Summer time is here!

Summer time is here!

You may think the holidays are never ending (we wish they were too!) but August is already upon us and September looms.  The shops are selling school uniform and everything is ‘Back to School’. But there’s still time left to enjoy yourself and...
Mornin’ Duck – Part 2

Mornin’ Duck – Part 2

We’re really excited to welcome Stuart Walster’s brilliant homage to life in Swadlincote back to the kiln hovel this month! Created as part of the final year project for his BA in Graphic Design and Illustration from DeMontfort University, Stuart spent...
Half Term at Sharpe’s

Half Term at Sharpe’s

Yes!  It’s that time of year again – a week off around the final bank holiday of May (hasn’t it been a great month?) and we’ve got several activities on to keep you and your family entertained.  From a Father’s Day ceramics session with...
The King in The Kiln

The King in The Kiln

Like the rest of the country, today we celebrated the Coronation of King Charles III. We live streamed the whole occasion in the kiln hovel, video space and Glaze Room and were delighted to be able to join members of the community to watch the procession, crowning and...
Celebrate the Coronation with us!

Celebrate the Coronation with us!

On Saturday 6 May 2023, Swadlincote will celebrate the coronation of King Charles III.  For many of us, this is the first coronation we will have seen and we’re determined to help you enjoy the event. In honour of the occasion, we are opening an exhibition of...