B A R B A R A   C O L L I N S




'This is exactly what I was looking for. A space to be creative in clay in any way I choose but with expert support from Barbara when needed. The 2.5 hours flies by and my confidence in being creative is taking off'  Sarah.

'Barbara's studio is a great place to discover your creativity in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere which I find extremely theraputic'.  Paula.


A great way to relax and enjoy expressing yourself in clay in an inspiring artist's studio!

Classes are informal  with not more than four people at any one time.

A chance to explore designing and making your own ideas with expert guidence - whether you wish to focus on making large garden planters or some intricate jewellery.

No experience is necessary.  

We work with hand-building techniques and a range of clays and glazes are available.

We can also now offer the option of throwing for one person per class. This needs to be booked in advance to avoid disappointment.

Circle Studio offers an exciting range of sessions whether you have a birthday or an anniversary to celebrate or you just want a fun activity for the whole family!

See below for details.


 Regular Classes Times :

Classes run on :  Tuesday mornings   10am - 12.30pm

                                Tuesday  evenings   7pm  - 9.30pm

                                Thursday mornings   10am  - 12.30pm

                                Friday  mornings  10am  - 12.30pm


Cost of tuition :

                             Half a term  (six sessions) : £150 .Concession rate  £132.

                               One session  :  £30. Concession rate £25.


One-off sessions must be booked in advance to secure a place.

There is a charge of £1.50 per firing and materials are charged for at cost price.

Individual sessions: £60 including materials and firings.**

Couple sessions : £90 including materials and firings.**

Parties: £35 per person including materials and firings.**

All these sessions last for 2.5 hours.


An opportunity for children to learn to make and glaze their own designs such as a cereal bowl , mug or a special gift.

Classes Times:

                                Tuesday afternoonns  3.30pm - 5pm

                                Thursday afternoons   3.30pm-5pm

Cost of tuition :

                                Half a term (six session) : £110

                                One session : £20. Sibling /concession rate £15.

Children\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s  Summer Workshops

If you are looking for a fun, enjoyable, creative activity for your children this summer Circle Studio will be running regular classes through the school holidays. You might also consider coming along with your child - it\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s a lovely way to share quality time together.

Classes will run on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 2-3.30 and 4-5.30


 Classes must be booked in advance to secure a place.

Childrens parties:  £20 per child including materials and firings.*

Sessions are for 1.5 hours.

Family sessions: £25 per person including materials and firings.*

Sessions are for up to 2.5 hours.

*  In any one-off session you will be able to decorate your work with coloured slips (liquid clay). Barbara will then bisque fire all work and then glaze it with a transparent shiny glaze.


If you are interested please call Barbara on 07963 691369 or email info@barbaracollins.co.uk

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