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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

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  • 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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  • 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

Festive Song and Storytime
Festive Song and Storytime

Festive Song and Storytime

18 December 2017, 10.30 to 11.15 | Free

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


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Get into the festive spirit with some seasonal stories and songs, that are ideal for your pre-schoolers. Great fun for all under 5's and their accompanying adults/carers. Fancy dress is welcome.

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

Christmas Tree Book Folding Workshop
Christmas Tree Book Folding Workshop

Christmas Tree Book Folding Workshop

20 December 2017, 10.00 to 11.00 | £5 per person

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


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Sarah from Ollie Bobs will be breathing new life into an old tradition in this festive, family workshop. Great fun guaranteed for both adults and children alike. Price per person includes tuition and all materials. Booking Recommended.

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

Christmas Tree Book Folding Workshop
Christmas Tree Book Folding Workshop

Christmas Tree Book Folding Workshop

20 December 2017, 11.30 to 12.30 | £5 per person

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


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Sarah from Ollie Bobs will be breathing new life into an old tradition in this festive, family workshop. Great fun guaranteed for both adults and children alike. Price per person includes tuition and materials. Booking Recommended.

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

Festive Fabric Stockings
Festive Fabric Stockings

Festive Fabric Stockings

22 December 2017, 10.00 to 11.00 | £5 per person

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


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Feel the festivities in this latest craft workshop and sew your own seasonal stocking, in this Christmas workshop with Sarah from Ollie Bobs. Suitable for all boys and girls aged 8+ as some handstitching will feature. Price per person includes tuition and all materials. Booking Advised.

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

Santa's Workshop and Breakfast
Santa's Workshop and Breakfast

Santa's Workshop and Breakfast

23 December 2017, 09.00 to 10.15 | As above.

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


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Tuck into a hot breakfast at Sharpe's cafe before heading off to the elf workshop to make a Christmas craft. Your festive visit is then rounded off when you visit our winter wonderland to meet Santa in his Grotto. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. The price per child is £10 (includes breakfast and the workshop) and the price per adult is £6 (includes breakfast). Booking Essential!

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

Santa's Workshop and Breakfast
Santa's Workshop and Breakfast

Santa's Workshop and Breakfast

23 December 2017, 09.30 to 10.45 | As above.

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


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Tuck into a hot breakfast in Sharpe's cafe before heading off to the elf workshop to make a Christmas craft. Your festive visit is then rounded off when you visit our winter wonderland to meet Santa in his Grotto. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Price per child is £10 (includes breakfast and the workshop) and the price per adult is £6 (includes breakfast). Booking Essential!

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

Santa Workshop
Santa Workshop

Santa Workshop

23 December 2017, 10.30 to 14.00 | As above.

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


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It's almost Christmas so join the elves in their workshop and and help make a Christmas craft to take home with you. Round off your visit with a trip to our winter wonderland where you will be able to meet Santa in his Grotto. Places per child cost £5 and one free adult ticket is permitted. Prices for additional adults cost £2.50 thereafter.

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

Santa's Workshop and Afternoon Tea
Santa's Workshop and Afternoon Tea

Santa's Workshop and Afternoon Tea

23 December 2017, 14.00 to 14.45 | As above.

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


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Join the elves in their workshop and make a Christmas craft to take home with you. Round off your festive visit with a trip to our winter wonderland, where you will be able to meet Santa in his Grotto. Price per child is £11 (includes afternoon tea and the workshop) and price per adult is £6 (includes afternoon tea). Booking Essential!

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

Rag Wreath Workshop
Rag Wreath Workshop

Rag Wreath Workshop

20 January 2018, 10.00 to 12.00 | £15 per person

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


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Make a personalised rag wreath in this sociable workshop to brighten up your home, or to gift to somebody special. Sarah from Ollie Bobs will be here to deliver to this workshop and to help you get in touch with your creative side, over tea and cake! Price per person includes tuition, materials and refreshments. Booking Required.

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

Museum Guided Tour
Museum Guided Tour

Museum Guided Tour

31 January 2018, 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 a unique tour around our Grade II listed kiln and pottery museum. No Booking Required!

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

Wind Down Friday's - Pottery Evening
Wind Down Friday's - Pottery Evening

Wind Down Friday's - Pottery Evening

02 February 2018, 19.00 to 21.00 | £12.50 each

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


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Sharpe's; with the help of guest potter Jayne Proctor, will be bringing a bit of sparkle to the winter evenings at our latest "wind down friday" sociable pottery workshop. Catch up with friends and enjoy getting creative over a glass of bubbly (or soft drink). Price per person includes tuition, materials, firing and a glass of fizz. Booking Essential!

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

Antiques Valuation Day
Antiques Valuation Day

Antiques Valuation Day

07 February 2018, 14.30 to 16.00 | £1 per item/set

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


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Bring your antiques and family heirlooms along to the museum and get them valued by Bamfords Auctioneers.

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

Paper Rose Wreaths
Paper Rose Wreaths

Paper Rose Wreaths

10 February 2018, 10.00 to 12.00 | £15pp

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


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Create a beautiful paper rose wreath with Sarah from Ollie Bobs, in her latest craft workshop. It's the perfect chance to catch up with friends over coffee and cake and no previous experience is necessary. Price per person includes tuition, materials and refreshments. Booking Advised!

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

Weds. Talk - The Music Hall On Film; Pt. II
Weds. Talk - The Music Hall On Film; Pt. II

Weds. Talk - The Music Hall On Film; Pt. II

14 February 2018, 14.30 to 16.00 | £2.50pp

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


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Back by popular demand - Bob Massey will explore how music halls have been captured on film over the years. Includes period footage and media clips. All welcome, as no prior attendance to part one is necessary. Price per person includes refreshments. No Booking Required!

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

Button Brooch Posies
Button Brooch Posies

Button Brooch Posies

17 February 2018, 10.00 to 11.30 | £10pp

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


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A brand new workshop for 2018 - Sarah from Ollie Bobs will lead this relaxing session and will show you how to create your very own button brooch posy. Price per person includes tuition, materials and refreshments. Booking Advised!

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

Sporing Blooms - Textile Workshop
Sporing Blooms - Textile Workshop

Sporing Blooms - Textile Workshop

21 February 2018, 10.00 to 11.00 | £5pp

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


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Try your hand at some textile crafts in this latest family workshop, with Sarah from Ollie Bobs. The workshop is suitable for all boys and girls aged 8+, as some hand stitching will feature. No previous experience is necessary. Price per person includes tuition and materials. Booking Advised!

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

Family Pottery Workshop
Family Pottery Workshop

Family Pottery Workshop

23 February 2018, 10.30 to 12.00 | £4pp

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


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Half term will see the return of our popular family pottery workshops, which are led by guest potter Jayne Proctor of Sheepshead Designs. Suitable for adults and children aged 5+ and no previous experience is necessary, so come along get creative! Price per person includes tuition, materials and firing. Booking Advised.

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

Family Pottery Workshop
Family Pottery Workshop

Family Pottery Workshop

23 February 2018, 13.00 to 14.30 | £4pp

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


Find out more

Half term will see the return of our popular family pottery workshops, which are led by guest potter Jayne Proctor of Sheepshead Designs. Suitable for adults and children aged 5+ and no previous experience is necessary, so come along get creative! Price per person includes tuition, materials and firing. Booking Advised.

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

Sat. Talk - "Garderobes, Grime and Leeches"
Sat. Talk - "Garderobes, Grime and Leeches"

Sat. Talk - "Garderobes, Grime and Leeches"

24 February 2018, 10.00 to 12.00 | £5pp

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


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Guest speaker Maureen Taylor will be shedding an entertaining light upon the 16th Centuries answer to personal health and hygiene, in this illustrated presentation. Price per person includes refreshments. Booking Advised!

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

"Ghost Hunting at Sharpe's"
"Ghost Hunting at Sharpe's"

"Ghost Hunting at Sharpe's"

24 February 2018, 21.00 to 23.30 | £15pp

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


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Join us "out of hours" at Sharpe's for something a little different, as we conduct our very own paranormal investigation within our unique Grade II listed kiln and pottery buildings. With a history that dates back nearly two hundred years, the site has many stories to tell ... Price per person includes refreshments and access to come paranormal equipment - feel free to bring along your own phone, camera or recording equipment though. Booking Essential!

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

Museum Guided Tour
Museum Guided Tour

Museum Guided Tour

28 February 2018, 12.30 to 13.30 | Free

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


Find out more

Join one of our knowledgable and friendly guides, for a unique tour around our Grade II listed kiln and pottery museum. No Booking Required!

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

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