Hello, I am Babs Belshaw potter and Owner of Blackheath Pottery,

We are a Northern Ireland-based establishment that offers a cafe, pottery classes, and handmade pottery creations. Our cafe serves a seasonally small menu, with everything made in-house, including our famous wee bundts and signature chili Welsh rarebit. We also offer an epic sourdough bread sourced from Ricki at Zacs Bakehouse. Our cafe caters to both gluten-free and vegan diets, and we are open from Wednesday to Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm (10 am to 5 pm on Saturdays). We are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, but we are open all year round.

We also offer pottery classes. On Saturdays, we provide private pottery classes for 1-4 people, while Sundays are for mixed groups of up to 6 for mug painting classes. During the week, we offer courses that run for either 3 or 6 weeks. You may check out our pottery class page for more information and booking.

All our hand-thrown porcelain pottery creations are made right here on the wheel. I personally create all the items we use in our cafe, glazed in beautiful contemporary colours but made to be used daily. All our pottery is microwave and dishwasher proof, so you don't have to worry about handwashing.

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Babs Belshaw, Potter at Blacheath Pottery standing a a half door welcoming you in.
Large Jug and 4 Blue Tumblers set


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