Quiz and Chips Night

20 Oct 19:00 - 21:00 20 Oct 19:00 - 21:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Ready your teams (maximum of four people per team) and pit your wits against our infamous Quiz Master! There's a prize for the winning team and fish and chips all around, as well...   More info

Button Brooch Workshop

21 Oct 10:00 - 12:00 21 Oct 10:00 - 12:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
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! Places...   More info

Family Book Folding Workshop

23 Oct 10:00 - 11:00 23 Oct 10:00 - 11:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Sarah from Ollie Bobs will return to Sharpe's during the October half-term week, to lead another of her popular family book-folding sessions . Great fun for adults and children...   More info

Family Book Folding Workshop

23 Oct 11:30 - 12:30 23 Oct 11:30 - 12:30 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Sarah from Ollie Bobs will return to Sharpe's during the October half-term week, to lead another of her popular family book-folding sessions . Great fun for adults and children...   More info

Creepy Clay Workshop

24 Oct 10:30 - 14:30 24 Oct 10:30 - 14:30 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Halloween is almost upon us, so why not have a go at creating a creepy clay ghost or pumpkin with Jayne Proctor, in her latest pottery workshop. Suitable for adults and children...   More info

Townscape Glass Workshop

25 Oct 10:30 - 13:00 25 Oct 10:30 - 13:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Glass artist Angela Ashton will be back to deliver yet another of her fabulous glass workshops at Sharpe's! Be inspired by Swadlincote's historic architecture in this session and...   More info

Museum Guided Tour

25 Oct 12:30 - 13:30 25 Oct 12:30 - 13:30 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Join one of our knowledgable and friendly guides for our monthly tour around the kiln and museum. Free though donations are welcome. No booking necessary, so just turn up on the...   More info

Fabric Pumpkins Workshop

27 Oct 10:00 - 11:00 27 Oct 10:00 - 11:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Sarah from Ollie Bobs will be back once again, but this time she will be showing you how to create your very own fabric pumpkin. Suitable for ages 8 as some handstitching will...   More info

Halloween Hijinks; A Scooby Doo Mystery

27 Oct 17:00 - 18:30 27 Oct 17:00 - 18:30 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
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...   More info

Saturday Talk; Black Country Ghosts

28 Oct 10:00 - 12:00 28 Oct 10:00 - 12:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
As all hallows eve approaches guest speaker Anthony Poulton-Smith will be regaling audiences with snippets from his Black Country Ghosts book, before ending with a tale about the...   More info

Energy Seekers Evening

28 Oct 22:00 - 29 Oct 01:30 28 Oct 22:00 - 29 Oct 01:30 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Paranormal Pathfinders unite for an evening at Sharpes Pottery Museum, Swadlincote. With Angela Sessions and Anne Huckerby. This is sure to be an evening of adventure and...   More info

Spooky Skeleton Storytime

31 Oct 10:30 - 12:00 31 Oct 10:30 - 12:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
In a dark, dark town, there was a dark, dark museum and in that dark, dark museum some skeletons lived ... Bring your tots along to Sharpe's and listen to the story of the...   More info

Ghoulish Ghost Stories

31 Oct 16:00 - 16:45 31 Oct 16:00 - 16:45 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Dare you creep down to the musuem to listen to some ghostly tales? Is the kiln actually haunted or is it a trick or treat? Well to find out join us afterschool on All Hallows...   More info

Antique Valuation Day

01 Nov 14:30 - 16:00 01 Nov 14:30 - 16:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Bring your antiques and family heirlooms along to the museum and get them valued by Bamfords Auctioneers. Charged at 1 per item or set. There's no need to book, so just turn up on...   More info

Sat. Talk - The Ashby Canal; Past, Present and Future

04 Nov 10:00 - 11:30 04 Nov 10:00 - 11:30 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Geoff Pursglove will take you through the journey of Ashby Canal's fascinating past, the present challenges faced and what the future might hold for the Trust. The talk also...   More info

Wind Down Friday - Lino Printing Chrstmas Cards

10 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 10 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Wind Down Friday returns in November and and this time you can try your hand at lino cutting and printing. Come along and create your very own Christmas card design, with the help...   More info

Festive Glass Decorations

11 Nov 10:30 - 15:00 11 Nov 10:30 - 15:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Angela Ashton's popular glass decoration workshop will return, to start getting you all into the festive spirit! Come along and make a coaster-sized decoration to gift to somebody...   More info

Saturday Talk - "Made in Swad. Pt. 2"

18 Nov 10:30 - 12:00 18 Nov 10:30 - 12:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
The second instalment in the story of Swadlincote's industrial successes will once again be delivered by speakers from the Magic Attic. This time around, the focus of the talk...   More info

Sharpe's Christmas Fair

24 Nov 10:00 - 20:00 24 Nov 10:00 - 20:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Sharpe's Christmas Fair returns for a packed day of festive stalls, carol singing and mulled wine. The festivities coincide with the Swadlincote Christmas light switch on and...   More info

Christmas Rag Wreath Workshop

25 Nov 10:00 - 12:00 25 Nov 10:00 - 12:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Get into the festive spirit with Sarah from Ollie Bobs and make your very own decorative rag wreath to take home with you, or to gift to somebody special. 20pp incl. light...   More info

Museum Guided Tour

29 Nov 12:30 - 13:30 29 Nov 12:30 - 13:30 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Join one of our knowledgable and friendly guides for our monthly tour around the kiln and museum. Free though donations are welcome. No booking necessary, so just turn up on the...   More info

Sat. Talk - "Fred and Ginger"

02 Dec 10:00 - 12:00 02 Dec 10:00 - 12:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Guest speaker Bob Massey will return to Sharpe's to look back on the life and times of iconic silver screen duo; Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. 5pp incl. light rfreshments...   More info

Festive Family Pottery Decorations

09 Dec 10:30 - 12:00 09 Dec 10:30 - 12:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Jayne Proctor from Sheepshead Designs will help you to create your very own fired pottery decoration, just in time for Christmas. It's a perfect activity for all ages to get...   More info

A Christmas Carol in the Kiln

09 Dec 19:00 - 22:00 09 Dec 19:00 - 22:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Storytelling, puppetry, music and a dash of audience participation will all be used by Chorus Theatre , to present this lively and riotus version of the festive classic by Charles...   More info

Inspired by Salt. Bros. - Mosaic Printing

15 Dec 10:30 - 13:00 15 Dec 10:30 - 13:00 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Come along and take part in this any-weather craft activity, which will coincide with the Christmas Mega Market in Swadlincote. Pop into Sharpe's and warm up after your shopping...   More info

Festive Story and Songtime

18 Dec 10:30 - 12:15 18 Dec 10:30 - 12:15 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
Join us in our kiln to get into the festive spirit with some stories and songs especially for preschoolers; courtesy of Swadlincote Libraries. Suitable for under 5's and their...   More info

Santa's Grotto and Elf Workshop

23 Dec 09:00 - 15:30 23 Dec 09:00 - 15:30 - Swadlincote Swadlincote
Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sharpe's Pottery Museum
It's almost Christmas and the elves are busy making their final preparations. Join them in the workshop to make a Christmas craft and round off your festive visit when you meet...   More info


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