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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.


Loads to see and do key

Accepts Credit Cards Accepts Credit Cards
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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Featured Artists at Sharpe's
01 April 2015 to 30 April 2015
10:00 to 16:00

Featured Artist in the Museum Shop this month is Jane Bevan with small sculptures and vessels hand made from materials from the South Derbyshire countryside. In Cafe Espresso there will be an exhibition of original photography by Susan Olumide featuring landscape and trees photography. Tel: 01283 222600; Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk; Website: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk; Price: FREE.


Quiz and Chips Night
28 April 2015
From 19:30

Pit your wits against our quiz master and enjoy fish and chips. Prize for the winning team... and a wooden spoon for the losers! All proceeds to the museum, due to popular demand booking is essential. Tel: 01283 222600 Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk Price: £6 person including fish supper.


Sharpe's Pottery Museum and Kiln Tour
29 April 2015
12:30 to 13:30

Explore the unique history of Sharpe's Pottery Kiln and Museum galleries with a free guided tour. Learn about an invention which changed the world for better and pots which are an iconic part of our British social history. Tel: 01283 222600 Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk. Price: FREE. Donations towards the museum upkeep appreciated.


Featured Artist's at Sharpe's
01 June 2015 to 30 June 2015
10:00 to 16:00

Sharpe's Pottery Museum, West Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9DG Tel: 01283 222600 Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk Price: Free. Featured Artist in the Museum Shop is Charly Smith with Love Lottie Knits, a knitted selection of items and creatures, handmade in Derbyshire. Emma Roulstone will have an exhibition of original artwork in Cafe Espresso.


Magic Attic Exhibition: Battle of Britain/Galipoli
01 June 2015 to 30 June 2015
10:00 to 16:30

Exhibition by the Magic Attic Archives in the Lower Gallery. Please contact for further details. Sharpe's Pottery Museum, West Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9DG Tel: 01283 222600 Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk Price: Free


Macmillan & Healthwatch Derbyshire Talk
03 June 2015
From 14:00

Join Voices and Volumes for this talk by Jas Dosanjh. The Magic Attic Archives, West Street, Swadlincote DE11 9DG Tel: 01283 819020 Web: www.magicattic.org.uk Price: £2.50. Includes light refreshments.


Bamford's Antiques Valuation Day
03 June 2015
From 14:30

First Wednesday of the month. Bamford's Auctioneers will be offering advice and valuations at the Museum. A fantastic chance to unearth your family heritage and find out about the history and today's value of the items! Sharpe's Pottery Museum, West Street, Swadlincote DE11 9DG Tel: 01283 222600 Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk Price: £1 donation per item; this is used towards the upkeep of the Museum.


Derbyshire Curiosities Talk
17 June 2015
From 19:30

Join the Magic Attic for this talk by Keith Blood on Derbyshire Curiosities. Tea/coffee and biscuits included. The Magic Attic Archives, West Street, Swadlincote DE11 9DG Tel: 01283 819020 Web: www.magicattic.org.uk Price: £2.50. Includes tea/coffee and biscuits.


Sharpe's Pottery Museum & Kiln Tour
24 June 2015
From 12:30

Explore the unique history of Sharpe's Pottery Kiln and Museum galleries with a free guided tour. Learn about an invention which changed the world for the better and pots which are an iconic part of our British social history. Tel: 01283 222600 Email: info@sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk Price: Free. Donations towards the Museum up-keep appreciated.




     

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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.