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The Clay Studio

The Clay Studio- Pottery painting studio and cafe in Christchurch, Dorset near Bournemouth, Poole and Ringwood

The Clay Studio, based in Christchurch, Dorset is the perfect place to spend time with friends, family or even on your own in a friendly and artistic enviroment.

At The Clay Studio you can create your very own masterpiece by using paint on a variety of fire-glazed clay items, with the help of the studio’s friendly and experienced staff you will go home with your own piece or a special gift that will be treasured forever!

Engaging workshops at The Clay Studio in Christchurch, Dorset near Bournemouth, Poole and Ringwood

The Clay Studio in Christchurch host a range of fun and engaging creative workshops for beginners to learn the beautiful art of pottery painting!

It’s the perfect chance to meet new people or do something new and different with family and friends, and you will have a stunning piece of painted pottery at the end of the potterty painting workshop to keep forever, or perhaps to use as a gift for a loved one!

To find out about upcoming work shops at The Clay Studio click here.

First Impressions at The Clay Studio in Christchurch, Dorset near Bournemouth, Poole and Ringwood

Some of our most important and treasured memories are the early years of our children; the first steps, first words, first smile! With The Clay Studio in Christchurch, Dorset you can create a lasting memory of your little ones by making fantastic pieces of pottery with their first impressions.

You can choose from three processes to create your special memory at The Clay Studios; a clay or plaster imprint can be applied to your choice of pottery item using a mould of your child’s hand and foot, you’re choice of writing will then be applied to the piece and you can also choose to have the pottery item framed. There is also the option to hand paint an item of pottery yourself, you can choose from a range of items such as plates, mugs, photo frames and vases.

The Clay Studio in Christchurch, Dorset also offers a unique Silver Clay Jewellery service; have your baby or toddlers feet or hands placed on your choice of a silver pendant, key ring, tie bar, lapel pin, charm bracelet or personalised leather key fob!

Wonderful gift ideas at The Clay Studio in Christchurch, Dorset near Bournemouth, Poole and Ringwood

If you are looking for the perfect gift idea for a special occasion or celebration a gift voucher or hamper from The Clay Studio in Christchurch, Dorset is both a unique and sentimental gift for a loved one!

The Clay Studio provides gifts for a number of celebrations and occasions including bridal parties, weddings and birthdays. These gifts are created by you, which creates the ultimate sentimentality; first you choose your piece from The Clay Studio’s wide range of pottery items and then you apply the paint to give it the perfect finish!

For expectant mothers the ‘It’s a Boy’ and ‘It’s a Girl’ gift baskets will be really appreciated. These include a bisque plate with a gift voucher to come and paint it and a cute teddy bear!

Parties and Corporate events at The Clay Studio in Christchurch, Dorset near Bournemouth, Poole and Ringwood

The Clay Studio in Christchurch is a great place to celebrate a special occasion or event such as a birthday, anniversary, hen party, baby shower, bridal party, retirement or job promotion.

You can enjoy an morning, afternoon or evening of creativity and delicious food and drink with family, friends and colleagues in the Beach Room; a beautifully decorated party room which can hold up to 25 people is ideal for groups or parties of 10 or more or in the main room at The Clay Studio in Christchurch which can hold up to 60 people!

You can tailor your party to fit your budget and preferences; the “a la carte” option allows you to pick any piece of pottery from The Clay Studio’s extensive range and for children's parties you can choose from a limited range to lower the cost and save time! The friendly staff at The Clay Studio in Christchurch are always on hand to help you decide which option is best for your party.

The Clay Studio could even bring the party to you! To find out about The Clay Studio ‘On the Move’ click here.

Tasty food and beverages for breakfast, lunch or dinner at The Clay Studio in Christchurch, Dorset near Bournemouth, Poole and Ringwood

The Clay Studio Café serves up quality food and drinks throughout the day. you can enjoy a selection of fresh sandwiches, paninis, jacket potatoes and house specials after a creative pottery painting session although you can just visit for the food! There is also a special kids menu and a choice of delicious cakes and desserts, including Purbeck Ice Cream and Dorset Apple Cake!

The Clay Studio and Café in Christchurch Dorset near Bournemouth, Poole and Ringwood- Tasty food and drink and creative pottery painting sessions, parties and workshops for friends, family and colleagues to enjoy.

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