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image for Workshop/Course item typeBeginners Pottery Evening Course at Valentine Clays

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Workshop/Course, Thu 22 Feb 2018




Debbie Tams

01782 271200


Valentine Way,

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Your teacher Nicholas Marsh, who has over thirty years’ worth of experience, will help you to develop your ideas in clay over a 10 week period. Whichever clay discipline you wish to develop and learn Nick will be on hand to help you to progress within this area whether you would like experience in throwing, slabbing, texturing, decorating or firing. This evening pottery course is aimed at those beginners or those with a little bit of experience. The course will take place on Thursday evenings at the LoveClay workshop facility at Valentine Clays HQ in Fenton.

There are a maximum of 10 places available to ensure there is a one to one experience to help you to develop your ideas. Basic materials and tools will be provided. Please discuss further requirements with your tutor.

The price of a 10 week course is £225 per person.

Teacher Information
The course will be run by trained potter and teacher Nicholas Marsh who has been making a professional career within the pottery world for the past thirty years. Nick has been privileged to live and work in a variety of locations throughout the world each with a distinctive influence which can be clearly seen within his work.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 22 Feb 2018 19:00 to 21:00
Weekly - Thursday Evenings
10 week course running from 22nd February - 26th April 2018


£225 per person



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Map reference: SJ 895443  Lat: 52.99635 Long: -2.15740

Parking: free


  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors


  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system