Our workshops are fun, informal and an inspirational break away from the stress and strain of everyday life. Designed to cater for all ages and all levels of experience from novice to accomplished potter. Please check through our workshop listings below and contact us for any further information.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Artist in the Community

The Artist in the Community funding came on stream this week and communitys and artists have until the first week in April to get together to work out projects and to apply for funding up to 3,000 euros. The artists have to be resident in Co. Wexford. A good definition of Community Art and I quote, 'A form of participatory arts with the emphasis on the potential to bring about social change'  from The Design & Crafts Council code of practice by Marie Brett - Visual Artist.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Universal Craft of Pottery

Our Universal Craft of Pottery Course is working well. We have some dedicated students coming in the cold winter evenings and being warmed by the wood burner. Tonight we finished the first 4 evenings of hand building. When their pieces are fired with their permission I will post images of the works made. Nest week we begin the wheel......let the fun start. 
More later.

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Universal Craft of Pottery at The Potter's Yard, Rathangan, Duncormick, Co. Wexford

An intensive 12 week course aimed at those who love pottery, know a little and wish to develop their ability, also for the beginner who has always wanted to 'make a pot' We will start the course on Tuesday 26th September. 7.30-9.30pm The first 4 weeks will concentrate on hand-building, impressed and slip decoration. We will look at the range of tools used by the potter, with information on sourcing clay, its nature and decoration. You will design and make a mug, tile and dish. 2nd 4 weeks will look at and work on the potter's wheel. Learning to 'throw' 'turn' make lids and handles. Final 4 weeks Glaze theory, recipes, decoration and Kilns. (see wood firing kiln on web site) The cost is 360.00 All Materials are supplied. The pieces you make will be glazed and fired in the studio kiln and are yours to take home at the end of the course. The course fee is payable on the first evening. An instalment plan is on offer. Bring a friend and earn a discount! Booking is open now and is essential as space in the studio is limited to 6 persons. Phone Patricia on 086 1914648/051 563377

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Temples of Light

Top Picture: Temple of Light - made by Kim and Poppy. Night Courses at The Potter's Yard.

Lower Picture : Pit Firing at The Potter's Yard.  Spring 2010

The Potter's Yard - Summer Programme 2012

  •  2 hours of fun filled clay work - creating fantastic creatures from the iimagination - have a 'go' on the potter's wheel.

  • DRAGONOLOGY - make models of these fabulous beasts step by step with Patricia 
  • PIT  FIRING - experience the excitement of firing your own work weather permitting.
  • FUN ON THE POTTER'S WHEEL - learn to make a bowl & a mug    
       PARENTS: for details of dates, cost, time for either POP UP or CREATIVE GROUPS
       CONTACT PATRICIA 086 1914648 or 051 563377
       DIRECTIONS to THE  POTTER'S  YARD found on the CONTACTS page.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Squishy,squishy clay

The Potter's Yard Easter Classes for Children - Enjoy the squishy, squishy clay - Learn to form a tubby pig, a fat seal or a cool penguin -  Make a pot on one of Patricia's wheels - Have your best piece kiln fired. Use your imagination and surprise yourself, guidance from accomplished potter Patricia in her atmospheric studio - 300 metres from The Cross of Rathangan, coming from Baldwinstown turn left, from Duncormick turn right.

Cost:    E18 per class or E50 for 3.
Dates.   10th-12th April 2012 (incl)
Time.    10-11.30am  age 6-10 years
             12-1.30pm   age 11-14 years.
To Book Call Patricia on 086 1914648/051 563377/

Friday, July 15, 2011