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- Ceramics Throwing Week - Beginners - Summer School

This is a fun practical beginner’s course, which aims to give you an understanding of throwing on the wheel.

You will have five days working on the wheel to make a set of mugs and/or bowls. This concentrated amount of time gives you the chance to really practice and master this rewarding technique. You will be taught by a professional thrower, who has over 10 years teaching experience. The course includes an evening glazing session later in the term to allow students to return and glaze their work from the summer.

14/07/2025 - Mon - Fri (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £269 - A00066-242501

Abstract Painting - All Levels

The course is project based using a termly theme that taps into different aspects of the abstract
painting language/ideas. Previous courses have covered themes such as Picture Space, Colour,
and Chance.
The sessions will therefore be structured so that students can build their own project on that
theme. Students will be encouraged to develop their own approach and experiment with painting.
We will also look at many of the criteria and debates that surround the subject of abstract
painting.
During the course we will cover a broad range of individual...

09/09/2024 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 13 weeks - £373 - A00015-242501
06/01/2025 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £345 - A00015-242502
28/04/2025 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 9 weeks - £262 - A00015-242503

Advanced Practice Photography

Advanced Practice photographers offers self-motivated photographers the opportunity to expand on their effective use of technique and visual language in photography through a broad thematic exploration of photography with the scope to pursue individual interests. You will benefit from both regular group photography shoots, critiques and reflection on outcomes you have made, and tutor consultation to advance your individual photographic style while also enabling you to challenge yourself outside of potential comfort zones in the progress to create more powerful images that are informed...

08/11/2024 - Fri (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 29 weeks - £819 - C02146-242501

An Introduction to Bicycle Repairs

This course is for those who may know the basics but want to improve their bike maintenance skills. This course will provide hints and tips to look after your bike and to keep it in good running order.

An Introduction to Drawing

This short course is ideal if you are a complete beginner and would like to try drawing in a supportive environment. It will give you a general introduction to drawing and wou will be taught how to observe and record line and tone using a range of materials. You will also be introduced to different mark-making techniques and elements of composition.

10/09/2024 - Tue (15:00-17:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 13 weeks - £317 - A00011-242501
07/01/2025 - Tue (15:00-17:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £290 - A00011-242502
22/04/2025 - Tue (15:00-17:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £271 - A00011-242503

Art and Design for Wellbeing - Introduction

This course is designed to provide you with creative freedom as to how you wish to express yourself with creative media, with outlines in place to guide you through the creative journey & its variable creative outcomes.

18/09/2024 - Wed (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £150 - A00020-242501
06/11/2024 - Wed (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £150 - A00020-242502
08/01/2025 - Wed (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £150 - A00020-242503
26/02/2025 - Wed (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £150 - A00020-242504
23/04/2025 - Wed (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £131 - A00020-242505
04/06/2025 - Wed (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £150/FREE - A00020-242506

Bicycle Mechanics Level 1 Award

The City & Guilds Level 1 Cycle Maintenance Course is a professional qualification for those who know the basics but want to improve their bike maintenance skills to an industry standard. It is for anyone wanting to work or seeking progression in the cycle industry by gaining an accredited bicycle mechanic qualification to put on their CV. Each module of the course consists of a theory session, a tutor demonstration, an opportunity for learners to practice techniques and concludes with an assessed practical and written theory test. This course will also suit cycling instructors,...

30/09/2024 - Mon (10:00-16:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £182/FREE - A00039-242501
20/01/2025 - Mon (10:00-16:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £182/FREE - A00039-242502
12/05/2025 - Mon (10:00-16:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £182/FREE - A00039-242503

Block Printing, Painting and Image Transfer for Textiles - Summer School

Learn the basics of one of the oldest types of printmaking in this one day workshop using block printing, free painting , image transfer using the heat transfer presser

11/07/2025 - Fri (10:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £77 - A00106-242501

Build your own Terrarium

You will learn how a terrarium works; how these self-contained ecosystems survive so well on their own and how to look after them.

16/11/2024 - Sat (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £40 - A00041-242501
27/06/2025 - Fri (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £40 - A00041-242502

Ceramic Handbuilding & Throwing - Intermediate - Summer School

This one week course is designed to introduce you to ceramic decorating techniques on soft clay, leatherhard clay and fired clay .

21/07/2025 - Mon - Fri (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £243 - A00068-242501

Ceramics - An Introduction to Making

This course has been designed for complete beginners and for those with very limited knowledge of clay. It takes learners through studio inductions in ceramic processes and teaches the fundamental techniques of hand building, developing skills through the course.

There is no throwing on the wheel in this course.

Learners are only able to attend this course twice, with progression to other courses at the college
following on from this course.

17/09/2024 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £183 - A00070-242501
05/11/2024 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £183 - A00070-242502
07/01/2025 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £183 - A00070-242503
25/02/2025 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £183 - A00070-242504
22/04/2025 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £150 - A00070-242505
03/06/2025 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £183 - A00070-242506

Ceramics - Decorating and Mouldmaking - All Levels

This course aims to teach you how to make your own moulds and vessels with the slip cast method. We will cover also press moulding techniques, and take an in depth look at the wide range of decorative techniques you can use with clay and slip.

14/09/2024 - Sat (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 13 weeks - £405 - A00071-242501
11/01/2025 - Sat (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £377 - A00071-242502
26/04/2025 - Sat (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £349 - A00071-242503

Ceramics - Handbuilding, Coiling and Pinching - traditional techniques

On this course you will learn some simple techniques for hand-building a wide range of objects in clay. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and sensitivity in the historic methods of coiling & pinching to create beautiful objects such as bowls, cups and vases. It is suitable for complete beginners as well as more experienced artists and ceramicists.

10/09/2024 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 7 weeks - £211 - A00069-242501
05/11/2024 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £183 - A00069-242502
07/01/2025 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £183 - A00069-242503
25/02/2025 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £183 - A00069-242504
22/04/2025 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £155 - A00069-242505
03/06/2025 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £183 - A00069-242506

Ceramics for Wellbeing

This course will give you the chance to explore ceramics and its potential for creative output, and in doing so improving your wellbeing. You will learn techniques to make simple items and learn about decoration and glazing.

09/09/2024 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 7 weeks - £211 - A00072-242501
04/11/2024 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £183 - A00072-242502
06/01/2025 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £183 - A00072-242503
24/02/2025 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £183 - A00072-242504
28/04/2025 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 9 weeks - £267 - A00072-242505

Ceramics Handbuilding - Beginners/Improvers

This course is designed to introduce you to ceramic handbuilding techniques. The course is suitable for beginners and more experienced ceramicists. During this course you will be able to experiment with different types of clay, glazes and decorating techniques to create ceramic forms either functional or sculptural.

09/09/2024 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 13 weeks - £389 - A00073-242501
06/01/2025 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £361 - A00073-242502
28/04/2025 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 9 weeks - £272 - A00073-242503

Ceramics Handbuilding and Decorating Techniques - All Levels

If you already have a good level of ceramics experience from previous courses and practical work, and consider yourself to be intermediate level, then this course is for you.
We will cover hand building techniques and take an in depth look at the wide range of decorative techniques you can use with clay.

11/09/2024 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 13 weeks - £389 - A00074-242501
08/01/2025 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £361 - A00074-242502
23/04/2025 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £328 - A00074-242503

Ceramics Handbuilding and Throwing - All Levels

This is a general ceramics course which covers most methods of making pots including throwing on the potter s wheel. Interspersed with this, you will learn several decorating and firing techniques.

09/09/2024 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 13 weeks - £389 - A00075-242501
06/01/2025 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £356 - A00075-242502
28/04/2025 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 9 weeks - £272 - A00075-242503

Ceramics Handbuilding and Throwing - All Levels (Eve)

This course is designed to let you follow your preferred style of making. You will be shown a range of techniques, and once you have mastered each technique you can choose how you would like to form with clay. Pinching, building with soft slabs and throwing will be covered for the beginners.

12/09/2024 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 13 weeks - £389 - A00076-242501
09/01/2025 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £361 - A00076-242502
24/04/2025 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £328 - A00076-242503

Ceramics Handbuilding and Throwing - Decorative Surfaces - Summer School

This one week course is designed to introduce you to ceramic decorating techniques on soft clay, leatherhard clay and fired clay .

22/07/2024 - Mon - Fri (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £230 - C01765-232401

Ceramics Handbuilding and Throwing - Intermediate

If you have some experience of ceramics and would like to develop your skills further, perhaps with a view to selling or exhibiting your work, or just for pleasure, then this course is for you.

10/09/2024 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 13 weeks - £389 - A00077-242501
07/01/2025 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £356 - A00077-242502
22/04/2025 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £328 - A00077-242503

Ceramics Handbuilding Workshop

This course is designed for people wishing to learn about ceramics at any level. Beginners are welcome and will be taught the three basic skills of handbuilding; pinching, coiling and slab-building. They will develop an understanding of the malleability of clay, the different types of clay and their different firing temperatures. The course will also teach a basic understanding of glazing, including the different methods of applying glazes and their outcomes. For the more advanced ceramicists, a project will be set each term that challenges a certain aspect of ceramics. However, there is...

24/09/2024 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £333 - A00078-242501
07/01/2025 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £356 - A00078-242502
22/04/2025 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £328 - A00078-242503

Ceramics Summer Workshop - Summer School

Overview A fun three days in the pottery following your own plan. For you if you are already a learner in the pottery here at RHACC.

05/08/2024 - Mon, Tue, Wed (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £150 - A00079-242501

Ceramics Throwing - Beginners/Post Beginners

This course aims to teach you how to make pots and vessels using the potter s wheel.

10/09/2024 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 13 weeks - £389 - A00081-242501
07/01/2025 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £356 - A00081-242502
22/04/2025 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £328 - A00081-242503

Ceramics Throwing - Improvers

This course is for those who have already tried throwing and wish to continue. You should know about centring and keeping the clay on centre. You are welcome to join if you feel confident to move up a bit from complete beginners. Also the course is for throwers at ANY level who wish to Improve. You will be guided and pushed whatever your starting point. However this is not a course for complete beginners

12/09/2024 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 13 weeks - £389 - A00080-242501
09/01/2025 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £361 - A00080-242502
24/04/2025 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £328 - A00080-242503

Ceramics Throwing - Intermediate

This course is designed to give you the opportunity to spend an extended time each week working on your own throwing projects. The class is longer than the normal, giving you the time to practice and hone your throwing skills. You will be supported and guided by your tutor, who is an experienced and professional potter. You can work on your own ideas or be inspired by a variety of projects suggested by your tutor.

09/09/2024 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 13 weeks - £389 - A00082-242501
11/09/2024 - Wed (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 18 weeks - £544 - A00082-242502
06/01/2025 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £361 - A00082-242503
26/02/2025 - Wed (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 17 weeks - £516 - A00082-242504
28/04/2025 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 9 weeks - £272 - A00082-242505

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