Egg cup workshop

Egg Cups and Soldier Plate Ceramic Workshop (weekend course)

Museum of Making8 April 2023 - 9 April 2023

About this course: 
Learn how to throw, hand build and decorate your own pottery egg cups and side plates in our weekend ceramics course.

Professional ceramicist Mary Johnson will guide you through the process of measuring, cutting, hand building, throwing on potters’ wheels, and decorating your own bespoke piece. You will also have opportunity to explore the Museum of Making’s own ceramic collections in Derby’s iconic Silk Mill.

Once complete, your pot will be dried, glazed and fired by our Workshop Technicians in the Museum of Making kiln, ready for you to collect in a few weeks’ time.

When does this course take place?
This is a weekend course running on Saturday 8 April and Sunday 9 April (10am-3.30pm).

Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for complete beginners, as well as those with some ceramics experience who want to refresh their skills. All levels of experience are welcome!
Participants must be aged 18 years and over.
The course is limited to a maximum of six people to ensure participants are fully supported.

Do you need to bring anything?
All materials, tools, equipment and aprons will be provided. However, we encourage you to bring any photos or drawings you would like to use as inspiration. Please wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting a bit dirty and closed-toe shoes.

Lunch is available to purchase from The River Kitchen at the Museum of Making or various eateries and shops in the city centre.

How to book:
Tickets are priced at £125.00 per person. Derby Museums Friends & Members are eligible for 10% discount.

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Course Booking Terms and Conditions
Workshop and course bookings can be cancelled and refunded up until two days before the scheduled start date. In the event that Derby Museums needs to cancel a workshop, your ticket will be refunded in full.

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