Host spotlight - Pottymouth, Bristol


Last updated on Friday 1 March 2024


Each month, we will be shining a light on our amazing hosts and finding out a little bit about them and their business. This month we spoke to, Pottymouth in Bristol about their journey on Yuup.

Pottymouth run a whole range of pop-up pottery sessions in Bristol, guiding you through the basics of hand building and other ceramics skills. Their aim is to offer accessible courses that everyone can enjoy.

So, let's find out more!

How did you approach the concept of Pottymouth, emphasising accessibility and inclusion?

We sought venues throughout Bristol, prioritising affordability and discounts for students and lower-income participants. Our casual classes remove financial barriers and create comfortable environments for all. To make pottery accessible to diverse communities in Bristol and provide options beyond traditional studios. Our relaxed workshops bring diverse people together, fostering a welcoming atmosphere and providing a creative outlet.

 

Do you have any favourite venues you like to run the sessions in?

Wiper and True taproom in Old Market has been a crucial supporter, helping us grow and succeed.

 

What challenges did you face in turning the business plan into reality?

Initial challenges included generating interest and balancing other work commitments. We overcame these with social media traction and are now fully committed with mentorship for sustainability.

 

What motivated you to sign up with Yuup, and how has the platform been beneficial for the Pottymouth business model?

Recommended by other potters, Yuup provides exposure and a platform for our diverse workshops, aligning well with our offerings. Both focus on unique experiences, and Yuup's visibility helps us reach a broader audience while contributing to their diverse class offerings.

 

If someone purchases a Pottymouth experience through Yuup, what can they expect in terms of educational content, enjoyment, and the overall atmosphere of sessions?

Fun and relaxed workshops covering various techniques, hosted at handpicked local venues, providing a chance to be creative and try something new.

 

Given the success on Yuup, what are your future plans, and how do you see the business evolving in the coming years?

Planning to host more workshops, establish a consistent calendar, and potentially expand to a dedicated studio space or take Pottymouth on the road to festivals.

If someone purchases a Pottymouth experience through Yuup, what can they expect in terms of educational content, enjoyment, and the overall atmosphere of sessions?

Fun and relaxed workshops covering various techniques, hosted at handpicked local venues, providing a chance to be creative and try something new.

Pottymouth class

Given the success on Yuup, what are your future plans, and how do you see the business evolving in the coming years?

Planning to host more workshops, establish a consistent calendar, and potentially expand to a dedicated studio space or take Pottymouth on the road to festivals.

Fancy giving pottery a go? Find your perfect experience with Yuup.


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