FANCY FROG POTTERY
Clay Workshops in Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Fancy Frog Pottery is closed as a result of the Covid 19 situation. All organised workshops and courses have been cancelled and refunded as I do not know at present when I will be able to reschedule .
If you have bought a gift voucher I will add an extra year to the 'valid until' date to allow these workshops to be booked in when life returns to normal.
Like many small businesses this hits very hard. I will use this time to try to make more of my own pottery and list it for sale on Etsy.
I wish to thank all my customers for their very valued business and I hope anyone who had a workshop or course that was cancelled will consider re-booking with me in the future.
Stay safe everyone,
ABOUT THE STUDIO
Established in November 2018, Fancy Frog Pottery is a small studio operated by Louisa Riley.
The studio is situated on the corner of Beechville Avenue and Dean Road in Scarborough,
a short walk from the beautiful north bay beaches.
The Fancy Frog Pottery is where Louisa works to create her ceramic art and functional pottery items. The studio was once a traditional corner shop. The light and airy room is a cosy making space, open for workshops by appointment and doubles up as a display area, for occasional sale days.
My name is Louisa Riley.
I am a self employed pottery tutor and maker. I have a degree in art and design and I'm a qualified teacher. I am slightly obsessed with clay and love sharing my passion with others. I am a mum to three teenagers, so life is pretty busy. For me, clay is the best way I have found to unwind and relax. Everyone can benefit from a little 'me time' from time to time and I believe having fun squishing some mud is about as good as it gets :)
I have loved working with clay for as long as I can remember and have very fond memories of my early exploration with modelling clay and dough as a child. I have always gravitated towards arts and crafts and love showing people the possibilities and joy of playing with clay. I have worked with children for many years as an art play worker, teacher and then a home educator where I have had the pleasure of helping my own children and many of their friends develop their own enjoyment of art and craft activities through my home education classes.
Bookings by appointment.
There is plenty of free parking on the street outside the studio for up to 3 hours with a parking disc. I have spare discs if you need one.
Please note that unfortunately we do not have a wheelchair accessible toilet as, once inside this old building the doorways are too narrow to get through.