What’s On at HaaHoos?

Freshers Week at HaaHoos

Are you heading off to Uni and starting to pack all your belongings?! Clothes, food, toiletries, and kitchen stuff? But what if your crockery is the same as everyone else’s?

We’ve got the solution…come and paint your own personalised mug that will never get lost in halls!! Bring along your friends and make some special memories together before you go off to Uni, College or on your next adventure!

Running from Monday 2nd September – Sunday 8th September pay just £6.50 to paint your own mug. This includes the selected mug, studio fee and complimentary drink for the painter (alcoholic (with valid ID) or non alcoholic)

The mugs available to choose from are normally priced at £11.50 plus a £5 studio fee so there are great savings to be made!

And if you want to create all your own crockery set, our normal pottery pieces are also available to paint as normal!

(You don’t have to be heading off to Uni, or even starting the next stage of life’s adventures to take advantage of this offer, so feel free to bring along your kids and/or grown ups to paint their marvellous mug!)

Summer Party Package offer days…pay just half price!

Did you know we have a fantastic range of different party packages available to book at HaaHoos? Pottery painting, foam clay, clay building, and more!

But how do you know what activity your child and their friends will enjoy? We’re giving you the opportunity to ‘try out’ the craft activity for our most popular party packages on certain days this Summer! And for just half the price of the normal party package cost!

Yes, bring your children to paint or create one item from that days particular party package offer and get it for half price!

Fri 26th Jul: Foam Clay Pets Party – normally £12.50 p/p, today it’ll be £6.25 for any of the Foam Clay Pets Party Animals to be decorated with foam clay.

Fri 2nd Aug: Mighty Money Boxes Party – normally £19 p/p, today it’ll be £9.50 for any of the Mighty Money Boxes to be painted with pottery paints.

Fri 9th Aug: Brilliant Bubbles Party – normally £15 p/p, today it’ll be £7.50 for any of the Brilliant Bubbles pottery pieces to be decorated using the bubble blowing technique.

Fri 16th Aug: Trinkets & Treasures Party – normally £17 p/p, today it’ll be £8.50 for any of the Trinket and Treasure Boxes to be painted with pottery paints.

Fri 23rd Aug: Clay Make & Paint – Owl Plaques – normally £21 p/p, today it’ll be £10.50 to make the Owl plaque project from clay and paint with out speciality clay glazes.

Fri 30th Aug: Crazy Creatures Party – normally £14.50 p/p, today it’ll be £7.25 for any of the Crazy Creature Animals pottery pieces to be painted with pottery paints.

Play with Clay sessions throughout the Summer holidays

We’re running six fantastic Play with Clay sessions during the school Summer holidays 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 the 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 previous Play with Clay sessions.

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

Thursday 25th July: 10 am – 1 pm
Wednesday 31st July: 2 pm – 5 pm
Monday 5th August: 10 am – 1 pm
Monday 12th August: 2 pm – 5 pm
Tuesday 20th August: 2 pm – 5 pm
Wednesday 28th August: 10 am – 1 pm

You can book a table for any time during the session times. Most groups tend to spend around 2 hours creating and painting their clay masterpieces. Booking is recommended. 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.

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Super Studio Fee Summer Offer!

The Summer holidays can be an expensive time for families, especially if the weather turns a bit grey!

So this Summer to help keep the kids occupied, without breaking the bank, we’re running a fantastic offer…

Every Saturday and Sunday during July and August, there will be free studio fees throughout the weekend for every painter.

So every member of the family can get stuck into pottery painting (or foam clay) and you only pay the cost of the pottery piece, what a bargain!

Book your table for painting now!

*Offer only applies to pottery painting and foam clay bookings where a studio fee cost would normally apply. Any pieces started but not finished on the first visit will incur a normal studio fee charge at the second visit. HaaHoos retains the right to withdraw or alter this offer at any time.

Summer Holiday Art Clubs available to book now!

This Summer we’re running art club sessions every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from Tuesday 6th Aug – Thursday 29th Aug. Some weeks will have morning clubs and some weeks will have afternoon clubs.

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)

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

£12 per child for 1 art club, or £22 for 2 art clubs on 1 day, and Clay Make and Paint days. For ages 6 years to 12 years. Drinks and snacks (crisps, fruit and biscuits etc.) will be provided.

See more info here.

Easter Holiday Art Clubs are available for booking now!

Our fabulous Easter Holiday Art Clubs are now available for booking. Continue reading “Easter Holiday Art Clubs are available for booking now!”

Valentine’s Day heart tile offer…pay only £5!

To celebrate Valentine’s Day we are running a fabulous offer for one day only…!

Paint your Valentine a fantastic heart tile and pay only £5 (including studio fee). Normally priced at £8, plus studio fee!

Offer continues into our Pots and Pinot evening on the 14th as well. (does not include any drinks or snacks)

Call us now to book your table!

This offer only runs on Thursday 14th February, and all tiles started must be finished on Thursday 14th Feb. Offer dependent on stock availability.

Fantastic fun to be had at HaaHoos this Feb half term!

Pottery painting printed design plates!

As well as all our usual fantastic range of pottery items to choose from, this half term we are introducing our printed design plates! These are plates that already have a creative outline printed onto them so that all you (or the children) have to do is colour it in with the pottery paints, in your own creative style. To get things started, we’ve gone for a fabulous Rainbow Unicorn design and a Dragon and Knight design!

Booking for any activity during half term is recommended and if you’re interested in painting the new printed design plates please let us know when you make your booking!

Play with Clay sessions!

We’re running four fantastic Play with Clay sessions during half term 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 Friday 15th Feb), £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 previous Play with Clay sessions.

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

Saturday 16th Feb 10 am – 12.30 pm
Tuesday 19th Feb 1 pm – 4 pm
Thursday 21st Feb 10 am – 12.30 pm
Saturday 23rd Feb 2 pm – 5 pm

You can book a table for any time during the session times. Most groups tend to spend around 2 hours creating and painting their clay masterpieces. Booking is recommended. 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.

Pop-up Play with Clay Sessions, Sat 19th and Sun 20th Jan

Fancy having a go at something new for 2019!? This weekend we’re running two 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 Friday 18th Jan), £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 previous Play with Clay sessions.

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

Saturday 19th Jan, 2pm – 5pm
Sunday 20th Jan, 10am – 1pm

You can book a table for any time during the session times. Most groups tend to spend around 2 hours creating and painting their clay masterpieces.

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.

New Adult Art Workshops for 2019

We have some fantastic new adult art workshops planned for 2019, and this year we are running these alongside our usual Pots and Pinot evenings AND on weekday sessions so you can pick and choose the most convenient session for you!

Our staff will lead these workshops, teaching you fabulous painting techniques, using specialist tools and equipment and helping you create the most beautiful, creative and unique finished pieces of pottery.

See the session timetable and more info here.

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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