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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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

Create is now closed for the Easter Weekend. We re-open Tuesday 18th at 10.00am. Please message any booking requirements. Happy Easter!

Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

So we've gone from sleeveless to cashmere today! Good job we've been baking! Looks like tomorrow's a Hot Chocolate and cake day! We open at 10.00am see you then!

Posted 2 weeks, 6 days ago

1st Burley brownies are collecting donations of items for its leaders to take out to Katiyo Primary School in Zimbabwe, you can drop off items in Ilkley at Create Cafe - Pottery Painting in the Victorian Arcade. Please email any questions to 1stburleybrownies@gmail.com

Posted 3 weeks, 4 days ago