pottery hen party

large hen party group enjoyed making pots on the potters wheel at eastnor pottery

A sunny Saturday afternoon in early September was jam packed with laughter, positive vibes and glorious mess as we marked the welcome return of large groups to the studio.

Rosy’s hen party was sooooo much fun and the girls were delightful.

Here’s what Rosy had to say about their experience at Eastnor Pottery:

“Myself and 13 friends came here on my hen party last week and had an awesome time! After a great introduction and demo from Jon we made two pots each and it wasn’t as hard as it first seemed. It was lots of fun and the whole group was laughing. Jon and Sarah were great and made it really fun, they provided lots of help and advice to those who found it a little more challenging! Would definitely recommend as a group activity if you’re in the area :)”

If you’re planning a hen party in 2022 then please check out our web page dedicated to Pottery Hen Parties

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rosys hen party displaying their freshly thrown pots in the garden at eastnor pottery

6 women standing round a table inside a marquee wearing aprons and holding wooden boards with hand modeled clay

Thanks for spending your hen party celebrations with us Laura – we loved working with you all.

Although we didn’t actually meet your lovely husband to be, I think we now have a good idea what he looks like!

lady holding wooden board with clay modelling piece she made, next to a chalk board reading 'laura's hen party'

male face of husband to be pattern on an apron worn by the bride to be closeup

clay modelled bowl painted with with a purple rime and decorated with pink clay flowers

clay modeled eye sculpture painted white and purple with a small coil pot painted purple aside


coil pot painted white with brown letters spelling part of the word 'things'










6 women standing round a table inside a marquee wearing aprons and holding wooden boards with hand modeled clay

sarah monk and jon williams from eastnor pottery


Our first week back…..

13 & 14 April – EGGSTRAORDINARY EGG-CUPS! – Clay modelling for families.

15, 16 & 17 April – Introduction to the Potter’s Wheel – does what it says on the tin!

We look forward to welcoming you to the Pottery.

See you soon.


Jon & Sarah xx


pottery hen party in the potting tent at eastnor pottery and the flying potter

Although it’s only early March, the gorgeous weather last weekend put us in mind of all the gorgeous pottery hen parties we’ve hosted here at Eastnor Pottery.

Fingers crossed we’ll be welcoming groups of gals back to the Pottery very soon and if you’ve been charged with organising a hen weekend, please take a look at our Pottery Hen Party page. Lots of creative fun and memories to be made.

Please use the contact form to check availability and book your event. Alternatively, email: or there’s always someone to take your call Monday – Friday during Lockdown. Please telephone 01531 633886.

We look forward to hearing from you but in the meantime, here’s a few hen party team photos from yesteryear!

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happy potters wheel weekend course participant at eastnor pottery

eastnor pottery owners sarah monk and jon williams getting ready to reopen after lockdown

It’s been a long time coming but at last customers can book one of our fab pottery experiences direct from our website. Hurrah! No need to email, no need to pick up the phone – clay is just a click away!

The following experiences can be purchased via the website:

Clay Modelling                                            £20

Introduction to the Potter’s Wheel       £40

Potter’s Wheel Day Course                      £150

Potter’s Wheel Weekend Course           £280

Groups of x7 or more participants qualify for a group discount but will need to contact the Pottery via our contact form, email or by telephoning 01531 633886.

Thank you to Mike @bookinghound and Chris @infinityunlimited… for all their technical support and for making the magic happen!