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Breakfast with Santa!

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

FULLY BOOKED FOR 2023   SANTAAAAAAAAAAA - we know him! Our good friend Father Christmas has, once again, taken time out of his busy schedule to visit us here at Sharpe's this Christmas! Bring your little ones down and enjoy a wonderful breakfast courtesy of Sweet Caroline's, have a go at our Christmas crafts and […]

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! […]

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 & 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Silver Bracelets & Bangles Workshop

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

Spend a day in the studio getting creative making stunning silver bangles and bracelets. 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 […]

Sharpe’s Family Fun Trail – The Year of the Dragon

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

Join us for another popular Family Fun Trail at Sharpe's! This Half Term, celebrate Chinese New Year (10 February) by looking at our collections through the eyes of a dragon! These trails are designed to get you looking, learning but most importantly... having fun! There's no need to book, just drop by during our opening […]

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 […]

Clay Play!

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

Why not get creative with our popular Clay Play sessions? The possibilities are endless, so come down and see what you can create... For ages 5+ but welcome to all! Don't forget to bring your imagination! £5 per person including a tea or filter coffee from Sweet Caroline's cafe. We advise booking to avoid disappointment! […]