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4-Day Throwing Intensive for Beginners & Improvers with Fiona Shannon

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About the event

Come along to Flowerfield Arts Centre for this 4-day masterclass where you will learn the basics of throwing on the pottery wheel with Fiona Shannon as well as techniques to refine your work such as trimming bases, adding handles, spouts and textures to your pots.

Please bring a packed lunch, apron and wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. It is advisable to cut your fingernails short for this activity.


Where is it taking place?

Flowerfield Arts Centre
185 Coleraine Road
Co. Derry/Londonderry
BT55 7HU

Who is it suitable for?

This workshop is for beginners/improvers


Hearing-impaired infra-red system in the auditorium and induction loop at Box Office/reception. Guide dog, Hearing dogs and Registered Assistance Dogs are welcome to the venue, including the auditorium.

Wheelchair access is available throughout the building and auditorium for wheelchair seats/transfers. The centre has a low-level counter at our Box Office and Visitor Information desk.

Adapted toilets on ground floor immediately behind the reception and also on first floor. A lift is available from the ground floor to first floor.

When is it taking place?

Tuesday 15th-Friday 18th August
10.30am to 3.30pm

Price and do you need to book?

£220, £198 concession
Booking required online here, or over the phone.

Contact details

T:    0044 28 7083 1400




Additional information

This event is a part of August Craft Month with Craft NI, Northern Ireland’s celebration of craft. Summer 2023 will mark the 17th annual August Craft Month with makers all across Northern Ireland getting involved.



All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

Event Details

Maker: Fiona Shannon

Starts: Tue 15 Aug at 10:30 am

Ends: Tue 15 Aug at 3:30 pm

Craft Type: Ceramics

Event Location: Derry/Londonderry

Event Type: Workshop

Price: £220, £198