International Festival of Glass

British Glass Biennale 2019 - selected artists

The Ruskin Mill Land Trust, in association with the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers, is delighted to announce the artists for the 2019 British Glass Biennale exhibition. Over two days an expert panel of judges chaired by Róisín de Buitléar and comprising of Dr Jane Cook, Monica Guggisberg, Angel Monzon, and Cathy Shankland, selected the very best of this year’s entries, all of which achieved a very high standard. Read more

Festival Masterclasses

The masterclasses are back and now open for bookings. Join us in August to learn new skills and make new friends. Read more

British Glass Biennale 2019 – LATEST NEWS

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE A NEW PRIZE FOR 2019. The Glass Arts Society have confirmed they will sponsor an ‘International Artists Award’ with a fantastic prize of $1,500. Read more

British Glass Biennale Awards Announced

Thirteen Awards were presented to artists exhibiting in the 2017 British Glass Biennale, with three artists each picking up two awards. Joseph Harrington won Best in Show with his stunning piece 'St Helens ii'. Read more

2017 Festival - A Huge Success

The 2017 Festival was considered a huge success, with fantastic demonstrations, fascinating talks, lively entertainment, superb exhibitions and brilliant blue skies! Read more