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Workshops & Courses

High Fire Ceramics

Explore all aspects of mak­ing work for fir­ing at high tem­pu­ra­tures in the new Lyde Green Pot­tery wood fir­ing kiln.

22/08/23 – 15/09/23
Opening Times
Sun–Mon, Closed
Tuesday, 18:30 – 20:30
Wed–Sat, Closed
Artist Phil Root and Ed Hill will cover aspects of making for high fire ceramics which can be taken into all aspects of studio pottery and ceramic making.

The course will be structured as follows:

Week 1 - High Fire clay bodies, types of clay, inclusions, effects of firing etc

Week 2+3 - Making sessions, including throwing for larger forms with Ed Hill

Week 4 - Making and using glazes for wood fired reduction incl. Celadon/Temoku family, Shino and Wood Ash.

Week 5 - Firing work in the Lyde Green Pottery kiln

Dates + Times:

At The Pot Project, Montpellier, Bristol

Tuesday 22nd August 18:00 - 20:30 (Clay bodies)

Tuesday 29th August 18:00 - 20:30 (Making / Throwing with Ed Hill)

Tuesday 5th September 18:00 - 20:30 (Making / Throwing with Ed Hill)

Tuesday 12th September 18:00 - 20:30 (Glaze making)

At Lyde Green Pottery, Lyde Green, Bristol

Saturday 16th September from 10am (Wood firing at Lyde Green Pottery)

Sunday 17th September from 12pm (Unloading kiln)
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