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Pottery Class Information

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Beginner friendly class. Bring a friend along for some muddy fun. Let's play with clay! What to bring: Apron, bottle of water and a container/box to bring your creations home. Also wear comfortable clothes, trim your nails, tie your hair up if it's long and remove jewelry. All classes are non refundable. Due to the impact of COVID 19 on small businesses, we will be unable to provide refunds or credits if you are unable to attend your pottery class. We have reduced class size to a maximum of 3-4 and will only be by appointment only. Please send us a message for preferred time and dates. WE CAN NO LONGER REBOOK CLASS THAT IS MISSED. If you missed your class or can't make it, please do not message us for makeup/rebook. Please make sure you only register if you are comfortable with this policy. By purchasing this class means you have agreed with the policy and have read this note. Please follow our Facebook Page Botpots Christchurch and Instagram @botpots.christchurch
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...customer info

Customer Info STUDIO RULES + POLICIES Reservations are required. Our studio is small and can only accommodate maximum of 5 students. Please email to coordinate a private wheel, hand-building or customized workshop. (hen's, birthdays, etc) You are required to wear a mask, scan in and sanitize when you visit us. Botpots Christchurch is currently open and holding classes at a reduced capacity. Students and staff will be required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth upon arrival to the studio for either a class or pick up/purchase. Payment is required when booking. If you have a gift card and would like to use it towards studio offerings, please email to redeem. If you arrive late, your session will still conclude at the designated time.

Firing Services

Firing Information: We bisque to cone ^06 and glaze fire to cone ^6 oxidation. Please send us a message at 02040264422 for availability as we have a few people in line up already. We strongly recommend you purchase your clay and glaze from the studio. We only accept in house purchase for firing services. Do not call us to find out if your work has been fired. Expect another 15 days for your work to go through glaze firing. We are a small studio and does not have the capacity to store pieces for an extended period of time. Work not picked up after 1 week from drop off or glazing date will no longer be available for pick up. We will treat your work like our own, but unfortunately, nothing is guaranteed in ceramics and sometimes pieces can get dinged or broken. Disclaimer and Refund Policy: Please make note that we are a cone 5-6 mid-range clay studio. Low fire glaze requests will be accommodated in our bisque fire kiln. This means you assume the potential risk of a piece exploding in the kiln and sticking to your work and releasing moisture that could interfere with certain low fire glazes. Each one of your low fire glazed pieces must be labeled with the cone fire information of the glaze you are using. Payment must be made at drop off and there is no refund available for breakage, cracking, explosion or imperfect firing of any kind. Please, come prepared with the list of items you are dropping off and their dimensions. We have the right to refuse large works. Glaze firing greenware is prohibited. Pieces must have been bisque fired prior to glaze firing. Botpots Christchurch is not to be hold responsible for a piece cracking, breaking, blistering, exploding or any other type of unsatisfactory result. Please fill out link for firing services -


About Us

We are Botpots supplier in Christchurch/South Island. We believe that arts and crafts is what connects us regardless of race, gender or belief. Our continuing goal is to supply potters, artist and crafts people with great quality products and a brilliant customer service. We aim to get everyone muddy.
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Delivery & Returns

We keep sold items for a week so that you can pick them up at a convenient time
To deliver your favorite products, we ship via Pass The Parcel. For orders over 25kgs, we ship via WeFreight. WE DO NOT SHIP ON RD ADDRESSES. *EFTPOS available. We do not currently accept cash *Prices are in NZD and all transactions will be charged in NZD. We do not ship outside of New Zealand *Please contact us know if your order is above 25kgs *At the Secure Checkout page, you'll see the ordered item’s description and price. Delivery times vary depending on your selected delivery address, availability of your items, and the time of the day you place your order.
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Our address
3 Arawa Street Shirley Christchurch
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Open hours
Trading Hours Monday - 5pm-8pm Tuesday - 10am-8pm Wednesday - 5pm-8pm Thursday- 10am-8pm Friday - 10am-8pm Saturday - 2pm-5pm Sunday - CLOSED