Wheel and Desk Hire - Pay as you go

from £30


With the wheel and desk hire, you will have  full access to the pottery facilities and equipment in the studio, including:

  • Shimpo wheels
  • Rhode large slab roller
  • Extruder
  • Hand tools
  • Tile cutters
  • Whirlers

You will also have access to our kitchen, toilet, and garden.

Each booking covers the morning session (9:30am-12:30pm), to book the full day (9:30am-4:30pm) just add the full day extra (£20) when booking.

Other extras include:

  • Firing clay – Half kiln bisque/glaze £20
  • Firing clay – Full kiln bisque/glaze £40
  • Clay 12.5kg – Buffstoneware £10



Monday – Sunday


Book this workshop

Please choose the day you'd like to book as well as extras.

Choose a day : Week 45

Terms and conditions:

  • All admission must either be familiar with the pottery wheel or have attended a beginner’s workshop to be inducted on tools and machinery.
  • Storage and your work is left at your own risk, we will provide a crate for you to store work. However any excess work that does not fit in the storage provided must be taken home.
  • Health and safety is extremely important to us at Ridgeway Studios and to keep a safe hygienic atmosphere the area you are working on must be cleaned and left spotless for the courtesy of others.
  • We provide first aid kits however you are liable for own safety and to respect our studio.
  • Be friendly to others and to us! We are here to help and provide you with equipment to further your craft and career if we feel anyone is being destructive or not respecting the terms above they will be asked to leave.
  • Studio hire is completely self-directed study and a space for you to enjoy, we will be here to help however we are a working studio.
  • Clothing – make sure you wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting a bit messy. No heels. No necklaces.