School Holiday Program

The 2018 Winter holiday program

We offer a range of holiday classes that cater for the absolute beginner to the clay enthusiast. Our minimum age is 5 years old with some courses being designed for older children only. All clay, materials and firing are included. Class dates and times are in the drop down list  in the form below. Only classes that have available spaces will appear in the form. Once classes are full they disappear from the the form.

Parents are welcome to enrol as students. Parents attending as observers in the classroom is discouraged and only allowed under special circumstances and by prior arrangement with Canberra Potters.

Fun With Clay   – $145 

Suitable for – 5 years and older

9 am – noon – 2 mornings of clay fun

Over two 3-hour sessions our experienced teachers will help you to explore some of the possibilities of working with clay, For example, creating small clay creatures, making and decorating plates or dishes.

Designed for family groups to enrol but unaccompanied children are welcome too.


Clay Day – $185

Suitable for – 7 years and older

9am – 4pm –

Enjoy a fun day of clay activities – you can have a go on the potter’s wheel, make a platter to amaze your friends, make a clay creature for your garden, decorate and refine your pots and take home a pot you’ve glazed and Raku fired yourself.

Adult carers can enrol too.

Bring your own food and drink.


Working on the Wheel – $145

Suitable for – 8 years and older

9am – noon – 2 mornings of wheel work


Equally good for beginners and continuing students. You will spend two mornings working on the potter’s wheel. You will design, refine and decorate your creations under our expert guidance.


Wheel Intensive (youth) – $295

Suitable for – 10 years and older

9am – 4pm

This 2 day workshop is equally good for beginners or continuing students. By spending two concentrated days on throwing, trimming and decorating your work your skills will improve dramatically. This is for the older student who really wants to gain some wheel throwing skills.


Book in three easy steps

Step 1 – add your details, select class and enter credit card details.

Step 2 – Click on CONFIRM AMOUNT to update number of places and the final payment amount – you must CONFIRM AMOUNT before you PLACE ORDER, otherwise your order will be cancelled.

Step 3 – Click on PLACE ORDER to process your payment. Confirmation email will follow.

If you do NOT receive confirmation an error message will appear immediately below this information. (You may need to scroll to top of form to view it.)

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