Tickets and Festival Passes

Tickets to Ruskin Glass Centre events and festival passes can be purchased online.

For tickets for Red House Glass Cone please ring 01384 812750

Events at White House Cone museum of glass can be purchased via the British Glass Foundation

Travelling to the Stourbridge Glass Quarter

By Car

Stourbridge is easily accessible by motorway when travelling from all parts of the UK, then follow brown tourist signs to the Glass Quarter. Postcodes are listed alongside all sites on the Venues page and most Festival venues are located along the A491. 

Click on AA Journey Planner to plan your journey

Car parking

Car parking is limited at Festival sites. Wordsley School have kindly agreed to host a Park and Ride so you can use the Festival Shuttle Buses, local buses or walk between venues.

Wordsley School, Brierley Hill Road, Wordsley DY8 5SP

By Train

By train the closest station is Stourbridge Town, directly linked by shuttle train from Stourbridge Junction (the shortest branch line in Europe!) The train station is right next to the bus station. You can either catch the Festival Shuttle Bus, which operates every 20 minutes, or catch one of the frequent National Express buses.  

Bus Services

The Number 9 bus from Birmingham also travels directly from outside Birmingham Snow Hill station on Colmore Row to Stourbridge bus station (via Halesowen). The Number 256 bus from Wolverhampton travels directly from Stand L at Wolverhampton bus station to Stourbridge bus station.

The free Festival shuttle bus services will operate from Stourbridge town centre.

In addition to the Festival Shuttle Bus, National Express West Midlands services 256 and 257 run frequently from Stourbridge bus station past all festival sites. Cheap day and discounted bus/train passes can be purchased. Visit for more information.


The main Festival sites are within walking distance of each other, with an approximate maximum walk of 20 minutes from one site to the next. Stroll along the canal for a peaceful alternative to the main road.


Local taxi companies:

ABM 01384 838383

Falcon 01384 393939

Eagle 01384 444 888

Before you travel

Please do check this website for up to date information on the programme, changes to schedules and car parking arrangements.

The Festival Office on the Ruskin Glass Centre will be open each day over the Festival if assistance is needed to navigate around Festival sites and to book tickets.


For information about places to stay, and additional things to see and do visit