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DEMONSTRATIONS

The Festival is a unique opportunity to see the most talented glass artists (include masterclass leaders), from the UK and overseas, demonstrate their glass making skills in a variety of techniques. Demonstrations will take place across all Festival venues over the four days of the Festival.  

Celebrity Doodles, a British Glass Foundation project will see doodles from luminaries such as Robert Plant, Emma Thompson, Lenny Henry and Raymond Blanc, realised in glass by a team of talented glassmakers in demonstrations held throughout the Festival.

The Stourbridge area has been a major glassmaking centre for 400 years and there is still a thriving industry in Stourbridge today. During the Festival, the glass and craft artists based across the Quarter will be opening their studio doors: the award winning Broadfield House Glass Museum, one of the major glass museums in the world with its hot glass studio and selling exhibitions; Ruskin Glass Centre and Webb Corbett Visitor Centre home to 18 craft businesses with retail units to browse and an organic café; and Red House Glass Cone, one of only four cones left in the UK, with 12 craft studios, a hot glass studio and the Red Cone Coffee House.



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Photos courtesy of S Bruntnell, P Dutton, C Day, K Brocklehurst, J Christley, M Holm, M Durran, P Wood, J Plant, J Smith, Glass Genie, KT Yun, D McNeill, J Coakley,  J Elliott, S Snaddon, I Dury.
J Low, J Newman, V Bamforth, N Baker.
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