Our family run paint your own pottery studio is set in an old converted brewery building, situated in the centre of historic Stow-on-the-Wold, in the picturesque Cotswolds.
We offer a friendly space to sit, relax and therapeutically paint pottery. You could make an extra special gift, design yourself a mug, keep little hands occupied, drink a cup of tea, eat a snack or browse our gift shop, children’s books and organic skincare range.
Or why not celebrate a special occasion with us? Held in our party room, we host birthday’s, hen do’s, baby shower’s, leaving do’s and many more. Contact us for more information.
We all need a space to dream, to create, to inspire and to be inspired.
At The Yard Pottery Painting Co. we provide a family friendly space where all ages and levels are welcome.
Pick from over 100 different pottery pieces and paint away a few hours using a wide variety of coloured glazes. Our prices range from £4 - £40 depending on the size and shape of the piece. We have plenty of inspiration and books around the shop to bring out your inner artist and creativity.
You can print hand or foot prints with any of our non-toxic paints, make an extra special Mother's or Father's Day gift, decorate your own Christmas Bauble or paint yourself a unique Jug. The possibilities are endless.
You can have your pottery piece personalised professionally by our in house artist with names and messages. Or ask us about or commission pieces if your looking for a special gift.
Join us on one of our workshops to learn new techniques and skills, meet new people and try something new.
Once your piece is finished it is then glazed and fired for a professional, food safe, keepsake which can be treasured for years to come.
Your pottery will be ready for collection 1 week after painting, if you are visiting ask us about posting your pottery to you or if you need something a little quicker just ask.
WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
We have Fun Workshops for All Ages and Levels.
Available to Book on our Events Page.
Fancy Learning How to Marble Your Own Beautiful Pottery?
These workshops will teach you how to use a simple and fun marbling technique on pieces of pottery. Join us for the evening in our relaxed studio and try something new.
Take a look at our events page for more information, dates and to book your ticket. Tickets are £5.
Friday the 8th of November at 6:30pm
- Christmas Decoration Marbling Workshop
Friday the 6th of December at 6:30pm
- Christmas Decoration Marbling Workshop
Learn this Effective & Easy Bubble Pottery Painting Technique in one of our Fun Workshops.
Blowing bubbles has never been so fun or had such beautiful results. This popular workshop will show you how to use a soapy mixture of glaze to decorate a piece of pottery or two. Why not make some extra special and unique Christmas gifts this year? Or just treat yourself...
Tuesday the 3rd of December - 6:30pm
CHRISTMAS GIFT MAKING
Beautiful Fingerprint Silver Jewellery and Handprint Baubles
Join us for a festive treat and make some unique & personal Christmas gifts.
The fantastic Alb Jewellery will be taking fingerprints ready to cast in gorgeous silver jewellery.
We will also be helping you get little hand and footprints on personalised pottery baubles for this years Christmas tree
Be sure to book you table to avoid disappointment.
POTTERY & PROSECCO
Grab a Bottle & Some Friends for a Relaxed Evening Painting Pottery
Saturday the 26th of October, 6 - 10pm
Friday the 22nd of November, 6 - 10pm
Friday the 13th of December, 6 - 10pm
Our evening pottery painting has a lovely relaxed atmosphere, perfect for creating some beautiful pottery. Why not get ahead with the Christmas shopping and paint a gift or two?
Tickets are £15 per person, this is redeemable against your final spend on the night. Prices for pottery range from £4 - £40 depending on size, shape and detail of the piece. We have tea's, coffee's, soft drinks and snacks available to buy in the studio. Minimum spend of £15.
PRE-SCHOOLERS STORY TIME & POTTERY PAINTING
Join us Term Time on Fridays at 11am for a Fun & Creative Morning with Your Little Ones
We start off the session reading the mornings story book and playing with toys on the carpet, followed by some themed pottery painting and creative time.
Tickets per child painting pottery and are available to book on our website. We have tea, coffee, cold drinks and snacks available as well as loo and baby changing facilities. Parents and children are welcome to stay, play, feed and chat for a relaxed and fun time.
Friday the 15th of November, 11am - Reading the Classic, Father Christmas & Painting Pottery Christmas Decorations - £8 for 1 Decoration or £14 for 2 Decorations. Baubles £14 each.
Friday the 29th of November, 11am - Reading Stick Man & Making Personalised Hand and Footprint Baubles - £15
THE GREAT PUDSEY PAINTATHON
Join us in raising money for this fantastic charity event and paint your very own feel good, do good, Pudsey Bear.
After school on Thursday the 14th of November from 3:30pm.
Pottery studio's accross the country are coming together this year to help raise money for the BBC's Children in Need. Join us after school on Thursday the 14th of November from 3:30pm to paint your very own limited addition 'real' Pudsey Bear. Who knows, if we can make enough of a buzz, the campaign may make it onto BBC's Children in Need on the 15th of November.
All profits will go to Children in Need and tickets are £10. Tickets must be book and paid for in advance so we know how many Pudsey's to order. Your Pudsey will be ready for collection 1 week after the event.
We’ve got new workshops all the time.
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OUR SNACK BAR
At The Yard we offer a wide selection of hot and cold drinks, as well as snacks to nibble on while you create your masterpieces.
We aim to offer healthy and child friendly choices from ethical and fair trade suppliers, because we know how important it is to look after each other, our planet and our health ( so we have enough energy to keep up with the kids! )
OUR PARTY ROOM
Paint, Eat & Celebrate
Our party room situated upstairs, seats up to 10 people and is the perfect place to host any celebration. Birthday Parties, Hen & Stag Do's, Baby Showers and many other events.
Prices start from just £14 per head and includes up to two pieces of bisque ware, paints, utensils, guidance, inspiration, glazes & firing.
There is plenty of time to paint, eat, have fun and celebrate, contact us to enquire or book your party today.
Looking After Our Children's Future
At The Yard we aim to use ethical and fair trade suppliers for our snack bar and gift shop because we know that honesty, fairness and kindess help make the world a better place and creates equal opportunities.
Because looking after our planet is important to us we are always improving on ways to produce less waste and recycle or up-cycle where possible. We use 100% renewable electricity and our skincare workshops use certified sustainable and organic products.
So you can rest easy knowing we have done the hard work for you.
GET IN TOUCH
Ready to make some pottery with us, celebrate with a party or learn a new skill in one of our workshops?
Contact us today
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The Yard Pottery Painting Co.
3 Brewery Yard
01451 798 815
Come and Visit
Tuesday Please Book
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday Please Book
You may book a table through our website using the link below
Please note we will be Closed at the following times as we are running mobile workshops:-
Thursday the 21st of November from 1pm
Friday the 22nd of November 10am - 1pm
Thursday the 28th of November from 4pm
Thursday the 5th of December 10am - 12pm
Sunday the 8th of December all day