Paint, make, eat and have fun at Fired

A bit about us

Fired paint a pot is a friendly family focused pottery painting cafe and creative hub just 5 minutes walk from The Rock in Bury. 

We have hundreds of pots for you to choose from. You can paint them to have fired in our kiln (ready approx1 week later), use a paint that can be taken away the very same day (not suitable for functional or food items)  or foam clay.

It is not just crafts we get creative with...it is food too. We make all our own food. For kids there are decorate your own cupcakes or ice-cream. We serve great coffee and cake too.


Our activities

We have lots of pots that can be painted or done with  foam clay. Prices start from £4.50 and go up to £40 There is everything from unicorns to vases. 

We also have an ever changing range of craft activities available only via  our events and workshops, including:

  • Bead bar 

  • Block printing 

  • Teddy mountain

  • Canvas painting 

  • Wooden shape painting 

  • Slime making 

These range from £2.00 to £18.00. Please click on our events tab for details of our events and workshops.  

If you are looking for a unique gift we also offer clay imprints, with your little ones' hands or feet.  Please book a specific Keepsake appointment.


Events and workshops

There is always lots going on at Fired. Check out our bookings page for details of our current events.

Regular features include our Story time events for younger children where we combine a well known story with pottery painting and sensory play, our slime workshops aimed at older children and our monthly Fired and Fizz evenings for adults.

We also run regular clay and crafting workshops for both adults and children.


Parties at Fired

Got a child's birthday coming up or a special occasion? Then why not book a party with us. We have a dedicated party space and can host parties for up to 30 people. 

We offer slime making, pottery painting, clay, and canvas painting parties with food options including pizza, sandwiches and cupcake decorating. 

Check out our parties page for more information.


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Upcoming Events

  • Beginners Crochet with Caroline Coates
    Tue, 05 Jul
    Fired Paint a Pot Cafe
    05 Jul, 18:30 – 21:00
    Fired Paint a Pot Cafe, 7 Peter St, Bury BL9 6AB, UK
    Beginner learn to crochet, all materials provided, learn from a chain to a flower to a granny square… you’ll learn all the tips of the trade with local artist Caroline
  • Glass Fusing Workshop - Freestanding Curved Glass Picture (1)
    19 Jul, 19:00 – 21:00
    Bury, 7 Peter St, Bury BL9 6AB, UK
    In this workshop you will design and create your own curved glass item which is freestanding and can be displayed with tea lights behind it.
  • Highland Cow Clay Workshop
    23 Jul, 19:00 – 21:30
    Bury, 7 Peter St, Bury BL9 6AB, UK
    includes the clay modelling workshop to make your own highland cow, and a return visit to paint appropriately 4 weeks later.
  • Fired and Fizz
    Fri, 29 Jul
    Fired Paint a Pot Cafe
    29 Jul, 19:00 – 22:00
    Fired Paint a Pot Cafe, 7 Peter St, Bury BL9 6AB, UK
    Pottery Painting and pizza without the children!