Pottery Classes

Creating with clay is a sensory, tactile experience that can be very calming. Explore your creativity and develop your craftsmanship under the careful guidance of our experienced practicing tutors. Our classes are for adults and children, beginners to intermediate and cover hand-building, surface decoration, glazing and wheelwork*.

Maximum class size is 10 students.

The Pottery Studio is located in the northern end of the Bondi Pavilion courtyard and houses a range of equipment:

  • 1 extruder
  • 8 wheels
  • 1 electric kiln
  • A range of plaster moulds
  • Glazes

* Wheelwork is taught in Adult classes only.


10 week term:

  • $260 adult full price (does not include clay)
  • $190 adult concession (does not include clay)
  • $190 Seniors Discount (available Thursday class ONLY)
  • $190 child full price (includes clay)
  • $130 child concession (includes clay)

$22 Clay 10 kg bag (Click the BOOK NOW button below to buy clay)

Please note that prices are reviewed annually by Council.

Term dates 2018

  • Term 1 – week commencing (w/c) 5 Febrary 2017, to w/c 3 April (10 weeks)
  • Term 2 – w/c 1 May to w/c 2 July (10 weeks)
  • Term 3 – w/c Mon 23 July to w/c 24 Sept (10 weeks)
  • Term 4 – w/c 15 Oct to w/c 10 Dec (9 weeks)


All classes are open to both new and continuing students, beginner to intermediate levels.

By purchasing a ticket you are confirming that you have read and agreed to our Event Terms and Conditions.

All enrolments are made online through Trybooking, have your MasterCard, Visa or AMEX card ready.

A maximum of 2 tickets are purchasable in the one transaction.

All ticketing is handled automatically. If you fail to attain a place please email: pottery@waverley.nsw.gov.au
Include your full name, phone number and class for which you want to be waitlisted.

Keep up to date with other MAKERS Craft + Design events and Pottery enrolment opening times by subscribing to our monthly Waverley Council Arts and Culture Newsletter.

To see our complete list of term classes and availability and to book, once enrolments open, click on the BOOK NOW button below.


Concessions are available in all classes to valid Centrelink issued low income categories:

  • pensioners
  • youth allowance
  • gold veteran’s card holders

Concessions must be valid at the time of booking. Once booked in claimants need to:

  1. Email their full name, type of concession and concession card numbers to pottery@waverley.nsw.gov.au
  2. Present their concession card to their tutor at the first class.

Thursday Concessional & Seniors Card holders discount class. This is a targeted class that has been established to:

  1. Give priority placement for concession card holders
  2. Provide the option for Seniors Card holders to obtain a discount rate (this class only)

These two ticket types are given placement preference although full fee paying adult tickets will become available for sale 7 days prior to the start of the new term, if spaces are still available.

Pottery Students Exhibition

‘Breathe into Life’ - a celebration of 2017 student learning.

Tuesday 19-Thursday 21 December 2017, 10am - 5pm.

Bondi Pavilion Gallery

Class location

Pottery Studio, Bondi Pavilion, Queen Elizabeth Drive
Bondi Beach NSW 2026


For all enquiries, please email pottery@waverley.nsw.gov.au
If you are unable to email or book online please ring: 9083 8789.


MAKERS Craft + Design


9083 8789

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