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Persabus Pottery and Ceramic Café

Due to Government advice around stopping the spread of Covid 19 our workshop is now closed to the general public. Pottery orders and sales can be done via our website so do get in touch if you would like to purchase some pottery. We are not currently offering painting workshops.

We hope to welcome you back in the future. Thank you for your understanding and support at this time.

The pottery on sale reflects Rosemary’s experiences of Islay and island life. Each piece is individually hand painted before being glazed and fired, offering unique and original Islay inspired gifts.

Feeling creative? We invite you to come along to one of our painting workshops and translate your own holiday experiences onto a piece of pottery. A unique souvenir of your time on Islay.

The Pottery has a long history on the farm, having opened as a pottery workshop in the 1970s.

Our Islay Pottery

Not only do we have our pottery for sale, but offer pottery painting workshops for those who fancy a try. Feeling peckish? Pop in for a bite to eat in our Islay Café.

Pottery Painting Workshops for all Ages

Fancy giving pottery painting a go? Feeling creative? Choose from a variety of unglazed bisque shapes, and we will help you whip up a masterpiece. Rosemary will guide you through her pottery painting workshop showing various techniques, inviting you to translate your holiday experiences and adventures onto pottery creating a lasting souvenir, or gifts to take home.

You can paint your own unique design onto a piece of pottery of your choice. She will then glaze and fire your finished pieces, ready for collection a few days later. In a rush? Not to worry, you can paint your piece with acrylics, and Rosemary will varnish it, ready for you to take home that day.

Pottery workshops are available on most days from April to October.We don’t take bookings for painting workshops during these months. You are very welcome to just turn up during opening hours and if there is space around the table Rosemary will guide you through the process.
During our quieter months, October to March, booking is advisable for painting workshops. Please phone us on 01496840243 during the autumn and winter months if you are planning on a painting workshop and we will have the wood burning stove roaring for you.

April to September, simply turn up on the day for our pottery painting classes. We work on a first come, first served basis.

Pottery Gifts

Looking for unusual gift ideas? At our Pottery on Islay, we offer a a wide range of ceramic gifts for sale. All Unique to the Isle of Islay.

Jewellery Workshop

At Persabus Farm Pottery, we also have a resident Jeweller, Charlotte Hannett. Charlotte has a jewellery workshop across from the pottery where she designs, makes and sells her own jewellery. as well as carrying out jewellery repairs and undertaking commissions.