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


BODENHAM ARBORETUM
156 acres of mature woodland, specimen trees and shrubs and two acres of pools and lakes. Location of Glass Afloat.

Address:
Wolverley, Kidderminster,
Worcestershire DY11 STB


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


 

 

 


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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