Craft Potters Nelson Inc is made up of a group of enthusiastic members who enjoy coming together to gain support and inspiration for their interest in pottery, to attend classes, use the rooms and enjoy social events. We encourage all persons interested in trying the craft to join one of our classes or just call in to explore what we have to offer. Our large bright building at Ranzau Road, Hope near Richmond (Nelson) has extensive facilities including:
- 12 electric wheels
- 4 electric kilns
- 1 gas kiln
- A raku kiln
- A slab machine
- Shelf space and large work tables
- Prepared studio glazes slips and oxides
- A library
- A small kitchen and toilet
- Gallery space for members work and exhibitions
- WIFI access
Weekly classes with experienced tutors are offered from February to December for 4 terms. These take place on Wednesday mornings and may be attended by members or non members on a casual basis.
Craft Potters usually has four key workshop weekends during the year. These workshops are varied in content and taken by different potters from the Nelson region, each bringing his or her considerable talents so workshop potter learners can be exposed to and explore an extensive variety of pottery techniques.
We also offer classes to children in the school holidays.
To download the Craft Potters Handbook 2016 please click here.