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 Sociable 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!! 
With regulars who attend weekly, often bringing home baking, there’s always a cuppa and a friendly welcoming atmosphere...

Opening Times

Studio Open most days in term time 11am - 3pm

limited hours in winter, Please check before you visit!

Weekly Sessions:
Tuesdays 10.30am – 12.30pm
Tuesday Nighters 7pm – 9pm
Thursdays 11am – 1pm
Saturdays 10.30 am – 1pm
Parties Saturdays from 2pm other times by arrangement

Booking Essential.


Get together and have some pottery fun!

Have a go on the wheel, make by hand, paint a pot or a combination of the above!! Great for the whole family, ALL Ages!

Limited availability left on the following days:

11am Tuesday 18th Feb  Sorry Now FULL!

11am Thursday 20th Feb Sorry Now FULL!

11am Friday 21st Feb


11am Mon 6th April, 11am Thurs 9th April, Thurs 16th April, Fri 17th April.


Paint and Throw £19.50 adult £17.50 child, make on the potters wheel and paint a pot!

Paint a pot from £9,

Make n Paint £12 make with clay and paint a pot, includes 2 pots, great for younger ones!


 AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS 4pm - 5pm Thursdays. Starting April 23rd, June 4th.

NB Feb Term will run 4 pm Tuesday's starting 25th Feb due to building works in March.  

A fun educational 6 week course covering all the basic clay making techniques. Learn the art of coiling, slab pots, pinch pots and on the potters wheel. Then experiment with coloured and speciality glazes to finish several pottery pieces! Seasonal themes to our projects including Spring, Easter, Mothers and Fathers day...

£9 per session £52 paid in advance, sibling discount. Includes drink and biscuits, clay, firing, glazes for a min 6 pieces. Booking Essential as limited spaces!


Coil Easter Basket Workshops.

Escape and Learn how to make with coils! A relaxing hand building session to make a unique coil Easter Basket! Suitable for all abilities! Just book a session on a day that suits you!

£9 child £11 adult.

Option to return and decorate once fired (£5 adult £3 child) or can be plain glazed or left for you to decorate at home.




A Fabulous Gift for those hard to buy for people!!

Email now to get yours! Valid for 1 year!

Contact us for more details!

Services we provide

Click on the links below to view more information about what we do

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