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A professional Pottery Studio offering Pottery Courses in the heart of North Yorkshire


About Croft

Croft Pottery was set up in Rainton, North Yorkshire in 2021 by professional Potter and Ceramic Artist Joseph Ludkin

with resident Production Potter and Teacher Iona Crawford Topp joining the space in 2022.

The Pottery studio has been designed as a functional pottery space for our resident professional potters but also as a welcoming learning space for our Pottery Courses

Croft Pottery also houses a small showroom and gallery space selling tableware as well as a selection of Joseph and Iona's signature work. The gallery is open by appointment please use our Contact page to arrange a viewing. 


Our Courses

Croft Pottery offers a range of wheel throwing, hand building,  glazing and Raku courses taught by teachers  Joseph Ludkin and Iona Crawford Topp aimed at different levels and age groups.

Joseph has over 20 years of experience teaching at College and University level as well as in Pottery and Ceramic studios. Iona trained at the prestigious DCCOI Ceramics Skills Course in Thomastown, Ireland and teaches regularly in pottery studios in London.

Our courses run on weekday evenings and at weekends. We also provide a private hire and tuition service.

Click here for Course info and Bookings


Contact Us

Croft Pottery





Tel: 07785347517


Gallery Shop open by appointment.

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