Courses

Ceramics for 11-14s

13 January - 24 March 2018


This course offers young people a focused environment to develop skills and techniques through working with clay. Using the themes from the current exhibitions as a starting point, participants will produce a body of work with time to develop and reflect on making and individual practice. There will be an open studio showcase on the last day.
This course is suitable for beginners or those with some experience of clay. It is aimed at young people of secondary school age in Key Stage 3: Year groups 7, 8 and 9.

The course will be broken down into a series of demonstrations and practical projects that will include:

  • Throwing
  • Press moulding and slab work
  • A range of decorative techniques, including slip trailing and inlay

Claire Bevacqua will lead this course. Claire graduated from Camberwell College of Art in 2000 and has since set up her own studio for producing and teaching ceramics. She is particularly interested in hand built sculptural ceramics and lighting. Claire works with adults and children, leading numerous children’s workshops in galleries, community centres, art clubs and schools over the past 15 years. Read more

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Eligible Concessions
Concessionary fees are available to attendees who are in receipt of housing and council tax benefits, income support, jobseeker’s allowance or a state pension, full time students with NUS cards or those who are registered as disabled.

Terms and Conditions

  • Booking on a course at Camden Arts Centre signifies your agreement to our terms and conditions as stated in our Learning Agreement. These are available to read on our website and at the Bookshop.
  • As part of the enrolment procedure, all participants must complete a registration form.
  • Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable, unless the course is cancelled by the Centre.
  • Evidence of concessionary status must be shown on the first day of the course.
  • 5 week courses run twice. Please only book a single place on one of the two courses to ensure as many people as possible are able to participate.
  • All materials are provided