Introduction to Pottery: Throwing and Hand-building

About the event

Explore you creativity through working with clay in this introduction to pottery: throwing and hand-building.

This hands on workshop aim is to introduce the participants to one of the oldest crafts, pottery. After a short throwing demonstration you will get the chance to make a piece on the pottery wheel and, by using coiling and pinching techniques, you will make your own beautiful creation.


Where is it taking place?

1 Silverwood,
Finnstown Abbey,

When is it taking place?

August 6th, 11am to 1pm

Who is it suitable for?



Access to toilet available,
No disability access.

Do you need to book?

Yes, booking is required. To book email or call +353 87 2809507

About the organiser

Ceramic artist based in Dublin.
Inspired by the never ending beauty of nature.

Contact details

If you have any questions about this event, get in touch with




Design & Crafts Council Ireland

Ceramics Ireland


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: Elena Buttner

Starts: Aug 6 at 11:00 am

Ends: Aug 6 at 1:00 pm

Discipline: Ceramics

Location: Dublin

Type: Workshop

Price: €55