How it works…

Looking to entertain the children or just in need some time out for yourself? Give pottery painting at The Ugly Duckling a try! Relax in our family-friendly studio and enjoy a spot of pottery painting whilst getting your coffee fix at the same time! There is something for everyone and no age limit. We have all of your essentials, from plates, bowls and mugs through to your fun and exciting fantasy items such a fairies, dragons and unicorns. Once you have finished painting, you leave your pottery with us for 7 days while we glaze & fire it. The end result is vibrant, useable ceramics! Prices starting at just £3.99 with no studio fee and no hidden charges

We would strongly recommend booking for pottery painting! To do so, please call us on 01635 523778

Unable to make it back to collect your items? We offer acrylic! A fun alternative to underglaze paint that dries in 30 minutes so that you can take away your items on the day. Please note, this option is for decorative items only. Alternatively, we can post your items for £4 per item. Or, if you like the idea but don’t want to paint yourself, we have an incredibly talented Commissions Artist that can bring your vision to life! For more information please call us or pop in and speak to us!

Please note, under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

pottery price guide


minis £3.99/ plates/bowls/mugs £7.99-£16.99/ collectible animals £11.99/ money banks £15.99-£29.99/ vases £9.99-£30.99/ platters £16.99-£32.99


prices include paint, glazing and firing

We have a hot and cold drinks menu available below and info on our ‘acrylic pens’ below if you are wanting to take your pottery away same day…

If you are unable to make it back to collect your pottery after firing, our amazing acrylic pens may be the thing for you! Simply paint on a coat of our white acrylic paint, decorate with these gorgeous pens and we will then give you a pot of sealant to give your pottery a glossy finish. Please note, this is suitable for decorative items only. It is not food safe.

Once ordered, you will receive an email when your order is ready to collect/has been dispatched. Dismiss