Pottery Classes

The Elph Ceramics studio is located in the idylic Southern Highlands. Our classes are taught by our head of production and co-founder, Eloise. Eloise has over 10 years of pottery experience and expertise in hand-building, wheel-throwing, decoration and glazing.

Private Classes

Enjoy a private class in our Southern Highlands studio. The perfect day out for a special occasion, corporate team building or Christmas party.

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What level of experience do I need?

This class caters to those with no experience and those who have some experience.

How long is each class?

Each class runs for 3 hours with a short break in the middle for tea or coffee.

How many people will be in my class?

Our classes are a maximum of 9 to allow for ample one on one time.

What will I make?

For weekly classes, each class will focus on a different ceramic skill and you will get to make a range of pieces in the Elph Ceramics style.

For one-off event classes, you will make 1-2 small hand-built bowls or vases, the iconic Tiny House object and a small thrown bowl.

In a private hand-building class, you will make a range of small objects by hand using various techniques.

In a private throwing class, you will make a range of small objects on the pottery wheel.

Where is the studio located?

The Elph Ceramics studio is located in the regional town of Exeter in NSW's Southern Highlands. It is 20 minutes further south than Bowral and about 1 hour and 45 minutes from Sydney or Canberra.

Detailed directions will be provided via email in advance of your class.

What do I need to wear and/or bring?

Please wear flat, closed toed shoes and clothes that you don't mind getting a bit dirty. The clay will come out in the wash. Aprons will be provided.

Please check the weather as Exeter can be cooler or warmer than Sydney or Canberra.

Will there be snacks?

Tea and coffee will be provided. You are welcome to bring snacks or we can arrange snacks at an additional charge for private classes.

It's my birthday/anniversary/hen's party, can I organise a special class?

Absolutely! Get in touch and we can help you organise the perfect event.

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Can I reschedule?

Unfortuntely due to our size, weekly classes cannot be rescheduled or made-up for missed classes.

Private classes and events can be rescheduled or cancelled up to 14 days in advance for a full refund. After this time, the 50% deposit is non-refundable.