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 child full price (includes clay)
  • $130 child concession (includes clay)

Clay: $22 for 10kg

(Please note that prices are reviewed annually by Council.)

Term dates

  • Term 1 – week commencing (w/c) 30 January 2017, to w/c 3 April 2017
  • Term 2 – w/c Mon 1 May to w/c Mon 26 June 2017 (9 weeks)
  • Term 3 – w/c Mon 17 July to w/c Mon 18 Sept 2017 (10 weeks)
  • Term 4 – w/c Mon 9 Oct to w/c Mon 11 Dec 2017 (10 weeks)


All classes are open to both new and continuing students except our 5 week Adult Beginner classes. The 5 week Adult Beginner classes are ONLY for students who have never enrolled in any of our Pottery Studio classes before. It is a structured foundational course covering the essential skills that underlie good practice.

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. Trybooking accepts MasterCard, Visa or AMEX.

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
Be sure to 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, click on the BOOK NOW button below.


Concessions are available in all classes to valid pass holders.
Preference is given to Concession pass holders for the Thursday morning class although full fee paying adults are also welcome to book in 7 days prior to the start of the new term, if spaces are still available.

Pottery Students Exhibition

Works will be for sale. Bondi Pavilion Gallery,
Tuesday 19 - Thursday 21 December 2017, 10am - 5pm.

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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