The ultimate UV Experience, with glowing reviews!

Hosted in our Worthing Pottery Café

UV Experience

Our two UV rooms offer a one of a kind experience for both young and old! Booking in advance is required, MID WEEK ONLY DUE TO PARTIES.

With many activities to choose from, you will be surrounded by banging dance tunes, neon lights and many curiosities. All the pieces created in these spaces are ready for you to take home the day of your booking

to enjoy right away! Grab some tasty milkshakes and cakes from our wonderful menu to really make the most of your time with us!

One hour of non-stop fun!

UV Experience Activities

Slime – £15

UV canvas – £17

Foam Clay – Dependant on pottery choice

Squishy painting, slime and a slushy – £23

Stuff a bear (Large\Small) – £25/£15

UV Tables 1 & 2

6 max around the table, must include supervising adults.

1 hour booking. MID WEEK ONLY.

UV Large Room

8 max around the table, must include supervising adults, 6 makers minimum.

1 hour booking. MID WEEK ONLY.

Groups

For Larger bookings, please see our contact information.

Fun for all the family!

A few things to note

Adult supervision required

Bookings for this space are not hosted parties; our staff are on hand to support where possible, however adults must be ready to get messy!

Food & drink

Grab some tasty milkshakes and cakes from our wonderful menu to really make the most of your time with us! No outside food or drink must be consumed on-site, please.

For 5 years old and under…

Toddler UV Parties

You will get the private use of our 2 UV rooms for 90 minutes.


One of the UV rooms has circus mirrors, bubble lights, UV balloons and lots of dressing up. All ready to play with and dance!


The second UV room will be set up for some UV art… you will get a dedicated member of staff (45 minutes) to help you make the chosen activity:


  • Slime Making
  • UV Pottery Painting (Not fired)
  • Small UV Canvas Painting

We will supply water or squash, hummus and pitta bread, a selection of cakes and popcorn for the children.


Prices: £250 for 10 kids (5 years old and under. Walking siblings must be included in your numbers) . Max 10 children.


We do ask that there’s only one parent per child for your guests ( 2 for the birthday child) as the room will become too crowded. These parties are designed for under 5’s only.


Please ask your guests to not bring big buggies to the party that can’t be folded down (due to space). We have aprons for the children, we also have a changing table and high chairs.


Parties to be booked mid-week.

Stephen Ng
Stephen Ng
12. December, 2022.
Great personal gift ideas. Great for all ages. Art decoration, nice drinks too. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Will be back. Cheers
Alis Knowles
Alis Knowles
27. November, 2022.
Great staff and a beautiful fun shop with lots of pottery to paint. Lovely milkshakes coffees & cakes too, great vegan options!
Heather Simpson
Heather Simpson
26. November, 2022.
Very friendly and welcoming cafe. We very much enjoyed decorating our chosen pieces. Overall a great experience.
Mary Pirie
Mary Pirie
25. November, 2022.
I didn't have food, just a coffee so can't really review the food. The morning was so lovely. I was gifted this by my son and I was quite nervous as an over 60's woman on my own, but I was treated so well by the very friendly staff who helped me along the way. It was also so lovely to see all the young mums and dads with their children and babies enjoying something creative. I was pretty impressed with what I managed to do considering I have very shaky hands!!
Caroline Thruston
Caroline Thruston
25. November, 2022.
I visited for the first time today. I needed to entertain my 3 yr old alongside looking after my 4 month old on a cold wet day after a last minute cancellation of childcare. I found it online and decided to give it a go…I’ve never felt so looked after, my 3 year loved it and was so engaged for the afternoon, but just as importantly I felt looked after as an overwhelmed and exhausted mum. The place is full of fun creative activities, and nice snacks, but what makes it special are the people who work here. They understand how to help with the right balance of clear guidance required and look after you in a way that makes you feel relaxed.
Kate Elphick
Kate Elphick
17. November, 2022.
I can not recommend this place enough. The atmosphere is amazing. The place itself has its own style that is beautiful to look at. My iced coffee was fantastic but what really makes this place is the staff. They where so helpful and accommodating. They couldn't do enough for us. Highly recommended

Café prices

As a guide…

Coffee £3

Ice cream sundae £3.40

Tea £2

Milkshake £4.50

Opening Hours:


Monday – Closed (Term time only. 10am-5pm in school holidays)

Tuesday – 10am – 5pm

Wednesday – 10am – 5pm

Thursday – 10am – 5pm

Friday – 10am – 5pm

Saturday – 10am – 5:30pm

Sunday – 10am – 5:30pm

Please Note; The UV rooms are only available mid week for table bookings, weekends are for our UV Parties.

A little more info…

FAQs

Do I need to book?

Yes, it’ll guarantee you a table and the equipment, especially at busy times.

How long does it take to fire my item?

Your pottery has to be hand dipped, wiped and loaded into the kiln. The firing itself takes two days or more, and so you will be given a date when decorating for the collection of your finished item, normally around a week later.

During busy periods, the collection time will be 2 weeks as we have a lot of pottery to go through the kiln. Postage is available and calculated at the time of paying.

Can I have it back any quicker?

We’ll do our best, but it depends how much pottery there is going through the kiln and the time of the year. There is only so much room in the kilns as you can imagine. We can post pottery if you live further away, prices will be calculated at the time of paying.

Are the paints safe for children and babies?

All are paints are child safe, water based, non toxic under glazes and they wash out from clothes.

Will you contact me to tell me when I should collect my pottery ?

We do not contact you to tell you that your pottery is ready. It’s usually a week to collect , sometimes 2 weeks if we are very busy. At the point of sale, we will tell you when to collect. 

How long will you hold on to my pottery if I don’t collect on my collection date?

We will hold on to your pottery for one month after your collection date. Unfortunately, we haven’t got the space to store it any longer.

Can you post my pottery if needed?

Yes, we can post your pottery – there’s a postal fee for this.

If I don’t finish my pottery in my session , can I come back to finish it ?

Yes, you can come back and finish it, we charge a studio fee to return and finish.

Can I put my pottery in the dishwasher and microwave ?

We do not recommend you do this, they will last longer if you handwash only.

Do you do parties in the café ?

We now do parties in the cafe! We hold UV Parties every weekend so please fill our enquire form out to book. If you aren’t wanting a UV party, then you can book a large table in the cafe for a birthday gathering, however this is just a table booking.

Advanced booking required, limited availability…

Upcoming events

Toddlers- UV Toddler Mornings.

About

UV Toddler Mornings are back for 2024! Bring your little ravers to enjoy a morning of creative activities and a 90’s rave kitted out with dressing up and sensory toys!


PLEASE NOTE: We cannot fit buggies in the shop. Please bring them folded or bring children in slings or car seats, Thank you.

Upcoming dates

  • Every Thursday morning, term time only, 10:30am-11:45am, £7 +booking fee
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea.

About

Treat your mum to something special this year! Join us for Afternoon Tea and pottery painting, perfect for those hard working mummies out there. Plus a free glass of Prosecco or Orange Juice for them to enjoy to.

Upcoming dates

  • 10th March 2024, £15 per person for Afternoon Tea, Pottery not included to be paid on the day. Dietary options and non-food are available (Deposit still required if no afternoon tea is wanted)
Adults – Pottery Painting Nights.

About

Bring your ideas to life in our studio! BYOB (corkage) and create some beautiful pottery!


Upcoming dates

  • 7th March 2024, 7:30 – 10pm, £5 +booking fee
  • 4th April 2024, 7:30 – 10pm, £5 +booking fee
  • 2nd May 2024, 7:30 -10 pm, £5 +booking fee
  • 6th June 2024, 7:30-10pm, £5 +booking fee
  • 4th July 2024, 7:30-10pm, £5 +booking fee
Adults – Clay Buildings Nights.

About

Try hand building with us! BYOB (corkage) and get stuck into clay! Bring your own ideas or try one of our unique projects!


Upcoming dates

  • 29th February 2024, 7-10pm, £30 +booking fee
  • 28th March 2024, 7-10pm, £30 +booking fee
  • 25th April 2024, 7-10pm, £30 +booking fee
  • 23rd May 2024, 7-10pm, £30 +booking fee
  • 27th June 2024, 7-10pm, £30 +booking fee
  • 18th July 2024, 7-10pm, £30 +booking fee
Adults – Naughty Clay & Karaoke Nights.

About

Friday night filth! Get as rude as you can making sweary clay pieces whilst enjoying a sing-a-long! Plus NO CORKAGE FEE!


Upcoming dates

  • 15th March 2024, 7pm-10pm, £25 +booking fee
Adults – Clay Booby Pinch Pots @The Cricketers.

About

Create a pot adorned with gorgeous boobies! We are back at The Cricketers for a night of pinch pot booby making!


Upcoming dates

  • 5th March 2024, 7:30pm-10pm, £28 +booking fee
Adults – Pottery Painting @The Cricketers.

About

Your chanceto add a beautiful new mug or plate to your collection. Made by you!


Upcoming dates

  • 2nd April 2024, 7:30pm-10pm, £20 +booking fee
Adults – Clay Pinch Pot @The Cricketers.

About

Create the perfect pinch pot for you home! Great for a plant, keys, trinkets or to gift to someone special!

Upcoming dates

  • 7th April 2024, 7:30pm-10pm, £28 +booking fee

We look forward to meeting you soon!

Contact us / Book today

*Booking in advance is required

Congratulations to the art-ful team for getting Highly Commended Small Business at the Adur and Worthing Business Awards 2023.

Big thank you to everyone who has made it possible!

Let’s make 2024 full of creative silliness!

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