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Museums and galleries

Below is a list of museums and galleries in and around South Derbyshire.
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Sharpe's Pottery Museum

We support the Sharpes Pottery Heritage and Arts Trust (external link). The visitor centre housed in the restored pottery works in the South Derbyshire town of Swadlincote, is a registered and accredited museum with exhibits and displays and the latest in interactive technology, which reveals the hidden treasures and fascinating facts behind a South Derbyshire pottery. The centre also houses Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre, People Express and The Magic Attic Archives.

Sharpe's Pottery Museum
West Street
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE11 9DG
Tel: 01283 222600
Web: www.sharpespotterymuseum.org.uk

Ferrers Gallery

The Ferrers Gallery is a multi award winning gallery promoting British contemporary craft. The gallery is independently run and set in the stunning rural setting of Staunton Harold near Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire.

Staunton Harold
Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Leicester
LE65 1RU
Telephone: 01332 863337
Web: www.ferrersgallery.co.uk

Ingleby Gallery

The brick building housing the Gallery was originally a shire horse stable, part of one of the working farms on Sir Francis Burdett's Foremarke Estate. Built in the 18th century it has many of its original features, hayrack and harness pegs. The Gallery aims to provide a fascinating mix of many diverse styles and skills with a welcoming vibrant atmosphere.

Ingleby
Nr Melbourne
Derbyshire
DE73 7HW
Telephone: 01332 865995 / 01332 862301
Web: www.ingleby-gallery.co.uk/ 

Melbourne Contemporary Arts

Church Square
Melbourne
Derbyshire
DE73 1EN
Telephone: 01332 865333
Email: mc.arts@virgin.net

Moira Furnace & Ashby Canal Museum

Spectacular brick structure outside South Derbyshire District, completed in 1806 and now a scheduled Ancient Monument.

Furnace Lane
Moira
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE12 6AT
Telephone: 01283 224667

The Roundhouse Gallery

First established in 1989, the gallery stocks at least 50 of Britain's leading Contemporary Studio Potters.

The Firs
Foston
Derbyshire
DE65 5DL
Telephone: 01283 585348
Web: www.roundhousegallery.co.uk

Shardlow Heritage Centre

Provides a fascinating insight into the 18th century canal transhipment port of Shardlow.

London Road 
Shardlow
Derbyshire
DE72 2GA
Telephone: 01332 792489 

Arts Derbyshire 

This is a one-stop shop for arts activities and news across Derbyshire and Derby City, including a directory of Derbyshire artists and arts organisations. http://www.artsderbyshire.org.uk/ (external link)

For a wider listing of Museums and Galleries in Derbyshire, please visit Derbyshire County Council

National Sikh Heritage Centre and Holocaust Museum

Princes Street
Pear Tree
Derby
DE23 8NT
Tel: 0845 643 5513
Web: www.nationalsikhmuseum.com   

Contact details

South Derbyshire District Council
Conservation and Heritage
Civic Offices
Civic Way
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE11 0AH
Telephone: 01283 221000
Fax: 01283 595850
Online: contact form
email: conservation-heritage@south-derbys.gov.uk


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