Make North occupies the former Saul St Clinic, a 5000sqft space in central Preston with car-parking and an outdoor work area. The Pottery has communal workspace for up to 14 people, with four wheels, a range of hand tools for throwing and hand building, large sinks, a slab roller and an extruder.

You can find more photos of the pottery here.

 
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Membership and tuition

Members have access to the facilities to work independently Tuesday- Thursday 12.30- 9.30pm and weekends, 10am- 1pm, we offer three levels of membership starting at £60 per month.

Members also have access to a rolling-program of taught sessions Tuesday- Thursdays 7- 9.30pm, which include: hand-building, wheel throwing, surface decoration and glazing.

Classes can be booked individually or as part of a monthly membership package. You can find full details of our membership option here.

 

MATERIALS AND FIRING

Our studio clay is Earthstone 05, a versatile clay that fires to an almost white colour. We have a range of coloured slips and Amaco glazes and underglazes.

Members are charged for materials and firing when work is fired. We fire 1190 and charge at £7.50 per kg, dry weight, including clay and slip and £12.50 per kg including coloured underglazes and glazes. For example a large mug would cost £2-3.