7 Spot Pottery is a 360sq.ft ceramic studio located in Islington Mill, Salford. We run handbuilding and throwing courses, and offer studio memberships

Studio equipment includes: 2 toploading kilns, an Extruder, a slab roller, and  4 potters wheels.


7 Spot Pottery

Islington Mill

James Street

Salford M35HW


opening times:


(private classes are available outside of opening hours)



07570415909 (Pascal) 


Pascal Nichols

Pascal founded 7 Spot Pottery in 2017, to carry out his own ceramic practice, and to offer ceramics facilities and education to the local community. He is a qualified teacher (Ceramics degree and PGCE Art & Design) and has over 13 years experience of teaching as a freelance practitioner to learners of all ages and abilities.


Clients include; Crafts Council, The Lowry, Manchester Museum, Z Arts, Park School PRU, Wilmslow Guild


Pascal’s classes are relaxed and friendly, with a focus on learning new skills and enjoying the process of experimentation and making, tailoring his teaching to each learner.


Eva Elliott


Eva is a qualified Art & Design teacher (PGCE) with 10 years experience working in colleges and schools, working with learners of all ages. She has a BA Hons degree in Fine Art Sculpture and runs ‘Margo’, her ceramic jewellery brand, alongside support work in schools.

She has a wide range of skills from her time spent teaching GCSE Art, from screenprinting, sculpture and drawing but spends most of her free time making delicate porcelain jewellery.

She runs regular one-day ceramic workshops for Plant Shop Manchester, based in Stockport Old Town, ranging from handbuilding, jewellery and decorative ceramic wall hangings. Eva is a versatile and flexible practitioner and is always up for new challenges, practically and creatively.

In Eva’s workshops you can expect a chatty, relaxed environment where all learners are actively included and supported to make the best of their potential. She is a pro at making people feel at ease and differentiating the learning so that everyone understands and doesn’t feel intimidated.