Make Your Japanese Tea Bowls

Intensive two day course








Choose from one of the following set of available dates:

Day 1: Friday 24 July 10am – 3pm
Includes a 30 minute lunch break
Day 2: Monday 27 July 2–4pm


Day 1: Saturday 22 August 10am – 3pm
Includes a 30 minute lunch break Day 2: Monday 24 August 2–4pm


Day 1: Wednesday 26 August 10am – 3pm
Includes a 30 minute lunch break
Day 2: Friday 28 August 10am – 12pm

£140






Safety
We are committed to working with our artists and communities in continuing to provide opportunities for creativity during these challenging times. Together, we have been working throughout lockdown in reconfiguring our courses to ensure the safety of all concerned without compromising on quality. Find out more about our new safety measures.

Gift vouchers available

Please read our Covid-19 Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.

Who is this class suitable for?
Ages 16+
Suitable for all skill levels.

What will be covered in the class?
Each student will learn how to throw a traditional Japanese style half cylinder tea bowl and a hand-built tea bowl. This ancient form of making will give students a chance to absorb themselves in the process and create their very own tea bowls. Students will return to refine their ceramic ware using the potter’s wheel and turning techniques to create detail on your hand-built items. You will then be able to select which of our ceramic studio glazes you would like applied to your wears, which will be carried out by our on-site ceramic technician.

What’s included?
All materials are included.

Location
Ceramics Studio (Ground floor with raised tables, narrow doorways)

Tutor 
Andrew Macdermott is a product of evening pottery classes at Milton Keynes Arts Centre. ‘I fell in love with the tactile clay immediately and now a few years on I teach the class I learnt in.’ Andy makes and sells Icelandic-inspired ceramic pieces at craft fairs and galleries across the country.  

Download our Ceramic Studio Handbook for further details on our studio terms of use.

Booking Terms and Conditions
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance refunds will be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.

In acknowledgement of these exceptional times, Milton Keynes Arts Centre has amended its refund policy on a temporary basis. Students are now entitled for refunds in the following circumstances:

  1. If you are unable to attend a class as you are showing coronavirus-like symptoms
  2. If you are unable to attend a class as someone you live with is showing coronavirus-like symptoms
  3. If Milton Keynes Arts Centre cancels or postpones classes.

Refunds shall be made on the basis of every class students have missed.

In all other instances outside of these circumstances, bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre.
Photographs and/or video will be taken during this course
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.


Milton Keynes Arts Centre
Parklands
Milton Keynes
MK14 5DZ


We have limited opening hours for course participants and by appointment only.

If you would like to arrange an appointment or book onto one of our courses, please get in touch:

+44 (0)1908 608108
hello@miltonkeynesartscentre.org

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