Perth’s best pottery classes to get your hands dirty at.
Always racking your brain for something new and fun to do? Pottery might just be for you!
Not only is it nice and relaxing, it’s also super sustainable and is now taking off as a loved hobby by many over the last few months.
You may not be a born Picasso, but you don’t need to be at expert level to make a cool new vase for one of your 20 house plants at home. There are plenty of beginner classes that will see you mastering the wheel in no time- it’s also totally okay if your first go results in a blob that could pass for some sort of strange looking cup, everyone has to start somewhere!
Lucky for us Perth has a heap of cool pottery workshops you can book for your next outing, so get your aprons on and get ready to get down and dirty with some clay.
205 Carr Pl, Leederville WA 6007
This community pottery studio started off as a backyard studio and has now expanded into Studio P after popular demand. Located in the heart of Leederville they offer a range of workshops and classes with a focus on a fun, creative atmosphere. Their Pet Nat + Pottery also includes exclusive natural wine tasting and nibbles- say no more.
Guildford Village Potters
22 Meadow St, Guildford WA 6055
Situated in Guildford’s historical courthouse precinct, Guildford Village
Potters have years of experience and is host to members making everything from fine tableware to wall hangings. They offer 8 week term classes and tours and demonstrations so you can get a behind the scenes of some of the craftsmanship that goes into the pieces.
1 Burt St, Cottesloe WA 6011
Started in 1957 this gorgeous studio is one of Perth’s oldest and is still inspiring wannabe potters to this day. PerthStudioPotters offer one-off workshops or long term classes for the eager artists. You can also go have a peek at their artist run Burt Street Gallery, showcasing the best of Perth pottery in its many exhibitions.
Not Yet Perfect
58/60 Duncraig Rd, Applecross WA 6153
Not Yet Perfect has one simple goal- to break free from the never being perfect enough trap, so you can guarantee no judgements if you’re no expert. This adorable little studio is surrounded by native wildlife and incredible Perth City views. They offer fun and inspiring workshops in a soul soothing environment so you can enjoy discovering your creative side.
House of Hobby
28 Drummond Pl, West Perth WA 6005
Specialising in creative workshops and events there is no shortage of things to try at House of Hobby. Their pottery and wine workshop is the perfect date night idea and accepts all skill levels to create beautiful ceramic pieces. The workshop also includes free flowing bubbles, wine or mimosas so your piece will start looking better and better as you go along.
Clay Make Studio
65 Ferguson St, Maylands WA 6051
Clay Make Studio is an independently run ceramic studio and offer meverything from beginners classes to studio space and equipment for the more experienced potters. Here you can try your hand in wheel-throwing or mix your own glazes under the guidance of skilled artists and pottery enthusiasts. They also run winter markets with loads of cool pieces you can purchase for yourself.
Sarah Karen Albin Pottery
26 Jarvis St, O’Connor, WA, 6163, AUS
Get a real feel for pottery in a super relaxing backyard environment at SKAPots. Offering both traditional style clays or the newer Paperclay you can take on hand-building workshops, wheel-work classes, glazing and firing.
White Peacock Studios
Lot 102 Glenburn Road (Off Glen Forrest Drive), Glen Forrest WA 6071
Surrounded by nature in the heart of Glen Forrest, White Peacock Studios is the perfect place to zen out and play with some clay. This tranquil environment takes on beginners and advanced potters with the opportunity to sell your work throughout the year on their various open days.
16 Brockway Rd, Mount Claremont WA 6010
Potteroo serves as a workshop and events space offering parties, lessons and art gallery browsing for people of all ages. Owner and teacher Lily has a passion for the wonders of the natural world and much of her artwork is based on Western Australian fauna and wildlife so you can really appreciate the beautiful space we live in.
6 Jack Rd, Wattle Grove WA 6107
Specialising in unique and Australian inspired porcelain vases, Rediscover Ceramics is run by artist Danica Wichtermann who holds classes for both adults and children where she passes on her potter expertise. You can also purchase some of her stunning pieces which are beautifully crafted and inspired by nature.
Perth Pottery Painting Parties
If you’re looking for something a little unique for your next kids party then Perth Pottery Painting Parties could nprovide just that. They provide pottery-themed parties in your own home with all the equipment brought to you so you can sit back and relax with a glass of wine while the kids go crazy. They also host small adult pottery parties and studio pottery workshops, so the kids won’t be the only ones having all the fun.
10 Stack St, Fremantle WA 6160
A former diesel workshop in Freo famous for it’s plants, Stackwood is home to stunning creative spaces with experts in the field hosting sessions that include plenty of ceramics-related classes. Winterwares allows you to purchase gorgeous handmade ceramic homewares all from the Fremantle studio and ceramic artist Simone Nabholz. They have plenty of other workshops you can check out as well if you want to really dive into your artistic abilities.
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