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Heritage Open Days – Museum Tours

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Celebrating 200 years of the Sharpe’s family and the creation of the pottery. (Sharpe’s 200th Birthday Celebration). During this 45-minute tour our experienced guides will give a fascinating insight into the history of South Derbyshire’s industrial past. You’ll discover stories of Sharpe’s family history, and the significant changes from 19th century coal mining, clay extraction […]

Free

Heritage Open Days – Museum Tours

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Celebrating 200 years of the Sharpe’s family and the creation of the pottery. (Sharpe’s 200th Birthday Celebration). During this 45-minute tour our experienced guides will give a fascinating insight into the history of South Derbyshire’s industrial past. You’ll discover stories of Sharpe’s family history, and the significant changes from 19th century coal mining, clay extraction […]

Free

Coin Valuation Day

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Join Willow Coins for their monthly Coin Valuation Day. Free entry.

Heritage Open Days – Object Handling

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Celebrating 200 years of the Sharpe’s family and the creation of the pottery. (Sharpe’s 200th Birthday Celebration). Hold history in your hands with objects from the Pottery Museum’s collection. You will find out more about the collection through relaxed, informal conversations. Volunteers facilitate the object handling, encourage discussion and answer visitors' questions. · Objects will […]

Free

Put t’kettle On for Macmillan

The Glaze Room at Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

We invite you to our Put t'kettle On afternoon raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support as part of their Big Coffee Morning (but please note ours takes place in the afternoon!) Pop along for tea, coffee, cake and a good old chat! All welcome. Free (Donations towards Macmillan Cancer Support welcome and of course cakes […]

Free

Oktobeerfest

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Campfire Trailer in association with Sharpe's and Bodell's are throwing the ultimate Oktoberfest as a Swadlincote Beer Festival this September! Join us for: A whole host of guest craft beers / ales and cider and tap takeovers from your favourite local brewers Bavarian themed street food in Campfire's taproom 'bierkeller' Traditional cask ales at Sharpe's […]

Free

Oktoberfest – Family Crafts

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Join us for fun themed family craft workshop celebrating Oktoberfest. Make your own decorative cuckoo clock, alpine hat, lebkuchen inspired decorations and more! Price: £10 per child. Booking essential. (Adults accompanying but not participating free) Book a space

Coin Valuation Day

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Join Willow Coins for their Coin Valuation Day. Free Entry.

Coin Valuation Day

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Join Willow Coins for their monthly Coin Valuation Day. Free entry.

Put t’kettle On

The Glaze Room at Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

We're putting the kettle on at these sessions running every two weeks! Join us for tea, coffee, biscuits and a good old chat! Everyone welcome. Free entry - donations welcome.

Free

Music in the Kiln – Off the Record

The Kiln at Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

This October, we will be welcoming Off the Record back to Sharpe's to perform in the Kiln. Off the Record are a four-piece acoustic band who perform songs from the 1920's to 2000's using vocal harmonies with guitar, ukulele, harmonica, and tin whistle. Price: £10 per person. Book and Pay

£10

Art Workshop with Sue Gardner: Winter Stag

The Glaze Room at Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Join Artist Sue Gardner for this all day art workshop painting a Winter Stag in acrylics. Spend the day with Sue painting, learning and socialising with other like minded artists and take home your own original version of my ‘Winter Stag’ painting size 45cm x 60 cm on canvas. This workshop is suitable for beginners […]

£80