Yesterday we were treated to a day working with the very talented Rebecca from the @sunkenstudioleeds in Leeds. A day just to get the creative juices flowing and enjoying learning something new. Thank you Rebecca for the most fabulous day. Our designers and illustrators loved working with you.
I’ve had a gorgeous afternoon playing with clay! We were doing so well until we had a leaning tower situation! So much fun!
Come and join us at Chirpy in Chapel Allerton for a spirited session making small cups. Learn how to form clay using plaster moulds and then customise your piece with impressed or carved decoration. Perfect for pens, toothbrushes, tea, coffee, candles or small plants…
Following the workshop your work will be transported back to Sunken Studio and fired twice. Finished works, fired and glazed, will be available for collection from Chirpy within 28 days after the session. If you are unable to collect we can arrange for your work to be delivered for £10 per address.
- Post production costs: firings and glazing service.
- Packaging. Postage is not included.
- Booking fees.
Chirpy is an independent lifestyle and design store in North Leeds, stocking a unique range of homewares and accessories. Chirpy host a range of craft workshops and creative parties led by local designers and makers. Take a look at Chirpy’s Workshops page for details.
What you need to know
This experience is for adults (18+) only.
Finished works, fired and glazed (where needed), will be available for collection from Chirpy within 28 days after the session. If you are unable to collect we can arrange for your work to be delivered for £10 per address.
It’s standard workshop practice to wear flat, sturdy shoes with covered toes. Please protect your feet.
Rings and long fingernails can be problematic when working with clay – please consider this when booking.
Chirpy is housed in a period property with steep steps leading into the property, and to the workshop space. Unfortunately there is no lift access. If you have any concerns about specific access requirements please contact Sunken Studio or Chirpy.
Chirpy is based in Chapel Allerton, Leeds. It is easily accessible by car and public transport. There is ample on-street parking on Harrogate Road.
If you have any concerns about specific access requirements please contact Sunken Studio.
Terms and Conditions
Please review our full Terms and Conditions before you book. Late cancellation and changes to agreed bookings incur charges.
The popup shop at Carousel in Headingley was an opportunity to showcase our ceramic products – necklaces, brooches, bangles & spoons – alongside our clay workshops. The aim was to have a street presence where we could promote the studio and chat to passers by. The popup shop is smaller than our permanent ceramics studio in Roundhay. However, because it doesn’t contain all the tools & kit needed to operate a ceramics studio we were also able to invite bigger groups, more frequently, into the space. We hosted a range of introductory clay workshops in the Headingley space. The workshops covered coil building (Coil), spoon making (Whittle) festive bell making (Chime) and decorative ceramic Christmas decorations (Scatter). The larger space meant we could also accommodate larger private group bookings.
Handmade cups from a recent workshop. It’s work from our Ceramics Taster: Extrude. Continue reading Recent Makes: Extrude