Lampwork bead making with Cheshire School of Glass

Colourful glass canes


Come and try your hand at lampwork bead making on this exciting new course at CSG taught by the extremely knowledgeable and inspiring Gill Hesketh.

You will learn how to safely manipulate molten glass over a gas-powered flame in the creation of beads, teardrops, swizzle stick twists and stringers.

Gill makes for a truly magical course where you will be fully hands-on in the whole process, producing your own beautifully colourful creations. You will also be given advice how to simply and safely set up this activity at home so you can continue practicing this engaging process beyond the completion of your course.

Two day course also available.

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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?

Use of our fully equipped glass studio
A maximum of four students
All the tools and materials you need
Access to our extensive glass art and design library
Refreshments throughout and lunch
Course notes to take away
Kiln firing of your work


Jennifer Barker at Cheshire School of Glass


Bradley Farm
Bradley Lane

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


1 day (10:00am to 4:30pm)

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Lovely people, really good communication and very helpful, especially Jen.

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