Half day afternoon glass making class at Bransfield glass makers

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Description

This is a very hands-on experience in a working glass studio. The class has a maximum of eight people; with two tutors so you are assured of individual teaching and support. We will explain the equipment in the studio and how to work safely in a challenging environment. You will be guided through the basics of working with hot glass and will become familiar with the traditional glass making tools and equipment. You will move quickly on to gathering hot glass from the furnace, shaping it and applying colour. These new skills will enable you to make a piece such as a paperweight. There will be a demonstration of glass blowing. The class is suitable for complete beginners. The glass studio is easy to reach from London and the Midlands. Minimum age: 18

What's included in the price?

We provide lots of water to drink during the class. All tools, safety equipment and materials are provided. There is a charge of £20 per person, payable in advance, for grinding, preparing and posting your glass after it has cooled very very slowly. We are unable to accept card payments at the studio.

Duration

3 hours (2:30pm to 5:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

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Bransfield Glassmakers

with Craft Courses since 2019

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Suitable for

  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Suitable for beginners
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Venue

Unit 3, Westcott Farm, Ashendon Road, Westcott, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0NX