Pottery Painting

Pottery painting is such a fun and therapeutic activity regardless of age or ability.... whether its taking prints of tiny (or big!) hand and footprints, painting a birthday cup for Mummy, a money box for saving pocket money or just enjoying a relaxing afternoon painting with a friend it is fun, relaxing and rewarding and best of all you get a beautiful creation at the end of it!


How it works.....

Just come along to Minikin Emporium and choose a ceramic pot (bisque) from our wide range.
Each pot has a complete price, we do not charge any studio fees for our paint a pot service and our pots start at only £5.00.
Once you have chosen your pot then its time for the fun to begin using our special paints let your imagination take over! Our friendly and supportive staff are at hand with advice and inspiration ineeded, also there are books, stencils & stamps available to assist you. If required our staff will help you get great hand and footprints and give you tips on how to personalise the rest of your pot with writing etc.
Once your masterpiece is complete then just leave it with us for glazing and firing, it will be ready for collection a week later.

So for a day out with a difference please pay us a visit and create a special masterpiece to treasure forever. We don't take bookings but you can call us on 0161 973 6822 half an hour before you come and we will hold you a table.


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We can also bring our pottery painting studio to your locations. We have lots of experience of working with playgroups and school PTAs looking to raise funds through a fun and useful activity or helping delivery an activity that compliments the subject they are learning. If you are a business wanting to hold a team building session this is a great way for your employees to get to know each other better whilst being creative. We can tailor a session for you to suit your budget & requirements which we then deliver at your location.

Some examples of where we have taken our mobile studio to include.. primary school PTA fund raising paintings, Brownies and cubs groups, therapy session for eating discorder patients at a private hospital, clay imprint fundraising sessions at local play groups, tiled murals for school walls, year 6 world of work day, afterschool and holiday clubs at local primary school plus many more.

To enquire about making a possible booking of our mobile service please us the contact us form or telephone us on 0161 9736822.


We sell gift vouchers which make the perfect present for many occasions.
Minikin Paint a Pot gift voucher terms and conditions:

  • Vouchers cannot be exchanged for cash.
  • Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. .
  • If any item purchased with a gift voucher is subsequently exchanged for an item of a lower price or refunded, any money owing will be added to the remaining balance of the gift voucher.
  • Gift vouchers should be treated as cash. They are not cheque guarantee, credit or charge cards. Minikin Emporium will not accept liability for lost, stolen or damaged cards.
  • Gift vouchers must be presented at time of purchase, refunds cannot be given at a later date for gift vouchers not presented.
  • Minikin Paint a Pot reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions of gift cards at any time and to take appropriate action, including the cancellation of the gift voucher, if, in its discretion, it deems such action necessary. This does not affect your legal rights.