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The Ugly Duckling

2-3 Bartholomew Street, Newbury, United Kingdom
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We are a Pottery Painting Coffee House on Newbury High Street. Our studio is a family-friendly, relaxed atmosphere where you can come along to get your coffee fix and explore your creative side at the same time! Turnaround time for pottery is 7 days.


How adorable are our new 'Collectable Hedgehogs'?! This one was beautifully painted during a work do! Why not do something different with your work mates? It's not just for kids!

We only have two adult nights left before Christmas!! They are Friday 1st December and Friday 8th December. Limited spaces! To book your table please call us on 01635 523778. The nights run from 6.00pm-9.30pm. You can bring your own bubbly and nibbles and relax in a child-free zone for the evening🎄

Great news!!! We have restocked our baubles!! Get yours whilst you can! To book your table please call us on 01635 523778.

Weekend inspiration! We really should stop posting so many photos of mugs but you all do such a lovely job of them!

We cannot thank you enough for your support!! We are super lucky to be a part of Newbury and will continue to give you our best every time you visit us!

Surprise!! We are adding an extra adult night for Friday 1st December. Reserve your table quick to get those Christmas gifts painted and ready in time! Call us on 01635 523778.

Join us this Sunday for a cosy hot chocolate or coffee to keep you warm for the Newbury town centre Christmas light switch on! We will be open until 6.30!

So many gorgeous items coming out of the kiln!! We love this mug, painted and etched out the branches using a cocktail stick. We're inspired!

Some intricate work from a recent private hire evening! If there are 12 or more of you, you can have the place to yourselves for an evening! To book your evening out, call us on 01635 523778.

This is what Sundays are for...cosying up with a warming winter hot chocolate special!

Weekend inspiration via one of our very talented regulars! Gorgeous fruit bowl! We are looking very busy this weekend...please please book your table by calling us on 01635 523778.

Have you tried our Winter Hot Chocolate Menu yet? We have five delicious flavours to choose from including Black Forest...yum!!