We are the North East's most fun, friendly and relaxed pottery studio aimed at helping beginners get to grips with clay. We have people coming from all over Northumbria to try their hand at pottery so whether you're in Newcastle or Haltwhislte, Otterburn or Consett, make a visit to the Obscuria Pottery Studio on Market Street in Hexham and start your journey to becoming a confident ceramist.

Book a place on a fun and friendly pottery class

The Obscuria pottery studio is a welcoming space where anyone can come and try their hand at sculpting clay. From Friday Night Pot & Pint experiences and Saturday morning Wheel Throwing classes to in-depth 6 week pottery workshops, we have a course for everyone. Book your space today.

Our Pottery Classes

Gifts and homeware for every room in the house

Obscuria is proud to stock an eclectic array of homeware and gifts crafted by an extraordinary diversity of local Makers. Our offerings range from hand-thrown ceramic mugs, delicate sculptures, and intricately designed soft furnishings. Each piece is a testament to the talent and artistry of our local Makers in Northumbria.

Local Artists & Makers

From skilled potters who mold clay into exquisite forms to artisans with a flair for taxidermy, every product is infused with passion and a unique perspective. We showcase the works of those who find beauty in the enigmatic allure of the dark forest, witchcraft, and the mysteries of mushrooms, providing our customers with a one-of-a-kind shopping experience where local creativity shines.

Join Pottery Club

Pottery Club is a subscription membership that gives you unlimited use of the pottery studio to create what you want when you want.

Find out about Pottery Club