International Festival of Glass 2012

Friday, August 24, 2012 - 10:00 to Monday, August 27, 2012 - 17:00

The International Festival of Glass is now a firmly established event in the cultural calendar. The festival celebrates the unique glass making heritage of the area as well as the dynamic emergence of a whole new era of contemporary glass making drawing large national and international audiences into Stourbridge and the Black Country. Featuring world class exhibitions, including the prestigious British Glass Biennale, and a floating sculpture exhibition, demonstrations, open studios, a marble competition, bead fair, heritage walks, family events, lectures, a glass masquarade, performances with fire and glass, plenty of fantastic retail opportunities and the chance to have a go at glassmaking yourself. The festival aims to intrigue, innovate and inspire glass-makers and the public alike.
Opening times: 10am – 5pm plus evening events
Any charges: Entry to most festival venues across Stourbridge’s Glass Quarter is free. Ruskin Glass Centre entrance fee: £14.50 four day pass, £5 adult day pass, £1 child day pass (24-27 August only). Some venues will charge for involvement in some activities when on site.
Venue: Venues across Stourbridge’s Glass Quarter