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Welcome to The Glass Hub

Learn the art of glass making at our fully equipped glass school in Wiltshire, UK. We run one-day, weekend and longer courses in glassblowing, fusing, lampworking and kiln working plus many specialist techniques. There are courses for all abilities, from beginner to master, taught by experienced tutors and visiting glass artists. At The Glass Hub we provide extensive glass-working facilities alongside the support of a dedicated team to foster your individual creative growth and expertise.


Featured Glass Courses

Masterclass: Flame to Furnace – Laura Quinn
Cross the boundaries between flameworking and glassblowing and create intricate flameworked forms using cane pulled from the furnace and apply to blown vessels in the hotshop. An experimental class with artist Laura Quinn.
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3-Day Kilnworking
Get creative with glass and explore a range of techniques for manipulating glass in the kiln. You'll experiment with glass fusing, reactive fusing, iridescent fusing and deep fusing. We will also look at relief casting, slumping, drop-out moulds, pot melts and open-faced moulds, creating form and texture in cast glass.
Theo Brooks glass sculpture, glassblowing course
Masterclass: Hot Sculpting Form and Texture – Theo Brooks
An exciting opportunity to study hot glass sculpture with Theo Brooks; from the basics of solid sculpting using a torch to creating larger, intricate, and composite sculptures. You will work with both blown and solid forms and cover surface qualities and texturing.
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Winter School
Discover what this amazing material can do by spending five whole days with us exploring a range of glassmaking techniques including glass blowing, kiln forming, fusing as well as beadmaking and sandcasting. The course will include talks and expert demonstrations. Come and learn, enjoy and share the art of glass at The Hub.
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Regular Courses

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One Day Glass Flameworking

Discover the art of flameworking glass and create your own beautiful beads using a wide selection of colours and processes. You will learn the fundamentals of flameworking, also known as…

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Glassblowing Experience Sessions

This is a great glassblowing 'taster' and introduction to the magic of glass. You will gather hot molten glass straight from the furnace and shape into two objects such as…

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One Day Glassblowing

Our one day glassblowing course offers a great introduction to glassblowing for beginners. You will learn the fundamentals of this ancient craft and create your own glass objects using hot,…

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Course Reviews

“Thanks for an amazing five days. I learnt so much and was seriously impressed with all of your skill, ability to multi-task as well as your patience.”

Tess, 5-Day School

"A short note to thank you all for such a fascinating and educational course on Friday ...(we) thoroughly enjoyed the day and were amazed at what an extraordinary material glass is. Particular thanks to Georgia for her instruction, patience and…more

Keith - Glassblowing

"Thank you so much for a wonderful afternoon on the half day glass blowing course. You were so patient and supportive."

Lisa - Glassblowing Experience
"We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and our tutor, Georgia was very knowledgeable, patient and fun. It was a really good way to brighten up the January blues."…more

"Just wanted to point out that without the help of everyone at the Glass Hub, I would have neither the techniques or inspiration to even imagine doing something like this, so thank you 😊"

Graham - Opal Seabrook

"The glassblowing lesson was amazing. Georgia was very clear and helpful and kept us all entertained through the lesson. Would definitely recommend."

Sara & Katie - Glassblowing Experience

"Really interesting, informative and hands-on experience. Great to be able to make a keepsake and know we made it. Thank you!"

Katie & Richard - Glassblowing Experience

"I just wanted to say that I really enjoyed Saturday's Reactive Fusion class. Both Jo and helper were brilliant, explaining things in detail, always answering questions and showing clearly how things are done. It was really a wonderful day. Kudos…more

Paolo - Reactive Fusing


The Studio

The Hub’s main studio is a spacious 17th century stone barn at Stowford Manor Farm, set in a beautiful river valley in Wiltshire and this is where we teach our glass courses. The Manor site houses a community of craftspeople and offers cream teas, camping and wild river swimming in the summer.

In the Area

Nearby places include the Roman city of Bath and the historical towns of Frome and Bradford-on-Avon; attractions include Longleat Safari Park and Centre Parcs.

The combination of a superb location, excellent facilities and experienced staff and visiting tutors make The Glass Hub a great environment to learn and develop the ancient art of glassmaking.



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Tel: +44(0)1225 768888

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