4 Day Summer Ceramics Course

About the event

Based in the heart of Kilkenny City, you will be completely immersed in clay during this 4-day workshop. You will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel and the hand-building techniques of slab building and coiling. Expert tuition will come from Aisling McElwain, Niamh Synott and Liselott Olofsson.


Where is it taking place?

Clay Room Kilkenny,
Colliers Lane,

When is it taking place?

August 8th to 11th, 10am to 4pm

Who is it suitable for?

Adults 16+


Wheelchair-accessible building, accessible toilets and one adaptable potter’s wheel for a wheelchair user. Please contact us in advance of booking if this is a requirement, in case it is already booked. Wheelchair parking is available on High Street Kilkenny which is about 200m away from the building.

Do you need to book?

Yes, booking is required. Book here or via hello@clayroomskilkenny.ie

About the organiser

This event is part of the AKA Festival in Kilkenny (Alternative Kilkenny Arts)

Clay Rooms Kilkenny is run by Aisling McElwain, Niamh Synott and Liselott Olofsson. We are all individual members of

Contact details




+353 864556369



Design & Crafts Council Ireland
Ceramics Ireland
Aisling and Liselott are also members of MADE in Kilkenny


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

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Event Details

Maker: Clay Rooms Kilkenny

Starts: Aug 8 at 10:00 am

Ends: Aug 11 at 4:00 pm

Discipline: Ceramics

Location: Kilkenny

Type: Workshop

Price: €480