International Festival of Glass

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

Glass Fusion

Have a go at making your own glass tile. Places available - advance booking required. 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

Opening of the Contemporary Glass Association exhibition - Celebrations

Join members of CGS and artists for the opening of the Contemporary Glass Society exhibition: Celebrations. This is a very collectable selection of work by 138 artists ranging in price from £50 to £200. The opening is always extremely popular, so make sure you arrive on time to bag your favourite piece.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

Simon Bruntnell: Photography of Glass and Jewellery Workshop - Places available

Simon Bruntnell will show participants specialist but simple techniques for photographing glass and other 3D objects, the basic equipment needed, cameras, lenses, lighting, tripods, props, digital shooting and outputting file types for magazines and the internet, as well as how to create a digital file and basic retouching techniques. Read more

Bending Strings with Julie Coakley

Julie Coakley is a totally blind and profoundly deaf artist specialising in glass. She has developed a unique way of creating 3D glass sculptural drawings containing over 100 individual elements of glass. Julie will be demonstrating her preworking techniques using memory, imagination as well as electronic gadgets such as colour readers to assist in her work. Read more

Stourbridge Bead Fair

The ever-popular Bead Fair returns to the Bonded Warehouse with a glistening selection of beads, materials, jewellery and equipment. Fine unique pieces to purchase or take home to make yourself. Saturday and SundayRead 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