FREE Admission
Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

Open Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Call: 0191 515 5555

FREE Admission
Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

Open Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Call: 0191 515 5555

Separator National Glass Centre is part of the University of Sunderland
  • One to one glass blowing experience

One to One Glass Blowing Experiences

Try your hand at the traditional craft of glass blowing.

“I made much more than I ever expected & had an excellent day. So pleased I had a full day. Well worth the money. I will come back again!”

Janet, Harrogate

“A truly unique and fascinating experience. I only have one fear…that I have gained an expensive new hobby!”

Nicola, Poynton

“A well paced, fascinating and thoroughly enjoyable day with inspirational instructors in a safe & fun environment. Many thanks!”

Sam, Newton le Willows

“An excellent experience for my 50th birthday. Ian had the patience of a saint.”

Anne, York

Our One to One Glassbaking Experiences offer an unforgettable, intensive, hands-on glassmaking session. You should expect to finish the day having made a range of items including paperweights and small blown vessels. Your glassmaker will work closely with you, overseeing every process & will assist you as much or as little as you require.

You will learn how to gather glass from the furnace; form & shape the glass with newspaper & other tools; apply colour; create pattern with colour; blow glass & convert bubbles of glass into beautiful objects. These experiences are available as gift vouchers and make ideal presents.

Our intensive One to One Glassblowing Experiences are delivered by Master Glass Artists using the most modern studio glassmaking equipment and our new electric furnaces.  These Experiences are unique to National Glass Centre and offer participants one-to-one tuition, which results in a far richer, rewarding, intensive and enjoyabl experience and enables the participant to make and keep several pieces of glass in one session.

Whilst initially more expensive than group classes, the intensive nature of these sessions ensures that personal learning and achievement is dramatically increased. Typically participants on a full day programme will make and get to keep 2-3 paperweights and a selection of blown vessels, bowls or plates.  

On the intensive One - to One Experience participants will receive a:

Full Day Experience: £199 (price includes light refreshments in our Brasserie)

To find out more and to book these unique experiences call Visitor Services on 0191 515 5555.




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