Growing up in the Potteries, we love nothing more than a visit to a ceramics cafe to paint a pot on a rainy day. Paint a pot sessions allow you to decorate your own unique piece of pottery and take your pottery creation home with you. Here are a few BEST ceramics cafés and studios for pottery painting in Staffordshire for both kids and adults!
Places to paint a pot in Staffordshire
Pottery painting is a fun activity for all of the family to enjoy, and there are some great Staffordshire ceramics cafés and pottery painting studios that welcome both adults and children. It is also a great thing to do with kids on a rainy day. You can create your own individual pottery piece, make a Christmas decoration, a decorated mug or plate, or create a keepsake with your little one’s footprint or handprint. Here are our favourite places for pottery painting in Staffordshire
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Royal Stafford Ceramic Café
One of our favourite places to paint a pot in Stoke on Trent is Royal Stafford. The ceramic café is a great place to decorate your own pottery and the prices are really reasonable too, starting from just £5.50 including the studios fee. Your unique piece will be glazed and fired and ready for collection (free) or posting (delivery charge) to you within a week. They also hold special events, birthday parties, hen parties or baby showers.
For more information on special events and pottery painting in Burslem, Stoke
Royal Stafford, Wedgwood Place, Burslem, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 4EE
Tel 01782 525419
Emma Bridgwater Pottery Painting Studio
World of Wedgwood Studio
Visit the World of Wedgwood in Stoke on Trent and you won’t be disappointed. It is a great day out for all of the family. There is so much on offer to see and do. You can visit the World of Wedgwood clay studio for an hour of creative fun where you will learn the techniques to may your own unique jasperware creation. On selected dates you can book a session in the decorating Studio (adults and children welcome) to paint an item of pottery. There is a huge selection to choose from including decorations, frames, pots, vases, lanterns and animals.
For more information and to book a session in the decoration studio
World of Wedgwood, Wedgwood Drive, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Love Clay have created a number of creative courses and workshop events for beginners to professionals. They also hold a number of family friendly creative workshops and clay courses to ensure that individuals of all ages have fun together and allowing you to create your own ceramic masterpieces.
Look out for themed events including Halloween and Christmas creative family friendly events and throw a pot sessions.
LoveClay, Valentine Clays, Valentine Way, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2FJ
Amerton Paint a Pot Studio
Amerton paint a pot studio is a traditional pottery workshop and a paint a pot studio all under one roof. There is a large range of pottery pieces available, including Christmas Baubles, Tiles in Frames, Coasters, Mugs, Plaques, Plates, Clocks, Vases and Jugs and many more. You can also book Amerton pottery painting studio for children’s parties or group bookings.
Amerton Farm, Nr Weston, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 OLA
Middleport pottery is an award winning pottery factory in the heart of Stoke on Trent and is a great day out with kids. You can follow them over on Facebook or sign up to their newsletter to keep up to date with all the seasonal events held here.
In the school holidays they often hold play with clay events and creative craft sessions at Middleport Pottery that is an affordable activity with the kids.
Port St, Burslem, Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 3PE
Telephone 01782 499766
For more information head over to Middleport Pottery
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