5-day Stained Glass and Fused Glass course in Northamptonshire

Student on 5 day workshop - completing one of 1 of 8 door panels


5-day stained glass and fused course - Northants

Join experienced glass artists Jenny Timms & Mike Caddy for this 5-day creative workshop holiday at the Vitreus Art Studio near Towcester and Milton Keynes.

Our 5-day class will give you a thorough grounding in stained and fused glass and boost your creativity in an inspiring setting.

"Brilliant experience. Teaching very sensitive to needs of individual students. I learned such a lot in a relatively short time." Class attendee.

Ideal for beginners or those with some glasswork experience, the class begins with tuition using simple designs to gain the key skills - cutting, grinding, foiling or leading and soldering, tack fusing, slumping and more.

As your confidence builds, you’ll work on more challenging designs, or design a larger panel yourself - with guidance and encouragement throughout.

Whether you want to try fusing, leading, foiling, etching, or have a larger project in mind, you’ll find our course a fun and supportive environment in which to be creative.

The course takes place in a fully equipped working studio with tea rooms on site.

There's lots of space and light, and a huge variety of glass to work with, for your own designs or some of ours.

The class fee includes:
• All materials and glass for the week
• Use of pro-quality tools and protective clothing
• A range of designs to work on, and the option to design your own projects
• Advice in advance of the class on your projects
• Teaching tailored to your experience, learning style and aspirations
• 2 tutors, maximum class size 5
• Refreshments during the day
• Comprehensive info pack to keep with information on getting started
• All your pieces to take home

Local holiday-cottage companies offer a wide range of high-quality self-catering accommodation; there are several B&Bs and hotels near the studio too.

Our 5-day courses and one day classes are suitable for anyone over 18, although we do advise that anyone with a medical condition that limits their hand strength or control, or their ability to stand for periods of time contact us before booking to discuss.
With a maximum of 5 students you can be sure of plenty of attention and guidance throughout the class.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All materials, choice of starter designs and glass
Design your own projects and choose your own glass
Use of tools and protective gear
Refreshments during the day
2 tutors, maximum class size 5 people
Info pack to keep with information on getting started, where to buy glass and tools, plus reminders on techniques
All your pieces to take home


Mike Caddy or Jenny Timms at Vitreus Art

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Vitreus Art at Bell Plantation
Watling Street
NN12 6GX

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday
  • Wheelchair users


5 days (10:00am to 5:30pm)

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