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Weekend Ceramic Retreat


A full weekend of ceramic instruction at the picturesque and 5* luxury accommodation of Ashbrooke House.

The course will focus on sculptural ceramics, exploring form through handbuilding techniques such as coiling, slab building, paper clay, press moulding and using formers. This is an opportunity to enhance your skills and knowledge through an ambitious and supportive weekend retreat.

Sculptural Ceramics Workshop

Location: Ashbrooke House, Brookeborough, N. Ireland, BT94 4GX  | With Ceramicist Helen Moore | Duration: 8-10 March | Pricing: Residential £350-450  ~ Non-Residential £200 ~ Day Guest £95.

The Course:

The Course will be broken into the following segments.

  • Saturday: Hand Building techniques using formers & press moulds.

  • Sunday: Introducing Porcelain Paper Clay.

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Earlier Event: February 23
Day Course: Understanding Colour
Later Event: April 13
Sculpting the Face in Clay