Special Events and Classes

Special events and classes

During the month we often have additional events on where you can come to learn new skills and have fun of course. These are a mix of Pottery painting classes with different painting techniques and Clay classes where you are working by hand with the clay using different hand-building techniques to make your creation.

At Fired 4 U we offer many opportunities for you to discover and develop your creative skills with; pottery painting, clay sessions, copper enameling, foam clay decoration, team building, birthday parties, mini potters pre school sessions, special events and adults evening classes.

These classes are guided sessions with Jane showing you step by step how to do the project, you still have flexibility if you wish to add your own twist to what you are doing.

There are a few popular sessions which we do and outside of set dates these can be booked so you can come and do them at an agreed date and time.

Clay Angel workshop

using a potters wheel

Potter's Wheel Session 27th June

workshop coming soon

workshop coming soon

Witch workshop

Clay Hedgehog workshop

Banding wheel workshop

How to Book and Prices

Clay all year round or Christmas Fairy / Angel t-lite class, Clay Witch and Clay Hedgehog classes

Call us on 01772 203060 to book in for these workshop to arrange a date and time. It does take about 2.5 hours to create the Witch and up to 2 hours to create the Hedgehog.
Jane will provide clay you need and any patterns or tools you require to make these. Guidance will be given step by step to make these wonderful pieces.
Once created you leave her with us to dry and then be bisque fired in our kiln. Then return in 2 weeks to paint her up and then leave her to be glaze fired. She will be ready a week later to collect.

Banding wheel workshop
Call us on 01772 20 30 60 to book in for this painting workshop. It does take up to 2 hours. It’s super fun spinning the wheel and painting at the same time and creates such a great effect.
Jane will show you how to do this and help as and when necessary. You can choose wide lines or thinner or a mix and then blend or not to blend into ombre effect.
Then choose how you will add a pattern to the background stripes.

The Clay all year round or Christmas Fairy/Angel workshop is £35 per person
The Witch clay workshop is £40 per person
The Hedgehog clay workshop is £35 per person.
The Banding Wheel painting technique workshop is £25 using a 26cm Dinner plate.

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Special events and classes coming up

using a potters wheel

Potter’s Wheel 1 to 1 lesson
Sunday 27th June is FULL.
Please call to go on waiting list incase of cancellations

Book in

Saturday 16th January 10am – will reschedule when Lockdown is lifted
Clay Angel – all year round or a Christmas one, your choice

workshop coming soon

Workshop coming soon

workshop coming soon

Workshop coming soon

Sunday 27 June 2021 –  FULLY BOOKED 1 to 1, 30 Minute lesson on the Potter’s Wheel with Rachel Byass £45 per person

To Book in for this please;  call us on 01772 203060 to arrange your 30 minute appointment

Rachel Byass, world renowned Potter and Ceramic artist who has taught me to paint and work with ceramics for the last 15 years is coming to my Studio for the day bringing a Potter’s wheel with her. How exciting is that? Rachel is a warm and friendly teacher with clay in her veins and a passion for it to match.

  • You can book in to have a 30 minute 1 to 1 lesson on the potter’s wheel with her
  • Throw a successful pot – often at a first session you will fail to create a pot as it is a difficult craft to do, however with Rachel by your side she will share her expertise and make sure you create a piece you are delighted with.
  • Opt to paint it on the wheel with Rachel’s own amazing specially developed clay paints using her special painting technique
  • Or leave it as it is without colour on the throwing day
  • Your fabulous pot will be fired either way, glazed and fired if you paint it on the wheel on the day. Or fired and you return to paint it in 2 weeks and then leave it again to be glazed and fired 4 U!

There are only 12 lessons available on 27th June starting at 10am. You can book in on the link below.
Your Lesson includes;

  • 30 minute lesson with Rachel 1 to 1 teaching and guidance
  • clay to throw your pot
  • paints on the day if you choose to
  • clay firing
  • optional return painting session
  • 2 sessions in our studio
  • final glazing and firing of your hand thrown pot
  • Age limit 7/8 years upwards.

The cost of all of this is £45 per person. It will give you a super thrilling experience to look forward to or make fabulous gift too.

What Our Customers Say

I have attended several evening workshops at Fired4u and would highly recommend them. Under Jane’s guidance I have made a variety of clay ornaments from angels to moon gazing hare plaque.


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15-17 Hennel Ln, Walton-le-Dale, Preston PR5 4LA


Monday-Tuesday: closed (available for groups and often open in the school holidays please check)
Wednesday-Friday: 10-5.30pm
Wednesday: Adults only evenings check events
Saturday: 10-4.30pm
Sunday: 11-4pm
Evening appointments available for groups



01772 20 30 60
Hi, My Kilns and I love to get messages and enquiries about how we can help you or how you would like me to make a unique creation for you. Please send us your question and we will help make your day simply the best one for you. If you are wanting to book a table please click here. We will get back to you within 24 hours, Regards Jane, Katy & Kelvin the kilns

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