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Beginner Wheel Workshop - 2 hours

Pottery Wheel for Beginners

Next Available: Sun, 15 Oct 10:00AM (AEDT)
(+1 more date)(Private Dates Available)
2 hours
Over 1000 people have attended this class


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.

This class is suited to anyone interested in trying the pottery wheel for the first time.

Have you ever wanted to feel what it’s like to be on a pottery wheel? Perhaps you are interested in joining a term class but want to see if you like it before making the commitment? Then this class is for you. Bring a friend or come on your own to experience the joy of being on the wheel, learning to create and have some FUN!

Students can select 2 items to be fired and glazed (this is included in the class cost)  

*Up to 3 additional items can be kept at $11 (includes GST) per item, payable on the day. 

An email will be sent when items are ready to collect, approximately 3-4 weeks time. 

Duration: 2 hours

Experience: No experience required

Bring: An apron and towel

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

Children: Yes – over the age of 8 years (if accompanied by an adult)

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

Cost: *$90 / person (Please read the terms and conditions for this class prior to booking)


*A maximum number of 13 people per class

*This class can be booked as a private workshop 

* Private /Corporate Bookings can be made during the week.  

email: events@sarahschembri.com

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What you will learn

  • Pottery wheel basics.

What you will get

  • An introduction to pottery on the wheel which includes clay, tools and glazes and 2 selected pieces to be fired for your home.
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

  • An apron and towel.

What to wear

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

Appropriate for

No experience is required. Children 8+ welcome if accompanied by an adult.

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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4.9 (306 reviews)
Alexandrarated it
25 Sep 2023Beginner Wheel Workshop - 2 hours
Super fun class and would 100 recommend
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24 Sep 2023Beginner Wheel Workshop - 2 hours
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Emilyrated it
17 Sep 2023Beginner Wheel Workshop - 2 hours
Had the best time!!
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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

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