There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of crafting something from scratch. Why not ditch the store-bought décor and try your hand at a pottery class this weekend or school holidays?
It may be an ancient art, but pottery remains as popular as ever – especially as we make the all-important shift towards more eco-friendly materials and pastimes. Plus, it’s the perfect indoor activity for all ages.
Get potty! If you want to try something new or are looking for pottery classes near me, unleash your inner creativity and sign up for a hands-on workshop right here in the Moreton Bay Region.
North Pine Country Park Potters Inc. is a not for profit organisation located in the grounds of Old Petrie Town on Brisbane’s north side.
Operating out of the aptly named ‘Pottery Barn’, the organisation currently has over 50 members whose pots are handmade on-site or locally from Australian clay, and are of a very high standard.
Classes can be arranged to accommodate special needs, interest groups or individuals upon request.
Hand-building, wheel throwing, kids’ workshops and more! For information on costs, bookings and pottery classes near me, please contact the individual coordinator for your preferred class*.
Wheel Work with Debb
Mondays 9.00am to 12 noon & 12.30pm to 3.30pm
Bookings are essential
Phone: 0472 698 022
Thursdays 9.00am to 12 noon
Book ahead with Robyn
Phone: 0457 248 715
Saturdays 9.00am to 11.30 am
Book online at www.potteryclass4u.com
Or phone Lyndell on: 0420 568 846
Kids’ classes are subject to volunteer teacher availability
Please call 0490 055 231 on Sunday morning to enquire
Create-your-own class, for all ages
Everything you need is included for hand-building and wheel throwing
Bookings essential, contact Lyndell
Phone: 0420 568 846
*Class times may vary and are subject to coordinator availability.
The Pottery Barn Gallery throws open its doors to the public every Sunday when Old Petrie Town comes to life with its popular weekend markets.
Admire some of the local handiwork – including sculptures, bowls, ceramics and wares – or purchase that one-off gift for someone special.
Be taken back in time by the smell of freshly-baked bread from the only commercially operated wood-fired bakehouse in Queensland, take your pick from over a dozen food vendors in Mumford’s Barn, grab a beer at the Heritage Hotel, or a burger and shake from the Emporium Milk Bar.
Set amid the historic buildings of Old Petrie Town, the markets run from 7.00am to 1.00pm on Sundays. Ample parking and Eftpos facilities are available for added convenience.
There’s something for everyone at Old Petrie Town – a hidden gem right here in the Moreton Bay Region.
Just 40 minutes’ drive from Brisbane, Old Petrie Town is an educational and interactive day out for families and groups, not to mention a truly unique shopping experience.
When walking through Old Petrie Town, make your way down to Mumford’s Barn (Food Hall), past the Steam Museum and then look down the hill to the left. You’ll spot The Pottery Barn next to the blacksmiths shed.
Pottery Barn, 901 Dayboro Rd, Whiteside (Old Petrie Town)
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