Pottery-painting for kids and adults
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Who we are and what we do...

A very warm welcome from Create, the pottery-painting shop and café in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. Situated in an elegant listed Victorian arcade, Create is a contemporary and child-friendly café. You can enjoy painting pottery while relaxing with fresh coffee, delicious cakes and a range of tasty light meals.

Create is a place where you can be inspired, be creative, meet friends and relax. We look forward to meeting you soon.

For our opening times, please visit our Facebook Page.

Creative Kids

Pottery painting can be great fun for kids of all ages, allowing them to create beautiful, personalised gifts for friends and family members. Whether it's a children's party, mums and toddlers group or school outing, all are welcome, from tots to teens!
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We’ll Visit You

Our friendly staff can visit you at your school, care home or youth group with all the materials and expertise you will need for a stimulating pottery-painting session. After taking your painted items for glazing and firing, we will return them to you about a week later.
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Arty Adults

Our pottery-painting sessions are fun for adults as well as kids! Why not come along with friends and enjoy coffee and cakes while you create your masterpiece? Or book us in the evening for groups of ten or more. You bring the wine and we'll do the supper - perfect for hen dos!
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Gallery

If you want to see what Create is all about or get some inspiration for your next work of art, have a browse through our image gallery. You can see the type of pottery we will have in stock for you to paint too - we've got everything from mugs to money boxes!
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Facebook Updates

First weekend of December! Don't leave it too late to book your table for Christmas gift making! What will your Christmas tree look like?

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Allan DempseyCarrie Dempsey1 day, 17 hours ago

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This Saturday is the first in weeks that we haven't had two or three parties going on! It makes it ideal for you to book a table and start making those Christmas pottery presents! December starts this week, don't leave it too late for us to turn your gifts around!

Posted 4 days, 13 hours ago

Lynda BrownC u at 10 x3 days, 22 hours ago

After two great evenings with the lovely Guides and Brownies of Ilkley at Create it's Burleys turn tonight! Looking forward to seeing what 24 Burley Beavers can paint! Our kiln is running overtime so make sure you book your table to Create those individual Xmas gifts in time!

Posted 1 week, 2 days ago

Allan DempseyCarrie Dempsey1 week, 2 days ago