To Our Family Run Creative Ceramics Studio! Situated in the village of Bugthorpe, on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds near York.
We have been offering creative pottery sessions, events and parties for over 30 years! Accessible to all ages and abilities!  

What we offer

Our Sessions offer a Great Escape! No artistic talents required, Just be willing to have a go! Come as a one off, when you can or weekly no ties! Hand build with Clay, Throw a pot on the Wheel, paint a pot, there’s something for everyone!! 

Opening Times


Weekly Sessions:  due to social distancing and keeping our regular bubbles safe, our regular sessions on Tuesday mornings, afternoon, evening and Saturday mornings are all currently Full.

However you can book sessions for all activities including Paint a Pot, Throwing and hand building with clay 10.30am and 1pm. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays & 1.30pm Saturdays.

Booking Essential. Contact us Now!

We are Proud to Say we are Currently Open and Operating as A Covid Secure Premises in accordance with Government Guidelines.

This includes the use of face coverings, hand sanitiser and social distancing.

We can accommodate the following for hand building and paint a pot in the main studio:

2 bubbles of up to 6 sitting together, or 6 individuals all sitting at a social distance.

The Throwing Room can accommodate up to a Max of 4 in one bubble sharing 2 wheels.

Enabling small groups to meet and get creative in a safe environment, either sitting together as a bubble or at a social distance.

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Services we provide

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Have a go at Throwing

Parties for all ages and occasions! Painting, throwing and hand building!

Pot Painting

Hand Building

Groups and Special Needs catered for, Charity and Educational discounts.

Signature plates, for all special occations. Paint it yourself or commissions taken

Hand Painted Milk Chruns

Family sessions during school holidays and Saturdays.

Baby Hand and Foot Prints and clay imprints, individuals or small groups.

Regular Sociable Sessions! For the full pottery experience, Join a weekly session & Escape!

Commissions Taken! Cast, Thrown and Hand Built Pottery to Order.

Firing Service, Hand Cast Bisque, Glazes and accessories available. Trade Discount.

Our Gallery

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Tel: 01759 377368 Mob: 07511 123649

Wold View Buidings, Bugthorpe, York YO41 1QG
Email: makentakeceramics@gmail.com