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ABOUT Pottery Classes

Grab the opportunity to experiment and experience working with clay during a workshop. You can witness and be part of making a clay product using different techniques.
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culture and tradition

Day on a pottery

Start of activity

Your activity starts in Brikama - at Sainey's Pottery studio. 

Transport to the location can be arranged for an additional price. 

What to expect

from pottery workshop

In 4 hour workshop, you will grasp the knowledge of clay art making from the first to the last step, preparation of clay, to different techniques of clay shaping - using hand method and machine method. You will create your own products, which will be later fired and ready for you to collect before leaving back to your home. 

 

End of tour

Transport can be arranged for an additional price. 

RATES

Rates are per person and might vary depending on availability. Prices do not include the transport costs - please send an inquiry and once the location of workshop is confirmed we will send you a final price for the workshop.

PRICES

4 hour workshop (transport not included)
15€ pp
4 hour workshop with lunch (transport not included)
23€ pp

inclusions

What is included

  • Workshop 
  • Tips for facilitator
  • Personalized end product (2 clay products - available for pick up after process of firing has been done)

What is excluded

  • Transportation
  • Personal items (drinks, travel insurance, visa fees)
  • Accommodation, meals and international flights to and from The Gambia
Can start any day
Depending on the availability, activity can start in any day of the week.
Family Friendly
Activity is suitable for families with kids more than 10 years old.
3-4 hours
Workshop takes approximately three to four hours.
Great for solo travellers
You can attend private workshop with Saine Pottery.
Customization Option
The type of the product you will be making can be custom.
Easy activity
This activity requires little activity but a lot of patience when learning a new skill.
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FAQ

Can we adjust the activity?

You can also decide which type of product you want to create or if you want to participate/focus more on the mechanical or hand technique of pottery. 

What is the maximum number of people for group tour?

For the workshop to be effective, the maximum number of attendees should be 6. 

Established in 1980: Saine Pottery

Saine Pottery is proud to be Gambia's first pottery studio, established in 1980. It was founded by Idirisa Saine. He travelled to many countries to learn this craft, from Norway, Indonesia, to England. He later ended up in the Gambia as the first modern potter. Saine Pottery is located at Brikama Kémbujé.
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Saine's Pottery

Saine Pottery is proud to be Gambia's first pottery studio, established by Idrisa Saine in 1980. The studio is a family business, and Mr Saine's wife and children operate it. Their products are bought by people from all over the country and sold at different markets. They produce flower pots, animal statues, wall tiles made of clay, floor tiles, incense burners, and more. 

 

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