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

HALF TERM HURRICANES,
If you want somewhere to safely hide from Storm Doris tomorrow book a table and come to Create! (She's not invited!)
Tables are filling up so please book ahead!

Posted 5 days, 21 hours ago

We're just wondering if it's raining outside! Our phone is non-stop this morning with people wanting to visit us! Just a reminder, it's the holidays so please try and book a table ahead if you can so we don't disappoint when you get here! And we'd love you to share this message so everyone knows!

Posted 1 week, 4 days ago

Lynda BrownI'll be with you on wed x1 week, 4 days ago

Happy Holidays! We know that next week Leeds are on half term, with Bradford the week after. We also know the weather's rubbish! Never mind, Create will be open Tuesday to Saturday for the next two weeks so book a table and join us!

Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Lynda BrownHopefully be with you Wednesday x2 weeks, 2 days ago