What’s On at HaaHoos?

Half Term Halloween Kids Workshops

This half term we’re excited to be bringing some fantastic Halloween projects to HaaHoos!


Spooky Sticker Silhouette Pencil Pots

Monday 22nd October 10.30am – 11.30am


Scary Sgraffito Bat Plates

Wednesday 24th October 3.30pm – 4.30pm


Positively Petrifying Pumpkin Plates

Friday 26th October 10.30am – 11.20am

 

 

£12 per child for ages 6 – 12 years old. Drinks are included. (Fruit squash)

Drop the kids off for the sessions which will be supervised and run by our friendly and helpful staff members. Full payment required when booking.

Book your childs place now!

Mandal Plate Adult Workshop

Thursday 18th October – Beautiful Mandala Plate Adult Workshop

A brand new adult art workshop using fantastic painting techniques, suitable for all artistic abilities. Come along to our workshop session and create this beautiful floral mandala design plate with the aid of our friendly and helpful staff and a range of fantastic techniques!

12.30pm – 2.30pm, £30 per person (includes tea, coffee and biscuits)

Call us to book your place. £10 deposit required when booking.

Monsters, Magic & Mythical Beasts after school art club, new for Sept 2018!


This Autumn we’re running our fantastic new after school art club every Thursday from the 20th September – 11th October, 4pm – 5pm.

Every week will have a different activity with an exciting craft for the kids to get stuck into and will be focused around the exciting theme, ‘Monsters, Magic and Mythical Beasts’. There will be lots of painting, making, glittering, gluing and magic to go along with each creative craft project!

Drop the kids off for the sessions which will be supervised and run by our helpful and friendly staff members.

£40 per child for the 4 week course. Some projects will overlap different weeks so attendance at all 4 weeks is necessary. For children ages 6 – 12 years old. Drinks will be provided.

Book your child’s place now by calling or emailing us!

Full payment must be made with booking and completion of our parental consent form is needed before the Art Club starts. We will email the consent form to you or just pop into the shop to pick one up.

Thursday 20th September
Clay Make and Paint – Scary Spoon Rests: Create a fun and scary monster, or a cute unicorn spoon rest out of clay and get creative with all our stamps, cutters and tools to create some amazing textures and patterns. This is a project that runs over two sessions. Collection of the finished piece will be on week 4 of the art club.

Thursday 27th September
Fantasy Silhouette Pottery Painting Door Plaques: Let your kid get messy with this fun fantasy session. Using our huge variety of silhouettes we create a splattered starry bedroom door plaque using a special technique with a paint brush and pottery paints! The kids can also use our special Fairy Dust glaze which sparkles once fired. Ready to collect on week 3 of the art club.

Thursday 4th October
Clay Make and Paint – Scary Spoon Rests: The second session of two where the kids will paint the scary spoon rests they made in week 1, with loads of bright colours to make them look even more magical and scary!
Marvellous Marbled Dragon Eggs: The kids will create marbled dragons eggs and decorate them with gems and jewels. Ready to collect on week 4 of the art club.

Thursday 11th October
Mystical Dreamy Nightlights: Create a beautiful or scary nightlight and decorate it with glitter and loads of silhouettes of mermaids, fairies, unicorns, dragons or monsters and more. Ready to take home on the day.

Summer Holiday Play with Clay Sessions

This summer holiday we’re running more fantastic Play with Clay drop in sessions where kids (and adults!) can have a go at creating and painting their own clay masterpiece from scratch.

£12.50 per person (if you book a table a minimum of 48 hours before event date), £15 per person otherwise.

We have loads of great examples for inspiration, tools and equipment to use and our staff will be able to guide you through a range of clay building techniques. Check out our Facebook page for some of the pieces painted during the last Play with Clay sessions.

And you can paint your clay piece on the same day with our special ‘straight to clay’ glazes!

Tuesday 24th July: 10 am – 12.30 pm
Wednesday 1st August: 2 pm – 5 pm
Monday 6th August: 10 am – 12.30 pm
Thursday 16th August: 2 pm – 5 pm
Friday 24th August: 2 pm – 5 pm
Wednesday 29th August: 10 am – 12.30 pm

You can book a table for any time during the session times.

Call or email us to book your table now!

Price includes: 500g clay, use of ‘straight to clay’ glazes and firing.
Extra clay will be available to purchase on the day if required.
Collection of finished pieces will be 2 – 3 weeks.
Any pieces not painted on the day can be painted after firing, at a later date, with our usual studio paints for a studio fee of £2.50.

Kids Summer Art Clubs 2018

This Summer we’re running art club sessions every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and then a special Big Project session every Friday, from the 31st July – 24th August, 10am – 12.30pm.

There’s a mixture of individual activity sessions with different crafts, and some days with linked double clay make and paint sessions. (where you ‘make’ in the first hour session and then ‘paint’ in the second hour session) And of course our Big Project Fridays!

Every session will be led by our helpful and friendly staff members. Drop your kids off to whichever sessions they like.

£11 per child for 1 session, or £20 for 2 sessions on 1 day, Clay Make and Paint days and Big Project Fridays, for ages 6 years to 12 years. Drinks and snacks (crisps, fruit and biscuits etc.) will be provided.

Full payment must be made when booking and completion of our parental consent form is needed before the Art Club starts.

See the full timetable and booking details here.

Play with Clay sessions in June half term

This half term we’re running fantastic Play with Clay drop in sessions where kids (and adults!) can have a go at creating and painting their own clay masterpiece from scratch.

£12.50 per person (if you book a table before Sunday 27th May), £15 per person otherwise.

We have loads of great examples for inspiration, tools and equipment to use and our staff will be able to guide you through a range of clay building techniques.

And you can paint your clay piece on the same day with our special ‘straight to clay’ glazes!

Wednesday 30th May 10am – 12.30pm
Thursday 31st May 2pm – 5pm
Friday 1st June 10am – 12.30pm

You can book a table for any time during the session times.

Call or email us to book your table now!

Price includes: 500g clay, use of ‘straight to clay’ glazes and firing.
Extra clay will be available to purchase on the day if required.
Collection of finished pieces will be 2 – 3 weeks.
Any pieces not painted on the day can be painted after firing, at a later date, with our usual studio paints for a studio fee of £2.50.

Easter Holiday Kids Art Clubs

This Easter holidays we’re running 2 Art Club sessions every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and a special double session on Friday, starting at 10am and finishing at 12.30pm, from Tuesday 3rd April 2018 to Friday 13th April 2018.

Drop your kids off to just 1 session a day or both, you decide!

10 am – 10.10 am: Drop off and sign in
10.10 am – 11.10 am: Session 1
11.10 am – 11.30 am: Drinks and Snacks – Collection/Drop off for next session
11.30 am – 12.30 pm: Session 2
12.30 pm: Collection and sign out

Each Art Club will have a different creative activity every time…some pieces will be finished to take away on the day and others will have to be left with us for firing and ready to collect at a later date.

£11 per child for 1 session, or £20 for both on 1 day, £20 for double session Fridays, for ages 6 to 12 years old, with drinks and snacks included.

Book your child a place now. Payment must be made when booking. See the full timetable and more info here.

Adult Workshop new for 2018

This year we are introducing adult only workshops. Perfect for those budding artists who want to create their own masterpieces but who are unsure as to how to go about doing it! The workshops will be led by our knowledgeable staff who will teach you creative and effective techniques and you will use glazes not yet available for general use in the studio to make your own professional looking finished pieces.

Places must be booked (by phone or email) and a deposit is payable when booking. For more info, prices and dates click here.

Summer Art Clubs 2017

This Summer we’re running 2 art club sessions every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and then a special Big Project session every Friday, from the 1st – 25th August, 10am – 12.30pm.

Every session will have a different fantastic craft activity and be lead by our helpful and friendly staff members. Drop your kids off to just 1 session a day or 2, you choose!

Big Project sessions are our fantastic new session where everyone will work together to create a fabulous giant group project. At the end of the summer this will be displayed for everyone to see in the studio. Big Project sessions will also include a similar smaller individual craft activity so each child has something to take home as well on the day! There will be hints as to what the big project will be, coming soon on our Facebook page!

£11 per child for 1 session, or £20 for 2 sessions on 1 day and Big Project Fridays, for ages 6 years to 12 years. Drinks and snacks (crisps, fruit and biscuits etc.) will be provided.

10am – 10.15am : Drop off and sign in
10.15am – 11.15am : Session 1
11.15am – 11.30am : Drinks and Snacks / Collection and drop off for the next session
11.30am – 12.30pm : Session 2
12.30pm : Collection and sign out

See the art club session timetable.

Book your child’s place now!

Let your Child Go Wild at HaaHoos!

HaaHoos hold a fun activity session, aimed at toddlers and their parents/carers. It takes place every Monday morning during term time.

We offer a morning of messy play, creating, painting, & colouring activities to encourage children’s development and creativity.

The sessions are £7 per child and that includes painting one pottery item (a different discounted pottery item is available to choose from each week), studio fees (pottery paints, glazing and firing), a range of colouring sheets and crayons, a playdoh creation station, building blocks, tea/coffee & biscuits for the grown ups and fruit squash & biscuits for the toddlers.

It’s a wonderful opportunity to let your children explore colours and textures through painting and craft, meet other parents, and you don’t need to worry about tidying up any of the mess!

Just drop in for the session between 10.30 am and 12.30 pm. (term time only)

Contact us today!

0118 9321 441

info@haahoosceramics.co.uk

haahoos ceramics opening times

Opening times: Mon – Weds 9am – 5pm, Thurs – Sat 10am – 6pm, Sun 10am – 4pm
Late night every second & last Thurs of month
Closed bank holidays.

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