Put down that after-work wine, and get your hands dirty at The Pottery Shed. Across three two-hour lessons, the experts at this Surry Hills workshop will teach you the foundations of pottery; throwing, trimming, glazing. It might not be the sexy Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore Ghost situation you're imagining, but it is surprisingly cathartic and a good way to switch off. The work is messy and tricky to master, but the hard slog will be worth it when you have a beautiful bowl or two to show off to your mates. Once you've nailed the basic techniques, you can return to The Pottery Shed and create more masterpieces at your own pace.
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