Mobile Friendly MenuAbu Dhabi Pottery was established in 1994 by Homa Vafaie Farley to share her love of pottery with others. Since then countless students – adults and children, from all over the world – have been introduced to the techniques, and the enjoyment, of working with clay.
Pottery classes are available in Abu Dhabi, 6 days a week (and on Fridays by prior arrangements if there are 5 or more students in each group or class). We offer pottery tuition for individuals, old & young, and groups of families, friends & colleagues.
Come and join the fun at Abu Dhabi Pottery, one of the most welcoming and inspiring creative studios in the UAE!

We also offer a range of support services for potters, schools & colleges, including lectures & demonstrations, health & safety training, studio layout design and the supply of pottery equipment and materials throughout UAE.
See below for more information …

Drop in Classes
You can now drop in anytime between 10 am to 7 pm we will be happy to see you (space permitting)

Studio Time Membership:

You can now enjoy using our studio on a membership basis

Fees (including VAT) 1100 per month includes unlimited use of our studio your own space to save you pots and clay. Material fees 35 Aed per kg of clay includes firing and glazing.

Pottery Tuition


Pottery Classes

You can join the classes at anytime.

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Adults’ Weekly Classes

From beginners to experienced potters, every student is taught individually according to their ability.

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Children’s Weekly Classes

Children love playing with clay and letting their creativity find form.



A few specialised workshops are held throughout the year, concentrating on specific areas.

Groups & Schools

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Family Group Sessions

Here at Abu Dhabi Pottery we are happy to arrange special sessions for families to come and learn about pottery and enjoy playing with clay together.

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School Group Visits

This tutorial can be carried out for students of all ages and backgrounds and can be adapted to suit the age of participants.

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Birthday Parties for Children & Adults

Children are introduced to Hand-building pottery. They will make a pinch pot / animals / small teapot / small pendants.

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Team Building Sessions

Corporate team-building workshops are available for companies who wish to help their staff enjoy fun-filled, quality time with colleagues, working as a team.

Support Services

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We are happy to accept commissions to design and create individual bespoke pieces for special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries and birthdays, as well as corporate gifts.

We can also produce tableware such as sets of mugs, bowls, dinner plates, etc for cafes, restaurants & hotels.

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Training & Lectures

We can provide the following for schools, colleges, art groups and individual potters:
Teaching Health and Safety Procedures:
Professional Pottery Training for Art Teachers:
Lectures & Demonstrations for Schools, College, & Universities:

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Pottery Equipment & Materials

We are the agents in the U.A.E. for PotteryCrafts UK – suppliers of pottery equipment plus pottery materials.

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Consultants on Setting up Pottery Studios

Design & layout of studios;
Specification of equipment, tools & materials;
Training and information on health and safety in the studio;

This service is available for schools, colleges, universities and individuals throughout U.A.E.

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Repairs & Restoration

If you have broken or chipped a favourite piece of china or pottery, or one item in a set, we will do our best to restore it.