left for a week to be bisque fired, glazed and fired again for one final time
  • This process takes between 4 - 6 weeks - you will be emailed when your masterpieces are ready to collect!

This experience is designed to make clay fun and easily accessible to everyone. Book this workshop individually, or privately for birthdays, work do's, hen do's and other special occasions!

What's provided:

  • Aprons, clay and all tools for carving
  • Rolling pins, matt and guides
  • Letters for embossing templates
  • Teas and coffees
  • Just bring yourself!

How to get there

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Facilities

  • Adult changing
  • Baby changing
  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • WiFi

COVID-19 guidelines

  • Your host's priority is to keep everyone safe. They ask that everyone attending any of the classes adheres to the current government guidelines. If you are unwell or have any symptoms of coronavirus, or have come into contact with anyone who has developed symptoms - please stay home and notify your host via email immediately

On the day

  • Wear clothes that you don't mind getting a bit mucky! Nothing you work with will stain, but it can be a bit messy
  • Your host recommends cutting/filing your nails as it can get a little fiddly with long nails

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 7 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 7 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

About Made This Mess

Self-taught, Bristol-based ceramicist Jess Xuereb started MADETHISMESS during the early months of 2021. Her style is rustic yet elegant, focusing on slab-building functional ceramic dinnerware. She teaches slab-building ceramics to beginners in order to make clay less daunting and more easily accessible. She doesn’t use a wheel, so everything you learn in class you can recreate at home in your own time! She wants people to know that they don’t need all the bells and whistles to make beautiful and functional ceramic pieces!

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Your host

Jess Xuereb

Self taught ceramicist Jess Xuereb is the maker behind MadeThisMess. She initially started her business in early 2021 through making and selling ceramics, but has recently expanded that into teaching! She has a love for handmade slab built ceramics and is very kean to share it with everyone in the hopes of making pottery easily accessible.

Any questions?

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Price
£40 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs 30 mins
Age restriction
16+
Rebook or cancel up to 7 days before your experience.