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Booking is available online or via the Sharpe’s Pottery Museum front desk only unless otherwise stated.

 

A Spotlight on Bretby Art Pottery

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Our new temporary display will shine a Spotlight on one of our favourite local potteries, Bretby Art Pottery. Bretby Art Pottery was a renowned pottery company that operated in England during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Established in 1882 by Henry Tooth and William Ault, Bretby Art Pottery was known for its distinctive […]

Sea Glass and Watercolour Workshop

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Immerse yourself in a morning of creativity and relaxation at our Sea Glass and Watercolour Workshop for Adults. Let the beauty of the ocean inspire you as you craft stunning artworks using the little treasures the sea leaves behind. Join us for a unique experience where you can unwind, unleash your creativity, and connect with […]

Sensory Play!

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

To a baby, everything in the world is mesmerising, new and fun! Let your baby explore sounds, sights, scents and sensations at our Sensory Play on the first Friday of every month. There are two sessions, 10:00 am and 11:00 am, and the ticket includes a cup of tea or coffee for an accompanying adult. And […]

Antiques Valuation Day with Bamfords

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Join Bamford's Auctioneers and Valuers on the first Friday of the month at Sharpe's Pottery Museum for Antiques Valuation Day! "Bamford's is a family run business and since its formation in 2002 has grown in size and reputation. Rising as a phoenix out of the ashes of Neales of Derby its core team have worked […]

Art Club at Sharpe’s

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Join us for our exciting new club designed for children to explore their artistic side! Let your budding artists unleash their creativity in a fun and supportive environment, inspired by our collections, our building and our heritage! Each week will follow a different theme, technique or style... you can come for one sessions or come […]

Sharpe’s Museum Summer Family Trail

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Join us this Summer Holiday for another of our popular family trails and see what you can discover! £1 per trail including a prize!

Messy Play!

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Ever popular, come and join us for a Messy Play session! Let your little ones get messy using all their senses to explore, but don't you worry about cleaning up, we'll take care of that. Ticket price now includes a filter coffee or tea from Sweet Caroline's so join us, have a brew and have […]

Watercolour Art with Sparks Art

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Join Sam from Sparks Art for this afternoon watercolour art workshop at the museum. Sam is a local artist for Sparks Art UK who specialises in watercolour painting and takes her inspiration from the world around her. She loves to paint animals and wildlife, florals and botanicals, as well as other more quirky subjects. Participants […]

On a Roll!

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

In this FREE activity, join us in recycling old toilet rolls and other materials (suitably sanitized!) - be inspired by your everyday rubbish and create beautiful, practical and playful things! Come down and see what we're up to! No booking is required, but we have limited seats. If it is busy when you arrive, we […]

Sensory Play

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

To a baby, everything in the world is mesmerising, new and fun! Let your baby explore sounds, sights, scents and sensations at our Sensory Play on the first Friday of every month. There are two sessions, 10:00 am and 11:00 am, and the ticket includes a cup of tea or coffee for an accompanying adult. And […]

Antiques Valuation Day with Bamfords

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Join Bamford's Auctioneers and Valuers on the first Friday of the month at Sharpe's Pottery Museum for Antiques Valuation Day! "Bamford's is a family run business and since its formation in 2002 has grown in size and reputation. Rising as a phoenix out of the ashes of Neales of Derby its core team have worked […]

Clay Play!

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Come along and get creative at one of our Summer Clay Play Sessions! These sessions are suitable for all ages, including adults! You take your creations home on the day. This is a self-led activity so you can let your imagination run wild. £5 per person.  All tickets include a filter coffee or tea courtesy […]