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Poynton Pottery has been running at Poynton Community Centre since 2013. The Pottery was set up by Caroline Tattersall, a Ceramic Artist who has taught ceramics in London since graduating from the Royal College of Art in 2008.


The classes are friendly, relaxed and welcoming and are suitable for both total beginners to  participants who may have experience in ceramics. She sets out projects that will cover all the skills you will need to produce high quality, well finished ceramics. In addition to project work the classes enable those who have covered the basics to develop their own self directed projects in areas that may be of interest to them. Have a look at our gallery and information about our adult classes to get a feel for some of the projects that have been covered.



Caroline has been teaching pottery since 2004 in various institutions, organisations and as a self employed business. She founded Poynton Pottery in 2013, after moving back to the North West from London. 

She is also a practising ceramicist who has shown both nationally and international and has worked on a range of different commissions.




Stephen has been teaching pottery since 2004, in schools, colleges and universities. He joined Poynton Pottery in 2015.

Stephen currently works part time at Clay Studio Manchester. He has also taught at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, De Montfort University and Liverpool Hope University.

Stephen studied at the Royal College of Art, 2005-2007. Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, 2001-2004.



Laura Negus


Laura graduated from Manchester Met. University and been a practitioner and teacher since graduation. She joins Poynton Pottery to teach Throwing and teach on a Monday and Tuesday Evening class.


Jane Ewington

Rachael Clarke

Merida Richards

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