Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS The shortest day has arrived and we’re all dreaming of a white Christmas (though we might be disappointed on that score!).  Here at Sharpe’s we’re all looking forward to spending time with our friends and family and will close...

New Maker Alert!

Here at Sharpe’s, we pride ourselves on having a variety of local Derbyshire-based makers in our shop – it’s so much nicer when we can work with local people to stock the most interesting items!  Our latest maker is @TwoMadges, designers and sisters...
Halloween is (almost) here!

Halloween is (almost) here!

This Halloween, we’re getting ready to have a spook-tacular time.  We have a week of special activities lined up for families and children – but everyone can join in if they want. Saturday 28 October – Spookfest 2023 10am – 4pm, A Witches Walk,...
Our latest donation

Our latest donation

Today we have welcomed two very unusual T.G. Green goblets to Sharpe’s.  Mrs Pat Harris came in to the museum and kindly donated these beautiful objects that were made by her father, Harold Sidney “Sid” Smith.  He was Chief Turner at Green’s...
Catching up with Andy Mason

Catching up with Andy Mason

In anticipation of our Raku workshop on Saturday 9 September, we caught up with Andy Mason and asked him a few questions about himself, pottery and, of course, Sharpe’s!  This is what he had to say … Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Hmm…...