Several of our artists offer art classes and workshops. Check their websites regularly for details.


Jenny Wightwick Ceramics


Each workshop will run from 10am -1pm and will conclude with a delicious home made lunch. Total cost £75.00.
Objects that are made on the day will be left with me for firing and glazing and will be ready for collection about 2 weeks after the workshop. You will be notified by email.

Thursday 2nd Aug. 10-1pm followed by lunch.
You will be guided on how to make a bowl form using a mould. Clay will be rolled into a slab and coils made and pressed together in the mould.  Application of colour in the form of slip will be demonstrated. Stoneware clay will be used.

Friday 21st Sept. 10-1 pm followed by lunch.
Construction of a coil vessel.  Instruction on  making clay coils, stacking and attaching to a circular base, application of pattern and colour in the form of coloured slips. Stoneware clay will be used.

Friday 26th Oct.  10-1pm followed by lunch.
Looking at the unique properties of porcelain clay, create your own ceramic pendants to be made into a necklace. There will be time to experiment with your own designs and look at various ways of applying surface embellishments.  Various ways of using porcelain clay will be taught with ideas given on surface pattern/texture.

Friday 2nd Nov. 10-1pm followed by lunch.
Making Christmas decorations, construction of a tea light and/or candle holder. Slab rolling, cutting shapes with metal cutters, application of pattern and colour using coloured slips.


Amanda Duke – Workshops and Classes

Amanda has a substantial background in teaching Art and Textiles to GCSE, A Level and also to Adults in workshops and community groups. She simply loves teaching and providing inspiration in a relaxed, supportive and engaging environment.  Experienced in teaching in different contexts she can provide one to one tuition at all levels and also to adult groups either at her home, at Sussex Prairie Gardens in Henfield or she can travel.

Visit Amanda’s website for details on courses coming up or any enquiries.



Tamar Rose – Ceramic Classes and Workshops

‘My fully equipped studio is nestled at the foot of the South Downs, situated in the old market town of Steyning. My aim with my teaching is to create supportive classes, where I can see students empowered to experiment and find their own voice with clay.’
Visit Tamar’s website for more details:


Sarah Duffield – Workshops and Classes

Sarah offers art workshops at the Cow Shed Venue in Steyning. Workshops are designed to be fun and to introduce participants to the exciting possibilities of creating their own art work. Beginners can expect to learn about colour theory, composition, drawing, basic painting techniques and equipment.For the more advanced artist, workshops can be used to develop skills, learn more about the creative process, try something new and obtain feedback on work.

To find out more about Sarah’s classes, visit her website


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