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UPDATED: 13 August 2010:


Due to unprecedented demand for places on
workshops we herewith provide the up to date availability list.
The following sessions still have spaces but hurry to avoid disappointment.
Places on many afternoon sessions are only bookable on the day (see Festival Brochure) so do check at the Festival Office when you arrive. Please note that only pre-booked sessions allow the session-holder free entry to the Ruskin Glass Centre. Any sessions not pre-booked do not qualify for free entry to the Ruskin Glass Centre. Please check the programme for full details.

This information will be next updated on Friday 20th August.

Open printable PDF here Places are AVAILABLE for booking on:
Ghanaian Beadmaking - School sessions:10am to 12noon each day (8-16 year olds plus teachers only).
Afternoon sessions are open to all. Book on the day at Festival Office. Click image for details

Glassblowing Taster session -10am to 12noon on Friday 27 August

Glass Fusing session - 10am to 12noon on Saturday 28 August - 1 ONLY

Glass Fusing session - 10am to 12noon on Sunday 29 August - 1 ONLY

Glassblowing Taster session -10am to 12noon on Monday 30 August

Glass Fusing session - 10am to 12noon on Monday 30 August

Beadmaking Taster session (1 hr) -10am to 11am on Monday 30 August - 1 ONLY

PLUS bookable spaces on afternoon sessions:

African Drumming Workshop for Under 16s. 2pm to 3pm on Saturday 28th August and

African Drumming Workshop for Under 16s. 3pm to 4pm on Saturday 28th August

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May 2010:

The British Glass Biennale 2010 Artists selected for British Glass Biennale
The artists chosen for inclusion in this year's British Glass Biennale have been announced. The Jury have selected 96 glass pieces by 62 artists (including 9 students) from 449 pieces entered. These artists will exhibit alongside 19 invited established makers.
Full details are available on the Biennale website (click logo to visit the Biennale website).

HURRY - Masterclasses are filling up quickly so get your applications in as soon as possible.

Additions and Amendments to Programme:

Any changes beyond the publication of the Programme will appear here

  • Page: 16: The Stourbridge Town Centre Craft Market is on Saturday 28th (not 23rd).

  • Page: 19: Tours of Ruskin Glass Centre are on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th (not 28th and 29th).

    There is So Much To See and Do!

    Enlightening Lectures by our Masterclass leaders

    Fact-filled Heritage Walks revealing the amazing legacy of glass in the area

    Family Fun Day at Broadfield House!!

    Exhibitions and demonstrations

    A superb Professional Artists' Programme with visiting masters from around the world

    Lots of exciting hands-on workshops and taster sessions

    Glass Emporium, Glass & Craft Market, Glass Talks...

    Recent graduate glass studentsí work from University of Wolverhampton

    Special Brew - Enville Ales are once again producing a very special Festival Ale!!

    Yard of Ale Competition: Not just drinking but MAKING!

    and so it grows....

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