Workshop and Classes

Pottery Workshops, Courses & Classes

We offer various types of pottery workshops and courses

Our workshops and courses cover all aspects of the art of high temperature, reduction-fired studio pottery and we are able to arrange our specialized tailor-made boutique style  workshops or courses to any group’s particular interest or requirements.

Some  outlines

For those wishing to pursue a more serious approach we offer specialist workshops / ‘masterclasses’ for those who wish to take their skills further, including

  • Intense, advanced throwing course – repetition throwing, turning etc
  • Throwing big pots – throwing in multiple sections
  • Reduction firing – some theory and practise
  • Clay and glazes for high temperature studio pottery and ceramics

Recreational and experiential:

  • Casual lessons and introductory workshops
  • Special interest groups – schools and clubs etc
  • Family and other small groups – four to eight people for a few hours of  ‘pottery experience’

The spacious and well-equipped studio allows us to accommodate groups of participants in comfort.

Bookings are essential

For costs, times, bookings and any further information please contact us.

David & Felicity
Tel:          +27 (0) 82 342 5453


David Demonstrating   Maria le Roux, Myburgh and Willemina de Wet
Myburgh & Willemina de Wet   Myburgh de Wet and David
Nicolette Badenhorst   Peter Schram
Rupert Erskine   Rupert Erskine002
Willemina de Wet   Rupert, Willemina, Myburgh and Felicity
Maria le Roux002   Maria le Roux003





There is a luxury self-contained cottage on the premises which can accommodate six people in two double en-suite rooms.

Swellendam is an established and beautiful tourist destination and we can arrange additional accommodation at B&B or self-catering establishments nearby.

Morning and afternoon tea/coffee will be provided for the duration of the workshop.
Additional catering can be arranged.


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