Events

7th May 2019 - 1st Tuesday of the Month.

Ladies Night

6pm - 9pm

The Painting Pottery Yard

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7th May 2019 - 1st Tuesday of the Month.

Ladies Night

1st Tuesday of the every month.


An evening of just Ladies only. Come alone and make friends, bring a friend/relative along and most importantly bring a bottle.

Refreshments and snacks will be available to purchase. A lovely relaxed evening to chat, paint and have fun.

 May 7th - June 4th. 

Booking is advisable for this event and a deposit will secure your booking.


6pm - 9pm

The Painting Pottery Yard

Thursday April 25th 2019 - Last Thursday of each month

Adults Evening

6pm - 9pm

The Painting Pottery Yard

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Thursday April 25th 2019 - Last Thursday of each month

Adults Evening

We offer late night opening for adults, to either get some time away from the kids, to relax with friends and come along to make new friends in a lovely friendly environment.

Bring a bottle if you wish. Refreshments and snacks will be available to purchase. Places are limited so a deposit will secure your booking.

April 25th - May 30th

6pm - 9pm

The Painting Pottery Yard

14th May 2019 - 10.30am & 1pm

Read and Paint Session - That's Not My Duck

10.30am and 1pm - 12noon and 2.30pm

The Painting Pottery Yard

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14th May 2019 - 10.30am & 1pm

Read and Paint Session - That's Not My Duck

Read and Paint Sessions for parent and child, from baby up to pre-school age. An Usbourne favourite range of 'That's Not My Duck'.

£15 per child includes either a decorated plate/tile using your child's hand/footprint as a Duck or a Pottery Duck to paint by either you or your child.

You get to take a copy of the book home with you. 

Places are limited so booking essential. 

We will guide you through the process of making your keepsake plate. Highchairs and booster seats available for all children booked in on each session.

Next dates are:

Tuesday 14th May - That's Not My Duck

Thursday 11th July - That's Not My Unicorn.

Tuesday 10th September - That's Not My Bee.

Monday 11th November - That's Not My Penguin.

10.30am and 1pm sessions

Juice and Biscuits & Hot drinks included in price.

10.30am and 1pm - 12noon and 2.30pm

The Painting Pottery Yard

First Tuesday of the Month and Last Thursday of the Month

Late Night Opening to 6pm

10am - 6pm

The Painting Pottery Yard

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First Tuesday of the Month and Last Thursday of the Month

Late Night Opening to 6pm

We are open from 10am to 6pm on the following dates;

Every first Tuesday of the month and last Thursday of the month.


Tuesday 2nd April

Thursday 25th April

Tuesday 2nd May

Thursday 30th May

Tuesday 4th June

The late opening is followed by Ladies and Adult Evening Sessions 6-9pm

10am - 6pm

The Painting Pottery Yard

Friday 26th April

Fiver Friday

10am - 4pm

The Painting Pottery Yard

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Friday 26th April

Fiver Friday

Fiver Friday offers a chance to paint pottery from a selection of pottery at reduced price to just £5 each item. This offers a saving of up to £5 per item on a selected range. Limited items available and booking advisable.

31st May - 26th July - 2nd August - 16th August - 30th August - 

1st November.

10am - 4pm

The Painting Pottery Yard

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The Pottery Painting Yard

The Blacksmiths Yard, Market Place, Thirsk, England YO7 1TF, United Kingdom

*We are down the allyway between Mowbray Arms (The Blacksmiths Arms) and Hays Travel, known as 'The Old Blacksmiths Yard'. We are located upstairs above Bellissimo Salon. We have ambulant stairs which are ideal for pushchairs, young and old.

Opening Times

Open today

10:00 – 16:00

Opening outside these times for Events and Parties pre booked up to 9pm. Please ask for details and see the Events page.
We are closed Wednesday's.

Late night opening to 6pm every first Tuesday and Last Thursday of the month.

Ladies nights first Tuesday of the month. Adults Evenings last Thursday of the month.

We are open Saturday and Sunday's.