TORTUS CLAY STUDIO is situated in the heart of Copenhagen only a stones throw from The Round Tower and The Royal Gardens.  Offering workshops, private teaching, and open studio hours for its members. Its mission is to provide knowledgable and professional assistance in helping you achieve your clay goals.  With a strong focus on the art of wheel throwing, the studio is equipped with over 25 wheels, making it one of the best quipped member pottery studio in Europe.  The spacious 165 m2 studio insures comfortable conditions to create in.

TORTUS CLAY STUDIO also seeks increase the public’s knowledge of ceramics by organising talks, lectures, and happenings that are both available to its members and the wider public.   

The studio is located in Suhmsgade 3, 1125 Copenhagen K. (Near Nørreport st.  The studio contains 25 throwing wheels, worktables, slabroller, an extruder and 3 electric kilns.  All members will have shelf space for storage.

We have 5 different types of memberships along with different courses and our current weekend and full week workshops (

Day time membership-  Monday-Friday 8.30am-3.30pm. Price: 1000 dkk per month.

Monday+ Wednesday 4pm-9pm. Price: 800 dkk per month.

Tuesday+ Thursday 4pm-9pm. Price 800 dkk per month.

Flexi membership (20 hours per week). Price 1800 dkk per month.

Weekend Membership: Friday 8.30am-3.30pm, Saturday+ Sunday 10.00-17.00. Price: 1000 dkk per month.

We sell different types of clays and glazes at the studio selected in cooperation with Cerama.



Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions set out the terms on which Tortus Clay Studio provides the Services and allows a person to become a Member of the Studio. These Terms and Conditions apply to all Members of the Studio and to all applications for Membership of the Studio. Please review these Terms and Conditions carefully and make sure that you understand them. If you cannot agree to these Terms and Conditions, membership in our Studio will not be made available.

These Terms and Conditions are incorporated into the Tortus Clay Studio Agreement. The Company may at any time modify these Terms and Conditions. We will notify you of any changes to these Terms and Conditions either by emailing you and/or by posting a notice at the Studio. By continuing to use the services of the studio after changes to these Terms and Conditions are made and notified to you, you agree to be bound by such changes.

A person shall only become a Member of the Studio when they have completed the Tortus Clay Studio Agreement and their registration for Membership has been accepted by the Company in writing. At such time, the Member shall be deemed to have irrevocably agreed to these Terms and Conditions.

If a Member brings a guest to the Studio for a Session or Class, that guest must before the commencement of the relevant Session or Class become a Member in accordance with and subject to these Terms and Conditions.
Subject to any statutory right of cancellation, payments for Memberships and Classes are non-refundable unless otherwise stated in these Terms and Conditions.

Membership fees must be paid in accordance with these Terms and Conditions irrespective of whether or not the Member uses the Studios’ facilities.
Membership fees may be increased at the Company’s discretion. Members shall be given at least 10 working days’ notice of any increase in Membership fees.

Memberships, once the contract is started, are non-transferable and cannot be shared.Memberships and prices

- Day time membership – Monday-Friday 9.00am-3.30pm. Price: 1000 dkk per month. – Monday+ Wednesday 4pm-9pm. Price: 800 dkk per month.
– Tuesday+ Thursday 4pm-9pm. Price 800 dkk per month.
– Flexi membership (20 hours per week). Price 1800 dkk per month.

- Weekend Membership: Friday 9.00-3.30pm + Saturday+ Sunday 10.00-17.00. Price: 1000 dkk per month.

Membership includes access to the studio within the given hours of the membership. Each member will be provided shelf space for storage. Additional shelf space can be purchased if the given space is not enough. Please talk to staff regarding this.

When signing up for a membership a deposit of 800 kr will have to be paid as well as the membership fee. The deposit will be returned after terminated membership. The membership is irrevocable for a period of 3 months.

Membership fee should be paid by the 1 or 15 of every month depending on the date of start to the below account. Please note your membership number and name.

The Copenhagen Clay Company I/S

Membership cancellation

Members wishing to end their membership must do so no later than the first calendar day of the month prior to cancellation. Not doing so will require us to keep your one month deposit.

Studio Maintenance

Please leave your wheel or workspace in the same condition as you found it. Clean and ready to be used for your fellow members. Leaving your area untidy will result in a 150 DKK fee that must be paid prior to using the studio again.


- SM STONEWARE – White porcelain stoneware. Pack of 10 kg. Price 140 kr + 20 kr (bisque firing)

- LIGHT GREY STONEWARE (1109) Pack of 12 kg.     Price 260 kr + 20 kr bisque firing

- YELLOW STONEWARE . Pack of 12 kg. Price 190 kr + 20 kr bisque firing.

- RAKU STONEWARE MOK5. Pack of 10 kg. Price 160 kr + 20 kr bisque firing

- Also possible to order porcelain.

*It is not allowed to bring your own clay to the studio or pieces made outside the studio.*


A variety of glazes are available to use at the studio.  Please check with the studio about glaze availability and pricing.