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Slap n Dash

Hawkhurst Fish Farm Hastings Road, Hawkhurst TN18 4RT, England
+44 1580 755674
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Fantastic 8th Birthday Party

We had 13 children here today for my daughter's 8th Birthday party. They all had a fantastic time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Claire L
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London, United Kingdom
Fab day out!

If you've never been to the area, keep your eyes out for signs for the Fish Farm! A welcoming... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
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At Slap 'n Dash adults, teens and children of all ages are welcome to drop in at anytime and get creative during opening hours. Primarily Slap 'n Dash is a Paint-Your-Own ceramic studio, customers simply select a ceramic piece, choose a design and paint. We provide everything for the artistically challenged including stamps, stencils, sponges, and idea books a little coaching and a lot of encouragement. The piece of art is then glazed and fired and you return to collect the item a week later. Other crafts available to do on a drop in basis are Decopatch (covering ache items with high quality papers); Foam Clay and Make-a-Bear. These items can be taken with you on the day. We specialise in Crafty Parties/Workshops for both children and adults. As well as the above we also have Canvas Painting, Hand Building with Clay, Needle Felting and Jewellery. Our range of Personalised Gifts are growing fast. We offer hand/feet on ceramics, silver, plaster and Clay as well as bespoke paper cuts and word boards. Slap 'n Dash is a fabulous venue with stunning views overlooking the fishing lakes, with disabled access and plenty of parking. There is even a Cafe on site and Junior Fishing. It's the ideal place for friends and families to meet relax and spend some quality time. It is also ideal for group outings as we can sit up to 40 people; we have plenty of fundraising ideas and can hold workshops for children and adults alike. If you do not have the time to paint your own we also undertake commissions for Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries and special occasions. Why not commission a large themed plate that everyone signs to mark a special occasion? There is a studio fee for ceramic painting of £4 per painter plus you pay for the items you decorate. Other craft activities do not incur a studio fee, you just pay for the materials you use.
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3 weeks ago
“Fantastic 8th Birthday Party”
11 Dec 2017
“Fab day out!”
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Hawkhurst Fish Farm Hastings Road, Hawkhurst TN18 4RT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 13 children here today for my daughter's 8th Birthday party. They all had a fantastic time and we were so well looked after. The kids painted either a plate, bowl or mug which will collect at a later date. They had plenty of...More

Thank Claire L
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Samantha V, Owner at Slap n Dash, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review and I am so happy that you all enjoyed the party!!!! They were all so artistic and I can't wait to open the kiln and see the results. See you again soon.

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

If you've never been to the area, keep your eyes out for signs for the Fish Farm! A welcoming driveway into the place with plenty of parking and a ramp that leads right up to the front door, perfect for wheelchairs and pushchairs. They have...More

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Samantha V, Owner at Slap n Dash, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We do try our best! I can't tell who you are but let me know when you next visit.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great location and a fabulous idea. I went along to have my daughters hand and feet prints done. I tried to phone ahead, as very little info on the website. Reading the website I got a real sense of 'we will help...More

Thank Sonja W
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SlapnDash, Owner at Slap n Dash, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Good afternoon, I am so sorry you felt that you did not receive adequate assistance on your visit, we do always try to assist with hand and foot prints and are happy to write names and dates on pieces for you. We are happy to...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely studio, lots of space and in a beautiful setting, really good little afternoon out with young kids (carp farm etc included) We just felt a little ignored and disregarded by the staff. On one occasion the lady pretended not to hear me ask a...More

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SlapnDash, Owner at Slap n Dash, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for your review. I am terribly sorry if you felt a little ignored, we do try our best to make sure our customers are helped when needed and we would not ignore a customer's question. Our pricing is in line with other Ceramic...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Visited as part of a large hen do. They did a really good job at explaining everything and keeping us all happy with questions etc. They have such a wide variety of paints and pottery and are cheaper than other places I have been to....More

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SlapnDash, Owner at Slap n Dash, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

I am so pleased you all had a great time. Sorry I wasn't there but am pleased to hear the girls looked after you.

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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Glazing done badly. Three separate patches not covered. They could only suggest I drive over half an hour there and back to get the product back to them and then obviously have to come back and collect - so 2 hours driving to correct their...More

Thank chucknorage
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SlapnDash, Owner at Slap n Dash, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

We are sorry that you were not happy with the glazing as explained in our emails there were two marks which from the photos appear to be finger prints and a small patch caused by heavy paint but even though you reported it to us...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I am not overly creative, however I enjoy going to Slap n Dash. The staff are really helpful and it's so relaxed you don't feel rushed. I recently took my nephew and he is really proud of his cheese dome that he painted for his...More

1  Thank Laura L
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SlapnDash, Owner at Slap n Dash, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2017

I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit and allowed yourself to be creative.

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Such lovely staff and a vast amount of choice of items! It's so therapeutic spending the day here and it's not just painting pottery they offer other stuff too!

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SlapnDash, Owner at Slap n Dash, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Thank you so much. See you again soon.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I love visiting Slapndash. I have painted several cups, bowls, plates and jugs. Experimenting with the paints is so rewarding. And decoupage... I'm hooked! Friendly helpful staff. Definitely worth a visit on your own, with friends or certainly with children - they love it!

Thank Steaddersk
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SlapnDash, Owner at Slap n Dash, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

Thank you so much, we love it too.

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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time here with my 8 year old son and 13 year old daughter. Decoupage was perfect for my son, whilst my daughter enjoyed painting ceramics. Will def be back

Thank Vanessa F
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SlapnDash, Owner at Slap n Dash, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

Always nice to see you! I know you have been in a few times.

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