One-day taster pottery class
10.00am to 4.30pm
2013: April 7, Oct 6, Nov 3
Price: €75 per person (second person for €50) including all materials and firings
In the pottery day, you will learn to coil ceramic sculptures, build pots using sheets of clay, throw on the potter's wheel, decorate your work using slips and sgraffito and have a guided tour of The Coach House Gallery to learn more about other pottery techniques.
All your work will be dried, biscuit fired, glazed and glaze fired after the course. You will need to arrange to collect the work within 6-8 weeks of the class date.
Name Day Classes - The Gathering 2013
April 6: O'Sullivan, May 5: Walsh, June 9:O'Brien, July 21: Byrne, August 10: Ryan, Sept 8: O'Connor, Oct 13: O'Neill, Nov 2: O'Reilly
Kinsale Pottery will host up to 10 Irish Name Days through 2013, each consisting of a day of pottery making for up to 16 people. If your surname is: Murphy, Kelly, O'Sullivan, Walsh, O'Brien, Byrne, Ryan, O'Connor, O'Neill or O'Reilly, you're eligible to come - though you or your guest must be living abroad! In the day you will design pottery to celebrate your Irish roots, examine your name's meaning and history, and you'll have the chance to meet people you're related to.
Other one-day courses in 2013 to consider - all at €75
April 6, Aug 25: Glass fusing
April 7, Oct 20: costume Jewelry-making
May 19, July 29, Sept 29, Nov 3 Millinery
Courses run from 10.00-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm and a room is available for lunch if you want to bring a picnic.