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Bath Aqua Glass

105-107 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BW, England
+44 1225 428146
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Beautiful blown glass mirror!

Hand made unique glass items. A must visit. I purchased a beautiful mirror which one of the staff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lhass
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London, United Kingdom
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Up close and personal glass blowing

This place is small and unassuming, and the entrance price reflects this - but don't be fooled, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hazel C
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Watch the wonderful Bath Aqua Glass blowers in the Artisan Centre of Bath. Glassblowing Demonstrations Mon-Fri 11.15am & 2.15pm Sat 2.15pmSee our beautiful glassware made using traditional Roman techniques in our living museum of glass.WE OFFER BREATH IN A BAUBLE £12.50 THIS IS ONLY ON THE 11.15 AND 2.15 DEMOS. WONDERFUL CHANCE TO BLOW INTO YOUR OWN BAUBLE. During the interactive demos you can ask our glassmakers questions, learn all about how our glass is all made by hand and even have a go yourself and blow a bubble of glass (additional charge)Glass school is run every Saturday morning where you can participate in one of our glassmaking taster courses - Learn to Make a Paperweight. (advance booking essential limited places) Bath Aqua Glass is blown with copper oxide one of the main minerals in the bath Spa Waters. In the factory there are two antique stained glass windows and a collection of glass through the ages. One of the windows was found under Bath Abbey chambers it depicts artisans at work and we are still researching the history.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
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105-107 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BW, England
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+44 1225 428146

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hand made unique glass items. A must visit. I purchased a beautiful mirror which one of the staff members packed with utmost care and diligence. So excited to put it up at home. Thank you for a great end to a weekend away in Bath!

Thank lhass
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is small and unassuming, and the entrance price reflects this - but don't be fooled, the experience is really full-on and worthwhile. A fascinating close-up view and explanation of how glass blowing (and in particular the local Blue coloured glass blowing) is undertaken....More

Thank Hazel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could have spent a fortune....beautiful glass from vases to animal sculptures and the mist wonderful glass flowers. Will definitely visit again. First Class well worth a visit

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant shop and factory. Had been bought some exquisite Bristol Blue glass for present and also received a Bath Aqua Glass tea-light holder. It is beautiful. On short trip to Bath, popped in to buy a present for my sister. Purchased a beautiful necklace with...More

Thank AmbridgeGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found Bath Aqua Glass while looking for things to do in the city. My husband is interested in glassblowing so we thought we'd give it a try. We saw the demonstration by the Master Glassblower and his apprentice. It lasted about 45 minutes and...More

Thank gillipies87
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Booked for the demo of glass blowing which was an amazing thing to watch and have explained,a real craft. We then paid to have a go and make our own bauble,great fun and a fantastic result,really pleased to have found this experience. Makes an unusual...More

Thank e1232549112
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We changed our travel plans to go to the 11:15 exhibition. Only four people can blow per class but others can watch (book ahead). All four of us wanted to blow a bauble and we were the only four in the class. The young guys...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We went to the Aqua glass factory as a treat for my wife's birthday and paid for a Breath in a Bauble experience. When we arrived we where told the glassblower was not in today but the apprentice was and he would be leading the...More

Thank 621alanbrown
Reviewed 12 May 2017

went here after a visit to the Aqua Glass shop,where we paid for glass blowing of a bauble,did not realise just amount of work goes into making something out of glass, we were shown the making of a jug,then it was our turn to make...More

Thank nannyrita16
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We loved our visit here - you can 1. Have a glass blowing experience where you make your own item; 2. What the blowing (which we did); 3. Visit the shop here or next to the abbey. It really is amazing to see how stunning...More

Thank SaintmarkLondon
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