Ian giving a demonstration in the garden

Ian giving a demonstration in the garden

We are no longer running courses


Due to various circumstances Ian no longer running his Ceramic Workshops for the time being.









Three Day Ceramic Sculpture Courses 2012

Starting from 10am Friday to 4pm Sunday.

These courses caters for all levels of skill from beginners to professional potters and covers aspects of materials, armatures and the use of paper and flax clay’s and other bodies for hand building and figurative sculpture, including ideas for surface decoration, firing and kiln construction. Personal tuition is given to all participants and Ian also gives demonstrations of his unique techniques, which have been developed over fourty years of working in this genre.

The courses offer a stimulating and varied approach to new ideas and methods of construction for anyone interested in descovering new and practical ways of producing their work.

Each day is divided into sections for both demonstrations and for working alone under instruction. Throughout the course you will receive a great deal of information so please bring a note book and camera if you wish, plus an overall, a towel and any modelling tools you prefer using, plus some packing materials for transporting your work home.




Ian Gregory's Studio

Situated in the heart of Thomas Hardy's Wessex (Dorset), which is famous for its unspoilt countryside. The village is within a short drive of Dorchester, Sherborne and Blandford Forum. Set in the folds of the Dorset downs close to Milton Abbas and designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Dorset coastline is just twenty minutes drive away, where you can visit Durdle Door, Corfe Castle and Lyme Regis or any of the historic towns and National Trust houses that abound in the country.

There are also numerous hotels and B&B's in the local area as well as restaurants and pubs.


Dates for 2012

25th - 27th May - Fully Booked
24th - 26th August
14th - 15th September

These dates may change due to unforeseen circumstances so please email us or send us a S.E.A for confirmation of exact dates for each course.

The course fee of £280
includes tuition, materials, refreshments and a light lunch. A non-refundable deposit of £50 must accompany each booking and the full balance to be paid one month prior to the start of the course or we will offer your place to another on the waiting list. The numbers of places on the courses are limited so early booking is advised.

Group bookings of five or more students will recieve a discount.

Though we are happy to take bookings via email we will still need your written conformation and deposit to secure a place on the course.

For exact dates, bookings and additional information about these courses please contact Ian and Lynda Gregory.

Address: The Studio, Crumble Cottage, Lower Ansty, Dorchester, Dorset. DT2 7PN. UK

Telephone and Fax: +44 (0) 1258 880 891

Email: ian@ian-gregory.co.uk

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