Milton Keynes Arts Centre

Autumnal Growing Patch Ceramics with Andy Macdermott

October Half-term 2022

27 October 2022

10.30am–12.30pm (8–12 year olds)
1.30 - 3.30pm (13–17 year olds)


Gift vouchers available

Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.

Who is this class suitable for?
This workshop is suitable for all abilities. The morning workshop is suitable for children 8–12 years of age and the afternoon of young people 13–17 years of age.

We kindly ask that you contact us inform of any accessibility needs at the time of booking.

Children/young people do not need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

What will be covered in the workshop?
Join ceramicist Andy Macdermott this half term as we learn to sculpt and  hollow pumpkins and squash from clay and decorate them with coloured slips and accessories such as autumnal coloured leaves and vine.

What will participants leave the class with?
Each participant will have made a ceramic sculpture which will then be clear glazed and fired in our kilns for collection at a later date. 

What will I need to bring?
All tools and materials are included. Participants will need to wear clothing suitable clothing for getting messy and closed toed shoes.

Ceramics Studio (ground floor with raised tables, narrow doorways).

Andrew Macdermott is highly skilled potter, an artist who combines a love of texture and form with real passion about the therapeutic benefits of working with clay; this combined with a background in community development means it is no surprise that Andy's patience and kindness makes him one of the most popular tutors teaching ceramics in and around Milton Keynes.

Photographs and/or video will be taken during this workshop
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

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Milton Keynes
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+44 (0)1908 608108

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