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Textured, coloured and printed slab dishes - Jo Connell at West Dean - November 26, 2015 to November 29, 2015
Explore a range of methods to decorate slabs adding texture and colour and then construct dishes
Wheel thrown lidded forms in porcelain - Chris Keenan at West Dean - December 07, 2015 to December 11, 2015
Explore the making of a variety of lidded forms - for example a butter dish, teapot or ginger jar.
West Dean College - Tim Andrews - Throwing teapots and teaware - February 04, 2016 to February 07, 2016
Using throwing and turning techniques in porcelain and stoneware, explore the form and function of teapots and teaware. 
West Dean College - Anna Lambert - Slab built ceramics: responding to place - February 14, 2016 to February 19, 2016
Working from the Sussex chalk landscape surrounding West Dean, use drawing to develop designs for simple slab built ceramic platters and wall pieces.
Experimenting with paper clay. Claire Ireland - April 07, 2016 to April 10, 2016
Discover the exciting potential of building with paper clay.
Understanding colour in glazes - Linda Bloomfield at West Dean - April 17, 2016 to April 21, 2016
Gain an understanding of making and using glazes focusing on how using colouring oxides affects different fluxes in a glaze.
Glaze making and surface explorations: Jim Robison - May 22, 2016 to May 27, 2016
Informative lectures followed by practical experience of mixing raw materials into slips and glazes.
Paper Clay Casting with Paper and Plants - Claire Ireland - July 03, 2016 to July 03, 2016
A taster day
Making and decorating: Jim Robison - July 31, 2016 to August 05, 2016
Hands on making in all areas, but with specific emphasis on hand built and extruded forms.