Ceramics Studio

The Art House ceramic studio provides professional and accessible facilities for members to experiment with a variety of ceramic techniques. Whether you’re wanting to learn a new process or refresh your skills as a ceramicist, our ceramic technician is dedicated to nurturing your creative practice no matter your level of experience.

Our Ceramic Membership includes the following:

  • Free ceramic studio induction (introduction to our facilities, how to use our machines and equipment)
  • Regular access to our ceramic studio facilities with technician support
  • No limit on hourly usage
  • Weekly bisque and glaze firings
  • Storage for members work
  • Discounted one to one tuition with our technician at £18.50 p/h
  • Discounted ceramic materials (clay and glazes etc)
  • Discount in our coffee house and shop

Ceramic Memberships

As a registered charity, we strive to make our membership fees as affordable as possible whilst ensuring we are able to invest in maintaining our facilities. We offer a regular and student ceramic membership which are renewed monthly:

Once you have joined a member, you have access to our ceramic facilities with no extra hourly or daily costs. This includes the use of our wheels and equipment and a weekly bisque and glaze firing. Clay and glazes are charged additionally. 

Annual MembershipCost (Renewed Monthly)
Regular Membership £60 per month
Student Membership£45 per month

Student memberships are suitable for students that are still studying or are within 2 years of graduating. We require proof of eligibility in the form of a student ID or graduation certificate.


Kiln Share

In addition to weekly firings for our members,  we have registered our facilities on a kiln share scheme which enables members and the wider community to hire our kiln for half or full load firings.

If you would like to find out more about how the kiln share scheme works, our prices and how to book your firing, please get in touch with our ceramics technician: hannah@the-arthouse.org.uk

New to Ceramics?

If you’re a complete beginner and wanting to delve into the world of ceramics, we can help!

We have a variety of workshops and courses covering all areas of making ceramics that are suitable for beginners. Our tutors will guide you through the whole process ensuring you feel confident and able to continue with the process going forward.


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Ceramic Studio One to One

If a workshop setting isn’t for you and you’re not ready to become a ceramic studio member, we also offer one to one tuition with our expert ceramic technician at £30 per hour. This is perfect for those that are wanting to learn a new process or need support with a specific project or idea. Items made in these sessions can be glazed and fired at an additional cost.

For more information, please contact our ceramic studio technician – hannah@the-arthouse.org.uk

Meet our Ceramics Technician Hannah Way

Hannah Way is the Ceramics Studio Technician at The Art House, Wakefield. In this short film she talks about her work as an artist, her passion for the wheel and how she helps her members find their own way in the world of ceramics.

If you would like to learn more about Hannah and her practice, take a look at her website: https://www.hannahway-pots.co.uk/

This video was filmed and directed by local photographer Simon Wiffen: https://www.simonwiffenphotography.co.uk


  • 1x Potclays front loader kiln
  • 1x Brent accessible potter’s wheel
  • 1x Kick Wheels
  • 2x Shimpo Whisper Wheels
  • 1x Extruder with a set of dies
  • 1x Glazing station
  • Access to our clay store
  • Access to a wide range of tools and storage
  • Access to a range of specialist materials at affordable prices.

Become a Ceramics Member

Ready to get started? Sign up to our monthly ceramics membership and our technician will be in touch to arrange your induction so you can start using our facilities.

Regular Ceramics Membership Student Ceramics Membership