Featuring fabulous glass artists from around the world

  • Studio glass pioneers, contemporary makers and super Scandinavian glass
  • Flameworkers, furnace fields and cool handed-engravers
  • Ethnobotany, Apollo missions and Celestial Bodies
  • Stories of migration and memories of long lost homes
  • Chemists and alchemists, conservators and renowned historians
  • Auctions, valuations and charismatic BBC experts
  • Masterclasses, workshops ad perfect presentations
  • Brass bands, string quartets and totally fab Tribute Band
  • Storytelling, puppetry and joyful juggling
  • Street theatre, solar panel art and soulful eurythmy
  • Delicious festival food and local best brews
  • And the brilliant British Glass Biennale

Lookout for the brand new TEENAGE SKILL UP - a series of subsidised workshops for young people to work directly with leading glass artists

Free entry to all festival venues. Some individual events will be ticketed.

For the daily schedule click here...