International Festival of Glass returns to Stourbridge

  Art & culture

This year’s International Festival of Glass will give visitors the possibility of seeing famous glassmakers at work in their studios, and also to experience the history of glassmaking with guided heritage walks along the canals, visits to churches frequented by glassmaking dynasties.

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The International Festival of Glass 2015 in Stourbridge, UK, 28-31 May
Glass in all sizes and shapes will be on show at the four-day International Festival of Glass 2015 in Stourbridge, UK, 28-31 May. Exhibitions including an amazing wall of 150 glass postcards, cutting-edge pieces from renowned international glass artists, striking pieces of glass on loan from Hungary, spectacular glass, light and sound installations and even some celebrity doodles turned into glass.
Visitors from around the world will be at venues across the historic Stourbridge Glass Quarter for the festival, which also includes the 2015 British Glass Biennale exhibition.
A series of bookable glassmaking master-classes led by renowned glass artists will allow visiting glass artists to learn new techniques and refine their skills on techniques such as glass blowing, furnace building, bead-making, hot glass casting, kiln-forming, glass painting and expressive flame-working.
Artists will demonstrate their skills in their studios, with demos including glassblowing, lampworking (beads), kiln fusing and pate de verre (crushed, moulded glass).
There will also be the possibility of experiencing the history of glassmaking with guided heritage walks along the canals, visits to churches frequented by glassmaking dynasties, pilgrimages to graves of famous glassmakers and a hands-on opportunity to create new artwork using glass excavated from an archaeological dig at a former glassworks.
Elisabeth Johnson, festival coordinator said: “We are thrilled about the programme for the 2015 I...




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