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Address: Olcote, | Ballinacurra, Kinsale 00000, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 87 969 6901
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Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre offer short courses in a wide range of arts...

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 and childrens arts and crafts. We specialise in one-day workshops and weekend breaks for visitors, and half-day sessions for groups of between 6 and 50 people. The Centre also has a large gallery of Adrian Wistreich's ceramics.

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 June 2016
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 the owner, and our purchases will be special memories of our trip, handmade in Ireland... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 discussions among the group 6 weeks later

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massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

What can I say? I'm not a shopper! I walked in here and an hour and a half later had bought a painting, gorgeous, (you should see the color!) tea/coffee cups as well as jewelry. Lovely to walk into a store which not only holds your attention, but offers unique and beauiful products!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

The afternoon workshop was a fantastic experience. Participants who were initially apprehensive returned full of enthusiasm. Adrian and his team provided a wonderful educative experience for the whole group, including some young children. Highly recommended. Advance planning of the event with Adrian was excellent with clear concise and timely communication throughout the process.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

we loved the local art pottery and wool! Something for everyone! My favorite shopping of our 10 day trip! We bought so much, we had it shipped back to Florida!

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

My daughter (6 years old at the time) had 2 summer arts camp in there in the row and she absolutely loved it! House is still full of drawings and ceramics after those 2 weeks! She can't wait to go back again this summer! Everything was perfect. The only thing it was hard to find it when we were going... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

I went with my family and we all thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The weather was awful so it was an enjoyable activity.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

Myself and a friend attended a short ceramic course last August with Adrian and we are still talking about it ! Great fun and comprehensive instruction in a professional beautiful well equipped location. A personal warmth in the welcome from Adrian and his wife was to be found - a memorable experience not just in the reigniting of our passion... More 

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Thank mleekay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013

To anyone who ever thought of doing pottery as a hen party activity this is definitely the place to come! We had an absolute ball! It definitely brings out your creative side. It's great for mixing the group up and getting people talking to each other. Adrian, is fantastic. He's so well organised and brilliant to deal with. Highly recommend... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

My daughter who was 7 attended 1 week summer camp and thoroughly enjoyed it. She did lots of different arts & crafts and brought home everything she made which is still in tact surprisingly enough!! She met lots of kids and had a great time. On leaving she said she wanted to do it again next year!

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