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I went on this course with my mother. It was absolutely amazing, Lee was so helpful and guided us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emily R
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Great day at Bentham Pottery!

We received this course as Christmas present and had a wonderful day! Lee and Kathy were so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lewis D
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Oysterber Farm Burton Road | Oysterber Farm, Bentham LA2 7ET, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on this course with my mother. It was absolutely amazing, Lee was so helpful and guided us through every step and we managed to create some lovely pots. He is such a skilled potter and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and look forward to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We received this course as Christmas present and had a wonderful day! Lee and Kathy were so welcoming and accommodating, taught us all the basics and made a great cup of tea (of course served in their hand made mugs). We cannot recommend this course...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lewis D
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Spent a lovely morning learning pottery with Lee and Kathy. Having never tried pottery before we were immediately put at ease as Lee began to teach the group. We all had plenty of time at the wheel and our clay began to take shape. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

My partner and I have just finished a weeks course at the pottery. Whilst we are not absolute beginners having attended a couple of courses elsewhere, Lee’s approach to teaching has been a revelation. Both Lee and his mother Cathy were very welcoming and set...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jay S
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I booked an afternoon on the beginners throwing class which was affordable at £40. I learned so much in that time. Lee is an excellent teacher and really knows his stuff, he makes the session fun too so the time flew by! I got to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Thoroughly enjoyable morning learning the basic skills on how to be creative using a pottery wheel. Both Lee and Cathy made us very welcome they were understanding and professional teachers. Can’t believe we made 6-8 pots from never having thrown clay before in just a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

An original and fascinating birthday treat from my daughter. A warm welcome, lovely surroundings, and great fun learning pottery basics. Can't wait to go back and collect my pots! Many thanks to Lee and his Mum for a great experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

This birthday gift was something different & proved to be a great experience. Lee gave us a warm welcome & introduced us to handling clay, then we were using the wheel & learning methods of producing interesting pots. I have to say, we were apprehensive...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

I've never been her and tried to make pottery, but each time I am in the are, I go on the shop, buy the pottery and speak with the owner who is friendly and open to visitors watching the courses and asking questions. Beautiful products...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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LeeCartledge, Director of Sales at Bentham Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

Thank you for your review. Look forward to meeting you again.

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyable afternoon in beautiful countryside. Lee and Cathy make welcoming and professional teachers. Can’t believe I made 8 pots from never having thrown clay before I’m just a few hours. A great afternoon. I’ll be back. Thank you.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Olivia L
17 October 2018|
Response from LeeCartledge | Property representative |
Sorry for the delayed response. We specialise in teaching people how to throw on a pottery wheel. I’ve not taught any handbuilding for quite a few years now.