Hot glass blowing taster course
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About the Course
In The GLASSroom inspiring, creating and educating through the therapeutic art of glassmaking.
This is a unique opportunity to try your hand at glass blowing. This course offers an introduction to glass blowing and no experience is necessary. The half day lesson is an exciting opportunity to have your first go working with molten glass.
After this fascinating and interesting course, you will leave with a new understanding of glass, gaining a great insight in to this most traditional of crafts. This is a very hands-on art form, the taster session will provide an extraordinary time learning new skills and will result in you creating your own exclusive pieces of glass.
We provide bespoke glass making courses. Our studio
is small and therefore we deliver a personal, individual,
high quality and fun learning experience.
Working in a maximum group of three with the
In The GLASSroom team of Fee and Rachel.
A 3hr glass blowing taster session for beginners.
The session will start with a short safety talk and will then move on to introduce you to the equipment, tools and methods of working in the hot glass studio. You will be given the opportunity throughout the course to gather glass from the furnace, shape and form it using various traditional tools and techniques, design and make (with a bit of help), your own glass tumbler and bauble.
You will discover the exciting potential of glass making and reveal your creativity by choice of colour and form. You will experience the thrill of creating your very own pieces from this engaging material which will be yours to keep and treasure.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All tools, equipment and materials are included in the course fee. Safety goggles and arm sleeves will also be provided.
You get to keep the items that you make. These can be collected after they have cooled down the following day or at another time when suits you, it is always lovely to see you again and be present when you get to see the results! Or alternatively we can arrange for P&P (there will be a charge for this).
Tea, coffee, water will all be complimentary along with the essential cake and biscuits!
As the course is a half day, lunch is not provided but there is a local pub a very short walk away that serves great food. Ludlow and Bridgnorth are also a short drive away.
The bespoke family and friends taster course costs:
3:1 tutor ratio, £315, £105 per person.
2:1 tutor ratio, £300, £150 per person.
Courses held on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
We can tailor your experience to suit your time and numbers.
To book or for any further information, please contact us by phone or email.
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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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