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VENUES

The International Festival of Glass takes place across a number of different venues throughout the Stourbridge Glass Quarter. During the Public Festival, you will find that there are lots of activities, exhibitions and events at Ruskin Glass Centre, Broadfield House Glass Museum and Red House Glass Cone. Other solo events and exhibitions will take place in other venues listed below. 

RUSKIN GLASS CENTRE &
GLASSHOUSE ARTS CENTRE

The main Festival site – home to an array of glass and craft studios.  Location of the British Glass Biennale.

Address: Wollaston Road, Amblecote,
Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 4HF


RED HOUSE GLASS CONE
One of the 4 remaining original glass cones in the UK.  Three major exhibitions, Glass Heap Challenge and open studios.

Address: High Street, Wordsley,
Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 8AZ



DIAL GLASS WORKS
A truly fascinating place and one of the last working glass factories in Stourbridge –home to the Plowden and Thompson and Tudor Crystal brands

Address: Tudor Crystal, Dial Glassworks,
Stewkins, Stourbridge, West Midlands
DY8 4YN


BROADFIELD HOUSE GLASS MUSEUM
Home to one of the best glass collections in the world.  Location of Back to the Future exhibition.

Address:
Compton Drive, Kingswinford,
West Midlands DY6 9NS



WOLVERHAMPTON UNIVERSITY
School of Art and Design – in the heart of Wolverhampton venue for the Symposium and some masterclasses.

Address:
Wulfruna St  Wolverhampton,
West Midlands WV1 1LY


WORDSLEY METHODIST CHURCH
Location of Bruntnell Astley Contemporary Glass Exhibition

Address:
 Stream Road, Kingswinford, DY6 9NP

 


BONDED WAREHOUSE
Historic canal side building where the bustling Bead Fair takes place, showcasing work by beadmakers and glass artists and suppliers.

Address:
Canal Street, Stourbridge,
West Midlands, DY8 4LU

THE LACE GUILD
Headquarters of the largest organisation for
lacemakers in the British Isles

Address: The Lace Guild, the Hollies,
53 Audnam, Stourbridge, DY8 4AE

 

 

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, AMBLECOTE

Amblecote Echoes exhibition and cake
station.

Address: Corner of High Street & Vicarage
Road, Amblecote, DY8 4JA


 

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, WORDSLEY
Stained glass tours, and graves of John
Northwood and Daniel Hancox.

Address: St John's Road, Stourbridge,
DY8 1EH



 

HAGLEY HALL
Location of Hagley Hall; A Landscaped
Unpicked event.

Address: Hall Lane, Hagley, Worcestershire
(Sat Nav postcode DY9 9LG)


      

       ST JOHN'S CHURCH, STOURBRIDGE

     New Beginnings Exhibition and up cycling
     workshops. 

      Address: St John’s Road, Stourbridge, 
     DY8 1EH



 

                           

                                   SCARYCANARY, STOURBRIDGE

                          Music venue, bar, art exhibition space and
                          film night venue

                                   Address: 108a High Street, Stourbridge
                          DY8 1EE (upstairs)

                          



   


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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