Learn How to Throw a Pot

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Tour Groups:

Enjoy a day out in Glaslough , winner of the ”Best Tidy Town in Ireland 2018”. Visit us at our working pottery where we give demonstrations of the pottery wheel in action . A few volunteers are welcome to have a go to make a “Masterpiece”! Enjoy a browse in our shop before your tea/coffee break at The Oakland Community Centre provided by The Coffee Loft , Daybreak. Why not combine your excursion with a trip to Navan Fort, Armagh a local archaeology site. Early booking essential. €12.00 per person including tea/coffee and traybake at The Oakland Community Centre. Minimum no.15 in group. Volunteers can purchase their ”Masterpieces” on the day which will be returned by post within 2 weeks.

Price – €12.00 Per Person (Price includes refreshments)

Navan Fort:



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We cater for school tours and have excellent amenities close by: Glaslough park & gardens & The Oakland Community Centre . Glaslough was voted “Best Tidy Town in Ireland 2018”. Bring your lunch with you or pre-order pizzas from Daybreak Coffee Loft €5.00 per child . On wet days lunch can be had at the Oakland Community Centre , we give workshops for large groups & small groups.

Options for schools:

  • Paint a pottery animal with acrylic paint and take it home on the day €10 per child
  • Throw a pot on the wheel and decorate it and take it home on the day €10 per child
  • Mobile Pottery: We can come to you to provide the potter’s wheel experience or painting pottery. Maximum no:20, Call us for more details.




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This session includes full tuition for 1½ hour throwing pots on the wheel . We help you in our  ” step by step approach” to become a talented  pottery  thrower just like on “The Great Pottery Throwdown”. Choose your best “Masterpiece” and we will professionally finish it for you in our kiln and it will be ready in two weeks.

Duration: 1½ Hour


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  • Throw a Coffee Mug

Throw a Coffee Mug – We are passionate about mugs! Design your very own Coffee Mug for the office, handle and all. There’s a trophy for the best mug on the day! Cost includes: Tea/Coffee & Cake in The Coffee Loft (Next Door).

€40.00 Per Person

Minimum number: 10

Postage not included in the price

  • Paint a Mug

We are passionate about Mugs! Paint your own Mug for the office or paint one for a work colleague.
We have already made blank mugs for you to decorate! These are dishwasher proof mugs. €25 Per Person, this includes: Tea/Coffee & Cake in The Coffee Loft (Next Door)

Minimum Number of 10.

Postage not included in the price

  • Yoga/Pottery Mix

Yoga/Pottery Mix – We like to mix great activities together to energise & rejuvenate your team.
Try our Yoga/Pottery Mix Day, where you get to relax & unwind over the course of the day.

Yoga practise takes place in the Church Hall opposite our studio with Yoga practitioner & Kinesiologist Rachel Wallace.

Lunch is provided in our local Coffee Loft (Next Door) & your Pottery Experience is after lunch, where you can learn the art of clay. Times can be arranged according to your teams needs.

Postage not included in the price


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  • Glazed Expressions Mug Workshop:

We are into a new Year 2019 and we want you to put your own expression on a mug – it can be any expression at all! We will provide you with a ready made clay mug and you can do the rest . These mugs will be glazed professionally in the kiln for you to use and ready to collect in 2 weeks .

Duration 2 hours which includes coffee/tea and cake from The Coffee Loft

Cost – €35 .00

Date – 27th Jan

  • Valentines Pottery Night Thursday 14th Feb:

Have your “ Ghost moment” with our help in collaboration with Blasta . Combine The Potters wheel experience with some fabulous local food in a relaxed setting . Price includes entry to a free voucher from Busy Bee Ceramics & Blasta for the best pottery couple on the night!

Date : 14th feb

Time :


8pm -9pm

10pm -11pm

12 Couples

Cost – €100 per couple

  • 4 weeks Pottery Course for adults & teens ( No experience necessary)

Each week varies from throwing on the pottery wheel to hand building, glazing, covering 1 project every week. All tuition & materials provided, includes tea/coffee & cake.

Date : 3rd Feb -24th Feb

Time 2-4pm

Cost €160.00 per person


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  •  Make A Bird Feeder:

Dates 21st Feb” Make a bird Feeder “

To make a Bird Feeder we shape the clay into a ball & hallow it out for the birds to feed in. It is fired in the kiln to make it outdoor proof.

Times 11:00-12:30

Cost €30.00

Ages: 5-12years


  • Make A Labyrinth:

Info: A clay labyrinth is used as a mindfulness tool. It has a spiral path which leads to the centre & back again. Making & decorating your own labyrinth is fun.These will also go through the kiln.

Times :11:00 -12:00

Cost €15.00

Ages: 5-12 years


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Have your very own “ghost” moment and enjoy a relaxing hour at the potter’s wheel with your loved one.


Note: Postage not included in price.


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Enjoy a fun birthday party at Busy Bee Ceramics, whether it’s painting a piece of pottery or making your own on our potter’s wheel it will be a birthday party with a difference. We can also organise pizza in Daybreak after you finish making your masterpiece.


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A fun filled hen party to enjoy with your family & friends decorating your personalised plates, mugs & bowls.  All the hens can sign a piece of pottery, a keepsake for the hen.  Throw a pot on the potter’s wheel with our expert help.  Our studio is decorated for your hen party. Bring your own bubbly. A trophy is presented for the best masterpiece.  All “Masterpieces “ are returned within 2/3 weeks by courier or can be collected at the studio.  All hens receive a busy bee ceramics “Master Potter Certificate”.

Postage not included in the price


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  Such a lovely day. Kids thoroughly enjoyed it and we get to keep what we made so we will always have those reminders. It really brought us all together so glad we did it.

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