Pottery Class

Beginner Wheel Course - 6 weeks

Beginner Wheel

Next Available: Wed, 17 Jul 10:00AM (AEST)
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2 hours 30 minutes x 6 Weeks
Over 250 people have attended this class


✨ Part payment is now available✨ details upon checkout.

Your safety is our priority. We are committed to the health and safety of the community and will follow government advice at all times to keep everyone safe.

The studio has 2 medical grade air purifiers, InovaAir DV20, designed for use in clinical environments, primarily for the removal of aerosol-based viral and bacterial contaminants.

The Beginner Wheel Pottery Course is an ideal opportunity for students to learn the basics on the wheel including learning to centre clay to create basic forms such as cylinders and small bowls.  This is a perfect class for students who are complete beginners and for students who are seeking more wheel practice and skill development. 

The course runs for 6 sessions -  days offered include: -

Wednesday & Saturday mornings, 10am - 12.30pm or Thursday evening, 6pm-8.30pm.

Course Fee Includes:

Clay, tools, firing and glazing. Students are encouraged to reclaim their clay so they can re-use it during classes.

Duration: 2.5 hours / class x 6 

Experience: No experience required

Bring: An apron and towel each to class each week.

Wear: Clothes that can get dirty – this class is hands on. Closed shoes are essential

Collection of work: Students will be emailed when their work is ready for collection (all work must be collected within 2 weeks)

Cost: $479 (prior to booking please read the terms and conditions for term classes)

TeachersCassie Lynch – weekdays; Sarah Schembri – Saturdays.

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What you will learn

  • How to centre clay to make basic forms such as cylinders and bowls
  • Experiment with carving, tissue transfers. As well as glazing – the studio has various stoneware glazes to experiment with.

What you will get

  • A set of your creations made throughout the course. Students will be notified once work has been glazed and ready to collect.
  • Tea & Coffee
Parking Info

Please also note, that if you are driving you cannot park on Kent St as it’s permit only, try St David St or Moor St. 

What to bring

  • Please bring a towel and an apron.

What to wear

Clothes that can get dirty – this class is hands on. Closed shoes are essential.

Appropriate for

Beginners. No experience necessary.

Sarah Schembri Ceramics

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Sarah Schembri is a Melbourne Ceramic Artist who is passionate about creating functional, tactile and visually appealing ceramics, particularly tableware. Being a lover of cooking and food in general, she is most interested in making pieces that are a pleasure to use in the home, pieces which are not only visually appealing but also functional & tactile.

“There is something quite special about using pieces that are handmade - the experience and food taste better. This is a feeling that I think about when I'm creating, it's part of the experience I want to share with others.” - Sarah 

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4.8 (78 reviews)
Tracyrated it
30 Jun 2024
Excellent introduction into pottery! Georgia was a great teacher, very helpful and encouraging. The classes had a terrific balance between demonstrations and hands on practice. Really great fun. Thanks to Sarah and the team for such a wonderful experience.
Josephinerated it
16 Jun 2024
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Biancarated it
15 Jun 2024
Learning a new skill in such a happy and supportive environment was such a joyful experience. I will be back!
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.


  • A refund can be requested 14 days before class starts. Free of charge.
  • A transfer can be requested 7 days before the class starts. Free of charge.
  • A credit note can be requested 14 days before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.

Terms & Conditions

Additional Terms for 1-day workshops:

  • For transfers within 7 – 2 days of a 1-day workshop, there will be an admin fee of $20/person. 
  • No transfers or refunds within 48 hours of a 1-day workshop.

For more information, please visit our website...

Terms & Conditions - Workshops / Classes (1 day)

Terms & Conditions - Courses / Term classes (1+ days)

Got a question? Please email info@sarahschembri.com

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