A whole Summer of family fun is planned at Sharpe’s Pottery Museum in Swadlincote including ‘Paint a Pot’, ‘Clay Play’, ‘Discovery Days’ and Djembe Drumming Workshops! There’s something for everyone! Visit our Events page for all the latest events or follow the links below!

Paint a Pot

Paint your own piece of ceramic art! Choose one of our bisque fired models to paint and take home! £12.50 per person.

Click on the dates below to book!

Friday 23rd July, Sunday 1st August, Sunday 15th August, Sunday 29th August

Clay Play

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

Click on the dates below to book!

Sunday 25th July, Friday 30th July, Sunday 8th August, Friday 13th August, Sunday 22nd August, Friday 27th August

Discovery Days

New to Sharpe’s. Be a Scientist for a morning or afternoon and join in one of our themed Discovery Days! £10 per person.

Click on the dates below to book!

Kitchen Science – Thursday 5th August, Friday 6th August

Nature Detectives – Thursday 19th August, Friday 20th August 

Family Djembe Drumming Workshops

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 activity. Suitable for children aged 5+. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Click on the dates below to book!

Wednesday 4th August, Saturday 21st August

The museum will also be open to visitors Thursdays-Sundays. Please check our website for opening times! If you would like further information about any of our events, please get in touch with us here!