Welcome to Katie's Pottery Studio

About Katie's Pottery Studio

Katie's Pottery Studio is located in Leiston close to Suffolk's Heritage Coast and the popular resorts of Aldeburgh, Thorpeness, Minsmere and Southwold. Potter in Residence Katharine (Katie) Gleeson offers one to one tuition in traditional techniques of throwing, hand building, decorating and glazing for all ages and abilities. Katie's many years of teaching experience ensure that her students have a fun and creative experience. Katie's own work is showcased in an ever changing exhibition of pieces for sale.

About My Classes

My small group classes are designed to ensure that students have the best possible experience at Katie's Pottery Studio. One to one tuition in traditional techniques of throwing on the wheel, hand building, decorating and glazing in a creative and fun environment are what students enjoy at Katie's Pottery Studio. Classes for children are held on most Saturday mornings and during school holidays and I also offer "Date Nights" for couples staring with a beverage and canapes , a session in the studio and dinner at a local restaurant if required. Why not come and join us?


My classes are normally of 2 hours duration and my fees include tuition, materials as shown and the decorating, glazing and firing of the specified number of pieces, finishing with a cup of tea in my garden. Classes are held from 10am - 12pm , 2pm - 4pm and evening classes by arrangement are from 6pm - 8pm. Prebooking is essential please contact me for availability.

ONE ADULT 2 hour class £40

TW0 ADULTS 2 hour class £30 per person

Includes firing and glazing of 2 modest pieces. Extra clay charged at £1 per ib

CHILD CLASSES for 2 children £50


5 Adult Sessions over 4 consecutive weeks £180

(Prepayment is required for a Four Week Course)


Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person!

We love  your visit so please feel free to drop by the studio during normal opening hours.

 Please don't be offended if the studio appears closed as I may be teaching Why not call ahead so that I can ensure I am available for you

Katie's Pottery Studio

76 High Street, LEISTON, Suffolk IP16 4BZ, GB

Telephone : 07505 536940


Tuesday - Saturday  10AM - 5PM

Sunday and Monday : Closed

Class times vary so please call us to check availability