57 Southside Street

The Barbican

Plymouth

PL1 2LA

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March 24, 2020

Coronavirus update

Due to the Governments latest announcement last night, it will not be possible to start up Pottery to your porch at the moment, or facilitate any collections or deliveries for the next 3 weeks. We must do everything in our power to protect our vulnerable and help our community in these difficult times. Stay in touch with Clayart through our website and social media, Stay safe.

March 23, 2020

we are pleased to be able to bring to you “Pottery to your Porch” 😀. We will be taking bookings from Wednesday with a view to starting deliveries as of Thursday. We have compiled a list of anticipated Q&A’s below including how it works and how to order. Please read them through before calling us. First order gets a free mug! 😀👍🏻

Pottery to your Porch....

How will we know what there is to buy?

Starting tomorrow, we will publish a daily/regular set of pictures of our shelves showing all our items on Facebook. Each shelf page will be identifiable with a letter, each shelf a number and all items will be priced to help you identify what you’d like to choose.

How long will we have the kit for?

24 hours (approx) which should give you plenty of time to do your painting and allow us to get to other customers.

When and how will you deliver/pick up?

Our plan is to get to you between 9am and 11am to allow you to make the most of your day. If this is any different, we’ll let you know.

When you book, we...

March 20, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE Dear Clayart friends Due to the Clovid-19 virus, today has seen new instruction from the government to close all but vital front line businesses from 12am tonight.

We place great value on the health and safety of both you our loyal customers and our hard working staff members. Please be advised that all existing bookings will now regrettably be cancelled until such a time that we are instructed by the government that it is safe to reopen our doors.

We do understand that there are orders due to be collected in time for this Mothering Sunday...with that in mind we have made the decision to allow pick ups ONLY between 10am-5pm tomorrow 21st.

The doors to clayart will be closed but for those of you that wish to we will receive you individually at the door to complete our transaction. Should there be a queue then please do ensure that you follow guidelines and stand no nearer than 3 meters apart as you wait the short period to be served.

Any finished products that are not colle...

March 17, 2020

The health and safety of our visitors is of utmost importance to us.

As a valued customer, we want to keep you updated on the steps we are taking within our business to minimise the spread of Covid-19/Coronavirus.

We are working closely with industry bodies and following official guidance from the UK Government and Public Health England. At present, we are proceeding as normal at our establishment and we will let you know if anything changes.

Our hygiene and cleaning procedures are already robust; however, we have added additional steps at this time including increased frequency of cleaning processes, additional attention to high-contact points and additional staff training where all our staff have been trained with stringent safety measures.

We ask that all our visitors please follow the advice from the NHS: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Individuals only need to avoid public places if they have been advised to do so by a health professional or if they display specific...

February 6, 2020

Very belated, but sincere New Year wishes to all our readers and customers!  After very busy and blessed Christmas Season our Studio team is gathering new strength  and creative inspiration for new seasonal range of handmade and pre-bought bisque products.  We started with our lovely Valentine's range, that includes lovebirds, hearts (bowls, vases, hangers, plaques and add on- hearts) and word signs.

Shortly after Valentine's Day, there will be Mother's day, which is always hugely popular at our Studio (and booking is advisable) and we have all sorts of lovely wonders that every Mum and Gran will appreciate, and after that, there will be Easter, and we already have flocks of chickens and bunches of bunnies vying for your love and creative touch!  

Tasha has been busy throwing bowls and designing new studio sign, Zuzana has been busy making chickens and fishes, and in the middle of it all, little babies are having their hand and foot prints done, before they grow all b...

October 11, 2019

With the change of the seasons comes change in pottery range too!  

Our firm favourites now share shelves with fantastic range of pumpkins and cats, bats and skulls,spiders, magic wands (to cast your own spells with, of course), and don't forget to paint a BOO!  and display it in your autumnal arrangement at home, to make all those little trick or treaters feel pretty scared when they dare to stop by your door.

And if you haven't seen it already, do make sure to watch our new fun promotional video made just for us by the talented James Millward, an artist who is great with brushes as well as camera! Watch with sound :-) 

Below are some lovely shots from our current Halloween range, some painted and many awaiting your creative touch.

August 26, 2019

Couple of weeks ago Natasha had  a lovely work engagement in YMCA Plymouth, where children decorated cups and plates, as part of their summer activities.  Everyone had lots of fun and painted lovely designs onto their chosen crockery.  

ClayArt can be booked in advance for various group engagements, from hen parties, birthday parties, and group activities during summer holidays as well as school term times, or even after school clubs like The Cubs, Brownies or Scouts.  

If you feel that your club or school could benefit from visit by Natasha, feel free to contact the studio and discuss your needs.

Photographs below are courtesy of YMCA Plymouth.

May 26, 2019

We are happy to say, that Dads and Daddies are very much being thought of by their little ones, as we have welcomed flurry of little gift makers to the studio this week, all making just the right gift for their best Daddy in the world!  Adorable mugs, plates and quad bikes are being created, and appointments for Father's Day clay imprints are being taken, to make special memories for special Dads in our part of the world.  

If you feel that this is just what you have in mind to make Father's Day special, why not give us a call to book a painting, or clay appointment for you?  

Below are some examples of presents created by our clients.  Wonderful, aren't they? Lucky Dads!

May 9, 2019

Do you know Elmer the Elephant from the book?  Bishop Fleming Networking Events  and St Luke's Hospice are organising ''Elmer's Big Parade Plymouth'' - a fun trail for big and small visitors of our Ocean City to take part in this summer time.  The trail consists of hand decorated,large scale elephants that are placed along the trail, to make exploring fun.  The organisers even arranged  for ladies to come and paint their own little pottery elephants with us at ClayArt!  Everyone had great time, the elephants turned out stunning and we are so happy to be part of the newest venture of summer season.  There are still elephants available to paint, some sporting blankets and a shy smile, and some gleeful and jolly, but all of them white and waiting to be made special and go to their forever home!  We are opened 7 days a week, so there is plenty of opportunity to make this a lovely day out.

Below are shown some photos from the painting da...

May 3, 2019

Recently we had been blesses with hen parties galore here in the studio, and one extra big one as out of the studio assignment for lovely Sophie, who is getting married in couple of months' time, and decided to celebrate with her hens in picturesque country house in Torpoint.

Lovely Tasha packed blank coffee cups, paints, brushes and all her knowledge and off she went, returning with box full of wonderful, colourful creations!  

We also made commemorative thumbprint plate with bride's chosen design of their hen party cottage.

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