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Family Djembe Drumming Workshop

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

Family djembe drumming workshops have been created and developed specifically to encourage whole family participation - children, parents, carers, aunts, uncles and grandparents are all welcome to participate in this wonderful family bonding musical activity! Suitable for children aged 5+. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults: £7.50, Children £5.50 Book a space

Marvellous Mining

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

Celebrate all things mining in this fun themed craft workshop! Make a miners helmet, lamp and pick axe, free a canary and create your own plant fossil! Suitable for all ages. £7.50 per person. Book a space  

£7.50

Clay Play!

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

Come along and create something inspired from our collection of pots, pipes and toilets! Suitable for all ages! £7.50 per person. Book a space

£7.50

Clay Play!

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

Come along and create something inspired from our collection of pots, pipes and toilets! Suitable for all ages! £7.50 per person. Book a space

£7.50

Paint a Pot!

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

Paint your own piece of ceramic art! Choose one of our bisque fired models to paint and take home! Suitable for all ages! Price: £12.50 per person Book a space

£12.50

Clay Play!

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

Come along and create something inspired from our collection of pots, pipes and toilets! Suitable for all ages! £7.50 per person. Book a space

£7.50

Heritage Open Days – Museum Tours

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote

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 – Object Handling

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote

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

Heritage Open Days – Museum Tours

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote

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

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

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

Heritage Open Days – Object Handling

Sharpe's Pottery Museum West St, Swadlincote

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