Since its inception in 2004 the Festival’s aim has been to celebrate and showcase the skill and innovation of the glass industry and makers, both historic and contemporary, local and international. We are currently planning the 8th International Festival of Glass - please do check in for updates, sign up for our newsletter or follow us on Facebook or Twitter. The theme will be PLACEMAKING and we welcome suggestions or proposals.
We look forward to meeting you in Stourbridge in August 2019 to celebrate one of the most fascinating and diverse art forms around.
The Festival would not be possible without our wonderful volunteers and we are always looking for people to join the team...Read more
The International Festival of Glass takes place at venues across the Stourbridge Glass Quarter. Entry to most Festival venues is free, however some activities may incur a small charge.
A Festival Pass is required for entry to Ruskin Glass Centre over the four days. A Festival Pass allows entry to lectures, demonstrations, the British Glass Biennale and other exhibitions on site, and some performances.Read more