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There are a number of Adult Classes available to get involved in so explore and find the right one for you.

Individual Tuition

Working with Lorna you will learn a full range of hand-building techniques or focus on one particular skill you would like to develop. Click the buttons below to book your session.


£40 per hour


£30 per hour

Weekdays 9 -5 pm

Weekends by request

4 Week Course - Pause for Creativity

In this four week course you will be introduced to pinching, slabbing and surface decoration techniques with underglazes, slips and oxides.


Above all, you will be able to create in a supportive and stress-free environment and immerse yourself into the world of creativity at our studios. 

The course runs throughout the year. Join the course at any point in September/ November/ Jan/ March/May.


Beginners and improvers welcome.

4 sessions - £120

Friday Mornings

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Weekend Workshops (By appointment only)

A chance to deepen your knowledge and create some special clay pieces. Ideal for a weekend visit to the beautiful City of Bath. This course is for beginners and improvers. 

You will learn how to throw a vessel, slab build pots and explore surface decorating techniques. 


Students will work with two experienced potters on this course. Lorna Bode and Trevor Lillistone

£180 all-inclusive of materials and

lunch provided.

£180 all-inclusive of materials and

lunch provided.

Saturday and Sunday

9:30am - 3:30pm

Group Workshop @ Victoria Toppings Studio Gay St Bath

Come and discover the medium of clay. Learn to slab roll and make pinch pot vessels, all whilst listening to wonderful music and enjoying a nice beverage.

Lorna will teach you surface decoration techniques such as sgraffito and imprinting into clay.


Your pieces will be glazed and fired for collection two weeks after the class.

£40 - inclusive of all materials and two firings

Thursday evenings 

7:00pm - 9:00pm

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