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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.


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Baby Changing Facilities Baby Changing Facilities
Car Parking Car Parking
Children Welcome Children Welcome
Children's Play Area Children's Play Area
Conference Facilities Conference Facilities
Disabled Parking Disabled Parking
Disabled Toilets Disabled Toilets
Educational Activities Educational Activities
Gift Shop Gift Shop
Information Centre Information Centre
Licenced Licenced
Toilets Toilets
VAQAS VAQAS
Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access


Upcoming Events

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Granville School Art Exhibition
01 July 2015 to 30 July 2015
10:00 to 16:00

Exhibition of artwork by students from Granville School. Price: Free, Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk, Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


Barrie Slatter Exhibition
01 July 2015 to 31 July 2015
10:00 to 16:00

Exhibition of Aviation Paintings covering WW1, WW2 and the Present day in the Coffee Shop by Barrie Slatter. Price: Free Entry, Phone: 01283 222600, Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk, Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


Featured Artist in the Museum Shop - Elaine Thompson
01 July 2015 to 31 August 2015
10:00 to 16:00

Exhibition of Wood Carving in the Museum Shop by featured artist Elaine Thompson. Price: Free Entry, Phone: 01283 222600, Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk, Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


Mines, Mills and Murder (Experience Swadlincote, Midway and Bretby Estate)
16 July 2015
From 10:30

Meet at Sharpe's Pottery Museum. Town pavements, field and woodland paths with ascents and descents. A figure of eight walk with much of local history interest. The last of the WW1 commemoration walks. Please bring a packed luncha nd drink. Leader Dot Morson for the Environmental Education Project. No dogs. 5.75 miles, 3 stiles. Price: FREE supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Phone: 01283 535039, Email: rosliston@south-derbys.gov.uk, WEb: www.south-derbys.gov.uk/environmentaleduation


Patchwork Workshop - Morning
18 July 2015
10:30 to 12:30

Learn traditional patchwork technique and make a start on an heirloom piece with Sarah from Ollie-Bobs. The workshop involves hand sewing paper piecing hexagons and other shapes to patchwork. All supplies are included but you can bring along fabric scraps you would like to include. Suitable for accompanied children and beginners. Price: £15 (includes materials), Phone: 01283 222600, Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk, Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


Patchwork Workshop - Afternoon
18 July 2015
13:30 to 15:30

Learn traditional patchwork technique and make a start on an heirloom piece. The workshop involves hand sewing paper piecing hexagons and other shapes to patchwork. All supplies are included but you can bring along fabric scraps you would like to include. Suitable for accompanied children and beginners. Price: £15 (includes materials), Phone: 01283 222600, Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk, Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


Plasticine Play
24 July 2015
10:30 to 14:30

Pop along and be inspired by a collection and make something out of plasticine - take a picture and upload it to our Flickr account! Price: Free (Donations welcome), Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk, Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


Saturday Talk - T. G. Green
25 July 2015
10:00 to 12:30

One in a series of Saturday Talks by Historian and Archivist Dr Iain Hambling on the history of T.G. Green. This one features the period WWII. Includes tea, coffee and cake. Price: £5, Phone: 01283 222600, Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk, Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


Plasticine Play
25 July 2015
10:30 to 14:30

Pop along and be inspired by a collection and make something out of plasticine - take a picture and upload it to our Flickr account! Price: Free (Donations welcome), Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk, Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk


Clay Day
28 July 2015
10:30 to 14:30

Be inspired by our collection and make something out of clay at this Drop In family workshop! Price: FREE (Donations welcome), Phone: 01283 222600, Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk, Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk




     

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West Street
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE11 9DG

01283 222600

http://www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk

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

Buses

Walking distance from Swadlincote Bus Station. Services to Derby, Burton upon Trent, Ashby de la Zouch and Leicester.