In a nutshell

Where is it?
Sunken Studio is a 10 minute walk from the City Centre, easily accessed by public transport & you can get the free water taxi from Leeds Train Station to Leeds Dock. The studio is a 2 minute walk from Leeds Dock, Sheaf St. (Duke Studios), The Tetley & The Royal Armouries. On the same road as Leeds Discovery Centre.

Length of experience
The Pottery Making Experience lasts 2 hours with 15 minutes for refreshments at the beginning of each session.

What you need to know
This experience is for adults (18+) only.

This experience is available on selected dates throughout the year.

Finished works, fired and glazed (where needed), will be available for collection from Sunken Studio within 28 days after the session. If you are unable to collect we can arrange for your work to be delivered for £10 per address.

How much will it cost?
The Pottery Making Experience costs £40 per person.

How to redeeem your voucher
Your e-voucher or gift box voucher will have a contact name and information about booking your experience. If you have any questions before booking please call 0800 772 0825.

The small print
Vouchers are valid for 9 months from date of purchase.

Pottery Making Experience in Leeds


This is a lovely two hour workshop where  you’ll be invited to join a group workshop at professional ceramist Rebecca’s independent ceramics studio in Leeds. You’ll be introduced to a focused area of pottery production and Rebecca will be on hand to guide you through making your own pot(s). When the session is over, your work will be fired and glazed ready for collection.

What’s Included?

  • Materials.
  • Refreshments.
  • Post production costs: firings and glazing service (where needed).
  • Packaging.


Workshops are programmed each month on the:

  • 1st Friday, 18:45-21:00.
  • 2nd Saturday, 10:45-13:00.
  • 4th Wednesday, 18:45-21:00.

This is a hand-building pottery experience.  Rebecca also runs a pottery throwing experience where you will learn to throw pots on a potter’s wheel.

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Please select a delivery method. You can send a PDF e-voucher by email to any email address (either the recipient's or your own for printing and forwarding) for free or send our Uniquely Local Gift Box (£3.50 extra) by post. If you would like the gift box addressed to someone other than the recipient please put the correct name in the voucher postage address field.


Ceramics Taster Course - Sunken Studio Pottery Making Experience in Leeds

The Pottery Making Experience in Leeds is run by award winning ceramicist Rebecca Catterall of Sunken Studio. Rebecca has been working with clay for over 25 years.

Rebecca is a fully qualified and experienced tutor and has exhibited her work nationally and internationally. She has received several prizes and awards for her work. Rebecca has devised and delivered creative programs in a range of educational settings, both formal and informal.

All the Sunken Studio ceramics packages include access to a wide range of custom-made tools and resources that have been designed, and made, by Sunken Studio.

This is a hand-building pottery experience.  Rebecca also runs a pottery throwing experience where you will learn to throw pots on a potter’s wheel.