young mums enjoy making pottery on the potters wheel in the summer at eastnor pottery

pottery hen party team photograph in the pottery studio at eastnor potteryIt’s that time of year when expectant hens are busy organising parties and events for their friends and bride to be.

We hosted our first ever pottery hen party over 20 years ago, having been approached by a bridesmaid looking for a creative and memorable hen party alternative for an arty hen.

We were (and still are) always up for a challenge and said ‘yes’ without too much hesitation. It just sounded like such an interesting, novel and fun preposition.

Hen parties have become such a huge (and hugely enjoyable!) part of our workshop offer. We have a huge range of projects for groups, details can be found on our Pottery Hen Party page right here on our website.

If you have a date in mind or a bespoke ‘make’ you’d like to discuss with us, please give us a call on 01531 633886 or email admin@eastnorpottery.co.uk we’d be delighted to have a chat!

young mums enjoy making pottery on the potters wheel in the summer at eastnor potteryshort pottery classes for adults at eastnor potteryhave a go on the potter's wheel is hilarious fun at eastnor pottery

girls enjoying the potter's wheel demonstartion by jon the potter at eastnor pottery hen party

girls have lots of fun making pottery at eastnor pottery and the flying potter in herefordshire

What a scream! :D :D :D

Once sides were well and truly split, the girls got down to some competent pot making and delightful painting, producing a fine collection of wheel thrown pots.

So much fun, such a lovely afternoon :) Thanks for coming Molly & co.

Now taking Hen Party bookings for 2020 hen party season – why would you want to do anything else!!!

hen party enjoying the sunshine at eastnor pottery herefordshire

molly the hen proudly displays her pot made on the potter's wheel at eastnor pottery and the flying potter herefordshirepottery hen party team photograph in the pottery studio at eastnor potterygirls enjoying the potter's wheel demonstartion by jon the potter at eastnor pottery hen party

molly making a pot at eastnor pottery as part of her hen party celebrations

happy hen party at eastnor pottery herefordshire group photo

hen on the potter's wheel at eastnor pottery herefordshirehappy hen party at eastnor pottery herefordshire group photoWe had so much fun with Emma and her bunch of merry hens!

The Welsh girls had ventured into Herefordshire for the whole weekend, leasing a large house as their base for numerous activities and field trips. Pottery featured high on the list and the organiser Sian managed to keep the visit to Eastnor a total surprise from the bride to be.

Emma took to the wheel first and made some hilarious miss-shapes before settling on a lovely little pot, applauded and appreciated by her watching friends.

We had three wheels on the go so all the party managed to make their shapes before painting them all together chatting and laughing around the table. We’ll fire and glaze the vessels in time for Emma’s wedding later this month.

If you want a totally unique and creative hen party experience then please check out our hen party packages for large groups and not so large groups!

two pottery hen party participants displaying their lovely pots made at eastnor potteryhen party watching a potter's wheel demonstration at eastnor pottery in the malvern hillshen party participant paintes her freshly thrown pot made on the potter's wheel

pottery wheel hen party at eastnor pottery in herefordshire

pottery wheel hen party at eastnor pottery in herefordshire

Another weekend, another top notch potter’s wheel hen party :) WE LOVE OUR JOB!!!

Kiri and her bunch of merry hens set up ‘GlastonKri!’ at Canvas & Clover in Worcestershire before popping over the boarder on Saturday morning for spot of pottery making on the potter’s wheel.

The group had set up camp Friday and had a ‘fantastic’ ;) evening around the camp fire. 10am the next day at the Pottery and it wasn’t just the potter’s wheels that were spinning we can tell you!! ;)

The girls quickly warmed to the pot making task and made some wonderful shapes and had a fab time.

Thanks for coming and well done everybody – we loved working with you :)

We made a little Facebook photo album too :)

freshly thrown pots initialled with hen party names

arty hens do pottery at eastnor pottery in the foot of the malvern hills on the glorious eastnor castle estate

bride to be making a pottery owl at her pottery hen party at eastnor pottery in herefordshire

Hen party season is definitely upon us with groups of happy hens beating a path to our door. Saturday was particularly busy with no less than four separate groups of gals getting creative with the squidgy stuff.

Some of the groups made pots on the potter’s wheel whilst others made and painted clay sculpture – most of it pretty tasteful!!

If you’re a celebrating hen looking for a #henpartywithadifference then why not book your weekend in gloriously idyllic Herefordshire. We have a selection of projects/prices and a beautiful Potting Tent marquee decked out in fresh flowers, bunting and fairy lights. Why not take a gander at our expanding list of accommodation providers here on our website some of them specialising in large groups and hen parties.

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