Pottery Classes


Unleash Your Creativity with Clay

Are you ready to dive into the mesmerizing world of pottery and unleash your inner artist? Your search ends here! Located in the heart of Riccarton, Christchurch, We provide an engaging pottery workshop that will kindle your love for working with clay.

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Simply call us to book or select an available time with our online booking system. With every booking you will receive a 50% discount via email for your next My Workspace (with Tutor) Class to use anytime. Discounts not applicable for structured classes  - Hand building & Pottery Wheel Classes.

Ruffshuffler Ceramics is not just a studio; it's a hub of inspiration and learning

At Ruffshuffler Ceramics, we believe in the magic of handmade artistry, the connection between the creator and the clay, and the joy that comes from creating something truly unique. Whether you're a seasoned ceramicist or a curious beginner, our studio welcomes you to explore, create, and be part of a community that values the beauty of handmade ceramics.

Join us on this artistic journey, where tradition meets innovation, and every piece tells a story. Discover the world of Ruffshuffler Ceramics – where passion and clay come together to shape a community of creators.


My Workspace (with Tutor)

My Workspace offers flexibility and affordability that is designed to suit you. Work at your own pace with the guidance of our in-house tutor. Some people start with one of our structured 3-hour classes and utilise the My Workspace thereafter. Others who can not attend one of our classes take advantage of My Workspace and gain the skills that suit them at time that suits them best.

Pottery Wheel

Pottery Wheel Classes run everyday from 10am to 1pm (closed Sunday). We have 4 available spaces everyday. Learn the craft of throwing clay and forming, working at your own pace. This is a learning process don’t expect a masterpiece on your first day! We will support you no matter if you are a beginner or have had previous wheel experience. Create a wobbly pot or a masterpiece mug, the choices are yours.


Handbuilding Classes run every Tuesday from 11am to 2pm. Each class has 4 available spaces. This is a fun class no matter your skill level. Learn to make pinch pots or coil building, a mug or a bowl, a vase or a pot with a soy wax candle in it! The choices are yours. Decorate, glaze, paint and marvel in your creativity with the guidance from the tutor!

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Pottery Classes

Unleash your creativity with our pottery classes – Now Available! Call us or conveniently book online to embark on a journey of artistic expression with clay.

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Meet the Team



Amanda Farrant



Ronen Harosh

Ruffshuffler Ceramics

Robyn Smith-Clark the founder of Ruffshuffler Ceramics in New Zealand, introduced into ceramics by Roy Evans in Henderson Auckland 1973. Robyn gained a reputation over the years as a professional ceramics artist has had exhibitions in Melbourne and gallery sales/retail outlets across Australia. She returned to New Zealand in 2023 with the desire to teach and work with the community in Christchurch offering her expertise and enthusiasm with clay.

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