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Sharpe's Pottery Museum & Coffee Shop

Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Sharpe's Pottery Museum & Coffee Shop

Explore this award winning pottery site, exhibiting internationally important pottery and sanitary ware, plus The National Forest story. Visit the Tourist Information Centre, café, gift shop, playzone and activities for all.

Facilities

Key
  • Accepts Credit CardsAccepts Credit Cards

  • Baby Changing FacilitiesBaby Changing Facilities

  • Car ParkingCar Parking

  • Children WelcomeChildren Welcome

  • Children's Play AreaChildren's Play Area

  • Conference FacilitiesConference Facilities

  • Disabled ParkingDisabled Parking

  • Disabled ToiletsDisabled Toilets

  • Educational ActivitiesEducational Activities

  • Gift ShopGift Shop

  • Information CentreInformation Centre

  • LicencedLicenced

  • Restaurant CafeRestaurant Cafe

  • ToiletsToilets

  • Wheelchair AccessWheelchair Access

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  • Buses

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  • Opening times

    Museum and TIC
    All year: Mon - Sat
    10am - 4.30pm

    Cafe
    All year: Mon - Sat
    10am - 4pm

    Museum, TIC and Cafe
    Bank Holiday Mondays
    10am - 3pm

    Museum, TIC and Coffee Shop
    Christmas and New Year
    Closed

  • Admissions

    Museum
    Adult: Free

    Group tours including refreshments
    Adult: 5.00
    Concession: 5.00
    Child : 5.00

  • Address

    23, West Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9DG

Upcoming Events

Button Brooch Workshop
Button Brooch Workshop

Button Brooch Workshop

21 October 2017, 10.00 to 12.00 | £20pp

Sharpe's Pottery Museum & Coffee Shop, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283 222600info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


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Try something different with Sarah from Ollie Bobs and learn how to make your very own button brooch. Great to make as a handmade gift, or to wear as a personal adornment.  All materials and refreshments included.

(http://www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk)

Townscape Glass Workshop
Townscape Glass Workshop

Townscape Glass Workshop

25 October 2017, 10.30 to 13.00 | £5pp

Sharpe's Pottery Museum & Coffee Shop, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283 222600info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


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Be inspired by Swadlincote's historic architecture and design your very own glass piece in celebration of the ongoing "HLF Townscape Project". You can also create an additional glass coaster or dish to take home with you. All materials included.

(http://www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk)

Museum Guided Tour
Museum Guided Tour

Museum Guided Tour

25 October 2017, 12.30 to 13.30 | Free

Sharpe's Pottery Museum & Coffee Shop, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283 222600info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


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Join one of our knowledgable and friendly guides for our free, monthly tour around the kiln and museum.

(http://www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk)

Halloween Hi Jinks - A Scooby Doo Mystery
Halloween Hi Jinks - A Scooby Doo Mystery

Halloween Hi Jinks - A Scooby Doo Mystery

27 October 2017, 17.00 to 18.30 | Free

Sharpe's Pottery Museum & Coffee Shop, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283 222600info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


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Something spooky is going on at the museum and we need your help to solve the mystery. Follow the clues and complete the activities to help the gang discover exactly "who-dunnit". Great for all "meddling kids" aged 8 and upwards.

(http://www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk)

Sat. Talk - "Black Country Ghosts"
Sat. Talk - "Black Country Ghosts"

Sat. Talk - "Black Country Ghosts"

28 October 2017, 10.00 to 12.00 | £5pp

Sharpe's Pottery Museum & Coffee Shop, Swadlincote, Derbyshire01283 222600info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


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As all hallows eve approaches Anthony Poulton-Smith will be regailing audiences with snippets from his "Black Country Ghosts" book, before ending with a tale about the oddest of phone calls ...

(http://www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk)

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