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Brilliant full day glass blowing course

My husband bought me this course as a present as I've always liked watching people work with glass... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
foolish13
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nr hereford
An excellent enjoyable day

This was a very enjoyable experience and I was fortunate to be the only pupil making me at once... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
edear7
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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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Glass blowing courses and workshops at Eirian Studio Glassworks and gallery in Hay On Wye. Hand blown glass that includes studio glass,handmade glass lighting,contemporary hand cut tableware and unique glass jewellery are all made and sold on the...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Hay on Wye Craft Centre Oxford Road | 5, The Craft Centre, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5DG, Wales
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+44 1497 821376
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband bought me this course as a present as I've always liked watching people work with glass. I thoroughly enjoyed the day. Paul and Rowena are lovely and good instructors. We had a blast.

Thank foolish13
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This was a very enjoyable experience and I was fortunate to be the only pupil making me at once the best and worst student of the day. Paul and Rowena are skilled at their trade and passed on much in the course of the day....More

Thank edear7
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

A real treat. What a lovely couple with a real passion and mastery of this wonderful craft. We were complete beginners and they took us through every step with great guidance and reassurance. A very well structured day. An experience we highly recommend. Worth every...More

Thank paulbarwood
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We bought a half day glass blowing experience for my dad as a Fathers Day gift. He is 82 and always wanted to try his hand at glass blowing. We thought we may walk away with a blob of glass to show for our efforts...More

Thank annegriffiths2018
Reviewed 10 June 2018

I attended a workshop at Eirian in May 2017. I collect glass and have always been fascinated by the glass blowing process. I am not particularly creative or practical so to find myself creating four lovely items in just a day was rewarding and more...More

Thank HowardL1031
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We are a couple in our sixties who love and collect glass. We were given this whole day course as a gift and what a great present it turned out to be. Paul and Rowenna were friendly and patient and helped us to make items...More

Thank Walesvisit0r
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The workshop was everything I'd hoped for and more. A well organised range of activities which were planned to extend our skills and technical knowledge throughout the day. I would thoroughly recommend the full day workshop. A really satisfying creative experience with very pleasing end...More

Thank Louise19847
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Bought as a present, and I would recommend this as an experience for anyone who has any interest in making something truly unique. Paul and Rowena were great teachers who made me feel that as a complete novice I had made something to be proud...More

Thank Alison J
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This was bought for me as a gift for my birthday and I had a great afternoon. There were three in the group which is about right. Paul and Rowena were very helpful and encouraging. Would highly recommend this!!

Thank J0hn1927
Reviewed 29 March 2018

My husband and I gave each other this course for Christmas and it was worth every penny. We had an amazing day and were able to produce beautiful items, coloured and shaped as we wanted (with a little bit of help from the experts!!). Can't...More

Thank Trish M
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DeathaPunch18
1 August 2018|
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Response from Paul B | Property representative |
Hello Natalie, It would be no problem for your mother to have spectators for 15-20 mins, but there will be other students on the course and we have limited space. Also we have found that students need to concentrate without... More
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Douglasbay
30 June 2018|
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Response from Paul B | Property representative |
Hi Linda, unfortunately we don't hold any courses during August as the furnace is turned off for maintenance.The courses start again in mid September.
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