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Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter

| Home Farm, Eastnor, Ledbury HR8 1RD, England
+44 1531 633886
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A day at the wheel

I treated a friend to this to celebrate us both reaching the grand age of 60. Our teacher, Jon, was... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
bunkerhunt1
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London, United Kingdom
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My Daughters 6th Birthday Party

My daughter and her friends had the most enjoyable time for her 6th birthday. They were completely... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
Joulou200
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Malvern, United Kingdom
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Eastnor Pottery offers an exciting and innovative range of clay workshops for groups and individuals. These are designed to explore and develop creativity in participants all ages and abilities.The studio is located within the magnificent Herefordshire Country Estate of Eastnor Castle, surrounded by the Malvern Hills. If you are unable to visit the Pottery, The Flying Potter can deliver the Eastnor Pottery experience at a venue of your choice.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Home Farm, Eastnor, Ledbury HR8 1RD, England
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I treated a friend to this to celebrate us both reaching the grand age of 60. Our teacher, Jon, was excellent and there were also two interns to help the class of 8 that we joined. After a demonstration we were all assigned a potters...More

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thanks for this bunkerhunt1 :) So pleased you chose to fly Eastnor Pottery for your 60th celebrations and it was a particularly lovely group of potters on the 21st. Your creations are half way through the firing/glazing process so expect a parcel or two of...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

My daughter and her friends had the most enjoyable time for her 6th birthday. They were completely spoilt on their visit and my daughter declared that it was the best birthday party ever! I would highly recommend

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed it too! Particularly the impromptu dance party at the end - and as for the weather!!! The Potting Tent looked amazing and the things the girls made were fantastic #powertotheunicorn

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

7 of us pottery novices had a great time conquering the wheel with the assistance of Jon and Sarah. We were completely absorbed in keeping the clay under control but were thrilled with our efforts (we will be keeping the day jobs). A fabulous day...More

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thanks Erica - we loved sharing the Pottery with you on Saturday and it was great to meet you all, but I have to disagree - you do need to give up the day jobs! #properpotters :)

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Our annual arts weekend took place at Eastnor and was a great success . Thank you Jon and the team for helping us master the skills of throwing a pot

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Took three girls here yesterday and they loved it. Run by a great team of people. Will definitely be back. Thank you.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

15 of us thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon doing pottery! We all made a coil pot/mug as well as creating a pot on the wheel which was great fun! Would definitely recommend :)

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Brilliant weekend. Excellent tuition from John. The best music in the background. Lovely lunch. And an overall atmosphere which was just perfect. Thank you for an excellent experience.More

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Pleasure! and you certainly haven't let down wood-turners of the world - your pots were amazing - Well done! Here's wishing you and your partner all the best for your new creative adventure and we look forward to seeing some photos on line at some...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great time on the hen party. Made a couple of items . We were provided with some refreshments and biscuits. The hosts were excellent. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

I am the worst at anything creative and yet I enjoyed the day immensely. My partner and I were there for a full day - we laughed, we worked, we learned a few things and we created (one of us more successfully than the other!)....More

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thanks Iris and so pleased you enjoyed your day. I do seem to remember peels of laughter emanating from your end of the studio - ceramics tastes so much better taken lightly! Although, seriously, the pair of you made some super good pottery on the...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Spent a fun day learning how to master the wheel! Jon is very encouraging and got us all from numpty status to able to make something pretty usable, in just a few hours! Lovely setting and a very friendly atmosphere. I was probably the most...More

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thanks Cornish Tiger, it was a lovely workshop with brilliant participants - not a numpty in sight! ;) Hope your onward journey was not too arduous after your relaxing day making pots. Thanks for coming and well done on your potter's wheel achievements :)

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nickst52
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Response from Jon W | Property representative |
Hello nicks52 and thank you for your enquiry - sorry it's taken a while to respond. Clay is a fantastically universal material suitable for all ages and all abilities. We have worked with aspiring potters as young as 6... More
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