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Canny Crafty Ceramic Painting Cafe, Gosforth

Welcome to Canny Crafty: the home of Craftiness!

We are a family run business and we love sharing our creative spirit with everyone. We specialize in ceramic pottery painting and craft workshops. Check out our dedicated pages at to discover what crafty treats we have in the coming months. Follow us on social media to keep up to date with our pop up craft workshops and regular courses. We often stage special events  - please check our website for details.


Paint your own Pottery Workshop: Available Everyday - Book a place or drop in

Select from a wide variety of shapes ranging from functional items such as mugs and plates to fun figurines or letters. Simply think of a design and get creating! Once finished your masterpiece will be fired. Items ready to be picked up within 7-10 days (or posted for an additional charge).

Suitable for all ages - children must be accompanied by an adult

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Child's Play 

​An exciting arts and crafts project each week for pre-school children. The session will allow children to explore and play freely with a range of arts and crafts materials. £3.50 per person per week

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Canny Crafternoons : Adults Arts & Craft Club! 

​Relax, unwind, meet with friends and take part in a range of art and craft activities in our unique Canny Crafty Club. Activities include ceramic painting, pom-pom making, button art, cross-stitch, knitting, crochet and seasonal crafts. Alternatively you can bring your own current creative project with you. From £3.50 per person per week 

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Baby Prints: Available Everyday - Book a place or drop in

Your child’s hand or footprints are a truly personalized way for you to capture their childhood memories. It’s the perfect gift for Grandparents or Father’s day but most of all Christmas! They will treasure it forever. So come in create a unique memento that you will cherish forever. ​From £8 


A Canny Crafty Party is the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion. You will have a fantastic time painting with friends and family. You will take away a unique hand-painted item as a souvenir of the special day.​

We offer a variety of party packages for all occasions and ages. Parties of up to 25 guests can be accommodated at the Café, or alternatively we are able to bring  our Canny Crafty Party to you in the venue of your choice. ​

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Location: in the heart of Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, within easy reach of the city centre on public transport (bus stop directly outside for Number  6, 7, 8, 30, 31 and 35 Bus), nearest Metro is Regent St. Drop us a line, give us a call or we'd love to see you in person.

147 Salters Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 1DU​

0191 2845746​


147 Salters Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE3 1DU

1.37 miles  
  0191 2845746​    
Naughty but nice Puddings!

Naughty but nice Puddings!

Check out our delicious puddings, my favourite is the limoncello trifle, not suitable for the kids, but there are some other scrummy recipes that the whole family can enjoy! Take a look in our pudding section for recipes to make summer BBQ's and eating alfresco all the more tasty! My girls LOVE the chocolate pizza - making it, but mostly eating it!

Raring2go! KidsZone

Raring2go! KidsZone

Over the weekends and holidays there are always times when your children need some chill out time, or to fill an hour or so, or they say the dreaded 5 letter word - BORED! Well, our KidsZone is here to rescue you and them from these moments. Full of puzzles, colouring in sheets and activities from films and programmes there is lots to keep busy!