Crafty Monkeys, Penrith

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Class · Paint & Pottery Studio
Make and paint your own pot at Crafty Monkeys, a pottery studio in downtown Penrith. Get your hands involved with pottery-making, papier mache, or wood-working in a relaxing, encouraging studio that welcomes all ages and abilities. Busy pottery wheels, glowing kilns, colorful decopatch, and paintings stand side by side with plant pots and fluffy bears. You can choose to make cups, piggy banks, monster trucks, or mosaics. Full glazing and firing is available on site. You don't need to make reservations in advance for groups under five, except for the potter's wheel. Facilities for infants are available. Using our international travel planner, Penrith attractions like Crafty Monkeys can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Sadly closed in 2019 so no longer operating as a craft centre in Penrith. Doing work from home I believe  more »
  • My partner and I booked a one hour pottery lesson and weren’t disappointed. We made three different things on the wheel, two of which we could take home with us (one painted and sent at a later...  more »
  • Two grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed their time here. Potters wheel a great attraction, better value than Rheged as there is a far greater range of activities and very reasonably priced. Well worth a....  more »
  • Great place for all the family, had a pottery lesson as a family , we all loved it ! The staff were great too ! Will defiantly return to paint our pots next year .
  • Excellent place for craft loving people. Friendly staff and reasonable prices
  • Absolutely great for beginners etc. Great products and choices for everyone.
  • Kept the kids entertained for a couple of hrs while it was too wet to be outside
  • Great for the children to participate in a group party.

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