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Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre

Olcote, | Ballinacurra, Kinsale 00000, Ireland
+353 87 969 6901
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POTTERY CLASSES & GALLERY

Called ahead as Adrian , the owner of the Art Centre , teaches pottery and is out and about so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
pghsteve
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PITTSBURGH,PA
Nobody was there

We went and rang the bell (Friday afternoon) and there were no signs about hours etc. looked like... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
knbashby
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Ballybunion, Ireland
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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 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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“great fun” (7 reviews)
“summer school” (2 reviews)
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Olcote, | Ballinacurra, Kinsale 00000, Ireland
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+353 87 969 6901
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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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.

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KinsalePottery, Owner at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 29 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

1  Thank pilgrim170
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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

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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

Thank Susan E
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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

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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...More

1  Thank lovestotravel58
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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...More

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sassysue19
9 April 2017|
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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
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