Artist Potter - Richard Phethean - Pottery Tutor

Course Bookings 

Programme for 2017/18

Booking: Please send all bookings to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Write to Richard at the following address:
Richard Phethean
Tresabenn, Lower Kenneggy Lane, Penzance, Cornwall TR20 9AP

Ring Richard on :
(+44) 01736 763098 (in the studio) or on mobile: 07909 966789

Gift vouchers

Personalised gift vouchers are available and redeemable for courses, classes or pottery at the Tresabenn Studio. See below for the terms and conditions for their use.

The Courses 2017/18

Five day intensive throwing

Autumn 2017 - Sunday 1st to Friday 6th October (full - standby only)

Winter 2018 - Monday 1st to Saturday 6th January

Spring 2018 - Sunday 8th to Friday 13th April

Autumn 2018 - Sunday 30th September to Friday 5th October

Fee - £480 includes all materials, welcome dinner, lunch, refreshments and daily untutored pratice time.


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Slipware Summer School

Saturday 15th to Saturday 22nd July 2017 (full, standby only)

Saturday 14th to Saturday 21st July 2018

Fee - £580 includes all materials, test and glaze firings, welcome dinner, lunch, refreshments and daily untutored practise time

Accommodation: Students must make their own arrangements. A list of recommended local B&B's accompanies the course details and booking form pack available by post or email. Read more.

Wednesday Adult Classes

Block of 6 sessions is priced at (from September 2017) £84. Your place remains secure as long as you rewnew your sessions during the term or in advance of the following term.

These classes do not have to be taken over consecutive weeks and are valid for one term.

Summer term - April 26th to July 12th 2017 (full, waiting list only) 

Autumn term - September 6th to December 13th 2017

Spring term - January 10th to March 21st 2018

Summer term - April 18th to July 11th 2018

Saturday Sessions

Held around six times per year and programmed with as much notice as can be provided, but generally falling twice in each term.

Fee £90 (NB from September £100)

Sessions until December 2017

1st July

16th September

11th November

Gift Vouchers

If you paying for a course or making a part payment for a course using a gift voucher, even if the person buying the voucher has specified a date on which the recipient wishes to attend, it is essetial that you contact me in person to reconfirm the course or session date specified, or select an alternative session or course. Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of issue.

Please see Terms and Conditions for the booking of the week-long courses.


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