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A brilliant experience!

A day spent learning some basics of glass blowing....absolutely amazing! We went on a Saturday, a... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2014
RuthyD
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Caerphilly
What a treat

Bristol Blue Glass in Bedminster. in October went on a glass blowing taster day, as a birthday... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2014
JanNorthampton
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Northampton
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5 Jan 2015
“Bauble blowing!”
3 Dec 2014
“A brilliant experience!”
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On the site of the historic Bedminster Glass Works, founded in 1716, glass is still being made in the traditional way by our team of master glass-blowers. It is open Monday to Saturday from 10.00.a.m. to 4.30.p.m. and admission to the workshop, and...more
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Unit 5 St. Catherines Industrial Estate Industrial Estate Whitehouse Lane | Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4DJ, England
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+44 117 963 6900
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Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

Arranged a works' team outing to 'blow some baubles' for Xmas. Really interesting, amazing talent (not just my bauble blowing), and an awesome afternoon! £12.50 to blow your own bauble! I made two. Afterwards we walked to Bocabar just down the road to discuss our...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2014

A day spent learning some basics of glass blowing....absolutely amazing! We went on a Saturday, a mother/daughter day out as we both love glass and have tried a few different glass crafts and have always fancied glass blowing. There was another chap on the day's...More

2  Thank RuthyD
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Bristol Blue Glass in Bedminster. in October went on a glass blowing taster day, as a birthday treat. What a treat it was, well organised,very helpful and pleasant staff. The course was 2 people and myself, we were given the opportunity to have a go...More

1  Thank JanNorthampton
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Absolutely fabulous day our teacher Martin was very informative and we made some great items to treasure. If you wish to try glass blowing this is definitely the place. It might seem a bit pricey but believe me worth every penny, you will make some...More

1  Thank paulWatford
Reviewed 18 October 2014

very hands on experience. learnt lots of things about the glass making process. Instructions were clear and we had a go at every part of the process. I made 4 items (with the help of our tutor. March) Each one unique to me. Highly recommend...More

1  Thank BoomshankaBristol
francis b, Owner at Bristol Blue Glass Bedminster, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2014

Thankyou so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your day with us, and made some glass to keep as a souvenir of an enjoyable visit. Perhaps we may be able to welcome you again to...More

Reviewed 15 October 2014

I joined U3A earlier this year and the speaker at the first meeting I attended was Dr Burroughs. He was so interesting and funny, when this trip was advertised I knew I just had to go. I've been to Waterford Crystal and seen demonstrations there...More

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francis b, Owner at Bristol Blue Glass Bedminster, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2014

Thnakyou so much for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed my talk to the U3A. I am always delighted to speak to GRoups and Societies, and even more delighted when they come and visit us at Bedminster, and experience our hospitality and see what we...More

Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

Not only did my parents enjoy looking around the shop and the interesting design of the glass, but my sons got to blow the glass which they enjoyed thoroughly! Great day out and would recommend to anyone!

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francis b, Owner at Bristol Blue Glass Bedminster, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2014

Thankyou so much for taking the trouble to write a review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us.

Reviewed 18 August 2014

A group of 21 WI ladies visited the Glass blowing works after first being driven to the opposition in Brislington by mistake. The glass blowing demonstration was fascinating as were the articles in the museum. This was followed by an excellent lunch. All in all...More

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francis b, Owner at Bristol Blue Glass Bedminster, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2014

Thankyou for taking the trouble to write a review about your visit to us. I am glad our catering met the high standards of the W.I., and that you had an enjoyable time with us. We are sorry that your coach driver took you to...More

Reviewed 12 August 2014

A group of 13 WI ladies visited for a glass blowing demonstration and a buffet lunch (the demo is free and the optional lunch was £9). We received a very warm welcome and were fascinated to watch the glass being blown and modelled into three...More

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francis b, Owner at Bristol Blue Glass Bedminster, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2014

Thank you so much for your very kind review - I'm sorry I was not available yesterday to greet you personally. I was due to give a talk to another W.I. I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit and that we maintained our standard of...More

Reviewed 10 August 2014

I visited early in August with a group from a local History Society. We'd had a talk from the owner (I think) a few weeks earlier and the visit was an excellent addition to what was one of the most enjoyable talks I've ever attended....More

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francis b, Owner at Bristol Blue Glass Bedminster, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2014

Thankyou for your very kind review. I am glad you enjoyed my talk to your group, and that you found it intersting and informative, and that you all enjoyed your visit to us. We certainly enjoy showing our many visitors the skill and craftmanship which...More

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