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Crafty Monkey Pottery Painting, Build a Bear and Craft Studio

12 Moores Walk, St Neots PE19 1AG, England
+44 1480 219222
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Good activity for children

Took a seven year old in the Easter holidays. The staff were helpful and explained how things... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
emmasnonna
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Art therapy

Lovely relaxed atmosphere and kind staff. Unfamiliar territory for me, but it seemed like really... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
justpassingby2017
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Crafty Monkey is a pottery painting, build a bear and craft studio based in the heart of St. Neots, Cambridgeshire. It is great place for all ages and abilities to have arty, creative fun. Simply pick a piece of pottery to paint or foam clay or a bear to make and our friendly helpful staff will guide you. Crafty Monkey makes a great place for a fun family outing or to hold a birthday or hen party. We also specialise in baby prints in clay, on pottery or silver print jewellery.
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  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12 Moores Walk, St Neots PE19 1AG, England
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+44 1480 219222
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Took a seven year old in the Easter holidays. The staff were helpful and explained how things worked. The atmosphere was pleasant . There were some snacks on sale, though not a great range, and the toilet facilities were a little basic. It takes a...More

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Chrissy B, Owner at Crafty Monkey Pottery Painting, Build a Bear and Craft Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review us and for your feedback, we are glad you enjoyed the experience. We used to stock a bigger range of snacks but found that snacks do not sell so well so would have to throw...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely relaxed atmosphere and kind staff. Unfamiliar territory for me, but it seemed like really good value for an hour’s distraction. Looking forward to seeing our creations. Would definitely recommend.More

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Chrissy B, Owner at Crafty Monkey Pottery Painting, Build a Bear and Craft Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your 'art therapy' time and it's always exciting to see how your piece has come out after being glazed and fired. We look forward to seeing you...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

I have just received THE best birthday present ever! It is a GORGEOUS hand painted plate painted by the staff at Crafty Monkey which my friend commissioned them to do especially for me. I don't actually live near St Neots however whenever I visit my...More

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CraftyMonkey, Owner at Crafty Monkey Pottery Painting, Build a Bear and Craft Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so pleased you loved your plate and that you enjoy the times you've been to us to paint and look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

My daughter, granddaughter and I visited yesterday. Nearly didn't get in as there were a few bookings but luckily were found a table and given great help to get started. We all enjoyed being 'crafty' and look forward to seeing the end result next week....More

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Staff had double booked so our party of 6 had to squeeze on a smaller table and told we had to finish early. Made to feel we were at fault. I have been to the Emma Bridgewater Pottery Cafe in Fulham many times, which is...More

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CraftyMonkey, Owner at Crafty Monkey Pottery Painting, Build a Bear and Craft Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Hi, are you sure it was Crafty Monkey in St Neots that you visited as I've checked the diary for the whole of June and can't see any bookings for 6 people. June is usually a quiet period for us and we have a 40...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

Spent a very contented couple of hours painting 2 mugs for a housewarming present. I was made very welcome. All ages are catered for. I was very pleased with the result also.

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CraftyMonkey, Owner at Crafty Monkey Pottery Painting, Build a Bear and Craft Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your time and I'm sure the recipients of the mugs were delighted with their presents! Look forward to seeing you again. Take care.

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Reviewed 28 May 2016

I booked a party for my 8 year old daughter's birthday and a few friends. They all enjoyed painting pottery and chatting followed by a great lunch.

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Thank Sarah K
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CraftyMonkey, Owner at Crafty Monkey Pottery Painting, Build a Bear and Craft Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

Thanks Sarah for taking the time to leave a review. We're pleased your daughter and her friends enjoyed her pottery painting party and look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and were very good at getting my 4 month olds hand print on a mug. However when I went to collect they couldn't find my piece and it took over 20mins to find and i was in a rush as baby was screaming...More

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CraftyMonkey, Owner at Crafty Monkey Pottery Painting, Build a Bear and Craft Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Hi Kate, thanks for leaving a review, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit. Not sure what the difficulty was when you picked up as there's only a couple of places it could be so it usually just takes a few minutes at most if...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I visited with 2 young children. Staff were amazing. Children did build a bear which was great fun. Staff were very helpful and talked the children through it every step. When they finished they even done clay foam painting which we had not booked in...More

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CraftyMonkey, Owner at Crafty Monkey Pottery Painting, Build a Bear and Craft Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Thanks Sharon for your review and glad you and the kids enjoyed yourselves xx

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Reviewed 24 April 2016

Very welcoming and lovely staff. I took my oldest daughter to make a bear for my youngest. She loved the present

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Thank Daniel S
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CraftyMonkey, Owner at Crafty Monkey Pottery Painting, Build a Bear and Craft Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2016

Sorry, only just seen your review! Thanks so much for taking the time out to review Crafty Monkey and we're glad you enjoyed your experience :)

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