Glazing and Firing Tutorial Training Course

Learn how to glaze & fire pottery - Contemporary Ceramics


Learn About Glazing & Firing Pottery/Ceramics

Learn About Glazing & Firing Pottery/Ceramics

With Jenny Hawkins

Essential for all new business owners or as a refresher course for existing business owners.  Learn different methods of glazing and how to load and fire a kiln.  All levels of experience welcome!

Course Content/Agenda:

Delegates will learn:

  • Which glaze(s) will you need?  The qualities and differences of glazes 
  • Dipping, brushing and roll/spill glazing techniques
  • Safe storage of your glaze
  • Dry footing and stilting
  • How to load your kiln efficiently
  • Advanced loading techniques for plates, tiles etc
  • Trouble shooting and frequently asked questions
  • Your own copy of our ‘Glazing & Firing' manual to take away – packed full of helpful hints and tips (21 pages of information and colour photographs).
  • A practical session is also included.

To Book:

Cost: The course is £50 + VAT or free when a kiln is purchased.

Time:  10am until 1.00pm

Call 01235 861700 to book a space or send an e-mail enquiry to  Remember to let us know what date you are interested in booking and your contact information.


Forthcoming Dates:

NB:  Timings are approximate and are dependent on the number of delegates attending.

Day            Date                             Times        Duration         Cost

Monday 25th January 2016          10am-1pm Half Day £50.00 or FREE*
Monday 29th February 2016        10am-1pm Half Day £50.00 or FREE*
Monday 21st March 2016             10am-1pm Half Day £50.00 or FREE*

Monday 25th April 2016              10am-1pm Half Day £50.00 or FREE*
Monday 23rd May 2016               10am-1pm Half Day £50.00 or FREE*
Monday 27th June 2016               10am-1pm Half Day £50.00 or FREE*
Monday 18th July 2016               10am-1pm Half Day £50.00 or FREE*
Tuesday 23rd August 2016          10am-1pm Half Day £50.00 or FREE*
Monday 19th September 2016     10am-1pm Half Day £50.00 or FREE*
Monday 17th October 2016         10am-1pm Half Day £50.00 or FREE*

Monday 21st November 2016      10am-1pm Half Day £50.00 or FREE*

*FREE if a kiln is purchased through Country Love Crafts (two FREE places available per business).