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Danielle brings a fresh look to Sharpe’s Pottery Museum!

Danielle brings a fresh look to Sharpe’s Pottery Museum!

Danielle Orme, Foundation Degree Contemporary Creative Practice student at Burton and South Derbyshire College has recently worked on a live brief involving the refresh of Sharpe’s Pottery Museum’s visual identity.As part of the refresh, Danielle has chosen a new...

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Voices in the Kiln

Voices in the Kiln

A new augmented reality app funded by Derbyshire County Council’s Community Priorities Programme thanks to Councillor Stuart Swan, has been created by a group of young people who attend People Express to enable visitors of Sharpe’s Pottery Museum to see Victorian...

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The art of Raku is returning to Sharpe’s Pottery

The art of Raku is returning to Sharpe’s Pottery

Read on to find out more about this traditional, yet also contemporary art form. The meaning of the word raku is “fun, delightful, joy” and is from the Japanese language. Raku  楽 Raku generally refers to a type of low-firing process that was inspired by traditional...

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