Terms & Conditions – Workshops / Classes

All participants attending classes or workshops at Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd agree to the following terms and conditions:


Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd requires at least 7 days’ notice in writing prior to a class for a refund or transfer to another date less a 5% admin fee.

Bookings cancelled 7 days or less before the scheduled class will be refunded less a 20% admin fee if the vacancy can be resold at full price. If not resold, the purchase price is forfeited. Alternatively, you can transfer your ticket to another person – please advise the name of alternative person within 24 hours of the class / event.

Once a class has begun there are no refunds or transfers.

We do not offer make-up classes due to our high volume of students. If you are unable to attend a class, please email sarah@sarahschembri.com

A minimum of six people is required to run a workshop. Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd reserves the right to cancel a class if the minimum number of bookings are not reached and will aim to give as much notice of this as possible. In this instance, a full refund will be provided.

Covid -19

Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd is committed to following the Victorian Government’s Covid-19 guidelines. If the date of a class or classes are impacted by Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, workshops will be rescheduled (with no administration fee) to another suitable date. In the event that the time period of lockdown is uncertain (beyond 2 weeks) a refund will be provided.

Gift Cards / Vouchers

Gift cards / vouchers cannot be refunded and are valid for a period of 3 years from the date of purchase.

Student Responsibilities

Class work will take approximately 2-3 weeks to fire after a class finishes. Students will be notified by email when their work is ready for collection and have up to 2 weeks to collect their work. Uncollected work will be donated to a local charity.

Students are responsible to ensure that they do not have any prior medical illness or injuries that will be exacerbated by attending the selected class, and if unsure it is recommended for students to seek medical advice prior to attending any class.

Students are responsible for any physical injuries and for damage or loss of personal property, whilst at the studio. It is highly recommended that participants attend their class jewellery free. In particular, it is advised not to wear any rings, bangles, wristbands, watches or earrings. Short nails are strongly encouraged as long nails make pottery work difficult.

Students are required to wear appropriate comfortable clothing that can get dirty. Covered shoes are essential.

Students are required to bring their own towel and apron to each class. This is especially important for wheel throwing courses and workshops. Tools and materials are provided.

Students agree to give Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at classes and arranged by Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd for marketing purposes. If you would rather not be involved in this please let us know. 

Paid parking is available on Brunswick Street. There is angle parking located on Moor Street and St David Street.


Sarah Schembri has over 20 years’ experience in the pottery industry with 11 years teaching experience.

Georgie Dixon has been a studio hand with Sarah for the past 4 years and teaches introductory level classes and one-off workshops.

Workshops are designed to cater to a variety of skill levels and most workshops are suitable for complete beginners to more experienced levels unless otherwise stated in the outline.

Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd takes extreme care firing your work however accidents do happen from time to time. We are unable to guarantee that all your work will be successfully fired.

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