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Half day glass making class at Bransfield glass makers


Duration: 3 hours

Price: £155

Run by: Derek Bransfield
at Bransfield Glassmakers

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

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About the Course

This is a very hands-on experience in a working glass studio. The class is for up to 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

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

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 cash on the day or 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.



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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


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