What’s On at HaaHoos?

Step into Wonderland – Special Event Day, Sat 27th Aug!

Join us on Sat 27th August 10am-5pm for a day of themed painting, afternoon tea and activities perfect for all the family to enjoy!

Enjoy a deliciously mad afternoon tea perfect for kiddies and adults whilst getting creative painting your totally bonkers pottery designs. Don’t forget to dress accordingly!
£15 for adults £10 for children includes your studio fee (covering paints, glazing and firing) and a delicious afternoon tea and drinks. Pottery priced individually on top.

What activities will we have?
Pottery Painting – Paint your very own Cheshire Cat, White Rabbit or themed item with the aid of our customised Alice in Wonderland creative packs.
Afternoon Tea – Included in the price is a delicious themed afternoon tea.
See our Afternoon Tea Menu here.
Face Painting – Get your face painted by one of our talented in  house artists!
Fun Games & Prizes

To book please send an email to info@haahoosceramics.co.uk with the following –
Name:
Date/Activity:
Number of attendees:
Contact Number:
Any Dietary Requirments:

Activities on at HaaHoos this Week: 1st-7th Aug

Looking for something fun to kickstart the summer holidays?!
We have fantastic activities for a variety of age ranges coming up next week.
To book, email
info@haahoosceramics.co.uk
or call
0118 9321441
Tues 2nd Aug 1pm-4pm

Play with Clay
Book a table for this session where you will be able to create anything out of clay! We have a variety of great ideas to copy as well as lots of handy tips to use.

Weds 3rd Aug 1.30pm-3.30pm
Finger Painting Art Club
This fun technique is perfect for messy children: choose your favourite animal and finger paint them onto pottery! Art Clubs are for ages 6-11 and are 2 hour drop off sessions.

Thurs 4th Aug 6pm-10pm
Pots & Pinot Adult Evening
Pottery painting is not just for the kids! Have an evening off next Thursday and join us for a night out with lots of drinks food and painting. You don’t need to be an artist to enjoy these evenings! Our helpful staff will be on hand to give you tips and tricks to create an amazing piece.

Fri 5th Aug 1.30pm-4.30pm
Clay Jewellery Making Workshop
Create your own set of unique clay jewellery beads and pendants, and a beautiful trinket tray to keep them on! This workshop is suitable for all ages to take part in, adults and children,  with children under 11 to be accompanied by an adult.


 

Book Now: Kids Summer Activities!

Summer Kids Art Clubs

We’re back this summer with our popular kid’s art clubs! Each art club runs for 2 hours and is a chance for your child to create a unique piece of pottery with the help of our experienced tutors.
These sessions are for children 6 years and up and are drop off only. Attendees will be provided with drinks and snacks during the session.
Find more information here.

All Ages’ Clay Workshops

New to 2022, our all ages workshops are perfect for family groups, mixed abilities and people wanting to try something new! For these sessions, children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Each workshop runs for 3 hours and refreshments can be ordered during the session.

Find more information here.

Summer Special Events!

Perfect for all the family our special events are a chance for the kids to get creative with themed pottery, entertainment and food to enjoy whilst painting.

Sat 27th Aug 10am-5pm – Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea Party
Step into wonderland and enjoy a deliciously mad afternoon tea perfect for kiddies and adults whilst getting creative painting your totally bonkers pottery designs. Don’t forget to dress accordingly! Find more info here.

Book Now: Adults Summer Workshops

Adult Evening Sessions

Do you want to learn a new skill or have you already fallen in love with pottery? Book onto an adult’s only evening workshop and enjoy learning how to create something beautiful with our experienced tutors guiding you along the way. These 3.5 hour sessions, suitable for 16 years and up, are perfect for beginners and experienced potters alike and are a great entry point into exploring a new hobby.

Find out more info here.

Adult All Day Workshops

We are hosting our first Adult day workshop this summer and cant wait to share the magic of our specialist glazes with you. Suitable for 16 years and up, join us for a day of exploring and trying something new! Have access to exclusive pottery shapes and glazes and create beautiful designs with guidance from our experienced specialist tutors. These workshops are perfect for beginners and experienced potters alike and are a great entry point into exploring a new hobby. Lunch and tea/coffee included.

Find out more info here.

Book now for Potters Wheel Taster Sessions!

Have you always wanted to have a go on a Potters Wheel?

We have introduced a couple of Potters Wheels to HaaHoos so can offer you the chance to give it a try!

You can book a wheel taster session with one of our experts who will teach you the basics in wheel throwing and help you create wheel thrown pieces.

Suitable for ages 13 years and upward. (children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult who is also taking part in the activity)

These are small workshops of between 1 – 4 people so you will receive direct tuition and guidance in the creation of ceramic bowls and/or cylinders. We will provide all the clay, tools, equipment and kiln firing to make your pieces.

2 1/2 hour session – for 1 – 2 people, £60 per person (single bookings will be grouped to make pairs if necessary)

3 1/2 hour session – for 3 people, £60 per person (please note we have 2 wheels so each person will spend some time ‘off’ wheel)

3 1/2 hour session – for 4 people, £45 per person (please note we have 2 wheels so each person will spend some time ‘off’ wheel)

The cost includes firing of one thrown item. Any additional pieces you would like fired will be charged at £3.50 each. Fired pieces will be ready in 2 – 3 weeks.
Once fired, come back into the studio to paint your pieces at a later date or we can do this for you! You will pay a studio fee of £5 per painter.

BOOKING
We have a number of  appointments available during the week including evenings and weekends.
Weds- Sat daytime – Appointments available at 10am or 1.30pm
Weds – Fri evenings – Flexible start times

To book, please send us across an email with a date and time in mind.
Full payment is taken when booking. Send us an email or call to check appointment availability.

Things to bear in mind when attending a Potters Wheel Session:

  • Wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (we will provide aprons)
  • Wear flat, comfortable closed toe shoes
  • Remove all rings, watches and bracelets beforehand, it may be best to leave these at home
  • Come with short nails
  • Tie back hair
  • There is no guarantee of creating successful thrown pieces on your first try, come with an open mind and realistic expectations!

Cancellation Policy for Wheel Taster Sessions:
Within 7 days of your booking will allow a full refund or rearrangement to another date.
Less than 7 days notice but more than 24 hours notice will allow for a rearrangement to another date but no refund will be available.
No refunds will be offered for cancellations with less than 24 hours notice.

Create whatever you like this Jubilee Half Term at our Play with Clay Sessions

We’re running a number of fantastic Play with Clay sessions where kids (and adults!) can have a go at creating and painting their own clay masterpiece from scratch. Suitable for ages 5 years upward, we encourage Mum and Dad to also have a go!

We will show you a range of hand building techniques and clay tips, and you can create whatever your imagination desires. You can also paint your clay piece on the same day with our special ‘straight to clay’ glazes!

We have lots of great examples for inspiration, tools and equipment to use and our staff will be able to guide you.

Tues 31st May, 1pm – 4pm
Thurs 2nd June, 1pm – 4pm

These sessions are £19 per person and this includes 500g clay, use of our ‘straight to clay’ glazes and firing. We suggest allowing at least 2 hours for the creating and painting of your clay masterpieces.

Please note finished pieces will be ready within 2 – 3 weeks.

Places must be booked in advance and a £10 deposit is required.

Book now for NEW Potters Wheel Taster Sessions!

Have you always wanted to have a go on a Potters Wheel?

We have introduced a couple of Potters Wheels to HaaHoos so can offer you the chance to give it a try!

You can book a wheel taster session with one of our experts who will teach you the basics in wheel throwing and help you create wheel thrown pieces.

Suitable for ages 13 years and upward. (children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult who is also taking part in the activity)

These are small workshops of between 1 – 4 people so you will receive direct tuition and guidance in the creation of ceramic bowls and/or cylinders. We will provide all the clay, tools, equipment and kiln firing to make your pieces.

2 1/2 hour session – for 1 – 2 people, £60 per person (single bookings will be grouped to make pairs if necessary)

3 1/2 hour session – for 3 people, £60 per person (please note we have 2 wheels so each person will spend some time ‘off’ wheel)

3 1/2 hour session – for 4 people, £45 per person (please note we have 2 wheels so each person will spend some time ‘off’ wheel)

The cost includes firing of one thrown item. Any additional pieces you would like fired will be charged at £3.50 each. Fired pieces will be ready in 2 – 3 weeks.
Once fired, come back into the studio to paint your pieces at a later date or we can do this for you! You will pay a studio fee of £5 per painter.

BOOKING
We have a number of  appointments available during the week including evenings and weekends.
Weds- Sat daytime – Appointments available at 10am or 1.30pm
Weds – Fri evenings – Flexible start times

To book, please send us across an email with a date and time in mind.
Full payment is taken when booking. Send us an email or call to check appointment availability.

Things to bear in mind when attending a Potters Wheel Session:

  • Wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (we will provide aprons)
  • Wear flat, comfortable closed toe shoes
  • Remove all rings, watches and bracelets beforehand, it may be best to leave these at home
  • Come with short nails
  • Tie back hair
  • There is no guarantee of creating successful thrown pieces on your first try, come with an open mind and realistic expectations!

Cancellation Policy for Wheel Taster Sessions:
Within 7 days of your booking will allow a full refund or rearrangement to another date.
Less than 7 days notice but more than 24 hours notice will allow for a rearrangement to another date but no refund will be available.
No refunds will be offered for cancellations with less than 24 hours notice.

Want to try your hand at throwing pottery on a Wheel with our Taster Sessions?

Have you always wanted to have a go on a Potters Wheel?

We have introduced a couple of Potters Wheels to HaaHoos so can offer you the chance to give it a try! You can book a wheel taster session with one of our experts who will teach you the basics in wheel throwing and help you create wheel thrown pieces.

Suitable for ages 13 years and upward. (children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult who is also taking part in the activity)

These are small workshops of between 1 – 4 people so you will receive direct tuition and guidance in the creation of ceramic bowls and/or cylinders. We will provide all the clay, tools, equipment and kiln firing to make your pieces.

We have a number of weekday appointments available throughout the Easter Holidays, please email or call us to enquire about availability.

2 hour session – for 1 – 2 people, £60 per person (single bookings will be grouped to make pairs if necessary)

3 hour session – for 3 people, £60 per person (please note we have 2 wheels so each person will spend some time ‘off’ wheel)

3 hour session – for 4 people, £45 per person (please note we have 2 wheels so each person will spend some time ‘off’ wheel)

The cost includes the firing of 1 thrown pottery piece. Additional pieces can be fired for a fee. Fired pieces will be ready in 2 – 3 weeks. Fired pieces can then be painted in the studio at a later date.

Full payment is taken when booking.

Things to bear in mind when attending a Potters Wheel Session:

  • Wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (we will provide aprons)
  • Wear flat, comfortable closed toe shoes
  • Remove all rings, watches and bracelets beforehand, it may be best to leave these at home
  • Come with short nails
  • Tie back hair
  • There is no guarantee of creating successful thrown pieces on your first try, come with an open mind and realistic expectations!

Cancellation Policy for Wheel Taster Sessions:
Within 7 days of your booking will allow a full refund or rearrangement to another date.
Less than 7 days notice but more than 24 hours notice will allow for a rearrangement to another date but no refund will be available.
No refunds will be offered for cancellations with less than 24 hours notice.

Create whatever you like this Easter at our Play with Clay Sessions

We’re running a number of fantastic Play with Clay sessions where kids (and adults!) can have a go at creating and painting their own clay masterpiece from scratch. Suitable for ages 5 years upward, we encourage Mum and Dad to also have a go!

We will show you a range of hand building techniques and clay tips, and you can create whatever your imagination desires. You can also paint your clay piece on the same day with our special ‘straight to clay’ glazes!

We have lots of great examples for inspiration, tools and equipment to use and our staff will be able to guide you.

Thurs 14th April, 2pm – 5pm
Tues 19th April, 2pm – 5pm

These sessions are £19 per person and this includes 500g clay, use of our ‘straight to clay’ glazes and firing. We suggest allowing at least 2 hours for the creating and painting of your clay masterpieces.

Please note finished pieces will be ready within 2 – 3 weeks.

Places must be booked in advance and a £10 deposit is required.

Contact us today!

0118 9321 441

info@haahoosceramics.co.uk

haahoos ceramics opening times

Opening times:

Mon – Sun 10am – 5pm
(during Summer holiday only)

a. 19 Church Street, Twyford, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9DN
e. info@haahoosceramics.co.uk
t. 0118 9321 441
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