SHARPE'S POTTERY MUSEUM

The bottle kiln before renovation,
in romantic decay.
Photograph: Mike Beech, 1994.
    Background
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    The
    Renovation
    Project


A joint initiative of Community Project Partners:

The Magic Attic Archive. People Express - a community arts organisation. South Derbyshire Local History Forum. South Derbyshire District Council - Design and Heritage. South Derbyshire Writers' Group.

The above project partners formed The Sharpe's Pottery Heritage and Arts Trust Ltd to take a 125 year lease on the site and early 19th century buildings of Sharpe's Pottery in the conservation area of Swadlincote, South Derbyshire, England.


Other websites which may be of interest:

South Peaks Heritage and Culture - Find Museums, Art Galleries and Things to Do in the Peak District.
Picture the Past - a photographic heritage of the N E Midlands.
The National Forest - A quarter of the National Forest lies within the boundaries of South Derbyshire.