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100 Years of Cornishware!

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

Come and join us as we celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the famous T.G.Greens Cornishware Design that was created right here in Swadlincote! Free Entry - Donations Welcome!

Sea Glass for Adults

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

Just in time for Mother's Day, create something wonderful out of recycled materials collected from the beach!  Each jewel-like fragment is a piece of glass or pottery washed smooth by the sea and washed up on a beach.  With a little imagination, these can become beautiful pictures and keepsakes, perfect for the 'mother' in your […]

Introduction to Creative Metal Fold Forming

Louise Mary Designs Studio Sharpe's Pottery Museum, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Spend a day in the studio creating wonderful organic forms from flat sheet metal using hammers. This course is focused on learning fold forming techniques and practicing these by making copper samples, but you can also create a finished piece of silver jewellery as part of the course. For booking and more information: Click Here

Craft Markets with Yours to Mine

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

Join Yours to Mine this March as we welcome them back for 2024 with another Craft Market full of lots of wonderful hand-made, quality items! Soak up the atmosphere, treat yourself or grab a unique gift for a loved one! For all details on how to buy a stall space, please email yourstomine@outlook.com. Free Entry!

Storytelling with Wendy Garvey

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

Join children's author Wendy Garvey as she signs and reads her debut story 'Phone Me When You're Home' and her newest release 'The Toad Who Couldn't Find The Road'  - grab yourself a copy as part of the Swadlincote Festival of Words and the Yours to Mine Craft Market.   Free Entry - Donations welcome.

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 […]

Textured Silver Earrings Workshop

Louise Mary Designs Studio Sharpe's Pottery Museum, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Spend a morning in the studio getting creative making stunning silver drop earrings. On this half-day course you will receive step-by-step tuition in classes of no more than 2 people in a friendly, relaxed environment. I will teach you how to cut out a shape for your earrings and how to apply texture using stamps, […]

Raku Mini-Workshop

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

Come and enjoy an introduction to the Japanese art of Raku here at Sharpe's! With it's roots in 16th century medieval Japan, Raku is a pottery process that inevitably brings excitement and suspense to the process of glazing and firing handmade pots. Workshop leader Andy Mason has developed his technical skills and knowledge over many […]

Sharpe’s Family Fun Trail!

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

Join us for another popular Family Fun Trail at Sharpe's! These trails are designed to get you looking, learning but most importantly having fun! £1 per trail, including a prize!

Textured & Stamped Silver Rings Workshop

Louise Mary Designs Studio Sharpe's Pottery Museum, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Spend a day in the studio with Louise Mary Designs getting creative and making stunning silver rings. On this one-day course you will receive step-by-step tuition in classes of no more than 2 people in a friendly, relaxed environment. Louise will teach you how to size and form a ring, and also how you can […]

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 […]

Silver Bracelets & Bangles

Louise Mary Designs Studio Sharpe's Pottery Museum, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Spend a day getting creative in the studio! On this one day course you will receive step-by-step tuition in classes of no more than 2 people in a friendly, relaxed environment. I will teach you how to create a circular or open cuff style bangle, and how to personalise it by adding stamped letters and […]