Artist Potter - Richard Phethean - Pottery Tutor

Weekly Pottery Classes 


Wednesday morning and evening. These are unstructured classes where students may throw on the wheel, or pursue any alternative making technique they wish. Tutor Richard Phethean is available as and when required.

Monday evening  A beginners and improvers pottery class with Simon Bayliss offering a full introduction to all aspects of pottery making, slip-decorating and glazing. 

Monday morning A general class with Debbie Prosser for students, ideally with some existing skills/experience covering all aspectes of studio practice including throwing, hand-building, press-moulding, slip-decorating and glazing


Wednesdays: Mixed ability group from beginner to advanced, so come to learn and practice new skills in a relaxed and social atmosphere.

You need to bring an apron and a towel. The studio has plenty of pottery tools, but if you prefer to use your own, please do so.

(NB Due to high demand for places, there is currently waining list for classes on weekly classes. Please use the enquiry form to register your interest)

Wednesday morning: 10.00am-1.00pm. Wednesday evening 6.00-9.00pm Tuition Fees. £22 per session payable by the term.

Morning class students may also attend a Wednesday afternoon untutored session from 1pm to 2.55pm. @£8 per session

Evening class students may also attend a Wednesday afternoon untutored session from 3.05pm to 5.00pm. @£8 per session

Monday morning: 9am-1pm from Monday 9th January 2023. Fee £25per session

Monday evening: 6-9pm. Fees, £20 per session payable by the term

Go to Course Bookings for availability and termly costs.

Location:Tresabenn Studio, Lower Kenneggy Lane, Penzance, Cornwall TR20 9AP

Turn off the A394 Penzance to Helston road, between Rosudgeon and Praa Sands, opposite the Coach and Horses pub into lower Kenneggy lane, look for our sign on the left after 60m.