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Alex Allpress Pottery School

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Great afternoon

a Fantastic afternoon with Alex in his great quirky studio. very relaxed and enjoyable and can... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
bryn_owen
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Birmingham
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Fantastic time

Booked a taster session for 5 people. Great value and Alex is a superb teacher. We all left... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
samwisegamgee1420
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Potter's Wheel WorkshopsCreate and relax in rural tranquility.The Pottery is situated in the Upper Elan Valley in the Radnor Hills amidst the idyllic Wye valley villages and walkways. The perfect environment to unwind, learn a new skill and discover...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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The Lion House | The Lion House, Main Street, Newbridge-on-Wye, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6LN, Wales
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+44 1982 552854
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

a Fantastic afternoon with Alex in his great quirky studio. very relaxed and enjoyable and can very much recommend thanks again.

1  Thank bryn_owen
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Booked a taster session for 5 people. Great value and Alex is a superb teacher. We all left having created something we could feel accomplished about. Highly recommend.

Thank samwisegamgee1420
BlueEmmaMac, Owner at Alex Allpress Pottery School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank You so much it was lovely having you, Lovely to see your fantastic pot in a photo too. See you again, hopefully.

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I booked a morning’s tuition as a birthday surprise for my parter,we had a great time learning to use the potters wheel. Alex was a patient and friendly teacher and kindly helped to organise an experience which suited our budget and meant we could both...More

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BlueEmmaMac, Owner at Alex Allpress Pottery School, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank You for your words, we do work hard to make everyone's experience bespoke and suit them in price and time and activity! See you again soon! Glad you had FUN!

Reviewed 5 May 2018

Great time with the kids doing some coil pottery and throwing some clay in Alex's studio. Kids loved it.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

3 hours went far too quickly we really enjoyed ourselves. We did some work on the wheel and hand building. Alex was patient and interesting. Would be great for any ability level or age.

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BlueEmmaMac, Owner at Alex Allpress Pottery School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank You for your review. Hopefully see you again. Best wishes Alex and Blue Allpress

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Spent the day with great friend at Alex Allpress Pottery School today as a birthday treat. Amazing experience with great tuition. Such a fun rewarding day making various bowls and shapes. I can't wait to see my finished products once the 'baking/cooking' is completed. Thank...More

2  Thank Clara602017
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Just spent a fantastic 2 hours with Alex in the studio. All 6 of us had a go on the potters wheel with great results. And we also made some lovely coil pots. Highly recommend.

1  Thank vicfra72
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This was a spur of the moment thing to do. Alex was brilliant and gave 4 adults 2 children aged 12 and 14 2 hrs of fun We all had a go on the wheel making fabulous pots. We also hand made small pots using...More

1  Thank njones60
BlueEmmaMac, Owner at Alex Allpress Pottery School, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank You so much for coming, we hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday! Come and see us again soon.

Reviewed 20 July 2017

As a works outing, we recently spent an afternoon with Alex in his workshop. We all really enjoyed our time with him in his ancient loft. Alex is a patient master who takes the time to explain and show you how and what to do...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great day very informative and great fun will definitely be going again this is an excellent day out

Thank Anna R
BlueEmmaMac, Owner at Alex Allpress Pottery School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank You for coming Anna, it was great to meet you! You got lots of beautiful pots made, can't wait to see them out of the kiln. Thanks Again See You Soon, Alex and Blue Allpress

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Pancake2017
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Response from BlueEmmaMac | Property representative |
Yes, a whole day is a good idea, it's only in a whole day can you really get your hand in and enjoy the whole experience. a weekend is better, or a week 2 day session. Half a day is a good taster. £90 for a day. £160 for 2... More
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