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Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre

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Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre offer short courses in a wide range of arts and crafts throughout the year. These include pottery, stained and fused glass, jewellery-making, mosaics, batik, needle felting, weaving and rag weaving,sculpting in silver...more
Olcote, | Ballinacurra, Kinsale 00000, Ireland
+353 87 969 6901
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We attended as part of the hen party festivities and it was brilliant. We made our plaque and even sat at the machine like in ghost the movie to make our own bowl with Adrian. Then he got us to paint and write a note...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Miriam B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Had a fantastic afternoon learning various aspects of pottery including using a wheel - made three pieces which are being fired and sent on to my home address. Great premises and superb teacher Laura inspired us with her enthusiasm and skill. This is the highlight...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Georgina G
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Called ahead as Adrian , the owner of the Art Centre , teaches pottery and is out and about so calling and arranging aa time to stop by is best. Adrian was very pleasant and his pottery in many instances was quite unusual. Seems he...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank pghsteve
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We went and rang the bell (Friday afternoon) and there were no signs about hours etc. looked like they had great stuff and maybe we missed something but we suggest calling first.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank knbashby
KinsalePottery, Owner at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Sorry about that. I live at the pottery and sometimes have to nip out to get dinner. Usually there is someone here, but if you're travelling far, best to call me first. Many thanks

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We did the three day course as a birthday present to my wife. I had expected to enjoy it, but not as much as I did. We learned about and attempted many different ways of sculpting, coiling, slabbing, throwing, glazing, firing. It was very hands...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

I'm just back from a wonderful weekend at the Summer School at Kinsale Pottery & Arts Centre. I enjoyed it so much I didn't want to come home! 😊 It really was an excellent course and I learned so much from it. I enjoyed making...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank clairmichelle
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We took a short cab ride to the Centre because at least for us (older)folk it is a bit of long walk outside of Kinsale. Most interesting variety of pottery. Each item is a one of a kind product by the owner who met us...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank pilgrim170
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I booked this venue for a corporate team building event and found Adrian to be so easy and helpful to work with throughout the process. When the standard package didn't suit out time frame he worked with me to adjust the event to suit our...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank aamoore106
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stopped by the workshop after we left Charles Fort. The owner showed us to the gallery where we could shop for beautiful pottery pieces that are oven microwave dishwasher safe and that are being shipped home for us to Texas. Very nice conversation with...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Susan E
Reviewed 25 June 2016

A small group of us were hosted by Adrian at Kinsale Pottery for a corporate retreat and we thoroughly enjoyed it, the environment was perfect to help us achieve the outcomes we needed and the teambuilding pottery was great fun and has continued to generate...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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9 April 2017|
Response from KinsalePottery | Property representative |
Hi, we have a gallery which will be open. We don’t fave any classes those days I’m afraid and private sessions for two people can be a bit pricey... we gave a minimum cost for up to five people of €150. Best whshes