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Making Textured & Stamped Silver Rings with Louise Mary

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

Spend a day in the studio with Louise Mary Designs getting creative 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 […]

Raku Mini-Course with Andy Mason

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

The Second instalment of this two part mini course in Raku: Art & Alchemy. With roots in 16th century medieval Japan, Raku is an exciting way of glazing and firing handmade pots. Andy Mason is back at Sharpes for a second visit in 2023, this time for an exciting 2-session mini-course.  Students will create their […]

Making Textured Silver Earrings with Louise Mary

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 […]

Sea Glass & Pottery for Adults

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

Have you ever wondered what you can do with the beautiful things you can find on the beach?  Join our workshop with Karen from Shore Things and she'll show you how to create unique art from sea glass and sea pottery, with it's softly rounded edges and pastel colours.  Everyone is an artist under Karen's […]

Lantern Making Workshop with Steph Coley

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

Come along to this FREE Lantern Making Workshop with professional Artist Steph Coley in our Grade II listed Kiln Hovel. Drop-In, FREE!

Rainbow Highland Cow Workshop with Sue Gardner

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

Half Day Workshop - Saturday 18 November 2023, 1 pm - 5 pm £60.00 *This is an extra date by popular demand* Create your very own bright and colourful Scottish Highland Cow on canvas, to take home and hang in pride of place! Discover your creative side in a relaxed way, with plenty of help […]

Christmas Sea Glass with Shore Things by Karen

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

This Christmas season, come down and have a go at making your own decorations and gifts using beautiful Sea Glass! Join our workshop with Karen from Shore Things and she’ll show you how to create unique art from sea glass and sea pottery, with it’s softly rounded edges and pastel colours.  Everyone is an artist […]

Sea Glass for Adults

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

New Year, new skill? Join Karen from Shore Things to create art from the fragments of glass and pottery that are washed up on our beaches every day. Even if you think you're not creative, Karen will lead you through the process step-by-step and you'll be amazed by what can be made from everyday materials! […]

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 […]

Valentine’s Sea Glass for Adults

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

This Valentine'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.  Be inspired by love for family and friends this […]

Sea Glass for Children

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

This Half Term 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 life. £15 per […]

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 […]