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Arran Street East Shop and Studio | Dublin 7

Arran Street East
Publisher/HostArran Street East
This class teaches you the preliminary skills to throw pots on a pottery wheel and make and attach handles to create your own mugs!
About this Event

On this day-and-a-half workshop, in a small class setting, you will work on your individual pottery wheel to shape clay guided by the demonstrations of our expert pottery teachers. You will learn throwing techniques and make a mug with a fully functional handle.


You will develop skills to throw and handle your mugs on a pottery wheel including:

- working properly with pottery tools

- centering and pulling a pot on the wheel

- shaping techniques

- taking your pot off the wheel

- creating, shaping, and attaching handles

At the end of the class, you will select two of your favourite pieces, and we will fire and glaze them for you. We will contact you when they are ready for collection (usually between 8-10 weeks after the class). If you wish, you may also glaze the pieces yourself by booking our glazing workshop.

We really hope you will enjoy your time on the wheel as much as we enjoy teaching!

If you would like to give this Workshop as a gift please look at our Gift Cards options here.

Where and What Time: This workshop runs for a day and a half day in our light-filled Arran Street East studio in the heart of the Dublin Fruit and Vegetable Markets area. Eircode: D07 K744 google map.

Time: 10.30-4.30 pm on day 1 and 10.30-2.30 pm on day 2

Intermission for lunch is worked into the course and is from around 1 pm to 2 pm. There are several lovely places conveniently located nearby where lunch is available to purchase. We recommend:

Brother Hubbard




Please ensure that you, or the individual you are gifting the workshop to, can attend the workshop.

Unfortunately, we are not in a position to offer refunds for our workshops. We can reschedule your workshop if you notify us 3 weeks before your workshop.

For our weekly and two-day workshops, all scheduled dates are not transferable. Be sure to double-check your workshop dates before booking to ensure there are no scheduling conflicts.


What should I wear/bring? Your clothes and shoes will get wet and dirty from clay splashes so please wear comfortable clothes that you do not mind getting messy. Please bring your own apron and a hand towel.

You may take as many of your pots home with you, so please bring small boxes, like Tupperware or cardboard, to transport your creations home with you.

Who is this course for? This pottery workshop will suit beginners looking for an introduction to working with clay, or those who have worked with clay before and would like a simple refresher.

Is there an age limit for the Workshop? This course is generally for people aged 18 and above. A teenager over 15 may attend if an adult accompanies them. Please let us know in advance.

What's the day like? You will be greeted by your teacher and brought to one of our light-filled classrooms. Please let us know if you have mobility issues, so we can accommodate you in the downstairs classroom. Each participant will have access to their own pottery wheel, workstation, and tools for the duration of the workshop. We supply all the materials you need, but please bring your own apron to ensure your clothes stay tidy. The workshop ends with a class and equipment tidy-up.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to the workshop? The nearest Luas Red Line stop is 'Four Courts', (a five-minute walk away), and many bus routes service Stop 1479 on Ormond Quay, located at the junction with Capel Street. You'll also find a Dublin Bikes stand at each of these locations. Due to our City Centre location, on-street parking immediately outside the building is limited, but there is pay and display in the vicinity and a large car park nearby at Jervis Shopping Centre and beside the Fruit and Vegetable Markets.

Is my booking transferrable and what is the cancellation policy? Please check our cancellation policy.

Are there any Health and Safety issues? Please note you will be working on a pottery wheel in a bent position which might put some strain on your neck, back, or wrists. Please first consult your doctor if you have had back, neck, wrist, or any other injuries.

Please keep your hair tied up and your nails short.

Where can I contact you with any questions? You can email us at [email protected].

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Arran Street East Shop and Studio, 43 Arran Street East, Dublin 7, Ireland


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