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Welcome to the 7th International Festival of Glass. Since its inception in 2004 the Festival’s aim has been to celebrate and showcase the skill and innovation of the glass industry and makers, both historic and contemporary, local and international.

We look forward to meeting you in Stourbridge this August bank holiday to celebrate one of the most fascinating and diverse art forms around. With open studios, demonstrations, presentations, performances, street theatre, storytelling, narrowboat rides and glass taster sessions, there with plenty of opportunities for you to get involved and have fun.

 

International Festival of Glass 2017 Website

Christmas Craft Fair & Craft Market 2016

Our Christmas Craft Fair at the Ruskin Glass Centre, The Glasshouse, Stourbridge, On Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th November 2016.

The Christmas Craft Fair will include a Craft Market, cafe serving seasonal food, choirs singing, workshops and live performances in the theatre.   The Webb Corbett Visitor Centre and the 24 on-site shops & studio’s will be open for the Festive weekend.

The ‘Craft Stands’ will be selling a range of local and handmade crafts from ceramics, textiles, glass, cards and jewellery, to name but a few.

Our ‘Christmas Craft Fair’, offers a warm & friendly welcome, great food, unique gift buying opportunities, all within a Craft complex with a strong heritage of glass making.

 

Stained Glass Day Workshop 22/10/2016

Stained Glass Day Course – Saturday 22nd October 2016

Glass designer & maker Paul Floyd will lead a day class on stained glass.  This day course is suitable for beginners and is an introduction to the craft of stained glass.

Students will look at designs, choose glass, learn how to cut glass to a pattern and shape the lead to make their own colourful panel.

All tools are provided and the course includes materials for a stained glass panel up to 20cm x 20cm.  Only 3 people per workshop for maximum individual attention.

  • Starts: Saturday 22nd October 2016
  • Time: 9:00 am till 4:30pm
  • Costs: £120 (includes all materials)
  • Venue: Transparent Glass Studio, Ruskin Glass Centre, Wollaston Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4HE

For more information, available places and booking contact Paul Floyd  or on the details below.

Studio: 01384 399412

Email Address: info@paulfloyd.co.uk

Gift Vouchers for the courses and workshops are available.  Please contact Paul Floyd for more details.

Participant Information:

Aprons will be provided, please wear older clothes and no open-toe shoes.  This course involves working with lead and unfortunately we recommend that pregnant & nursing mothers do not attend.

Throughout the day there will be lunch and tea breaks.  Lunch, drinks and a wonderful selection of cakes can be obtained from the Ruskin Glass Centre Organic Café.  Café opens Monday to Saturday between 10am till 3:30pm.

Stained Glass Day Workshop 04/07/2015

Stained Glass Day Course – Saturday 4th July 2015

Glass designer & maker Paul Floyd will lead a day class on stained glass.  This day course is suitable for beginners and is an introduction to the craft of stained glass.

Students will look at designs, choose glass, learn how to cut glass to a pattern and shape the lead to make their own colourful panel.

All tools are provided and the course includes materials for a stained glass panel up to 20cm x 20cm.  Only 4 people per workshop for maximum individual attention.

  • Starts: Saturday 4th July 2015
  • Time: 9:00 am till 5:30pm
  • Costs: £120 (includes all materials)
  • Venue: Transparent Glass Studio, Ruskin Glass Centre, Wollaston Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4HE

For more information, available places and booking contact Paul Floyd  or on the details below.

Studio: 01384 399412

Email Address: info@paulfloyd.co.uk

Gift Vouchers for the courses and workshops are available.  Please contact Paul Floyd for more details.

Participant Information:

Aprons will be provided, please wear older clothes and no open-toe shoes.  This course involves working with lead and unfortunately we recommend that pregnant & nursing mothers do not attend.

Throughout the day there will be lunch and tea breaks.  Lunch, drinks and a wonderful selection of cakes can be obtained from the Ruskin Glass Centre Organic Café.  Café opens Monday to Saturday between 9:00am till 3:00pm.

February & March 2015 Events

Below is a list of the courses, workshops and events that we will be running  in February and March 2015.  Each event will also be listed separately on the website events page.

February 2015
  • 7th February 2015 – Beginners Fused Glass Workshop 2pm till 4:30pm Costs: £30
  • 14th February 2015 – Advanced Fused Glass Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm Costs: £45
  • 21st February 2015 – Beginners Stained Glass Day Workshop 9am till 5:3opm Costs: £120
  • 28th February 2015 – Advanced Fused Glass Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm Costs: £45
March 2015
  • 7th March 2015 – Beginners Fused Glass Workshop 2pm till 4:30pm Costs: £30
  • 14th March 2015 – Advanced Fused Glass Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm Costs: £45
  • 21st March 2015 – Advanced Fused Glass Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm Costs: £45
  • 28th March 2015 –Beginners Stained Glass Day Workshop 9am till 5:3opm Costs: £120

 

For further information and booking; Please contact Paul Floyd, Transparent Glass Studio on telephone number 01384 399412.

Email: info@paulfloyd.co.uk

Heathfield School Glass Workshop

On Saturday we had a busy morning preparing for Heathfield School GCSE Art department glass workshop.  This will be the first of three workshops with small groups of the students, over the next few Saturdays.

The students will work on designs from their curriculum Art projects and use these as inspiration to make fused glass panels or bowls.

Students Glasswork
Students Glasswork

This round panel is made using sheet glass colour and coloured glass frits (generic name for crushed glass of different grades/sizes)

Students Glasswork
Students Glasswork
Students Glasswork
Students Glasswork

Students Glasswork (before firing in the kiln) inspired by Aboriginal Art.  Figure made of copper wire.

January & February 2015 Events

Below is a list of the courses, workshops and events that we will be running  in January and February 2015.  Each event will also be listed separately on the website events page.

January 2015
  • 14th January 2015 – Stained Glass 10 Week Course 10am till 12:30pm Costs: £215
  • 17th January 2015 – Beginners Fused Glass Workshop 2pm till 4:30pm Costs: £30
  • 31st January 2015 – Advanced Fused Glass Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm Costs: £45
February 2015
  • 7th February 2015 – Beginners Fused Glass Workshop 2pm till 4:30pm Costs: £30
  • 14th February 2015 – Advanced Fused Glass Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm Costs: £45
  • 21st February 2015 – Beginners Stained Glass Day Workshop 9am till 5:3opm Costs: £120
  • 28th February 2015 – Advanced Fused Glass Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm Costs: £45

 

For further information and booking; Please contact Paul Floyd, Transparent Glass Studio on telephone number 01384 399412.

Email: info@paulfloyd.co.uk

Stained Glass Day Workshop 28/03/2015

Stained Glass Day Course – Saturday 28th March 2015

Glass designer & maker Paul Floyd will lead a day class on stained glass.  This day course is suitable for beginners and is an introduction to the craft of stained glass.

Students will look at designs, choose glass, learn how to cut glass to a pattern and shape the lead to make their own colourful panel.

All tools are provided and the course includes materials for a stained glass panel up to 20cm x 20cm.  Only 4 people per workshop for maximum individual attention.

  • Starts: Saturday 28th March 2015
  • Time: 9:00 am till 5:30pm
  • Costs: £120 (includes all materials)
  • Venue: Transparent Glass Studio, Ruskin Glass Centre, Wollaston Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4HE

For more information, available places and booking contact Paul Floyd  or on the details below.

Studio: 01384 399412

Email Address: info@paulfloyd.co.uk

Gift Vouchers for the courses and workshops are available.  Please contact Paul Floyd for more details.

Participant Information:

Aprons will be provided, please wear older clothes and no open-toe shoes.  This course involves working with lead and unfortunately we recommend that pregnant & nursing mothers do not attend.

Throughout the day there will be lunch and tea breaks.  Lunch, drinks and a wonderful selection of cakes can be obtained from the Ruskin Glass Centre Organic Café.  Café opens Monday to Saturday between 8:30am till 3:00pm.

December 2014 & January 2015 Events

Below is a list of the courses, workshops and events that we will be running or attending in December 2014 and January 2015.  Each event will also be listed separately on the website events page.

December 2014
  • 6th December 2014 – Beginners Fused Glass Workshop 2pm till 4:30pm Costs: £30
  • 6th December 2014 – Ruskin Glass Centre Christmas Craft Fair & Market 10am till 4pm
  • 7th December 2014 – Ruskin Glass Centre Christmas Craft Fair & Market 10am till 4pm
  • 13th December 2014 – Advanced Fused Glass Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm Costs: £45

January 2015

  • 14th January 2015 – Stained Glass 10 Week Course 10am till 12:30pm Costs: £215
  • 17th January 2015 – Beginners Fused Glass Workshop 2pm till 4:30pm Costs: £30
  • 31st January 2015 – Advanced Fused Glass Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm Costs: £45

 

For further information and booking; Please contact Paul Floyd, Transparent Glass Studio on telephone number 01384 399412.

Email: info@paulfloyd.co.uk

Stained Glass Day Workshop 21/02/2015

Stained Glass Day Course – Saturday 21st February 2015

Glass designer & maker Paul Floyd will lead a day class on stained glass.  This day course is suitable for beginners and is an introduction to the craft of stained glass.

Students will look at designs, choose glass, learn how to cut glass to a pattern and shape the lead to make their own colourful panel.

All tools are provided and the course includes materials for a stained glass panel up to 20cm x 20cm.  Only 4 people per workshop for maximum individual attention.

  • Starts: Saturday 21st February 2015
  • Time: 9:00 am till 5:30pm
  • Costs: £120 (includes all materials)
  • Venue: Transparent Glass Studio, Ruskin Glass Centre, Wollaston Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4HE

For more information, available places and booking contact Paul Floyd  or on the details below.

Studio: 01384 399412

Email Address: info@paulfloyd.co.uk

Gift Vouchers for the courses and workshops are available.  Please contact Paul Floyd for more details.

Participant Information:

Aprons will be provided, please wear older clothes and no open-toe shoes.  This course involves working with lead and unfortunately we recommend that pregnant & nursing mothers do not attend.

Throughout the day there will be lunch and tea breaks.  Lunch, drinks and a wonderful selection of cakes can be obtained from the Ruskin Glass Centre Organic Café.  Café opens Monday to Saturday between 8:30am till 3:00pm.

Christmas Craft Fair & Craft Market

Our Christmas Craft Fair at the Ruskin Glass Centre, The Glasshouse, Stourbridge, On Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th December 2014.

The Christmas Craft Fair will include a Craft Market, cafe serving seasonal food, Choirs singing throughout the day, workshops and live entertainment.   The Webb Corbett Visitor Centre and the 16 on-site shops & studio’s will be open for the festive weekend.

We have recently confirmed that there will be 21 stalls at the ‘Craft Market’ offering unique and affordable gifts.  The ‘Craft Stands’ will be selling a range of local and handmade crafts from ceramics, textiles, glass, cards and jewellery, to name but a few.

Our ‘Christmas Craft Fair’, offers a warm & friendly welcome, great food, unique gift buying opportunities, all within a Craft complex with a strong heritage of glass making.

RGC-Christmas Craft Fair A3_

October and November 2014 Events

Below is a list of the courses, workshops and events that we will be running or attending in October & November 2014.  Each event will also be listed separately on the website events page.

October
  • 11th October 2014 – Glass Heritage Open Weekend 10am till 4:00pm
  • 11th October 2014 – Advanced Fused Glass Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm Costs: £45
  • 12th October 2014 – Glass Heritage Open Weekend 10am till 4:00pm
  • 18th October 2014 – Beginners Fused Glass Workshop 2pm till 4:30pm Costs: £30
  • 25th October 2014 – Glass Fusing Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm : Group Booking

November

  • 1st November 2014 – Stained Glass Day Workshop 9am till 5:30pm Costs: £120
  • 8th November 2014 – Beginners Fused Glass Workshop 2pm till 4:30pm Costs: £30
  • 15th November 2014 – Advanced Fused Glass Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm Costs: £45
  • 22nd November 2014 – Elmfield School Advent Fayre Craft Market 10am till 4pm
  • 29th November 2014 – Advanced Fused Glass Workshop 1:30pm till 5:00pm Costs: £45

For further information and booking; Please contact Paul Floyd, Transparent Glass Studio on 01384 399412.  

Email: info@paulfloyd.co.uk

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