Pop-In Activities

any time during our opening hours*

(*subject to change midweek, please check calendar or click here)

Choose from our wide range of ceramic items then...
(click on the photos for ideas and examples)
Paint it with our Glazes
Pottery Painting Party
or decorate your pottery keepsake with Decopatch papers
Decopatch party
or
Foam Clay instead
Foam Clay Party

Collection Card / Receipt
This card is your receipt for each item... PLEASE bring it with you when you come to collect your pottery.
We cannot give out painted pottery without this
, please keep it somewhere safe. 
It is also a Loyalty scheme, you will receive a £5 discount off the price of the 5th item you decorate.


FAQ
when can I come  you choose a convenient time during our opening hours and reserve a seat/table over the phone or by email;
cost?  depends which item you choose to decorate: ranging from coasters to clocks, each item is individually priced from £6.95-£29.99; the cost includes: the ceramic item, glazes/foam clay or decopatch depending on your preferred method of decoration, firing (if you have painted your item) and help with decorating tools & techniques as required;
how long does it take?  length of time spent painting/decorating items depends on the age and attention span of the individual artist; a Studio Fee of £5 per person per hour applies if your project takes more than 2 hours, this includes return visits to continue painting the same item.
when can I take it home? glazed items will be ready for collection the same day the following week, the firing process takes several days, please bring your Collection Card/Receipt.  Items decorated with Decopatch of FoamClay can be taken home the same day.
what age is it suitable forall ages welcome: we can put babies handprints and footprints onto the majority of our ceramic items; babies, toddlers & children should be accompanied by a responsible adult (click here for our weekly toddler activity Story Ceramics); teenagers and adults of all ages very welcome!




click to enlarge the image below


take decopatch work home the same day!

It's as easy as P Y O P !

Pick a pottery item off the shelf

You paint it

Our staff glaze & fire it then you

Pick it up a week later! 

Price includes:
all paints/underglazes;
all equipment provided (brushes, stencils, stamps & sponges);
expert on-hand guidance on techniques & effects, as little or as often as you like;
visual aid examples of painted pottery to inspire your imagination;
glazing & firing of each piece.

Please note:
a Studio Fee of £5 per person per hour applies if your project takes more than 2 hours, this includes return visits to continue painting the same item
.



Collection Card / Receipt
This card is your receipt for each item... we cannot give out painted pottery without this, please keep it somewhere safe. 
It is also a Loyalty scheme, you will receive a £5 discount off the price of the 5th item you paint.

click on our visitors book page to hear how much fun this activity i
s!







take foam clay work home the same day!