• Stained Glass Taster Day

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Stained Glass Taster Day

If you are a beginner in glasswork and want to get a real taste for the craft behind stained glass windows and mirrors, then this is the course for you.

This is a LEVEL ONE course - Suitable for beginners.

What does the course cover?

You will choose your glass from our vast selection and our expert tutors will show you how to cut it to a prepared pattern as pictured. You will then be taught how to cut and place your lead came, solder it, cement it and polish it. You will complete a stained glass mirror to take home.

With this course we are offering you the chance to learn key skills to begin a new glass hobby, and it's a great introduction for those who wish to explore other areas of glass craft such as fusing and glass painting.

We offer a 10% shop discount for students while on the course. Discounts apply to full priced glass and accessory glass, copperfoil, fluxes & chemicals, enamels & paints  (kilns, power tools, lead came, solder and sale items are excluded).

Note: This course involves working with lead, and for safety reasons we recommend that pregnant women do not attend.

What do I need to bring?

Just yourself and your enthusiasm! We provide all materials, glass, lead, solder and tools for your day. Please wear sturdy shoes (no open toes) and old clothes.

Lunch:

We will provide a delicious cold lunch as well as light refreshments throughout the day. Please let us know in advance if you have any special dietary requirements. We will do our best to cater to everyone but this cannot always be guaranteed.

What are the course times?

The course starts at 10am and runs until approximately 4pm. There is a chance that it may overrun depending on progress.

Accessibility:

We will try to make our courses accessible to all however if you have any disabilities or physical limitations of any kind we ask that you discuss it with us before booking.

Cancellations:

Our normal cancellation policy is as follows:

For cancellations made 4 weeks in advance we offer a full refund or one free date change. For cancellations made 3 weeks in advance we offer a 75% refund or one free date change. For cancellations made 2 weeks in advance we can only offer a 50% refund. If we receive less than 2 weeks’ notice we are unable to offer a refund or date change on course places.  If a date change has been requested we cannot offer a refund on a subsequent cancellation.

Covid-19 Cancellations Policy:

We are offering a Covid-19 Cancellation guarantee that any booking for a class affected by Covid-19 lockdowns or restrictions can be postponed for any date through to September 2022.  In the event that a student has to self-isloate as a result of exposure to or contracting Covid 19, or at the request of Track and Trace, we will honour a date change for the class booking.

Please do not attend the course if you display any COVID-19 symptoms which include; A high temperature, loss of taste and/or smell or a new and continuous cough.

Looking for a gift?

Why not buy a course as a unique gift? If you're unsure of a suitable date you can buy a voucher and let them choose their own! Vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of purchase and need to be used to book a specific date within that time. A booking is not confirmed until the voucher has been validated against a specific date.

We also offer this stained glass making course as a private course for hen parties, team building and groups. Give our team a call or email to discuss how we can help your party have a great creative day!

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    27/04/2023
    Great Learning Experience!
    By Phil S

    A very enjoyable day which was a great learning experience with a great memento to bring home. The course was hands on and covered the fundamental's of handling glass through to building the finished decolorated mirror. the day passed very quickly as it was well paced and you were working the whole time. Full praise for Karen and the folks at Creative Glass Guild. If you have ever wanted to try stained glass work its a great experience

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    13/09/2022
    So good I booked again!
    By Nora

    Did 2 days with Karen from the Creative Glass Guild on the stained Glass and then the Copper Foiling Day. Had a brilliant 2 days where I learnt how to improve my cutting, soldering and copperfoiling. I had never used lead came before so those were new skills learnt and now need to be worked on. Learnt so much I have booked the 2 day Stained Glass course.

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    23/09/2014
    A thoroughly enjoyable day
    By Lynn Mouland 20th Sept.2014

    Thank you for such an amazing day. Not sure what to expect I was really enthralled with the whole experience. The workshop was comfortable, lunch was good and the tutor excellent.

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