20 Best Arts and Crafts In Reading Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

COVID-19 Update

Many attractions are still closed, while others may have opened with social distancing in place. Please always check directly with the venue first before visiting.

See our list of attractions that have re-opened

Best Arts and Crafts In Reading

We've rounded up the best arts and crafts in Reading in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 43 Reading arts and crafts to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including indoor and soft play areas. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the arts and crafts we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Entrance to Lili Pottery in Bracknell

Lili Pottery

  • Bracknell
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Lili Pottery have a huge variety of plates, mugs, bowls, ornaments and other beautiful pottery pieces for you to paint. The wide variety of paints, s...

Women at counter at Busy Brush Cafe in Wallingford

Busy Brush Cafe

  • Wallingford
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Busy Brush Cafe is all about craft, coffee and cake. It's beautifully simple! Come and visit our quirky craft cafe filled with plenty of creative act...

Two boys holding a car they made at Ash & Co Workshops in Crondall

Ash & Co. Workshops

  • Crondall
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Got mini makers who love getting crafty? Head down to Ash & Co Workshops in Crondall, a great woodwork venue where you and your little ones can c...

Outside view of The Funky Teapot in Wantage

The Funky Teapot

  • Wantage
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Funky Teapot is a paint your own pottery studio in Wantage, near Oxford. Friendly staff have a reputation of helping children and adults alike cr...

Boy in ball pit at Thomley in Aylesbury


  • Aylesbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

What do we offer? Our site is spacious and secure, with an excellent range of fully-accessible facilities. Each day our friendly and experienced staf...

Crafts at Bojangles Creative Cafe in Amersham

Bojangles Creative Cafe

  • Little Chalfont
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Bojangles is the perfect place to come to sit and relax for a quiet and creative break with the kids, have fresh refreshments and enjoy the inspiring...

Boy on inflatable slide at Mums Play Shop in Hampton

Mums Play Shop

  • Hampton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Mum's Play Shop is a fun place to play, in a safe, clean and stimulating environment, which in it's design allows children to play whilst adults rela...

Boy painting at Apple Tree Studio in East Horsley

Apple Tree Studio

  • East Horsley
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Apple Tree Studio has a wide variety of bowls, pots and even ceramic animals waiting for an artistic eye and a lick of paint. Painting your own ceram...

Mother's Day craft at The Pottery Project in Berkhamsted

The Pottery Project

  • Berkhamsted
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Pottery Project in Berkhamsted is a great place to meet friends, bring the kids, or just indulge yourself in creativity. We have an extensive ran...

Painted cups at Picazzo Arts in Wealdstone

Picazzo Arts

  • Wealdstone
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Do you have a creative streak? At Picazzo Arts arts & crafts centre you can paint your own pottery, create masterpieces on canvas, or even hire a...

Kids in craft sessions at The Crafty Cafe in Surbiton

The Crafty Cafe

  • Surbiton
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Crafty Cafe is a modern, relaxed paint-your-own-pottery studio, fun for all ages and creative abilities. We offer a wide selection of pottery, wi...

Outside play area at Mella Mella's Pottery Play Cafe in Chiswick

Mella Mella's Pottery, Play & Cafe

  • Chiswick
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Arts and Crafts

As well as locally sourced baked treats, creativity and imagination are on the menu at Mella Mella's Pottery Play Cafe! Mella Mella has created a war...

Girls painting at Paint Your Own Ceramics with Callis Corner in Dorking

Paint Your Own Ceramics with Callis Corner

  • Dorking
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Paint Your Own Ceramics with Calii's Corner is a self explanatory great day out! Here, you can paint pottery with your own masterpieces and get creat...

Pottery and crafts at The Pottery Place in Witney

The Pottery Place

  • Witney
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

In Witney is the original Paint Your Own Pottery, Mosaic and Craft Studio. Come and get crafty and creative in our fully equipped studio with a choic...

Families painting at Pitter Potter in Putney

Pitter Potter

  • Putney
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Are the kids into arts? Then take them out for hands-on creative play at Pitter Potter - Putney’s quaint little studio where you can paint your own p...

Gift shop at Museum of Brands in London

Museum of Brands

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Museum of Brands is  a treasure trove of retro design and memories including Rimmel cosmetics from the 1890s, First World War Oxo Cubes, Mars Bar...

Girl with pottery at Pottery Cafe Fulham

Pottery Cafe Fulham

  • Fulham
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

At the Pottery Cafe you can decorate your own beautiful pottery, supplied exclusively by Emma Bridgewater, in the relaxed pottery studio where plenty...

Studio at Village Ceramics in Sutton

Village Ceramics5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Sutton
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Village Ceramics is a great a place to take the kids to get crafty, as they are open 7 days a week and have so many different activities to choose fr...

Designed shelf at Design Museum in Kensington

Design Museum

  • Kensington
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Design Museum is dedicated to contemporary design in all its forms, from industrial and product design to graphics, fashion and architecture. Familie...

Girls painting at Pots of Art Ceramic Studion in St Albans

Pots of Art Ceramic Studio

  • St Albans
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

With special messy sessions for under 5s, an available pallet of 28 (lead free!) colours, 100 items to choose from and free refreshments, you're not...

things-to-do redesign