two-hands-21-e12974350129412-300x197Gladstone Clayworks co-op offers both group classes and private classes.

If you are interested, please email us so that we can put you on our mailing list for notification of upcoming classes.

We also occasionally bring in professional potters to give workshops. If you would like to be notified of these, subscribe here.

All our upcoming workshops are posted on the events page of this web site.

The members of Gladstone Clayworks have varying levels of experience with pottery. If you are interested in a group or private class take a look at the gallery page to see samples of our member’s work and a brief description of each member’s experience with pottery. Each teacher represents her or himself and not the coop. For private classes please email us and we will put you in contact with a member.

Beginners Ceramic Class – January 9/18 to February 27/18

**Celebrate the New Year by learning a New Skill**

When: Tuesdays, 6:30 pm to 9 pm.

Cost: $315.00 + $25.00 for one bag of clay (cost of clay includes glazes and firing)

Location: Gladstone Clayworks Pottery Co-op, 949B Gladstone Ave, Ottawa

 Learn the basics of throwing on the pottery wheel; wedging, centring, opening and pulling (raising) the walls of cylinders and bowls. Also learn trimming, various surface decorating techniques and glazing. While emphasis will be on the wheel there will also be some hand building. The focus of the course will be on building technical skills and exploring the design options of different ways of working with clay.

A basic pottery tool kit can be purchased at the first class at a cost of $20.00, or can be borrowed from the teacher.

Your instructor will be Carol Holmes-Kerr. She has been working with clay for 19 years and has been teaching beginners classes in throwing and hand building for 7 years.

 This class is limited to 6 students to provide as much individual attention as possible, so please register ASAP as these classes fill up quickly.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

 If a registered student drops out after the first class, they will receive a refund of $150.00, provided they give notice no later than 48 hours prior to the second scheduled class. Notice must be sent to the Gladstone Clayworks email, There will be no refund if the student cancels after that.


If class is full, please email us to be added to the waiting list.

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Beginners Ceramic Class – January 9/18 to February 27/18
Open Seats 4
6:30 pm
9:00 pm

Beginners Ceramic Class – January 9/18 to February 27/18

Jan 9,2018 - Feb 27,2018 Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Gladstone Clayworks
Street949b Gladstone Avenue
Ottawa,, Postcode

Event Fees:

CAD 315.00
CAD 25.00

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