The Potthouse
Pottery & Ceramics Studio in the Cotswolds
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The Potthouse the pottery workshop Cheltenham in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds

 The Potthouse is a workshop and studio where you can make pottery, take classes in our course for beginners and have a pottery party with friends or for your children. Children can have school holiday fun sessions too. It is also a pottery studio where we make handmade pottery and ceramics. We are fully equipped for throwing pottery and have Raku firing facilities. We can fire Earthenware and Stoneware pottery and carry a wide range of pottery glazes.

     

Established in 2006, the Potthouse was set up as a pottery workshop/studio for semi-professional potters as well as learners. Located in a disused farm building in Woodmancote, it is just north of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. It is set in picturesque surroundings close to the Cotswold escarpment with GWR steam trains from nearby Toddington regularly puffing past at the bottom of the field.

    

The ethos of the Potthouse is to run an establishment along non-profit making lines with charges covering the running costs only.

Three potters are involved in the day to day running of the Potthouse, Diane Baker, Linda Freeman and Jackie White. All have pottery qualifications and many years hands on experience. They hold two selling exhibitions a year at The Potthouse and also sell their pots at local craft fairs.

  

The Potthouse has all the equipment needed by the experienced potter as well as newcomers to the craft. Potters will find electric and kick wheels, large and small electric kilns as well as gas fired Raku kiln, pugmill, clays and glazes in variety as well as raw materials to make slips and glazes, moulds, tools, in fact everything needed to pot.

The pottery is also wheelchair friendly and we welcome the disabled.

Diane,Linda and Jackie sell their pots at local craft fairs and also work to commission. Jackie has exhibited locally in the Cheltenham museum and Diane had a piece in an exhibition held at the V & A, London. The Potthouse holds its own selling exhibition twice a year - summer time and Christmas. You can view their work in the photo album and potters' pages.

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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