If you want to have a go at creating your own glass artwork - you can!
There are many opportunities for you to create your own glass artwork either through our Seasonal Glass Making Experiences, our One to One Glass Blowing Experiences, our Adult Classes and Courses and our Family Activities.
"A long awated opportunity to participate in a centries old skilled activity with skilled, attentive and talented facilitators to ensure you have a rewarding & enjoyable experience. A most unusual and long to be remembered birthday present." Glass Making Participant, September 2013
Watch the video below for a front seat view of one of our glass bauble blowing experiences!
These one hour experiences offer you, your family, and friends the opportunity to create your own artwork out of hot glass in our Hot Glass Studio.View All
These full day experiences give you the opportunity to create a variety of different glass objects with the guidance of our expert glass makers.View All
Glass Maker and Artist
I have worked at National Glass Centre since finishing my degree in 2005.
Head of Enterprise, Commissioning & the Studio
I am Head of Enterprise, Commissioning and the Studio at National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland, England and am a member of the Senior Management Team.
My work uses a range of media which acknowledges the interface between both traditional practice and new media.
Learning and Engagement Officer
Rachel joined National Glass Centre in 2007 to support the Centre's learning and engagement programme having completed MA Glass the previous year.
Kalki Mansel is one of National Glass Centre's resident glass artists.
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