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The Clay Garden Studio is a working ceramic studio deep in the basement of The Picture Framing Shop.

Come and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and work alongside professional artist Frith Johnson. Frith is a qualified Fine Artist and Ceramic Designer and you can see her latest creations in the Frith Dimension Gallery on the floor above the Clay Garden Studio.

Frith will be on hand for advice while you relax and play with the wonderful medium of clay.

How does it work?

Book your slot (text 0779 1940 808)

  • Handbuild your wonderful creation
  • Bisque fire your work
  • paint it in your favourite colours
  • Glaze and fire to completion
  • Enjoy your masterpiece

Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 10 will be limited to painting only. All work will be dinnerware safe and on most occasions dishwasher safe.


  • Clay from £2 per kg
  • Bisque firing £3 per cubic ft
  • Paint and glaze £12 per cubic ft
  • Glaze firing £4 per cubic ft

For example. a basic mug size sculpture will cost in the region of £20 which will include two sessions and two firings. Firing times are dependent on kiln usage and max capacity of the kiln. All work must be made and completed on the premises due to the instability of clay and its potetial to explode in the kiln if not produced correctly.

Studio opening times

  • Monday 5pm -8pm
  • Tuesday 9.30am -12.30 pm
  • Thursday 6 pm -9pm
  • Saturday 9am -1pm