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Chris Barnes (Pottery)

  • renowned professional Potter from the Borders
  • specialises in Stoneware and Raku pots
  • widely exhibited
  • experienced teacher
Chris comes to Higham with the highest recommendations. His aim is to both inspire and encourage, whilst enabling individuals to fulfil their own potential to create their own pieces of both high quality and integrity. Combining both practical sessions alongside some demonstration and even short trips out to studios and galleries, a course with Chris is designed to help you achieve the best results possible.
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“Excellent course & tutor. Learned lots and really enjoyed it. Hope to do more if courses available with Chris.”
“An excellent course – great intro to Raku, marvelous tutor who kept the interest and creativity going. Good visits to inspire – fab. Let’s have another.”
“Chris is a great tutor, very good at encouraging us to try new things.”

February 2020


Sunday February 23, 2020 at 18:30 to Friday February 28, 2020 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Chris will help you to create your own pieces of Raku pottery and sculpture, and experience the excitement of Raku firing. With lectures, demos and discussion, also visit places of interest to potters: Blackwell Arts and Crafts House and a local gallery or studio. Chris Barnes (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/chris-barnes) Residential: £520 Non-residential: £363 (inc. Field Trip)

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