Glass Making Taster

Learn to create your own beautiful glass objects with this great glass blowing taster session. Gain an insight into this anchient art and create your own glass piece!

Price for 1 participant

This great introduction to glass making is the perfect way to gain an insight into this ancient art and learn some of the skills and techniques that have been used for hundreds of years. With a maximum of four students per instructor, you will get plenty of hands on time learning how to use the state of the art tools and machinery to create a bespoke glass pieces to take away such as a paper weight. You will even get a chance to try glass blowing with molten glass straight from the furnace!

Once you have arrived and been welcomed to the centre the taster experience will begin with a welcome and safety talk before getting introduced to some of the tools and how to use them. You will quickly move on to collecting molten glass from the furnace and working with is under the watchful eye of the master glass maker. You will then learn how to shape and add colour before a short break for lunch. In the afternoon session, with help for the instructor, you will be able to utilise the skills you learnt in the morning session to create your own piece. The experience will end with a glass blowing demonstration and chance to have a go yourself.
Please note: Your piece will be sent to you after the experience as it will need to be fired in the kiln for hardening at a cost of 15.


Minimum Age: 18
Basic level of fitness (on your feet most of the day).
Some disabilities Please call to find out more.
10.30 to 16.30, with break for lunch.
Due to the nature of the experience, spectators are not available to attend.
This experience is available on selected Friday, Saturday and Sundays from January - June and September - December.
Comfortable clothing (will get hot and dirty). Avoid flammable materials and wear full length Trousers (no skirts).
Participants may wish to bring other clothing to change into at the end of the day.
This experience is not effected by the weather.
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