Introduction to Glassblowing with Martin Andrews - Places available

A wonderful introduction to the art of glassblowing with experienced artist, Martin Andrews,. Three hour sessions available each day.Read more

Cleaning up Nuclear Waste with Glass

Did you know that we put nuclear waste in glass? Have you ever wondered how a nuclear power station works and how we get electricity from it? Is it safe? Hands-on exhibition: Friday and SaturdayRead more

Fused Glass Workshops with Jacqueline Cooley - Places available

A choice of workshops and drop in sessions with Jacqueline Cooley each day.Read more

Graham Fisher: Jewels on the Cut. Book launch and Canal Path Tour - Places available

Graham Fisher: Jewels on the Cut. Book Launch and Canal Path Tour Since its launch in 2010 Jewels on the Cut has established itself as the definitive guide to exploring the Stourbridge Glass industry from the perspective of the canal towpath that runs right through it. Read more

Mosaic Workshop with Caroline Jariwala - Places available

Help create a new mosaic for the Webb Corbett Visitor Centre with fabulous mosaic artist Caroline Jariwala during the International Festival of Glass. The workshops run each day and are free but booking ahead is recommended.Read more

Stone Carving with Philip Potter - Places available

Stone carving for Beginners with Philip Potter Workshops in stone letter cutting and relief carving using Portland limestone with Philip Potter ARBSA. Half and full day sessions offered.Read more

Heritage Walk - Amblecote Churchyard with Nick Baker. Places available

Amblecote Churchyard is the last resting place of a wide range of glass workers, ranging from master craftsmen to humble labourers. This walk looks at monuments to a cross section of those who worked in the glass industry; including famous Bohemian artists.Read more

Narrowboat Trips - Tickets available

Take a leisurely trip on the Glasshouse College narrowboat along to the Bonded Warehouse, then up to Wordsley before returning to the Ruskin Glass Centre. A chance to relax and watch the world go by. Saturday, Sunday and MondayRead more

Heritage Walk - Houses, Hovels and Hostelries with Nick Baker & Charles Hajdamach. Places available

At the height of the glass industry most people, whatever their social standing, walked to work. As a result, close by the glass factories, grew up a vast range of housing types and places of public entertainment, catering for all classes. Based on the 1901 census, this walk looks at how Amblecote’s wealthy and no so-wealthy lived cheek by jowl. Read more

Beginners Fused Glass Workshop with Paul Floyd - Places available

Glass designer and maker Paul Floyd will teach the basics of fusing, cutting glass to a pattern and working with coloured sheet glass, frits and powders. Saturday onlyRead more

Confident Collecting - Free entrance with Festival Pass. Booking advised

Join Matt Durran, Curator of the British Glass Biennale 2017 and Trustee of the Crafts Council, in a tour of the Biennale exhibition after hours. Tours available on Saturday and Sunday.Read more