Leaded Stained Glass Workshop, Cambridge

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Description

Join us for an immersive workshop that will illuminate your creativity! Discover the art of leaded stained glass in our accessible venue in the heart of Cambridge. Join us for a full-day immersive workshop led by an experienced instructor. Learn traditional techniques and craft your own lovely leaded panel for a window or garden.

What's included in the price?

🌈 Create a beautiful leaded panel to adorn your space or garden. All tuition, tools, glass and other supplies are included, as well as unlimited tea, coffee, biscuits and refreshments. We do not charge extra for glass and there are no hidden costs. 🎨 Workshop Highlights: 🔮Explore the fundamentals of stained glass art, from glass selection to cutting, shaping, and assembling. Our immersive approach ensures you gain confidence as you learn, and our supportive and skilled instructor will be there to guide you at every step. 🌼 Design Diversity: Unleash your creativity with a variety of patterns and designs, from traditional to contemporary. Craft a piece that reflects your unique style and imagination. 🧰 Tools and Techniques: Learn the art of soldering and finishing under the guidance of a seasoned professional. Master the techniques that will bring your glass creation to life.

Duration

6 hours

Cancellation policy

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

Maker

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Creative Crafts

with Craft Courses since 2022

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With a decade of experience as a dedicated primary and secondary teacher and artist, Will Burrows brings his passion for education and creativity into the realm of stained glass artistry. Will's journey from the classroom to the studio has been driven by his deep-rooted love for nurturing artistic talents. As a part-time artist throughout his teaching career, Will cultivated his skills and discovered a profound connection with the world of stained glass. Now, he has taken the leap to fully embrace his artistic calling. Today, Will is dedicated to sharing the art of stained glass through courses and workshops. His background in education, combined with his artistic prowess, ensures that every course attendee is well looked after. Will's caring and patient approach, honed from years of teaching, creates an environment where creativity flourishes, and individuals of all skill levels can explore the beauty of stained glass. Join Will on this artistic journey, and let your creativity shine under his guidance. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist, you'll find a supportive mentor and a passionate advocate for your artistic endeavors.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Romantic
  • Hen dos
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Father's Day
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Mother's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Stag dos
  • Pet lovers
  • Intermediate level
  • Easter
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • UK Holiday
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FAQs

Everything! All tuition, tools, glass and other supplies are included, as well as unlimited tea, coffee, biscuits and refreshments. We do not charge extra for glass and there are no hidden costs.

You'll learn traditional copper foil stained glass techniques, including glass cutting, glass foiling, assembly and soldering. By the end you'll have created a stunning sun chatcher to display in your window or a variety of smaller pieces to display or give as gifts.

No prior experience is required! Our workshop is designed for all skill levels, including beginners. Our experienced instructor will guide you through each step, and we have patterns you can make which are suitable for a range of skill levels.

We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. Please also bring your glasses if you use them for close work. Consider bringing an apron or an old shirt to protect your clothes from glass fragments. We have spare aprons with us on the day and can provide you with one if needed.

Lunch is not provided, however there will be several scheduled breaks in which you can enjoy your own packed lunch, or explore the variety of lunch options nearby. There will be a variety of biscuits, cakes and hot drinks available and included in the course cost.

We provide a range of design options which are suitable for a range of experience levels and are designed to be completed in the time allotted. Full day attendees are welcome to bring their own idea, but please email us beforehand. Your instructor can assist you in adapting your design to the stained glass medium. Unfortunately, we cannot accomodate custom designs for attendees on the half day session as this is more of a taster experience.

The workshop runs from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM, with options to stay all day or for half a day. This allows you to immerse yourself in the stained glass artistry, but there will also be lots of time for lunch and refreshment breaks. Half day runs from 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM.

Our workshop is suitable for participants aged 16 and above. Younger participants are very welcome however, and may join if accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Absolutely. You will most likely finish your project same day. Some finishing touches might be needed, and if so you'll be provided with guidance on final steps to ensure your piece is ready to display.

We provide all the necessary materials, including glass, copper foil, solder etc. We also provide all tools and safety equipment. You'll have access to a variety of glass colors and textures to create your design.

Venue

Cambridge District Oddfellows, 131 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB5 8HA

Booking options

Full Day session
10:30 - 16:30
£115.00 See dates
Half Day Session
10:30 - 13:30
£65.00 See dates