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 Monthly Membership £70

This membership is aimed at practice, practice, practice. Monthly membership is dedicated to people who are working hard to develop their technique and creative approaches. You will want to fire the best of the work you make for sure but firing lots of ware is not the primary focus at this stage.

 This membership includes:

  • 24/7 Access to shared ceramic studio facility up to 15 hours practice per week

  • Personal storage allocation (1000mm x 460mm)

  • One shared kiln firing per week and up to 30 cubic litres of fired ware per month with no additional firing charge.

  • Free studio WIFI

  • 20% Discount on educational programmes

  • All work fired by ECW Technical Staff

  • Additional storage can be organised separately if required.

 Monthly Membership + (Plus) £90

Once you start to regularly exceed the maximum weekly studio practice time or start to regularly produce more ware then you will upgrade to either +Plus or Incubator membership.

Monthly + membership is designed for people who are starting to develop a serious practice and who want to fire more ware. You will be still be learning but you might also be working towards occasionally showing and selling your work.

You will still be developing and learning but you will also be making more work consistently at a higher level and looking to fire more of the work you make.

  • 24/7 Access to shared ceramic studio facility up to 26 hours practice per week

  • Personal storage allocation (1000mm x 460mm) x2

  • One shared kiln firing per week and up to 50 cubic litres of fired ware per month with no additional firing charge.

  • Free studio WIFI

  • 20% Discount on educational programmes

  • All work fired by ECW Technical Staff

  • Additional storage can be organised separately if required.

If you progress to the level where you are consistently exhibiting or selling work commercially or regularly exceed the maximum weekly studio practice time or ware limit you will upgrade to Incubator membership.

INCUBATOR MEMBERSHIP: Creative Crofters £150 

ECW “Creative Crofters” Incubator Membership is aimed at ceramic artists and emerging makers who are taking the step from monthly practice to regularly exhibiting and/or selling work commercially.  To apply for Incubator Membership, you must have already spent time at ECW (normally one year) as a studio member and/or be able to show a portfolio of recent ceramic work demonstrating a high level of creative commitment and practice.

  • 24/7 Access of shared ceramic studio facility with unlimited access

  • Responsible for own kiln firings

  • One shared bisque & one shared glaze firing per week with no additional firing charge.

  • Ability to book separate kiln space (at an additional cost of £30 per full kiln. This can be shared.)

  • Free studio Wi-Fi

  • Personal storage allocation (1000mm x 460mm) x3 shelves

  • 20% Discount on educational programme

  • Maximum membership tenancy of 24 months with review

  • Design studio desk /offices space on the Mezzanine can be purchased for an additional fee of £40 per month. You will have your own design/office space and a key.

Affordable space for professionals

We are working on developing affordable  studio facilities aimed at professional ceramicists.

Clay School

We host ceramics classes, talks and workshops designed to promote education, innovation and ideas exchange. We work in partnership with Edinburgh design school. We also work with Craft Scotland teaching school teachers the skills they need to embed pottery skills back into mainstream secondary school education.