An exciting introduction three hour course offering hands on experience into a variety of glass blowing techniques from gathering glass, shaping and applying colour. No experience required. Continuing students are welcome. Students create a series of glass pieces from paperweights to blown vessels to take home.
During this glass blowing course students will learn the basic skills of glass-making in order to make their own vessels and learn the way glass is blown and sculpted. Students will discover the exciting potential of blowing glass and own creativity by choice of colour and form. Students learn techniques such as:
• Gathering Glass From The Furnace
• Shaping and Tooling The Molten Glass
• Applying Colour
• Finishing The Base
Thank you for such a wonderful morning. We can’t wait to receive our priceless pieces of work to show off to all our friends! Thank you so much again for our amazing experience.
Excellent course, very enjoyable. A very hands on course and highly recommended experience.
-Dan Gorman, Charity Manager
Working with molten glass was amazing the heat made it have its own life!
-Ms Murphy, Science Editor
It was awesome, great fun thank you!
-An eight year old student
Booking course dates and times are subject to availability and may alter. The booking time is an approximate time and may be subject to change due to availability and the hand made glass-making processes which may run slighter over.
We recommend you arrive on the hour to watch a demonstration or at least arrive 5 minutes before the booking time. Please see Terms & Conditions.
Glass work can be collected the following day once cooled down. Alternatively P&P can be arranged
Please see Terms & Conditions.