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Colourful Chameleons

  • Durham
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes, Arts and Crafts

Attraction Information

Colourful Chameleons is a friendly arts and crafts studio in Durham where you can  paint your own pottery in a relaxed, cafe style environment.

There’s a wide range of blank pottery pieces to choose from, including figures, mugs, bowls, plates and money boxes. Armed with colourful paints and a selection of brushes, tools, stamps and stencils, you’ll have all you need to unleash your inner artist. You are free to paint whatever you like. The goal is to relax and just have fun!

You’ll be able to take your finished masterpiece home but not on the same day. Colourful Chameleons will fire and glaze it, so it’s nice, shiny and fully food-safe. In a few days, your glossy new item will be ready to be picked up and brought home.

Create a memento to keep forever! Print your tiny tot’s hand or footprints in paint or set them in clay. It’s a memory that lasts a lifetime.

  • Choose from an ever-growing range of pottery pieces to paint
  • Print hand and footprints in paint or set them in clay
  • Separate function room for parties

Opening hours

Monday (apart from Bank Holidays): CLOSED
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00 

Opening hours may vary over Christmas
Please check the attraction's website for details

Last Entry



Ceramics from £5.00 
Pottery, paints, brushes & tools, studio time and glazing and firing are included in the price

No admission prices

Travel & Contact Information


Colourful Chameleons, 3 Elliott Court, St John's Road, Durham, County Durham, DH7 8PN, England

Phone number

0191 37 800 11



Click here to visit Colourful Chameleons' website.



FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

There is free parking and disabled parking right outside the door
If the onsite parking is full, there's an overflow car park adjacent to the main one

Yes, there are toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Colourful Chameleons has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

There are baby food/milk warming facilities available

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, Colourful Chameleons is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Colourful Chameleons have stated they are pushchair friendly.

No dogs allowed

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