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Open Studio Hours

£13.50 inc. VAT 60 minutes

Pottery Gagliano Open Studio.

Open studio sessions are available to those that already have a basic experience working with clay and are interested in working on their own projects. You will be expected to manage the progress of your own work although advice will be available if required.
The cost is £13.5 per hour (£10 for members, click Here to become a member and receive £3.5 discount on every Open Studio hours).

Open studio hours are available on
Tuesdays 10am-9pm (last bookable time is 8pm)
Thursdays 10am-9pm (last bookable time is 8pm)
Saturdays 10am-4pm (last bookable time is 3pm)
(If you try and select another day or to book for a longer period of time than is available on that day the system will show a message saying no slots available)

Please select the date required, the start time of your session, then the number of hours you wish to book then click on the ‘Book Now’ button below. Thank you.

All fired work, (whether you like the work or not!) needs to paid for on completion at a cost of £12 per kilo.

Opening Hours

Open studio is available on Tuesday from 10am-9pm, Thursday from 10am-9pm and Saturday from 10am-4pm.

– Please pre-book your sessions using the online calendar on the website. Multiple hours over more than one day can be booked with one payment.

– You are welcome to drop-in, without booking and stay as long as there is room in the studio.

What’s included in the price?

– Standard stoneware clay and a selection of glazes, slips and underglaze colours.

– Access to the studio’s wheels, tools, moulds, spray booth, and other facilities.

– Short term storage for works in progress

– Short term storage for completed projects

– an on-hand experienced potter

Please note that these sessions are not meant for production runs.  If you are interested in making larger quantities please email/speak with us separately about your project.  A different rate structure will apply after we determine how we might accommodate your plans.


–  Open Studio costs £13.50 per hour (£10.00 for members) with a minimum charge of one hour. As long as there is space, you are welcome to stay longer than the time that you have booked. Any additional time can be paid for in 15 minute increments in person in the studio.

–  You may also pre-book sessions in person in the studio (cash, card or bank transfer only at present.)

General Studio Guidelines

–  Open Studio participants must be at least 18 years of age.

–  Open Studio participants will be given a brief introduction to the studio and asked to read and agree to these guidelines.

–  Please sign in on arrival and out when you leave and pay any money owing.

–  Please observe the shelf signage in the studio and be sure to label and store your work in the relevant place. Please ask if you need any help.

–  Plan to include enough cleanup time at the end of your session to leave your workspace and any tools or equipment you have used in at least as clean a condition as you found it.

–  We will fire the kilns regularly when there is a full bisque or glaze load to keep things moving. Kilns will not be fired to suit individual needs so please allow plenty of time so as not to be disappointed. This is especially relevant in the Festival if you are showing in Open Houses!

–  Please focus on seeing projects through to completion to avoid shelf space management issues.  Please take your finished pieces home as soon as they are completed and paid for.

–  Always ask for assistance at any point during open studio if something needs to be moved, stored, or glazed, or for any other reason.  There will always be someone on site to assist.

– Please be aware and respectful of the work and workspace of others around you and keep noise levels down to maintain the focused atmosphere.

Terms and Conditions

By placing a booking we will assume that you have read, understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Agreement, please feel free to contact us at or call us at 07789 997361.

Refund Policy

When booking Open Studio time please be aware that you are making a definite reservation for a definite time slot and payments are non-transferable and non-refundable.