Pottering About

Mobile pottery painting - perfect for children's parties.

Pottering About is a mobile paint your own pottery company based in South Oxfordshire. If you are stuck for ideas for a children's birthday party, call in Pottering About's team and they will arrive with everything that is needed for your kids to paint unique masterpieces.


Choose from unglazed mugs and cups, plates and bowls, children's ornaments, piggy banks, jugs, teapots, vases, tiles, coasters and seasonal pieces, all of which you can view online. Pottering About brings the chosen pottery, paints, brushes and sohelpful advice and then the kids get going. Once they have finished, the company will take the painted pottery away to glaze and fire in akiln, ready to be returned to you within a few days. This is an ideal activity for children from the ages of five years old and a party package is generally £120 for up to ten children.

Pottering About will travel in Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Northamptonshire and will soon travel further.


Mobile pottery painting is not only limited to children, a group of mums could get together and paint their babies' hand or footprints. Pottering About also say that this is a good team building activity and works well for corporate events. Telephone them with ideas and a rough budget and they will come up with some solutions. You could also paint mementoes for guests at a wedding.


Pottery to Go is the DIY pack, where they will deliver a box with pottery, paints and brushes, ready for you to work on in your own time. They will then finish the items off by glazing and firing.

Pottering About will also take on commissions. They are members of The Guild of Ceramic Studios and CCSA, Contemporary Ceramics Studios Association.