Private pottery wheel workshop for one

Alice has shared her pottery skills with people all over Bristol, and in this experience at Trylla you'll get her undivided attention, learning the techniques to start your pottery journey or simply have a fun few hours creating your own clay pieces.

You will start with a ‘practice pot’ guided by Alice, and will then you'll have the chance to create additional pots, with the focus being on perfecting your throwing skills.

We aim for you to be able to throw solo by the last pot. Generally forming the pots will take us to the end of the experience but if there is time you will also be able to decorate your pots with coloured clay slip. Your pottery will be left with us until the clay has completely dried, they will then be trimmed by hand, fired and glazed with a transparent top coat, ready for you to pick up around 3 weeks later.

Age restrictions: 16+

Adult £70

What people are saying

Andrew Mellor
Sep 2022

I was really looking forward to this, my first experience with pottery and I will say I was not d...

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Bethany Sawyer
Aug 2022

Great workshop, fantastic to have one on one attention to really make progress on your first time...

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Michelle Robb
Jul 2022

A lovely way to spend an evening, great tutoring and really nice to come away with something you’...

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Robin Dodd
Apr 2022

Alice was a very patient and attentive host. She gave me the guidance and freedom to create 3 pot...

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How to get there

Facilities

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Adult changing
  • Toilets
  • WiFi

COVID-19 guidelines

Group numbers will be limited for each experience to ensure you can all work from a social distancing throughout. Please bring your own mask

On the day

It is advisable to wear clothes you don't mind getting a bit messy! Some of the clays can stain white clothing so avoid wearing white to your class. Don't forget to bring a mask with you just in case.

The shop is right near Bedminster Parade so it is easily accessible from the centre of Bristol on the bus via the M1/ 24 / 75 / 76 busses. There is also Bedmister train station a 15 minute walk away.

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.

You'll be hosted by

Alice A

Your host is Alice, Trylla’s resident pottery nerd. She's been creating ceramics for 10 years now and has as much love and enthusiasm for it as when she started out. She opened Trylla 4 years ago after working in many different other studios over the years. She serves as Trylla's head technician and teacher.
Alice welcomes any questions you have during classes and is always happy to chat clay with you outside of class too!

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